Third Point Management Company - Investor Profile

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Investor Information:

390 Park AvenueTotal AUM ($MM):2,231
18th FloorEquity AUM ($MM):1,403
New York, NY 10022Investment Style:Value
United StatesOrientation:Shareholder Activist
Phone: 212-224-7400 Investor Type:Hedge Fund Manager
Fax: 212-224-7401

Institutional Investor Background

Third Point Management Company is a hedge fund manager founded in 1995 by Chief Executive Officer Daniel S. Loeb with a focus on activist investing. The firm's hedge funds include Third Point Partners, Third Point Opportunities Master Fund, Third Point Ultra Master Fund and Third Point Resources. The firm's venture capital arm, Third Point Ventures, is based in Sunnyvale, California and invests in early stage tech alternative energy, and clean tech companies. Third Point Ventures is led by Robert Schwartz who has more than 25 years of experience in private equity and technology company management. Third Point Management is based in New York, with additional offices in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Bangalore and London.

Investor Regional and/or Country Focus: North America, United States

Founders and Key Executives of Third Point Management Company: Daniel Loeb; Munib Islam; Robert Schwartz; Tim Lash; James L. Carruthers*

Entities related to Third Point Management Company: Third Point LLC; Third Point Opportunities Master Fund LP; Third Point Resources LP; Third Point Ultra Master Fund LP; Third Point Ventures

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Third Point Management Company's Top 10 Equity Holdings

Company (Ticker) ($MM) Shares Change % Out
Yahoo Inc (YHOO) 1,458.80 62,000,000 -11,000,400 5.04
Virgin Media Inc (VMED) 538.67 11,000,000 11,000,000 3.51
American International Group Inc (AIG) 524.07 13,500,000 -5,000,000 0.75
International Paper Co (IP) 307.43 6,600,000 5,100,000 1.51
News Corp Class A (NWSA) 198.32 6,500,000 -500,000 0.27
Tiffany & Co (TIF) 187.76 2,700,000 2,700,000 2.14
Murphy Oil Corp (MUR) 159.33 2,500,000 -3,715,000 1.29
Delphi Automotive Plc (DLPH) 133.20 3,000,000 -7,000,000 0.00
BE Aerospace Inc (BEAV) 120.56 2,000,000 2,000,000 1.93
Dollar General Corp (DG) 116.33 2,300,000 150,000 0.67

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