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Hedgefund News Wrap: Week Ending 04/08/2016

April 8, 2016 Comments (0)

  PFIZER & ALLERGAN DEAL SPOILED (Fortune) – Just when the Pfizer and Allergan $160 billion merger received a green light, the U.S. government, specifically the President, took the deal to a screeching halt. As a result of a new U.S. Treasury rule aimed at such deals, titled “inversions,” Pfizer and Allergan walked away from the deal. U.S. drug-maker Pfizer Inc. (PFE.N) and Ireland-based Allergan Plc (AGN.N) broke up on Wednesday and walked away from the historic $160...

HedgeFund News Wrap: Week Ending 04/01/2016

April 1, 2016 Comments (0)

OVER 134K RESERVATIONS FOR THE NEW TESLA (Bloomberg) – Tesla has released the Model 3 and the public is loving it. The reasonably priced $35,000 Tesla is by-far the cheapest car ever offered by the company and it already has over 135,000 reservations in under 24 hours. Debuted on Thursday, the 200-plus-miles of range has been said to be a platform for future vehicles, sits five passengers and is a very safe car. This is HUGE for the automobile world, as this brings electronic vehicles and...

Join Us: TradeTech Europe

March 31, 2016 Comments (0)

TradeTech Europe, Paris  Booth #28 4/12-4/13 TradingScreen CEO, Philippe Buhannic, is a panelist on day one. You can find him on Stream A: Best Execution and Venue Analysis.  4:30 PM DISCUSSION PANEL: What advances in venue analysis are enabling traders to provide more detailed trade routing information to their end clients? Moderated By: Joe McGrath, Managing Editor, Trading & Custody, Asset International What are the new demands for the buy side and how can they take responsibility for...

TradingScreen’s Morning Roundup

March 28, 2016 Comments (0)

KEY REGULATORY DEVELOPMENTS: California Lawmakers, Unions Reach $15 Minimum Wage Deal Avon Makes Deal With Activist Investors To Avoid Proxy Fight LITIGATION: NTT To Buy Dell’s Services Divisions For $3.05 Billion Starwood Receives Higher Bid At $82.75-a-Share From Anbang TECHNOLOGY: Pandora Shares Tumble 10% After Founder Returns As CEO Sprint Has Multi-state Network Problems Revlon Names Colgate Executive Fabian Garcia As Next CEO Netflix Admits Reducing Customers’ Video...

Hedgefund News Wrap: Week Ending 03/25/2016

March 25, 2016 Comments (0)

VIRGIN AMERICA FOR SALE… MAYBE (USA TODAY) – The Richard Branson backed U.K airline, Virgin American Inc., might be for sale. Less than two years after going public, the Burlingame, Calif.-based carrier is seeking a potential buyer. Whether the sale is for the entire company or just a part, is still undisclosed. With fierce competition in the skies, Virgin still saw a $109.9 million profit in the fourth quarter of 2015, a healthy jump from the $3.9 million reaped during that period...

A Few Words On Brussels…

March 22, 2016 Comments (0)

To Our Family and Friends, Our thoughts are with our customers, partners and all members of the TradingScreen community, as well as their families and friends in Brussels, who may have been affected by the horrific attacked on innocent civilians on Tuesday morning. We recognize the impact that this will have on the community as it deals with the aftermath of the deadliest terrorist attack in Belgium. We offer our deepest condolences to all those wounded and to the families that lost loved ones...

TradingScreen’s Morning Roundup

March 21, 2016 Comments (0)

KEY REGULATORY DEVELOPMENTS: Automotive Regulatory Harmonization To Remain Unattainable Holy Grail LITIGATION: IHS Acquires Financial Data Firm Markit For $5.5 Billion Marriot Raises Offer For Starwood, Beating Out Anbang Valeant CEO Pearson Leaving The Company Sherwin-Williams To Buy Valspar For $9.3 Billion Apple Patent Fight With Samsung Heading To Supreme Court TECHNOLOGY: Grab, Ubers Biggets Rival In Southeast Asia, Signs Deals With Conglomerate Lippo Group Airbnb Will Open Cuba...

Hedgefund News Wrap: Week Ending 03/18/2016

March 18, 2016 Comments (0)

BIDDING WAR STARTED FOR STARWOOD (Bloomberg) – Starwood is having cash thrown at it, literally. Previously, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. was toying with an offer from Marriott International inc. to be bought out, but now Anbang Insurance Group Co. wants a piece. It has been released that Starwood received a binding $13.2 billion takeover bid from a group led by China’s Anbang Insurance. Anbang and its partners said they will pay $78 a share in cash for Starwood, a $2...

TradingScreen Shortlisted for Four HFM European Services Awards

March 16, 2016 Comments (0)

TradingScreen has been shortlisted for the HFM European Service Services Awards 2016 in the following categories: Best Risk Management Technology Provider Best Portfolio Management Software Provider Best Technology For Small and Start-up Firms Best Cloud Computing Solution The awards are an afternoon of recognition and reward for those hedge fund service providers that have demonstrated exceptional customer service and innovative product development over the past 12 months. We are delighted...

Join Us: FIA Boca

March 14, 2016 Comments (0)

TradingScreen will be in Boca Raton, Florida for the FIA Boca International Futures Industry Conference, this Tuesday through Friday, March 15-18.   The conference will include; More than 1,100 delegates Nearly 60% belong to senior management (Chairmen, Presidents, EVP/SVP, CEO, Founding Directors or Partners) International guests represent 30 countries and account for 25% of attendees More than 50 international exchanges from Chicago to Shanghai are represented 40 brokerage firms and an...