Wells Notices

  • 28 Nov 2012 at 11:49 AM

Things Could Be A LOT Better At SAC Capital Right Now

Back in October, we detailed a list of things that, if you are the hedge fund manager who goes by the name Steven A. Cohen, you really don’t want to hear first thing in the morning. They included: “The fleeces are on back order”; “Your ex-wife is in the lobby”; “There’s a photographer here who said he’s been authorized to shoot you wearing a king’s robe and crown for a set of playing cards”; and “You’ve been outmaneuvered for the Toledo Mud Hens. But I hear the Binghamton Mets may be available.” Today we must update that list to include another thing, perhaps THE thing, that people delivering news to Cohen don’t want to relay. Paraphrasing but any variants on: “Mr. Cohen, we’ve received a Wells notice and by the way, they’re considering naming you personally.” Read more »

  • 09 Dec 2011 at 3:38 PM

Phil Falcone Is Going To Hang On To That Cash For Now

Earlier this week, Phil Falcone notified investors in his Credit Distressed BlueLine Fund, in advance of a previously announced April 2012 wind-up. Today, he sent out a letter notifying investors in Harbinger Capital Fund I, Harbinger Capital Partners Offshore Fund I, Harbinger Capital Partners Fund II, and Harbinger Capital Partner Offshore Fund II that they should “anticipate” having redemptions frozen as well, on account of the Well Notice received by the SEC. Happy Holidays. [WSJ]