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Philip Falcone Profile, Biography, About

  • UPDATE 1-Dish pulls bid for LightSquared; shares drop Thursday, 9 Jan 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Jan 9- Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp has pulled its bid to buy bankrupt wireless spectrum provider LightSquared Inc, a lawyer said in court on Thursday. Dish had put in a bid of $2.2 billion for LightSquared, but its efforts were opposed by LightSquared lenders and the telecom firm's controlling shareholder, Harbinger Capital Partners.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 9- Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp officially pulled its bid to buy bankrupt wireless spectrum provider LightSquared Inc on Thursday, according to a source familiar with the matter.

  • Dec 26- LightSquared is proposing a new bankruptcy exit plan with financing from Fortress Investment Group and other backers, as the U.S. wireless communications company seeks to avoid a sale to highest bidder Dish Network Corp..

  • The plan is backed by Fortress Investment Group, Melody Capital Advisors, JPMorgan Chase& Co and Harbinger Capital Partners, according to papers filed in Manhattan's U.S. Bankruptcy Court on Tuesday.

  • The plan is backed by Fortress Investment Group, Melody Capital Advisors, JPMorgan Chase& Co and Harbinger Capital Partners, according to papers filed in Manhattan's U.S. Bankruptcy Court on Tuesday.

  • White broke from the SEC's longtime practice of allowing defendants to settle cases without admitting or denying charges, saying the SEC would seek to extract admissions if the circumstances were right.

  • Falcone, Harbinger Capital Sued for Fraud by SEC Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 2:41 PM ET
    Philip Falcone

    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.

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