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Baupost Group Adds To PBF Energy, Trims SunEdison Semiconductor & Innoviva

Seth Klarman's investment firm Baupost Group has filed three 13G's with the SEC recently.  Here's the summary:

Baupost Group Adds To PBF Energy Stake

First, Seth Klarman's firm has filed with the SEC indicating they now own 16.07% of PBF Energy (PBF) with over 15.72 million shares.

This is an increase of over 5 million shares as they previously owned 8.37 million shares at the end of the second quarter.  The filing was made due to activity on August 31st.

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Per Google Finance, PBF Energy is " is an independent petroleum refiner and supplier of unbranded transportation fuels, heating oil, petrochemical feedstocks, lubricants and other petroleum products in the United States. The Company operates through two segments: Refining and Logistics. The Refining segment produces a range of products at each of its refineries, including gasoline, ultra-low-sulfur diesel (ULSD), heating oil, jet fuel, lubricants, petrochemicals and asphalt. The Logistics segment includes PBF Logistics LP (PBFX), which engages in the receiving, handling and transferring of crude oil and the receipt, storage and delivery of crude oil, refined products and intermediates. It sells its products throughout the Northeast, Midwest and Gulf Coast of the United States, as well as in other regions of the United States and Canada, and ships products to other international destinations."


Trims SunEdison Semiconductor Stake

Second, Baupost Group has also disclosed a reduction in its SunEdison Semiconductor (SEMI) stake.  They now own 5.6% of the company with over 2.37 million shares

This is a decrease of 6 million shares as they previously owned 8.37 million shares at the end of the second quarter.  The filing was made due to activity on August 31st.

Per Google Finance, SunEdison Semiconductor is "engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of silicon wafers to the semiconductor industry. The Company also develops advanced substrates, such as epitaxial (EPI) wafers and wafers for the silicon-on-insulator (SOI) market, which enable computing and communications applications. Its products include polished wafers, EPI wafers and SOI wafers. The Company sells its products to the semiconductor manufacturers around the world, including integrated device manufacturers, pure-play semiconductor foundries and companies that specialize in wafer customization. It operates facilities in semiconductor manufacturing regions throughout the world, including Taiwan, Malaysia, South Korea, Italy, Japan, and the United States. Its wafers are used as the base substrate for the manufacture of various types of semiconductor devices, including microprocessors, memory, analog, mixed-signal and radio frequency (RF) integrated circuits, discrete and image sensors."


Also Reduces Innoviva Position

Lastly, Baupost Group has also disclosed a reduction in their Innoviva (INVA) position.  They now own 15.29% of the company with 17.37 million shares.

This is down from the 17.61 million shares they previously owned at the end of the second quarter.  The filing was made due to activity on August 31st.

Per Google Finance, Innoviva "focuses on bringing new medicines to patients in areas of unmet need. The Company is engaged in the development, commercialization and financial management of bio-pharmaceuticals. Its portfolio focuses on the respiratory assets partnered with Glaxo Group Limited (GSK), including RELVAR/BREO ELLIPTA (fluticasone furoate/vilanterol (FF/VI)) and ANORO ELLIPTA (umeclidinium bromide/vilanterol (UMEC/VI)). It operates in providing capital return to stockholders by maximizing the potential value of its respiratory assets partnered with GSK segment. RELVAR/BREO is a once-a-day combination inhaled respiratory medicine consisting of VI, a LABA and FF, an inhaled corticosteroid (FF/VI) delivered via the ELLIPTA dry powder inhaler. ANORO ELLIPTA is a dual bronchodilator consisting of UMEC, a long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA) and VI, a LABA for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD)."