Author Archives: Victor Ochieng

Mc Donalds (MCD)

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Seeks to Increase Sales by Expanding Create Your Taste Option

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Seeks to Increase Sales by Expanding Create Your Taste Option

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has been having a bad run in the market. Its value has been declining, sales in different stores have been wanting and its customers of the young age have been leaving in large numbers. This has triggered the company to devise new ways of pulling in more customers. The company’s latest addition

RadioShack Corporation (RSH)

Radioshack Corporation (RSH) Seeks To Amend Loan Agreement after Claims of Default

RadioShack Corporation (NYSE:RSH) has been suffering from financial challenges and had sought rescue through loans in order to restructure its operations. However, the latest twist in its lender deals where some lenders have claimed that the company has defaulted in the repayment of loans amounting to $250 million has made it seek amendments to itscredit agreement.

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA)

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Aliyun OS to Seriously Challenge Google Inc (GOOGL)Android in China

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd(NYSE:BABA), the world’s most valuable online retailer has been trying to penetrate the Chinese market with its Aliyun OS. This is however a real feat as the most dominantly used mobile OS is Android OS developed by Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL). The Chinese market represents the world’s largest in terms of mobile users.

YPF SA YPF

YPF SA (ADR) (YPF), Metlife Inc (MET), General Motors Company (GM): Top 3 Holdings of Redwood Capital Management LLC

Redwood Capital Management LLC is an investment advisor focusing mainly on distressed and stressed credit opportunities. The firm provides its services to high net worth individuals and select pooled investment vehicles. Redwood Capital Management LLC submitted its SEC 13F filings for the quarter ended September 30, 2014, showing that YPF SA (ADR) (NYSE:YPF), Metlife Inc

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc VRX

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX), Actavis plc (ACT), Clovis Oncology Inc (CLVS): Top 3 Holdings of Redmile Group LLC

Redmile Group LLC is a fully registered professional investment advisor that works on percentage on assets under management and performance based fees. The firm has its bases in San Francisco, U.S. The SEC 13F filings of Redmile Group LLC for the period ended September 30, 2014, indicated that its top three holdings are Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Air Transport Services Group Inc ATSG

Air Transport Services Group Inc. (ATSG), Encore Capital Group, Inc. (ECPG), Nature’s Sunshine Prod. (NATR): Red Mountain Capital LLC

Red Mountain Capital LLC is an investment manager that focuses its investments on small cap public companies. The firm employs private equity approach, going as far as partnering with the management boards of the companies it invests in so as to increase their market values. The top 3 holdings of Red Mountain Capital LLC for

DISH Network Corp (DISH)

DISH Network Corp (DISH), Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (ROC), TIM Participacoes SA (ADR) (TSU): Top 3 Holdings of Realm Partners LLC

Realm Partners LLC is a privately owned hedge fund that focuses its investments in hedging markets. The company is based in New York City, New York. According to the SEC 13F filings of Realm Partners LLC for the period ended September 30, 2014, DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ:DISH), Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ROC), and TIM Participacoes SA

Actavis plc (ACT)

Actavis plc (ACT), Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX), Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTR): Top 3 Holdings of Ratan Capital Group

Ratan Capital Group is a hedge fund that invests in equities that show growth and are secure. The firm focuses on ensuring the safety of investor funds and employs proper knowledge and planning in all its investment activities. Ratan Capital Group submitted its SEC 13F filings for the period ended September 30, 2014, showing that

Hospira HSP

Hospira, Inc. (HSP), AOL, Inc. (AOL), Select Medical Holdings Corporation (SEM): Top 3 Holdings of Raptor Capital Management LP

Raptor Capital Management LP is an investment advisor and manager, managing assets for qualified clients. The firm employs both long and short term strategies in its investments, keeping focus on investment security and returns. The primary investments of Raptor Capital Management LP for the quarter ended September 30, 2014, are Hospira, Inc. (NYSE:HSP), AOL, Inc.

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