Unstructured Finance

Why Steven Cohen won’t turn SAC into a family office

January 2, 2013

By Matthew Goldstein

Every time the insider trading investigation thrusts Stevie Cohen back into the spotlight, there’s always speculation about whether the billionaire trader will simply give back money to his outside investors and convert his $14 billion SAC Capital into a family office in order to avoid the unwanted headlines. But as tempting as that might be to the publicity-averse Cohen, the well-known trader has a big financial incentivel to keep managing money for his outside investors.

Steven Cohen reenactment theater

December 16, 2011

By Matthew Goldstein and Jennifer Ablan

In the end, one of the more memorable takeaways from the Steve Cohen deposition we unearthed is the feud between the lawyers over what to call the billionaire hedge fund manager: “Stevey” or “Mr. Cohen.”

Steve Cohen’s forbidden transcript

August 2, 2011

By Matthew Goldstein

Hedge fund titan Steve Cohen is taking steps to appear more open these days.  Over the past year or so, he’s been showing up at industry conferences, charity events–even allowing himself to be photographed with his wife for a glossy spread in Vanity Fair magazine.

Steve Cohen runs away from his Fairfax co-defendants

May 23, 2011

Steven Cohen wants a five-year-old stock manipulation lawsuit filed by Canadian insurer Fairfax Financial Holdings to go away.