York Capital

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    York Capital’s James Dinan: We Treat People Like People

    Here’s what Lee Ainslie, James Dinan, Izzy Englander had to say on the “hedge funds legends” panel at this year’s SALT conference in Vegas about the culture within their firms: Ainslie: “It’s very important to identify what you values are; make sure everyone understands what you’re trying to achieve as a team. Our training week […]

    / May 11, 2011 at 6:28 PM
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    Hedge Fund Manager James Dinan Also Turns Out To Be Incredible Problem-Solver

    There were whispers at The Breakers resort on Tuesday morning that the weather battering the northeast would prevent James Dinan’s jet from making it to Palm Beach, Fla., in time for him to deliver the keynote luncheon speech to one of the year’s biggest gatherings of hedge fund managers. But it turns out that Mr. […]

    / Feb 1, 2011 at 5:11 PM
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    Hedge Fund Investors Want Steve Cohen To Pull Back His Kimono, Think Ken Griffin Doesn’t Care About Them

    For its September issue, Absolute Return is running a “hedge fund report card.” The magazine polled hundreds of investors, asking them to rate their respective funds based on factors that included alignment of interests, alpha generation, independent oversight, infrastructure, transparency and liquidity terms. The results put York Capital at number one, followed by Bridgewater Associates, […]

    / Sep 1, 2010 at 4:26 PM
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    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
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    Highbridge, York Capital Cutting Risk Dramatically

    “The best course of action is to take risk off,” said Highbridge Capital’s Glenn Dubin at SkyBridge Capital’s hedge fund confab in Las Vegas. Dubin thinks there is a lot of risk in the market now, and Highbridge is reducing its balance sheet dramatically, moving to a defensive position.

    / May 19, 2010 at 4:01 PM

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