Farallon Capital’s Top Q3 Healthcare Stock Holdings

Following is information regarding Farallon Capital’s top holdings in the Healthcare sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011:

  • MedcoHealth Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MHS): On 6/30/11 Farallon Capital reported holding 266,100 shares with a market value of $15,039,972. This comprised 0.50% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Farallon Capital held 1,800,000 shares with a market value of $84,401,999. This comprised 2.23% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,533,900. About the company: Medco Health Solutions, Inc. is a pharmacy benefit manager. The Company provides programs and services for its clients and the members of their pharmacy benefit plans, and for the physicians and pharmacies the members use.
  • Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (NYSE:KCI): On 6/30/11 Farallon Capital reported holding 0,000 shares with a market value of $0. This comprised 0.00% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Farallon Capital held 830,000 shares with a market value of $54,688,699. This comprised 1.45% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 830,000. About the company: Kinetic Concepts, Inc. designs, manufactures, markets, and services products that accelerate the healing process or prevent complications of wounds. The Company’s products include specialty hospital beds, and mattress replacements.
  • Wellpoint, Inc. (NYSE:WLP): On 6/30/11 Farallon Capital reported holding 525,000 shares with a market value of $41,354,248. This comprised 1.36% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Farallon Capital held 740,000 shares with a market value of $48,307,199. This comprised 1.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 215,000. About the company: WellPoint Inc. is a health benefits company. The Company provides health benefits, dental and vision benefits, pharmacy benefits, life insurance, and life and disability insurance benefits. WellPoint operations include Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans.
  • Baxter International, Inc. (NYSE:BAX): On 6/30/11 Farallon Capital reported holding 705,000 shares with a market value of $42,081,449. This comprised 1.39% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Farallon Capital held 715,000 shares with a market value of $40,140,100. This comprised 1.06% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 10,000. About the company: Baxter International Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets products and technologies related to hemophilia, immune disorders, infectious diseases, kidney disease, trauma and other chronic and acute medical conditions. The Company’s products are used by hospitals, kidney dialysis centers, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, doctors’ offices, and research laboratories.
  • Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:LIFE): On 6/30/11 Farallon Capital reported holding 527,260 shares with a market value of $27,454,428. This comprised 0.91% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Farallon Capital held 527,260 shares with a market value of $20,262,602. This comprised 0.54% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0,000. About the company: Life Technologies Corporation develops biotechnology tools used by researchers. The Company offers a broad range of products and services, including systems, instruments, reagents, and custom services. Life’s portfolio of products includes technologies for capillary electrophoresis based sequencing, sequencing, mass spectrometry sample preparation, and cell culture.
  • Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE:THC): On 6/30/11 Farallon Capital reported holding 4,082,500 shares with a market value of $25,474,799. This comprised 0.84% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Farallon Capital held 4,082,500 shares with a market value of $16,779,076. This comprised 0.44% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0,000. About the company: Tenet Healthcare Corporation, through its subsidiaries, owns or operates general hospitals and related health care facilities serving communities in the United States. The Company operates rehabilitation hospitals, specialty hospitals, long-term care facilities, psychiatric facilities, and medical office buildings near its general hospitals, as well as ancillary health care businesses.
  • HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA): On 6/30/11 Farallon Capital reported holding 0,000 shares with a market value of $0. This comprised 0.00% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Farallon Capital held 535,000 shares with a market value of $10,785,600. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 535,000. About the company: HCA Holdings, Inc. operates hospitals. The Company operates acute care hospitals, outpatient facilities, clinics and other patient care delivery settings. HCA operates hospitals in the United States and the United Kingdom.
  • Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SVNT): On 6/30/11 Farallon Capital reported holding 300,000 shares with a market value of $2,247,000. This comprised 0.07% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Farallon Capital held 300,000 shares with a market value of $1,230,000. This comprised 0.03% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0,000. About the company: Savient Pharmaceuticals Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets human health care products for niche and wider markets. The Company offers pharmaceutical products for a wide range of medical needs such as weight gain, drugs targeting the control of elevated uric acid levels in the blood, and rheumatology.
  • Express Scripts, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESRX): On 6/30/11 Farallon Capital reported holding 390,000 shares with a market value of $21,052,200. This comprised 0.69% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Farallon Capital held 0,000 shares with a market value of $0. This comprised 0.00% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -390,000. About the company: Express Scripts, Inc is a full service pharmacy benefit management and specialty managed care company serving clients throughout North America. The Company’s customers include managed care organizations, insurance carriers, third party administrators, employers, and union-sponsored benefit plans. Express provides pharmacy network management, formulary management, and other services.
  • Amag Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAG): On 6/30/11 Farallon Capital reported holding 135,000 shares with a market value of $2,538,000. This comprised 0.08% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Farallon Capital held 0,000 shares with a market value of $0. This comprised 0.00% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -135,000. About the company: AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, utilizes its proprietary nanoparticle technology for the development and commercialization of therapeutic iron compounds to treat anemia and novel imaging agents to aid in the diagnosis of cancer and cardiovascular disease.

(Note: Data regarding Farallon Capital’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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