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Einhorn's Greenlight Capital Up 2.7% in 2012


Greenlight Capital, the hedge fund founded by noted value investor and short-seller David Einhorn, has risen by 2.7% through May according to results reported by Greenlight Re, a reinsurance company founded by the hedge fund manager. Greenlight Capital only lost 1.5% during the month of May compared to a loss of 6.3% for the S&P 500.

According to the disclosure, the fund's largest long positions in its investment portfolio are Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), General Motors (NYSE: GM), gold, Marvell Technology (NASDAQ: MRVL) and Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX). Greenlight's portfolio is around 92 percent long and 50 percent short. According to the disclosure, this market exposure is calculated on a notional basis and does not include cash, credit default swaps, foreign currency positions, gold, interest rate derivatives, sovereign debt and other macro positions.


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