Third Point LLC

Third Point LLC

Third Point LLC

Overview
Date Founded

1995

Headquarters

390 Park Avenue,19th floor,New York, NY 10022-4608

Type of Company

Private

Employees (Worldwide)

73

Industries

Hedge Funds
Investment Services & Portfolio Management

Company Description

Third Point employs an event-driven, value-oriented strategy that spans a broad range of industries, geographies and asset classes. The firm identifies opportunities using a combination of top-down asset allocation decisions and a bottom-up, value-oriented approach to single security analysis. They make investments globally, in both developed and emerging markets, in all sectors, and in equity, credit, commodity, currency, options and other instruments. Third point prefers event-driven situations, in which they believe that a catalyst, either intrinsic or extrinsic, will unlock value or alter conditions through which the greater market values a particular investment.Third Point invests in publicly-traded and privately placed debt and equity securities in the following strategies: Long or Short Special Situation and Value Equities; Long or Short High-Yield Corporate Credit; Long or Short Distressed Corporate Credit; Long or Short ABS; Risk Arbitrage; Long or Short Physical and Exchange-Traded Commodities; and Long or Short Currencies or Government Debt. They may also engage in various transactions in foreign securities; credit default swaps; futures and swaps; venture capital, private equity and direct real estate investments; and securities options strategies.Third Point is an activist firm and is included in the SharkWatch50 as one the 50 most prominent activist investors.

Executives & Employees

Chief Financial Officer

Partner, Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel

Chief Compliance Officer & Deputy General Counsel

Head of Public Affairs

Chief Administrative Officer & Head of Operations

Head, Latin America

Managing Director

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Third Point LLC purchases FedEx Corporation

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Third Point Management Co. LLC, Penske Media Corporation purchase Reed Business Information Ltd. /Variety Franchise from RELX Plc

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Prime Broker

Founded in 1969, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC is an SEC-registered broker/dealer headquartered in New York City. The firm is the primary broker subsidiary of Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS). They are a member of FINRA. Morgan Stanley & Co. provides debt and equity services including underwriting, M&A advice, securities dealing and brokerage and trade execution. Their client base ranges from large global institutional investors to hedge funds at the cutting edge of innovation in the industry.The firm's Sales & Trading division offers cash and electronic trading platforms where Morgan Stanley acts as principal (including as a market maker) and agent in executing transactions globally in equity and equity-related products. These products include equity swaps, options, warrants and futures overlying individual securities, indices and baskets of securities and other equity-related products. Morgan Stanley's Institutional Equity division is a global leader in the origination, distribution and trading of equity, equity-linked and equity-derivative securities. Their Fixed Income team deals in a diverse range of products including interest rate and currency products, credit products, derivatives and commodities.

Prime Broker

Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC provides a variety of capital raising, market making, advisory and brokerage services for governments, financial institutions, high-net-worth individuals, and corporate clients and affiliates. It is also a primary dealer in U.S. government securities and an underwriter, placement agent, and dealer for money market instruments, commercial paper, mortgage and other assetbacked securities, as well as a range of debt, equity and other convertible securities of corporations and other issuers. The company was founded on January 3, 2003 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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ING Luxembourg SA provides banking services. It offers electronic and mobile banking; investment and loan consulting; savings account; credit transfer; and insurance policies. The company was founded on September 15, 1960 and is headquartered in Luxembourg.

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Clients

Third Point Offshore Investors Ltd. operates as a hedge fund and closed-ended investment company that offers multiple classes of ordinary shares, which differ in terms of currency of issue. The company's investment objective is to provide its shareholders with consistent long term capital appreciation utilizing the investment skills of Third Point LLC through investment of all of its capital in Class E Shares of Third Point Offshore Fund, Ltd. Third Point Offshore Investors was founded on June 19, 2007 and is headquartered in St. Peter Port, Guernsey.

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HD Insurance Ltd. provides car insurance services. It covers third party liability and property damage, bodily injury, damages from an uninsured vehicle, accident care, road assistance, glass, legal protection, and personal accident. The company was founded by Emilios Markou and Alexis Pantazis in 2011 and is headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus.

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Ception Therapeutics, Inc. Develops pharmaceutical products. It focuses on the discovery and development of novel products to address areas of unmet medical need. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Malvern, PA.

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Inapac Technology, Inc. provides intellectual property and services for reliable System-in-Package solutions. The company provides services to the semiconductor companies for SiP solutions in media applications such as multimedia cell phones, consumer audio, video portables, handheld games, LCD displays, and flat panel TVs. It has operating divisions in Boise, Idaho; and Hsinchu, Taiwan. The company was founded by Adrian E. Ong and Fan Ho in 2000 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #40
2012
Hedge Fund Journal - 50 Largest US Managers
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