Extreme Value Hedging
How Activist Hedge Fund Managers are Taking on the World
By (author) Ronald D. Orol
Extreme Value Hedging by Ronald D. Orol
Book DescriptionActivist hedge fund managers represent a small part of the $1.5 trillion hedge fund industry, but their approach is causing a stir among traditional managers and the investment community because they are shaking up the corporate establishment and making money for their investors. These types of managers are here to stay and Extreme Value Hedging tells the story of their rise to power in the U.S. and how they are spreading their influential gospel around the globe to places like China, Ukraine, South Korea and Sweden. Author Ronald D. Orol has a unique understanding of this world and through this book he shares his unparalleled insights in an easy to comprehend manner. He discusses everything from activist investor efforts to breakup the clubby insider world of corporate boardrooms to their deal-making or breaking pressure tactics and courtroom battles. Orol skillfully makes his case for each subject by offering revelations and examples from insiders like Ralph Whitworth, (Relational Investors), Guy Wyser-Pratte, (Wyser-Pratte Management), Mark Schwarz, (Newcastle Capital Group LLC), Robert Chapman (Chapman Capital), Phillip Goldstein (Opportunity Partners), Jeffrey Ubben (ValueAct Capital), Jeffrey M. Solomon (Ramius Capital Group LLC), Michael Van Biema (Van Biema Value Partners), Eric Rosenfeld (Crescendo Partners), Lars Forberg (Cevian Capital) and Emanuel Pearlman (Liberation Investment Group), among many, many others.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780470128008
(238mm x 168mm x 33mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Extreme Value Hedging tells the story of their rise to power in the US and how they are spreading their gospel around the globe. Author Ronald Orol shares his unparalleled insights on everything from activist efforts to break up clubby corporate boardrooms to their pressure tactics and courtroom battles.
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Author Biography - Ronald D. Orol
Ronald D. Orol is a senior writer for The Deal and The Daily Deal, covering the activist hedge fund industry as well as other topics, including the S.E.C. and Capitol Hill. Orol is author of the "Over the Hedge" column, contributor to the "Rules of the Road" weekly column, and is also a commentator on BBC World Television and National Public Radio. In addition, Orol regularly organizes and moderates panels on hedge funds and telecom reform for The Deal audience. Prior to his work at The Deal, he was a reporter with Dow Jones Newswires and a Washington correspondent for The Providence Journal. Before moving to Washington, Orol spent three years as a business and finance reporter for The Prague Post in the Czech Republic. While in Prague, Orol also reported on Eastern European privatization and the political transformation of the region for Southam News Wire Service. His articles appeared in the Montreal Gazette, the Toronto Star, and the Ottawa Citizen. Orol earned his bachelor of journalism honors degree from Carleton University in Ottawa. He also received a business and economics journalism master's degree from Boston University, where he graduated with distinction.
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