Saturday, 28 November 2015
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Sep 25 2008 | 10:29am ET
Sirios, a long-only and fund of hedge funds shop, has been slapped with a small fine by the Securities and Exchange Commission for illegally short selling two companies.
On two separate occasions, Sirios engaged in short sales made in advance of public offerings by Centene Corp. and Las Vegas Sands Corp.
In both cases, Sirios sold securities short within five business days before the pricing of each offering, and covered the short sales, in whole or in part, with shares purchased in the offerings, resulting in total profits of $198,069.
The firm has been ordered to pay disgorgement of $198,069, plus prejudgment interest in the amount of $38,989 and a civil penalty in the amount of $50,000 to the U.S. Treasury.
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…