SoftBank Corp.’s abrupt decision to break off pursuit of wireless carrier T-Mobile US Inc. has shifted focus to how the Japanese company will turn around its U.S. Sprint Corp. unit without the deal, and what other acquisitions it might be planning. Full story is here
My prediction: and -these proposed deals are dead for at least 9 months to a year-$S maybe forever.
David Simon, founder and CEO of New York-based Twin Capital Management, spoke to Nathaniel Baker about his quarter century of investing experience and
why REITs and airlines are worth buying
Twin Capital Management LLC (“Twin”), a New York-based event-driven hedge fund firm, has appointed Daren Taubenfeld, CPA as chief financial officer. In his new role with Twin Capital, Mr. Taubenfeld will oversee the company’s accounting and financial reporting. William Wang, who previously held the post of CFO, will now concentrate on oversight of regulatory requirements and operations in his role as chief compliance officer.
Mr. Taubenfeld joined Twin Capital after more than seven years at Whippoorwill Associates as a controller. Previous posts include serving as an assistant controller for Sagamore Hill Capital Management and as a senior accountant for ING Alternative Assets.
Mr. Taubenfeld graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.B.A. in Accounting in 1995.
“Daren has an accomplished background in managing hedge fund accounting and operations. He will strengthen our back office operations and support our infrastructure as we continue to grow in size and assets,” said David Simon, Twin Capital’s founder and CEO.
Mr. Taubenfeld is the latest staff member to join Twin Capital, which has seen substantial growth since 2009. Recent hires include former employee Michael Horgan from Guggenheim Global Trading as senior vice president and Sarah Petner from Jeffries LLC as vice president.
In this column, Meena Krishnamsetty shares a trio of stock picks by David Simon of Twin Capital, who demonstrated that he can generate an annual alpha of around 7 percentage points per year. Twin Capital’s annual returns ranged between 6.5% and 13.2% for the years between 2008 and 2012. For full article, click here.
David Simon, founder and CEO of Twin Capital LLC, attended Solving Kids’ Cancer annual Spring Celebration on May 7, 2013. The event was a memorable and poignant evening celebrating children and the renewal of spring, while underscoring Solving Kids’ Cancer’s core vision that “every kid deserves to grow up.” Spring Celebration raises significant funding for the creation of new treatment options for children with cancer.