Third Point

  • Carl Icahn, Dan Loeb, Microsoft, Third Point, Yahoo

    Dan Loeb’s Third Point Joins Carl Ichan’s Team In Yahoo Fight

    Third Point LLC, the $5.7 billion hedge fund run by acid penned yoga enthusiast Dan Loeb, is getting into the Yahoo acquisition trade, Reuter’s great Dane Hamilton is reporting. The fund has accumulated a stake of over 5 million shares, and may build a 10 million share stake. At the end of March, Third Point […]

    / May 20, 2008 at 2:42 PM
  • Dan Loeb, Third Point

    Will The Poetry of Dan Loeb Continue?

    The only man in recent history who was able to get a rise out of Third Point’s Dan Loeb is branching out on his own. Andrew Rechtschaffen, whose move from Greenlight Capital to Citadel 18 months ago prompted the usually mild-mannered Daniel Loeb to send an email to Ken Griffin in which he referred to […]

    / May 15, 2007 at 12:55 PM
  • Citadel, Dan Loeb, Hedge Funds, Ken Griffin, Third Point

    Dan Loeb: Ken Griffin Is A Gerbil

    Fortune’s big “unauthorized” profile of Citadel boss Ken Griffin in now online and it delivers exactly the kind of slimy dirt you were hoping for. There’s the vague intimations that Amaranth’s collapse was something of an inside job. There’s the sentence which stops short of calling Anne Griffin a “trophy wife” but just barely (“He’s […]

    / Apr 3, 2007 at 11:15 AM
  • Dan Loeb, Third Point

    The Poetry of Dan Loeb

    Self-styled “Greensboro Billionaire” Percy Walker hasn’t quite got his hands on the latest issue of Men’s Vogue— he’s too embarrassed to buy a women’s magazine—but the mere fact of the appearance of a story about Third Point founder Dan Loeb has inspired his fevered imaginations to dream up IM conversation’s with the famous fund manager, […]

    / Jan 11, 2007 at 1:59 PM
  • Third Point

    A Kinder, Gentler Dan Loeb?

    According to a feature next month in Men’s Vogue , Dan Loeb is toning down his act. Page Six describes it as “keeping his trap shut.” His newly launched silent act “speaks volumes about Loeb’s commitments to rehabbing his reputation… If a hedge fund manager with as many sharp edges as Loeb is trying to […]

    / Jan 2, 2007 at 10:53 AM
  • Third Point

    Get Your Head Out of Your Aperture

    DealBooker Andrew Sorkin points us toward the latest letter from Daniel Loeb, who runs the Third Point hedge fund, to directors of Nabi Biopharmaceuticals. DealBook reprints some funny-mean quotes from Loeb’s letter but readers who don’t click through to the letter itself will miss some of the best lines. Despite this, you hide your heads […]

    / Jun 15, 2006 at 4:00 PM

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