2018 Dec Blogs

Soros' fund shorts Howden Joinery

Soros' fund shorts Howden Joinery

Soros' fund has been building a new short in the past few weeks: a 0.87% short (about £23m) in Howden Joinery Group plc. According to our records, this is the only ...

Read More2018-12-31
Q4 Activist Short Selling

Q4 Activist Short Selling

In comparison to hedge funds that have cut their short bets during Q4 (ref. Bloomberg), activist short sellers have had a very active quarter. Of all the quarters in 2018, ...

Read More2018-12-24
Merian's Shorts in Major Exchanges

Merian's Shorts in Major Exchanges

For the first time since 2012, a short position >0.5% ("big short") has appeared in London Stock Exchange Group (LSE). It is a 0.5% short by Merian Global Investors and ...

Read More2018-12-12
Kuvari's Kier Group Short -50%

Kuvari's Kier Group Short -50%

At the 2018 Sohn London Idea Conference on Nov 29, Kuvari Partners pitched a short of Kier Group, a primarily UK's construction & services business, citing narrowing of margins and aggressive accounting ...

Read More2018-12-10
AQR has 5 Big Shorts in DAX

AQR has 5 Big Shorts in DAX

Three new bets by AQR Capital Management against DAX companies popped-up in Q4, bringing the total number of their disclosed DAX shorts to 5. According to our records, currently, no other ...

Read More2018-12-05
Shorting at Shorting Conference

Shorting at Shorting Conference

Today on Monday, December 3, 17 presenters are to present at Whitney Tilson’s Kase Learning Shorting Conference (learn more about the organizers of the Shorting Conference here). First Session Gabriel Grego ...

Read More2018-12-03