Tag: SEC filing

KKR Joins Buyout Crowd With Tech Fund

KKR Joins Buyout Crowd With Tech Fund

KKR has raised about $688 million for its first Next Generation Technology Growth Fund, including parallel vehicles and contributions from the firm’s affiliates, according to an SEC filing. Outside investors committed just over $449 million to the primary fund. That […]

Does Shareholder Activism Drive Outperformance?

Does Shareholder Activism Drive Outperformance?

Does Shareholder Activism Drive Outperformance? by Andrew Birstingl, Research Analyst – FactSet After a record-setting year for activism in 2015, activist investors are showing no signs of slowing down in 2016. So far this year (through August 4), 207 activist […]

GoPro Inc Stock Jumps Despite Lockup Expiration

GoPro has defied logic once again. Most investors and traders were worried that the stock would sink on Dec.23, when the post-IPO lockup on some of its shares expired. But shares of the action camera maker jumped 6.10% to $61.54 on […]

MannKind Corporation (MNKD): A Look At The Red Flags

MannKind Corporation (MNKD): A Look At The Red Flags

2014 was a great year for MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD). Its diabetes candidate Afrezza won the USFDA approval. The company signed a $925 million worldwide marketing agreement with French drugmaker Sanofi SA (ADR) (NYSE:SNY) (EPA:SAN). Afrezza is expected to be available in the U.S. […]

SolarCity Corp Witnesses 8.5% Jump In Short Interest

SoalrCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY) stock has declined about 24% in the last three months. But short sellers expect it to sink further. SolarCity witnessed a significant increase in short interest from October 31 to November 14, the latest date for which data […]