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Claims of sexism at billionaire’s firm moved to arbitration
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A lawsuit alleging hostile, sexist and discriminatory conduct by male executives at billionaire Steven Cohen's investment firm in Connecticut has been dismissed following the case's move private arbitration, taking the dispute out of the public eye.
Point72 Asset Management, billionaire hedge fund investor Steven Cohen’s firm, has been sued by a northern California investment-management firm alleging the Stamford organization has misappropriated its name.
Sausalito, Calif.-based Aperio Group said Point72 has confused customers by leading them to believe the two firms are related, according to the complaint filed this week in a northern California federal court.
Billionaire hedge fund investor Steven Cohen’s venture capital group announced this week it had co-led a $15 million investment round in a Silicon Valley startup that is developing artificial-intelligence software for driver assistance and autonomous driving.
The executive suing Point72 Asset Management for alleged gender discrimination expressed opposition in a court filing this week to the firm’s efforts to move her complaint from the judicial system to arbitration.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The president of billionaire Steven Cohen's investment firm in Connecticut has resigned, shortly after the firm was sued over alleged hostile, sexist and discriminatory conduct by male executives.
Douglas Haynes resigned from Stamford-based Point72 Asset Management on Friday. A company spokeswoman declined to comment Monday on whether Haynes' departure was related to the lawsuit and referred to a statement that said the lawsuit is "without merit."
STAMFORD — Doug Haynes, the president of Point72 Asset Management, has resigned — a month after he was accused of inappropriate workplace conduct in a lawsuit against the firm.
A former McKinsey & Co. director, Haynes had served as president since the 2014 founding of Point72, which has operated as a family office managing billionaire investor Steven Cohen’s personal fortune. Cohen is now returning to hedge fund management after a two-year federal ban on investing with outside funds.
STAMFORD — A federal judge in New York rejected Tuesday a request by Steven Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management to temporarily seal a new gender-discrimination lawsuit against the firm.
Point72 lawsuit highlights push for workplace equality
The allegations in a gender-discrimination lawsuit filed last week against Steven Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management are new. The issues that it raises are not.
STAMFORD — Point72 Asset Management, the firm that manages the personal fortune of billionaire Steven Cohen, is being sued for gender discrimination, according to The New York Times.
STAMFORD — Next week marks the start of a new era — with significant challenges — for one of the world’s top hedge fund managers.
The foundation of hedge fund billionaire Steven Cohen and his wife, Alexandra, has made a $50 million donation to The Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan, museum officials announced Tuesday.
STAMFORD — One of Connecticut’s leading investors wants to make a record-breaking return to managing others’ money.
Steven Cohen, whose Stamford-based SAC Capital Advisors reigned as one of the top-performing hedge funds until it shut down in the wake of 2013 insider-trading violations, is reportedly aiming to raise $20 billion for a new hedge fund as soon as next year when he can resume managing outside assets. The Wall Street Journal first reported the potential venture.
Connecticut’s former U.S. attorney, now a top lawyer for hedge fund mogul Steven Cohen, is the latest casualty of the transition turmoil of Donald Trump.
Kevin O’Connor has been ousted by the president-elect from a group of top transition advisers, Hearst Connecticut Media has learned. The former appointee of President George W. Bush and Greenwich resident had been enlisted by Trump to remake the Justice Department, where O’Connor was associate U.S. attorney general from 2008 to 2009.
STAMFORD — If financial-services firms want to transform themselves into innovative organizations, they will need to look well beyond technology and products, the keynote speaker told a room full of industry peers at a conference Thursday in the city’s South End.
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