Greenlight Capital - Investor Profile


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Investor Information:

2 Grand Central TowerTotal AUM ($MM):5,000
140 East 45 Street, 24th FloorEquity AUM ($MM):3,075
New York, NY 10017Investment Style:Value
United StatesOrientation:Shareholder Activist
Phone: 212-973-1900 Investor Type:Hedge Fund Manager
Fax: 212-973-9219

Institutional Investor Background


Greenlight Capital is a hedge fund management firm founded in 1996 by David Einhorn and former co-President Jeffrey A. Keswin. Greenlight Capital manages a series of value-oriented alternative investment vehicles including hedge funds and reinsurer Greenlight Capital Re. Greenlight Capital also manages a fund of funds and a private equity fund through its affiliates Greenlight Masters and Greenlight Private Equity Partners.

Founders and Key Executives of Greenlight Capital: David Einhorn; Nelson Heumann; Vinit Sethi; James Lin; Bruce Gutkin; Harry Brandler; Jeffrey A. Keswin*

Entities related to Greenlight Capital: DME Advisors LP; Greenlight Capital Inc; Greenlight Masters LLC; Greenlight Private Equity Partners

*Denotes that the person or entity is no longer related to the firm. **If you would like to submit investor updates, please click here. ***Relevant firms may include firms where founders previously worked, funds that were spun-off from the firm, funds that were seeded by the firm and/or unrelated firms that were founded by veterans of the fund. For specific details, please review the Investor Background sections for each firm of interest.



Greenlight Capital's Top 10 Equity Holdings


Value
Company (Ticker) ($MM) Shares Change % Out
Apple Inc (AAPL) 1,061.37 2,397,706 1,090,700 0.26
General Motors Co (GM) 589.01 21,172,063 0 1.41
Marvell Technology Group Ltd (MRVL) 547.55 51,802,443 0 8.93
CIGNA Corp (CI) 510.56 8,186,000 0 3.03
Aetna Inc (AET) 332.76 6,508,215 0 1.87
Computer Sciences Corp (CSC) 291.26 5,916,261 -1,799,989 3.82
Delphi Automotive Plc (DLPH) 266.04 5,991,820 -1,997,241 0.00
NCR Corp (NCR) 257.96 9,359,790 -900,000 5.95
Virgin Media Inc (VMED) 240.93 4,920,000 0 1.57
Market Vectors - Gold Minders ETF (GDX) 227.29 6,004,971 0 2.40

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