Ivan F. Boesky

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Ivan F. Boesky

An American investor known for insider trading in the mid-1980s. An arbitrageur, he received tips from colleagues and made major stock purchases in publicly traded companies a few days before mergers or acquisitions were announced. He accumulated $200 million, but paid much of it in fines after he was caught. He later served time in jail.
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PHILADELPHIA, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Distributions of approximately $31 million are being made today from the fund which Ivan Boesky established in settlement of the government's insider trading charges against him.
Ivan Boesky was wrong to say that the word "greed" is good.
The magazine's renown, of course, comes from its put-downs of the Trumpclass, the overly rich or powerful and obnoxious, in which Spy typically includes Leona Helmsley, Ivan Boesky, Ed Koch, Abe Rosenthal, Cardinal O'Connor, AI Neuharth, Rupert Murdoch, and Mort Zuckerman.
Ivan Boesky notwithstanding, greed is out; beating the opposition is in.
There could be no more striking image of incarceration's quick and lasting effects than The New York Post's recent shot of Ivan Boesky - onetime insider-trader and current inmate - hunched over, with scraggly hair and beard, in sneakers and sagging sweatpants, a pair of shoes clutched in his left hand and a duffle bag in his right.
alleging that information leaked by Goldman officers to Ivan Boesky resulted in insider trading that increased the costs of FMC's 1986 stock recapitalization.
While at CBS, Vradenburg's responsibilities included oversight of its defense of the Westmoreland case as well as the Ted Turner, Jesse Helms and Ivan Boesky acquisition challenges.
It is true that in a short 20 years the attitude of American youth to the free market turned 180 degrees-that the Berkeley seniors who once hooted with delight as Abbie Hoffman floated dollar bills onto the heads of traders from the gallery of the New York Stock Exchange cheered when Ivan Boesky, in his famous commencement address, told them that
and the 'stock parking' and manipulations cases, which arose out of the investigation and prosecution of Ivan Boesky and his brokerage firm in the later 1980s.
Englander's name was dragged into the news as far back as the '80s when his close business partner, John Mulheren, was charged with orchestrating stock trades for the notorious Ivan Boesky and was even charged with going after Boesky with a loaded gun.
Other top cases were Union Carbide (Bhopal disaster), Ivan Boesky and Ferdinand Marcos.
Followed by clean water, food inspection, traffic lights, and the jailing of Ivan Boesky.