Tag Archives: insider trading


Hedge Fund Manager’s Email Scrutinised For Knowledge of Downturn

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The jury selection has begun for the trial of two former Bear Stearns hedge fund managers, Matthew Tannin and Ralph Cioffi,  over the alleged hedge fund securities and wire fraud. Although the prosecution alleges that the […]

Report: Pequot Capital Management, founder Samberg receive SEC Wells notices

News1130.com – The Securities and Exchange Commission is continuing its investigation of possible insider trading involving hedge fund Pequot Capital Management and its founder Arthur Samberg, according to a letter to investors obtained by The Wall Street Journal. The SEC […]

Pequot Trading in Google, Cox, Premcor Sparked Warnings to SEC

Bloomberg – Pequot Capital Management Inc., once the world’s biggest hedge-fund manager, was cited in at least 44 private reports from exchange watchdogs in the past four years alerting U.S. regulators to potential insider trading, market manipulation or other misconduct, […]

Reputation beats returns at hedge fund Pequot

Reuters – Hedge fund industry icon Arthur Samberg’s startling decision to shut Pequot Capital shows how a firm’s reputation matters as much as its returns. For decades Samberg, who founded Pequot more than two decades ago, delivered strong performance no […]

Hedge fund Pequot closing as probe back in spotlight

Boston Globe – Prominent hedge fund firm Pequot Capital told investors on Wednesday it will shut down because of a reopened government probe into possible insider trading. "Public disclosures about the continuing investigation have cast a cloud over the firm […]

Hedge Fund Is Dissolving as It Faces 2nd Inquiry

New York Times – In the rarefied world of hedge funds, he is one of the greats — a stock-picker who managed to make money, bull market or bear, for more than two decades. But on Wednesday, Arthur J. Samberg […]

SEC’s Salvo In The New War Against Insider Trading & Credit Default Swaps

24/7 Wall St. – According to a civil suit filed today by the Securities Exchange Commission in the Southern District Court of New York, John-Paul Rorech, a bond salesman at Deutsche Bank Securities, and Reanto Negrin, a former portfolio manager […]

Hedge Fund Manager, Six Others Busted in Insider Trading Scam

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The SEC charged seven Wall Street professionals yesterday, alleging an insider trading ring that reaped over $11.6 million in illegal profits. British residents Nicos Achilleas Stephanou of UBS and Ramesh Chakrapani of Blackstone Advisory Services are […]

U.S. accuses three in insider trading scheme

Reuters – A hedge fund manager, a brokerage trader and a financial adviser were charged on Thursday with insider trading in the stock of supermarket chain Albertsons Inc, reaping total profits of about $7.5 million, according to court documents. The […]

Blackstone Man Targeted by SEC for Insider Trading

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A Blackstone Group executive has been sued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission after allegedly fronting an insider trading scam that involved supermarket chain Albertsons. According to the complaint, Managing Director Ramesh Chakrapani tipped off […]

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