Perry Capital

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    Bill Ackman Thrilled Other People Are Suing Over Fannie, Freddie

    The Pershing Square chief thinks that Fairholme Capital and Perry Capital will win their lawsuits re: the government stealing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from their shareholders and directing every last cent of profit into Jack Lew’s slush fund. And he’s figured out how to make even more money from said victory than they will: […]

    / Feb 24, 2014 at 3:16 PM
  • I now this is a boring picture but it is a little weird that Fannie basically works out of a suburban castle, no?


    Fannie And Freddie Preferred Stock Slowly Finding Its Way Back Into The Hands Of People Who Don’t Know Any Better

    Articles about the Fannie & Freddie preferred trade have been burbling around for a while and I’ve never understood it. The Journal has two good articles on it today, with this being a particularly clear explanation, and … I still don’t get it? Basically the thing is: the government seized Fannie and Freddie in 2008 […]

    / May 15, 2013 at 7:01 PM
  • News

    Dear Perry Capital Investors

    Second quarter performance.

    / Jul 29, 2011 at 4:52 PM
  • MBAs, News

    Hedge Fund Manager Richard Perry Also Gifted Party Planner

    Things have been going prettay prettay prettay well for Richard Perry these last six months. His fund, Perry Capital, is up nine percent year to date, his beastly neighbors have quit bitching about the fact that he was burning their eyes out, and this past weekend, his daughter got married to a HBS grad who […]

    / Aug 9, 2010 at 11:25 AM
  • Hedge Funds, News

    Boaz Weinstein Kills it in May . . .

    May was the worst month for hedge funds since October 2008. The HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index lost 2.6 percent. Don’t tell that to Boaz Weinstein. Yeah, he might have lost $1 billion at Deutsche Bank, but that’s old news. Boaz’s Saba Capital (Hebrew for grandfather) bucked the trend in May, up 1.6 percent for the month and 5.8 percent for the year.

    / Jun 10, 2010 at 10:46 AM
  • News

    Dear Perry People

    Bad news: We lost a little money. Good news: founder Richard Perry’s wife makes those sexy white leather man-purses he wears, so even if we were to go under– which we won’t– the murses are safe. September Performance -7.70% QTD Performance -6.13% YTD Performance -9.32% Investor letter after the jump.

    / Oct 9, 2008 at 6:37 PM
  • News

    Larry Robbins, Who’s Been Carrying A Murse For Years, Takes Offense

    “[Richard Cayne] Perry represents a new breed of hedge fund manager…He has completed four triathlons, yet when he’s away from the office he carries a white patent-leather murse (that’s a man-purse) designed by his wife.” Looking For Trouble [Fortune]

    / Aug 25, 2008 at 11:09 AM

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