Overview of Elliott Management
Paul Singer’s Elliott Management, a New York–based hedge fund, disclosed new positions in a 13F filed last month. In this series, we’ll discuss some of the notable positions the hedge fund traded in 4Q14, which ended in December 2014.
Elliott’s 4Q 13F highlights
The total value of Elliott Management’s US long portfolio increased to $9.59 billion in 4Q14, up from $8.79 billion in 3Q14.
Elliott’s notable positions in 4Q
The hedge fund started new positions in Allergan (AGN), Informatica (INFA), Cubist Pharmaceuticals (CBST), and Marathon Oil (MRO). The company increased its stake in Family Dollar Stores (FDO), Anadarko Petroleum (APC), and Time Warner Cable (TWC). The fund also exited its positions in Covidien (COV), CompuWare (CPWR), and VMWare (VMW), and decreased its position in the iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund ETF (IWM).
The top holdings of Elliott Management include Hess Corporation (13.70%), EMC (10.39%), Juniper Networks (9.13%), and Family Dollar Stores (6.69%).
Elliott Management has over 83 stocks in its portfolio.