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  • *PetSmart shares rise as much as 15 pct. July 3- Activist hedge fund Jana Partners LLC said it planned to ask PetSmart Inc to explore a sale, underlining troubles at the pet product retailer. Jana Partners reported a 9.9 percent stake in PetSmart, making it the company's largest shareholder.

  • July 3- Activist hedge fund Jana Partners LLC said it planned to ask PetSmart Inc to explore a sale, sending the pet product retailer's shares up 15 percent. Jana Partners reported a 9.9 percent stake in PetSmart in a regulatory filing, making it the company's largest shareholder.

  • June 23- Harbinger Group Inc, the holding company for Spectrum Brands, said it had offered to buy retailer Central Garden& Pet Co for $10 per share, or acquire its pet business for $750 million. The $10 per share offer represents an 11.1 percent premium to Central Garden's Friday closing price.

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, June 4- A federal appeals court on Wednesday handed the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission a big victory by voiding a judge's pathbreaking decision to reject the regulator's $285 million fraud settlement with Citigroup Inc..

  • Falcone, Harbinger Capital Sued for Fraud by SEC Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 2:41 PM ET
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    Federal regulators are suing hedge fund manager Philip Falcone and his firm, accusing him of civil fraud for using fund money to pay his taxes and favoring some fund customers at the expense of others.

  • Breaking News: SEC Charges Philip Falcone     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 2:19 PM ET

    The SEC is charging Philip Falcone & Harbinger Capital with securities fraud, reports CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.

  • Harbinger Fund Manager Falcone Hints at IPO     Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 2:38 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the details of Harbinger fund manager Philip Falcone's comments regarding a potential IPO and regulatory policies.

  • Sprint Drops Planned Partnership with LightSquared Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 10:35 AM ET

    The wireless carrier ended its hosting agreement with start-up LightSquared, because regulators say it interferes with GPS navigation devices.

  • FCC Blocks Falcone's LightSquared     Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012 | 1:42 PM ET

    The FCC has blocked a plan by LightSquared to build a new wireless network. Discussing what a LightSquared failure could mean to billionaire hedge fund manager, Philip Falcone, with Greg Zuckerman, Wall Street Journal.

  • CNBC's Scott Wapner reports why hedge fund manager, Phil Falcone's Harbinger Capital's assets have fallen from $26B in 2008 to less than $5B.

  • Who's Delivering Alpha? Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 4:19 PM ET
    Many of the world’s most powerful hedge fund managers are gathering under one roof this fall for the much-anticipated  conference in Manhattan. The hot topic on the agenda – apart from emerging markets, credit yields, and commodities futures – will be to see who’s really delivering alpha. The metric used to measure a portfolio manager’s added value; “Alpha” is also a way for managers to size each other up. Alpha is all about outperforming your benchmark, be it the volatile stock market, or simpl

    Many of the conference attendees are considered industry icons for outperforming their peers. Click to see the Hedge Fund elite, and how much money they’re managing.