Farallon weighs in as Toshiba restructuring decision looms

Farallon Capital Management, a San Francisco-based hedge fund manager, has urged that Toshiba Corporation carefully evaluate opportunities to sell the company to private equity. Farallon maintains that Toshiba is in the midst of a “spiral of mistrust,” and that it could pull out through such a transaction.

Farallon has total assets under management above $27 billion and it is the third largest shareholder in Toshiba, with a stake of more than 6%. 

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Christopher Faille

Christopher Faille has written on a variety of legal, regulatory, and financial issues for decades. He is the author of "The Decline and Fall of the Supreme Court" (1995), for example, and the coauthor, with David O'Connor, of "Basic Economic Principles" (2000). He was an early reporter with Lipper HedgeWorld and has contributed to Forbes and to the Hedge Fund Law Report.

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