Kyle Bass

Kyle Bass

Last Update: 08-14-2015

Number of Stocks: 40
Number of New Stocks: 11

Total Value: $847 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 66%

Countries: USA
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Kyle Bass' s Profile & Performance

Profile

Kyle is the Managing Member and Principal of Hayman Capital Management’s general partner, formed in December 2005. Hayman Capital Management serves as the investment manager to the Hayman Capital Master Fund LP and Japan Macro Opportunities Master Fund LP.

Mr. Bass is well known for his prescient investment analysis of the subprime crisis. In September 2007, he appeared as an expert witness before the House of Representatives Financial Services Capital Markets Subcommittee and in 2010, he appeared as a Financial Market Participant before the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, a bi-partisan 10-member panel established by Congress to examine the causes of the financial crisis. He is on the Board of Directors for The University of Texas Investment Management Co. ($16 billion AUM) and is a founding member of the Serengeti Asset Management Advisory Board.

Prior to forming Hayman Advisors, Mr. Bass worked as a Senior Managing Director at Bear, Stearns & Co., and as a Managing Director at Legg Mason, Inc. Mr. Bass graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas Christian University.
Kyle Bass makes bold bets according to his view on macro economics. He made a fortune in 2007 by betting against sub-prime CDOs.

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Meet New Guru Kyle Bass Whose Firm Returned 340% in First Four Years
New Guru Kyle Bass co-founded Dallas-based Hayman Woods in 2005 with $10 million of his own money. Previously, he worked as Senior Managing Director at Bear, Stearns & Co., and as a Managing Director at Legg Mason Inc. His fund returned 340% net of all fees in the first four years since inception, including a 216% return in 2007 when he correctly foresaw the downfall of the U.S. sub-prime mortgage market, and a 6% return in 2008, when most investors lost. Read more...
Kyle Bass Interview with BBC on European Debt Mess – Part 2
Kyle Bass Speaking at the Darden School of Business
Bearish Kyle Bass Buys Index Put; Sells out Long Positions
Hedge fund manage Kyle Bass just reported his fourth quarter portfolio. He sold out almost all of his long positions and bought large positions of index put to his portfolio. His portfolio move is very bearish. Is he seeing something that others cannot see as the market continues to make new highs? Read more...
Kyle Bass Interview With BBC On European Debt Mess – Part 1
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Broadview Advisors' Largest Buys in Q2 2015 Broadview's new holdings include Towers Watson and Heartland Payment Systems
Broadview Advisors is a hedge fund based in Wisconsin that, on its last quarterly 13F, reported a total value of its portfolio of $948 million, with a decrease of 5.97% since the previous quarter. During Q2 2015, the firm bought 12 new stocks and increased 33 of its existing stakes. The following are the most heavily weighted buys during the quarter. More...

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Kyle Bass Focuses on Fuel, Pharmaceutical Stocks in Second Quarter Kyle Bass - Kyle Bass Focuses On Fuel, Pharmaceutical Stocks In Second Quarter
If there was a theme to Kyle Bass (Trades, Portfolio)’ investment activity in the second quarter, the founder of Dallas-based Hayman Capital Management L.P., displayed an interest in fuel and pharmaceutical stocks. Not all of Bass’ transactions fit neatly into that category, of course, but many did, including most of the largest ones. More...

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals' New Female Drug
Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX) has confirmed that it will pay $1.0 billion to buy Sprout Pharmaceuticals, the closely held company that has just won U.S. approval to sell the first drug that aims to increase women 's libido. Under the terms of the agreement, which echoes The Wall Street Journal, Valeant will pay $ 500 million in cash upfront and pay the other party early next year, whose pink pills, known as “female Viagra,” will be sold under the name Addyi. The deal is scheduled to close in the third quarter. More...

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Kyle Bass – Stung By Losses, Hoping for a Comeback Kyle Bass - Kyle Bass – Stung By Losses, Hoping For A Comeback
Not very long ago, J. Kyle Bass (Trades, Portfolio) was one of the hottest brands in the $2.5 trillion global hedge fund industry. Bass anticipated the disintegration of the nation’s mortgage market in 2008, Greece’s economic demise in 2012 and the massive bond-buying program by the Bank of Japan that began in 2013. Investments based on these insights made a mint for both himself and for clients of his $2-billion-asset Hayman Capital, which has its headquarters in Dallas. His track record of identifying global imbalances and profiting from them catapulted the unflappably confident former bond salesman into stardom. More...

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Kyle Bass Adds to His Stake in NMI Holdings Inc.
Kyle Bass (Trades, Portfolio) of Hayman Capital Management has reported an increase in his stake in NMI Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:NMIH). Bass is the founder and lead portfolio manager of Hayman Capital Management, which he founded in 2006. Bass’ portfolio is primarily focused in the real estate market, and he is well known for his ability to identify real estate market mispricings. Most notably, Bass is known for his substantial investment gains obtained from the use of synthetic credit securities utilized during the subprime mortgage crisis. More...

REAL ESTATE


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Kyle Bass Interview With The Real Vision TV
Kyle Bass (Trades, Portfolio) of Hayman Capital did a interview with The Real Vision TV back in Januray at the Barefoot Economic Summit.  More...

