TWIN SECURITIES INC Overview

Twin Securities Inc is a hedge fund that manages 1 BN dollars in regulatory AUM and has 10 employees, of which 6 perform investment advisory functions.

The manager's has disclosed holdings from 12/31/05 to 09/30/16. The fund's latest filing disclosed 507MM in positions, representing 49% of the manager's regulatory AUM.

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TWIN SECURITIES INC Since Last Filing Return Details

Ticker Size Sector Stock Move StockAlpha Attribution Days to Liquidate Trade Crowdedness
LNKD 32.13% Tech 2.53% 0.47% 0 14%
YHOO 22.65% Tech -3.92% -1.14% 0 15%
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TWIN SECURITIES INC Founders and Key Employees

Name Title In Position Since
David J. Simon President, Chief Investment Officer January-1988
Kevin S. Gahwyler Chief Operating Officer March-2012
Daren Taubenfeld Chief Financial Officer, Chief Compliance Officer January-2014
William W. Wang Chief Compliance Officer April-2007

TWIN SECURITIES INC Brokers, Custodians, Auditors and Administrators

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TWIN SECURITIES INC Investment Strategy

Methods of Analysis, Investment Strategies and Risk of Loss

Twin's strategy focuses on investments in securities subject to corporate activity where the Adviser believes the market price does not adequately reflect the impact the corporate activity will have on the securities’ valuation.

In particular, the strategy utilizes securities classified under three broad strategies: Merger Arbitrage, Special Situations and Undervalued Securities with a Catalyst. Merger Arbitrage entails mergers, acquisitions, hostile offers and leverage buy-outs. Special Situations encompass securities subject to reorganizations, spin-offs, proxy contests, litigation and short sales. Undervalued with Catalyst situations consist of securities subject to management change, shareholder activism, industry consolidation, clarification of operations, strategic change and shareholder turnover.

Twin invests primarily in equity and debt securities, equity options, equity related conve...
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TWIN SECURITIES INC Location

2 GRAND CENTRAL TOWER
140 EAST 45TH STREET, 27TH FLOOR
NEW YORK, New York
UNITED STATES, 10017

TWIN SECURITIES INC Contact Information

Phone Number: 212-687-6850
Fax Number: 212-687-6901
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