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Resource #1: A young currency trader knocks politely on a conference room door at Kingdon Capital Management Corp. (KCMC), a Manhattan-based hedge fund. Her boss, KCMC's founder and president Mark Kingdon, invites her in with a friendly nod.
"The yen's at an eight-year low, and the Canadian dollar is at an all-time low," the woman says softly, but urgently, an unplugged trader's headset dangling from her head. "S&P's way off. Should we short the Mexican peso?"
Resource #2: Intelligentias, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ITLI), a growing force in the homeland security industry providing data retention, tracking, interception, testing, monitoring and investigatory services for telecommunications companies, Internet service providers (ISPs), government agencies and law enforcement agencies around the world, announced today that Kingdon Capital Management, LLC, through affiliated funds it manages, has made a $10.0 million investment in the company.
Resource #3: Mark E. Kingdon is a hedge fund manager and president of the 5 billion USD Kingdon Capital Management, an investment management company which he founded in 1983. He previously worked for eight years at another investment firm, Century Capital Associates. Kingdon began his career with AT&T as a pension fund administrator. Kingdon also serves on the Columbia University Board of Visitors.
Resource #4: Kingdon Capital Management, L.L.C. is an employee owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm provides its services to high net worth individuals and institutional clients. It invests in the public equity, fixed income, and alternative investment markets across the globe. The firm invests in growth and value stocks of all-cap companies. It also invests in currency futures and options and long/short strategies to hedge its client’s risks.
It employs a top-down approach to select the economies and fundamental and technical analysis with a bottom-up stock picking approach to make investments. The firm conducts in-house research to make its investments. Kingdon Capital Management was founded in 1983 and is based in New York City
Resource #5: 1 On 11 Aug 2006, Kingdon Capital Management [“KCM”] paid a composition amount of S$4,500 for breaching section 137 of the Securities and Futures Act, which requires substantial shareholders to notify the securities exchange of a change in shareholdings.
2During the period 13 Dec 2004 to 1 Jun 2005, KCM failed to notify SGX-ST on three separate occasions of its deemed shareholding changes in Autron Corporation Limited [“Autron”] held through Kingdon Associates, Kingdon Family Partnership, L.P. and M. Kingdon Offshore Ltd. KCM also failed to notify Autron of its deemed shareholding changes. As a result, Autron was unable to disseminate the relevant information to the market as required under Rule 704(3) of the SGX Listing Manual.
Resource #6: NEW YORK, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Kingdon Capital Management, LLC, a New York-based investment management firm, announced today that Alan Winters has
been named Chief Operating Officer, a new position at Kingdon.
"Alan has been instrumental in the significant growth and development of our company. This appointment recognizes his contributions, as well as our aspirations to be 'best in class' in all elements of our business," stated Mark Kingdon, President of Kingdon Capital Management. "Alan's 15 years of service with the firm in almost every facet of the business, combined with his passion for excellence, has inspired all of us."
Resource #7: Kingdom Capital Management acquired a 8.04% stake, or 844,200 common shares, in Rexene in the open market for an indicated value of $7.5 mil in cash. The shares were acquired for May 4 to Jun 7 at prices ranging from $5.79 to $8.88 for share with the value based on the high price in the range.
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