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In this article BRK.A Warren Buffett on Saturday said Berkshire Hathaway has been increasing its stake in Activision Blizzard in a merger arbitrage play, betting that Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of the video game company will close. Berkshire now owns about 9.5% of Activision shares, Buffett said at the company’s annual shareholder meeting. “Occasionally I’ll see
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In this article BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett lambasted Wall Street for encouraging speculative behavior in the stock market, effectively turning it into a “gambling parlor.” Buffett, 91, spoke at length during his annual shareholder meeting Saturday about one of his favorite targets for criticism: investment banks and brokerages. “Wall Street makes money, one
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In this article BRK.A Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. David A. Grogan | CNBC Warren Buffett has begun to unleash Berkshire Hathaway‘s massive cash stockpile in recent weeks, snapping up an insurer and multi-billion dollar stakes in energy and computer corporations. But his recent moves are more notable for what he has
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(Click here to subscribe to the Delivering Alpha newsletter.) Mathieu Chabran helms Tikehau Capital, a European asset manager, which oversees $40 billion in private debt, real assets, private equity, and capital markets. With a front row seat to the uncertainty and geopolitical tension in Europe, Chabran sat down with the Delivering Alpha newsletter to discuss the role
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In this article FB TWTR DWAC The Truth social network logo is seen on a smartphone in front of a display of former U.S. President Donald Trump in this picture illustration taken February 21, 2022. Dado Ruvic | Reuters Shares of Digital World Acquisition Corp., the blank-check company poised to take Donald Trump‘s media venture public,
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In this article NGVT Azmanl | E+ | Getty Images Company: Ingevity (NGVT) Business: Ingevity is a leading bio-based materials company that converts waste streams and by-products from the wood, paper, and pulp industry into higher-valued, specialty materials. They operate through two segments: (i) Performance Materials, which includes high-performance activated carbon and (ii) Performance Chemicals,
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In this article LATG Daniel Loeb, founder and chief executive officer of Third Point LLC Jacob Kepler | Bloomberg | Getty Images (Click here to subscribe to the Delivering Alpha newsletter.) The once red-hot SPAC market is becoming a fertile ground for activist investors who push for changes at problematic companies and profit from them. A record
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In this article UBSG-CH JPM MS Jed Finn, Chief Operating Officer for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and Head of Corporate and Institutional Solutions Source: Morgan Stanley After making inroads managing money for the merely wealthy, Morgan Stanley is setting its sights on the richest of the rich — family offices with tens of billions of
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