Soros Fund Starts Polycom Stake ~ market folly

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Soros Fund Starts Polycom Stake

George Soros' hedge fund turned family office, Soros Fund Management, has filed a 13G with the SEC regarding Polycom (PLCM).  Per the filing, Soros now owns 6.95% of the company with over 9.4 million shares.

This is a brand new position for the firm and the filing was required due to portfolio activity on January 24th.

Per Google Finance, Polycom is "a provider of unified communications (UC) solutions and a provider of telepresence, video, voice and infrastructure solutions based on open standards. With Polycom RealPresence video and voice solutions, from infrastructure to endpoints, people all over the world can collaborate face-to-face without being in the same physical location. The Company has three operating segments: Americas, which consist of North, Central and Latin Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific. The products and solutions include Network Infrastructure, UC Group Systems and UC Personal Devices, which includes desktop video devices and wireless local area network products."

For more from Soros himself, head to George Soros' best investment advice.

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