Soros is founder of the Quantum Fund, long one of the world's largest hedge funds. In mid-2011, Soros said he would return money to his outside investors and turn Soros Fund Management into a family office to manage his personal fortune. It also handles the multibillion-dollar endowments of his philanthropic organizations and those of his relatives.
In a year when Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. lost its chief executive officer, a patent ruling on its best-selling drug and analysts became the most bearish on the stock, the Israeli drugmaker is poised for the first gain since 2009.
Hedge funds are betting on another run of yen weakness, a trade that made money earlier this year for billionaire George Soros, putting them in opposition to economists who see Japan’s currency little changed into 2014.
The Dalton Greater China Fund, run by James Rosenwald III, a former adviser to funds linked to billionaire George Soros, beat peers with a 25 percent return this year, an investor newsletter seen by Bloomberg News showed.
Banks operating in the world’s biggest mortgage-bond market per capita will be required to cut sales of short-term bonds as Danish lawmakers say a proposal unveiled this month to curb risks doesn’t go far enough.