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Kyle Bass Takes Stake in Argentina-Focused Shale Company Kyle Bass - Kyle Bass Takes Stake In Argentina-Focused Shale Company
Investor Kyle Bass (Trades, Portfolio) has procured a 17.1% stake in environmentally conscious unconventional shale oil company Eco-Stim Energy Solutions (NASDAQ:ESES) on July 10, he disclosed Monday. More...

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Energy Acquisitions Fill Kyle Bass' 10 Most Valuable Stakes List in First Quarter Kyle Bass - Energy Acquisitions Fill Kyle Bass' 10 Most Valuable Stakes List In First Quarter
Kyle Bass (Trades, Portfolio), founder of Dallas, Texas-based hedge fund Hayman Capital Management, has built a reputation for predicting and benefiting from economic events, such as the subprime mortgage crisis and the European sovereign-debt crisis. More...

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Kyle Bass Presentation: The Coming Crisis In Japan Kyle Bass - Kyle Bass Presentation: The Coming Crisis In Japan
With the benefit of hindsight, huge financial events seem very obvious. More...

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Kyle Bass' New Buys
Kyle Bass is the managing member and principal of Hayman Capital Management's general partner, formed in December 2005. Hayman Capital Management serves as the investment manager to the Hayman Capital Master Fund LP and Japan Macro Opportunities Master Fund LP. More...

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An Hour-Long Interview With Hedge Fund Star Kyle Bass Kyle Bass - An Hour-Long Interview With Hedge Fund Star Kyle Bass
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George Soros and Dan Loeb Reduced Stake in YPF S.A.
The Form 13-F is a quarterly report of equity holdings by filed institutional investment managers with at least $100 million in equity assets under management, as required by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Section 13(f) securities generally include equity securities that trade on an exchange (including the Nasdaq National Market System), certain equity options and warrants, shares of closed-end investment companies and certain convertible debt securities. The shares of open-end investment companies (i.e., mutual funds) are not Section 13(f) securities. More...

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George Soros and Dan Loeb Reduced Stake in YPF S.A. George Soros, Kyle Bass, Jeremy Grantham, Richard  - George Soros And Dan Loeb Reduced Stake In YPF S.A.
The Form 13-F is a quarterly report of equity holdings by filed institutional investment managers with at least $100 million in equity assets under management, as required by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Section 13(f) securities generally include equity securities that trade on an exchange (including the Nasdaq National Market System), certain equity options and warrants, shares of closed-end investment companies, and certain convertible debt securities. The shares of open-end investment companies (i.e., mutual funds) are not Section 13(f) securities. More...

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Hedge Fund Star Kyle Bass Discusses All Things Investing
Few investors have more interesting opinions on the macro environment than Kyle Bass (Trades, Portfolio). More...

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Kyle Bass adds OXY, OCN and KS to Portfolio Kyle Bass - Kyle Bass Adds OXY, OCN And KS To Portfolio
Kyle Bass (Trades, Portfolio) grew up lower-middle class in Miami, FL. in which his parents lived from paycheck to paycheck, so he never learned firsthand what it meant to invest and save money. However, he took an interest in it when he was in college at Texas Christian University, where he took the class as an elective to his math and science courses. He originally wanted to get into medicine, but changed his major after the world of finance and investing began to intrigue him the more he learned. More...

DIVIDEND, STOCK, HAYMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, INTRINSIC VALUE, Kyle Bass


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Hedge Fund Manager Kyle Bass: GM Has Too Much Capital On Balance Sheet Kyle Bass - Hedge Fund Manager Kyle Bass: GM Has Too Much Capital On Balance Sheet
Kyle Bass (Trades, Portfolio) thinks if General Motors (NYSE:GM) chooses to be shareholder-focused, it could easily double its current dividend. Bass thinks GM has too much capital on its balance sheet. More...

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Kyle Bass - Only Massive Debt Restructuring Can Save The EU Kyle Bass - Kyle Bass - Only Massive Debt Restructuring Can Save The EU
He made a killing from the 2008 financial crisis by betting against the right financial instruments. He made a killing betting against Greece's bonds before the world knew that there was a European debt crisis. More...

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Interview With Hedge Fund Manager Kyle Bass – Still Likes GM, Sees More Macro Volatility Kyle Bass - Interview With Hedge Fund Manager Kyle Bass – Still Likes GM, Sees More Macro Volatility
Kyle Bass (Trades, Portfolio) is one of the most celebrated hedge fund managers of the past decade. More...

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Kyle Bass Buys Herbalife, American Airlines, 5 Others in Q1 Kyle Bass - Kyle Bass Buys Herbalife, American Airlines, 5 Others In Q1
Kyle Bass (Trades, Portfolio) is founder and managing member of Dallas-based Hayman Capital Management, where he bet correctly against the U.S. subprime crisis and invests primarily using his analysis of macro economics and companies in unusual situations. In the first quarter he turned over half of his portfolio, adding seven new holdings to list 26 stocks in total. At quarter end the top sectors represented in his portfolio were Consumer Cycalical at 26.8%, Communication Services at 18.6% and Energy at 15.2%. More...

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Hayman Global (Kyle Bass) Presentation - Global Outlook Pitfalls and Opportunities for 2014

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