Sunday, 25 January 2015
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Nov 19 2007 | 1:05pm ET
Michael Mendelsohn, the co-founder of collapsed hedge fund Portus Alternative Asset Management, shocked a Toronto court today by pleading guilty to fraud charges.
Mendelsohn, who had previously avowed his innocence, entered the surprise plea at what was supposed to be a preliminary hearing this afternoon. He and co-founder Boaz Manor, who returned to Canada last week after more than two years on the run in Israel, were charged in September with defrauding investors and obstruction of justice.
Last week, Manor pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Jan 23 2015 | 1:00pm ET
In our new section, FINtech Focus, we will profile one of these firms each week. While fintech is a broad category, we will be focusing on firms that specifically cater to the alternative investment industry. Read more…