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Activist Carl Icahn Is Shorting Mall Owners – Should You?

Occidental Petroleum and Carl Icahn

Activist Carl Icahn has taken another big bet against a sector. This time, the hedge fund manager is targeting mall operators. Icahn could earn $400 million or more if mall operators start to face debt problems. According to the Wall Street Journal and its sources, Icahn likely holds the largest short position against these companies. 

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SEC Charges Herbert Hafen With Financial Fraud
September 5, 2019

Hafen was previously barred by FINRA in early 2019 Herbert Hafen is having a tougher day than you are. The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Herbert Hafen with defrauding…

Alternative Investment Fund Launches and Updates – September 5, 2019
September 5, 2019

Investment fund launches and updates for September 5, 2019. Atlantic Street Capital said announced it closed its latest fund with a hard cap of $500 million. That figure tops its…

M&A Deal News – September 5, 2019
September 5, 2019

Northern Trust Buys a Platform, Lindsay Goldberg Likes Packaging M&A Deal News – September 5, 2019:  Each day, we focus on M&A deal news in the private equity, real estate,…

People on the Move: AG & Co., TigerRisk Partners, Bookend Capital, and Clarion Capital
September 5, 2019

TigerRisk Partners Appoints New CEO People on the Move for September 5, 2019 TigerRisk Partners appointed James Few to the role of CEO at its London office. Few now reports…

Office Properties Income Trust Announces Sales of Four Properties
September 4, 2019

The multistate deal allows the firm to pay off unsecured loans Office Properties Income Trust announced the sale of four buildings this week. The buildings are in San Antonio and…

Revisiting the End of an Era at Blackstone Group
September 4, 2019

The departure of Bennett Goodman will reverberate across the company for years. The Bennett Goodman era comes to a close as the co-founder of GSO Capital Partners is stepping down….

Brookfield Business Partners Buys Big Stake in Genworth Canada
September 4, 2019

The deal will see Brookfield take the majority of shares in the mortgage giant Brookfield Business Partners reached an agreement to buy a controlling stake in Canada’s largest private mortgage…

M&A Deal News – September 3, 2019
September 3, 2019

Carlyle Goes in AI, ADM Leads a New Financing Round, Brightstar Capital Scores a Nutrition Company M&A Deal News – September 4, 2019:  Each day, we focus on M&A deal…

People on the Move: Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Close Brothers, and KKR
September 3, 2019

Marty Chavez Will Depart Goldman Sachs after 19 Years at the Wall Street Titan People on the Move for September 4, 2019 The big news today is the announcement that…

Alternative Investment Fund Launches and Updates – September 4, 2019
September 3, 2019

Investment fund launches and updates for September 4, 2019. U.K.-based infrastructure and small-cap PE manager Foresight is launching its fifth regional private equity fund. The £100 million funds will focus…