Brett Barakett's Tremblant Capital Boosts Liz Claiborne (LIZ) Stake ~ market folly

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Brett Barakett's Tremblant Capital Boosts Liz Claiborne (LIZ) Stake

Due to activity on April 9th, 2010 Brett Barakett's hedge fund Tremblant Capital Group has updated their stake in Liz Claiborne (LIZ). They now show a 5.98% ownership stake in LIZ with 5,668,598 shares. This is an increase over their prior holdings as they previously owned only 1,200,417 shares when we looked at Tremblant's portfolio from December 31st. They've boosted their position by 372%, adding 4,468,181 shares over the past four months. Before founding his own firm, Brett previously was a portfolio manager for Louis Bacon's global macro hedge fund Moore Capital.

Taken from Google Finance, Liz Claiborne is "designs and markets a global portfolio of retail-based brands, including JUICY COUTURE, KATE SPADE, LUCKY BRAND and MEXX. The Company also has a group of department store-based brands with consumer franchises, including the LIZ CLAIBORNE and MONET families of brands, MAC & JAC, KENSIE and DANA BUCHMAN and the licensed DKNY JEANS, DKNY ACTIVE and DKNY MENS brands."

To see what other names Tremblant has gravitated towards, check out the rest of Barakett's investments.

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