2019 Blogs

Short Selling in UK 2018 IPOs

Short Selling in UK 2018 IPOs

Aston Martin and Amigo Holdings are among UK 2018 IPOs against which hedge funds (HFs) have opened significant short bets.* According to "IPO Watch Europe Annual Review 2018" by PwC, 82 ...

Read More2019-02-16
Bybrook's bets against EU debt collectors

Bybrook's bets against EU debt collectors

Bybrook Capital holds 4 shorts >0.5% ("big shorts") in EU. Each of four targeted companies belongs to debt collection and servicing industry, but is from a different country.* Such split ...

Read More2019-02-04
Odey's short selling (so far) in 2019

Odey's short selling (so far) in 2019

The biggest Odey's short holding in our records is, as of Friday's close, up about 30% YTD. Still, Odey has been adding to this short in the past weeks.* One of the most prominent ...

Read More2019-01-21
Big EU Shorts of D.E. Shaw

Big EU Shorts of D.E. Shaw

D. E. Shaw's flagship fund is one of the quant funds that posted double digits returns in 2018 (ref. CNBC). We had a peak at current EU shorts >0.5% ("big shorts") of D.E. ...

Read More2019-01-15