Steve Cohen: Giving When It Counts

Author:
Updated:
Original:

The big guy bided his time, waiting until he could see where his money could be best used to elect Republican governors in states he doesn’t live in—and also saving those would-be governors the trouble of having to explain why they were financing their campaigns with money from a guy who, you know, has had a few reputational issues lately.

Mr. Cohen contributed $1.5 million to the American Comeback Committee, a related organization of the Republican Governors Association on Oct. 24 – a date that was after the final reporting period for the election. As a result, the donation was not made public until after the election….

Republicans used that financial advantage to expand their grip on state capitols, defending a number of vulnerable incumbents and claiming Democratic governorships in Arkansas, Illinois, Maryland and Massachusetts.

Hedge Fund Founder Steve Cohen Gave Big to Boost Republican Governors [WSJ Washington Wire blog]

Related

stevecohen6

FYI: Steve Cohen Is Still Steve Cohen

Black or otherwise, the Big Guy’s still got an edge.

stevecohen6

Steve Cohen Giving Point72 That New SAC Smell

Did you join the former family office in the last four years? Perhaps you'd also like to retire.

stevecohen6

Steve Cohen To Work Cheap (By Steve Cohen Standards)

The man can hardly live on 2.75 and 30. So he won’t.

Estate of Roy Lichtenstein

Steve Cohen Gives $100M To End Mass Incarceration In U.S.

Inadvertently and indirectly, but all the same.

Steve Cohen: Educator

The Steve Cohen School of Trading starts this summer.

stevecohen6

Selling Steve Cohen

“Yea, about that headline/lawsuit/etc.”

By kloniwotski (Flickr) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Steve Cohen’s Breturn Stymied

Tea and sympathy for Point72, but no asset-management license.

stevecohen6

Steve Cohen Commissioning Super Duper Sushi Truck

The Point72 chief needs an appropriate way to celebrate all of the money he’s going to make in Japan.