Steve Cohen gets big backing on CNBC

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With rumors swirling that SAC Capital’s Steve Cohen and the government could finalize a billion-dollar settlement to insider-trading allegations any day now, the embattled Greenwich hedge fund magnate got some hefty backing from another hedge fund heavyweight on CNBC Monday: Skybridge Capital’s Anthony “Mooch” Scaramucci. “I think it’s sad for the people who have their […] [Read More]

Video of John Seo, subject of our Sunday feature, talking cat bonds

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On Sunday, we had a story about one of the more unique hedge funds located in Fairfield County: Fermat Capital Management, a $4.5 billion fund based in Westport, which invests in what’s called “catastrophe bonds.” John Seo, the 47-year-old Westport resident who founded Fermat, is a leading face in the steadily growing market (the market […] [Read More]
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CEO Roundtable donates $4,500 to Big Brothers Big Sisters

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The CEO Roundtable, a Norwalk-based business networking group made up of 30 local CEOs, hosted its eighth annual Business Networking Event at Woodway Country Club in Darien last week. Over 100 area business owners, presidents, and CEOs gathered to network and participate in a panel discussion led by Joe Connolly of WCBS 880 and the […] [Read More]
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Stratford event will help businesses with Obamacare

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Is your business ready for Obamacare? Are you loaded with questions? You’ll have a chance Wednesday in Stratford to answer some of your questions. The Bridgeport Regional Business Council is hosting a forum at 8 a.m. Wednesday called: “Health Care Exchange/Affordable Care Act: Is Your Business Ready?” The event, which is free to attend, will […] [Read More]
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Foodie store to host wine tasting

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NEW MILFORD — Executive Cuisine/ Elm Street Gourmet will celebrate 22 years in business with a wine tasting event at 12 Elm St., Thursday, Nov. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. Executive Cuisine/ Elm Street Gourmet has expanded their gourmet food store front, which offers freshly prepared baked goods, homemade soups, salads and sandwiches, fresh […] [Read More]
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Harman names corporate affairs vice president

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Harman International Industries, Stamford-based global audio and infotainment group,announced that effective Nov. 4, Paula Davis will serve as vice president of corporate affairs and communications. She will have responsibility for global communications, corporate social responsibility, community relations and change management. “Paula brings to Harman a unique blend of experience and expertise in corporate communications and […] [Read More]
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Berkley donates $10 million to NYU for MBA program

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William R. Berkley, chairman and CEO of the W.R. Berkley Corp., an insurance holding company in Greenwich, has donated $10 million to create The William R. Berkley Scholarship Program to support exceptional seniors who wish to pursue their master’s degree’s in business administration at the New York University Stern School of Business. Berkley earned a […] [Read More]
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Darien M&A expert honored by Family Centers

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Family Centers recently recognized a longtime board members for their contributions ot the agency and honored local business leader Kip Koons at its annual meeting, held this past Tuesday. Darien resident Koons spent 25 years on the Family Centers board of directors. An expert in the field of mergers and acquisitions, he has helped facilitate […] [Read More]
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