NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- George Soros, founder and chairman of Soros Fund Management, shook up his portfolio in the fourth quarter.
The famed investor dropped his U.S. stock and options positions to $9.2 billion in the quarter, down from $13.4 billion in the previous quarter, according to recent 13-F fillings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
According to the filing, Soros reduced his U.S. exposure and upped his exposure to Europe and Asia.
Specifically, Soros sold his positions in Apple (AAPL) - Get Apple Inc. (AAPL) Report and Intel (INTC) - Get Intel Corporation (INTC) Report , stakes which previously stood at $114.8 million and $135.4 million, respectively.
The investing guru maintained his position of Alibaba (BABA) - Get Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Sponsored ADR Report , which stands at 4.4 million shares, equaling a stake currently worth $378.5 million.
Soros increased his position in Actavis (ACT) - Get AdvisorShares Vice ETF Report to $82.6 million from $36.1 million and initiated a new position in LyondellBassell Industries (LYB) - Get LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB) Report by purchasing 224,935 shares.
The fund also started new positions in Endo International (ENDP) - Get Endo International Plc Report with a $126.1 million stake, as well as a new $47.7 million stake in Travelport (TVPT) - Get Travelport Worldwide Ltd. Report .
-- Written by Bret Kenwell