Viking, Citadel Profit As Potash Industry Crashes, Dan Loeb Vulnerable

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Short positions in German potash producer, K S AG (ETR:SDF) (FRA:SDF), are finally getting profitable for the bunch of hedge funds who have been betting against the company. The leading short bets in K S AG (ETR:SDF) (FRA:SDF), the largest potash miner of Europe, are held by Andreas Halvorsen’s Viking Global , Citadel and Pennant Capital. See more European short positions here. The shortsellers have remained patient over the year, as most of the bearish calls on the salt miner were placed in 2012. As of yesterday the net short interest disclosed to German regulator was upto 9.6% of KS’s…

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