Friday, December 19, 2014 3:02 PM EST

Raj Rajaratnam

Raj Rajaratnam is the founder of Galleon Group, a New York based hedge fund management firm. He is the richest Sri Lankan born person in the world. On October 16, 2009 he was arrested by the FBI on allegation of insider trading. Due to his arrest and subsequent release on bail, he has indicated that he will wind down his holdings in the Galleon fund by January 2010.

He was born in Sri Lanka, and according to the widely read newspaper the Island attended S. Thomas' College, Mount Lavinia, there are some websites that say he attended S. Thomas' Preparatory School, Kollupitiya,.. He then moved to England to complete his schooling, and studied engineering at the University of Sussex in England. Rajaratnam earned an M.B.A. from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1983. He is married with three children. Read More

Headlines Around the Web

Former Needham executive charged with fraud

Nov 16, 2012 - Financial Times

Ex-Goldman director jailed Rajat Gupta

Oct 25, 2012 - Independent

Insider trading still flourishes on Dalal Street

Jun 18, 2012 - The Times of India

Gupta found guilty in insider-trading case

Jun 16, 2012 - Financial Times

Gupta friend testifies about calls

Jun 12, 2012 - Financial Times

Galleon made $1.2m on Goldman tip

Jun 07, 2012 - Financial Times

Gupta personal banker tells of links

Jun 02, 2012 - Financial Times

Gupta’s friends stand up to be counted

May 21, 2012 - Financial Times

Prosecutors ask to use tapes against Gupta

May 01, 2012 - Financial Times

Articles About Raj Rajaratnam

Rajaratnam's Brother Loses Bid to Dismiss Insider Trading Charges

By Reuters

Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of imprisoned hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, on Friday lost a bid to dismiss some of the insider trading charges leveled against him last year. (Apr 19)

MORE TOPICS: SEC, COURT, NEW YORK, INTEL, MANAGEMENT, LAWYER

The Goldman Sachs logo is displayed on a post above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
Ex-Goldman Sachs Director Gupta Starts Prison Term on 17 June

By Reuters

Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta is expected to begin his two-year prison term on June 17 for insider trading. (Apr 18)

MORE TOPICS: GOLDMAN SACHS, COURT, NEW YORK, SUPREME COURT, LAWYER, INSIDER TRADING

Ex-Goldman Director Gupta's Insider Trading Conviction Upheld
Ex-Goldman Director Gupta's Insider Trading Conviction Upheld

By Reuters

A federal appeals court upheld the conviction of former Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) director Rajat Gupta, one of the biggest successes in federal prosecutors' long-running probe to stop insider trading on Wall Street. (Mar 26)

MORE TOPICS: GOLDMAN SACHS, COURT, SUPREME COURT, LAWYER, INSIDER TRADING, INVESTMENT

Rajaratnam's Brother Seeks Dismissal of Insider Trading Charges
Rajaratnam's Brother Seeks Dismissal of Insider Trading Charges

By Reuters

Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of imprisoned hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, urged a U.S. judge on Friday to dismiss insider trading charges leveled against him last year. (Feb 08)

MORE TOPICS: AMD, SEC, COURT, NEW YORK, INTEL, LAWYER

Galleon Founder Raj Rajaratnam's Insider Trading Conviction Stands

By IBTimes UK

A US federal appeals court refuses to re-examine May 2011 conviction. (Nov 20, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: SEC, GOLDMAN SACHS, COURT, US SUPREME COURT, NEW YORK, SUPREME COURT

Ex-Goldman Director Rajat Gupta Hit with $13.9m Insider Trading Fine

By IBTimes UK

Gupta is also banned from working as an officer or director in a public company (Jul 18, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: SEC, GOLDMAN SACHS, COURT, NEW YORK, INSIDER TRADING, INVESTMENT

Former Goldman Director Rajat Gupta Fined, Banned in SEC Case

By Reuters

Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS.N) director Rajat Gupta was ordered to pay a $13.9 million civil penalty and banned from serving as an officer or director of a public company for having illegally passed corporate secrets to former hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, a top U.S. (Jul 18, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: SEC, GOLDMAN SACHS, COURT, NEW YORK, LAWYER, INSIDER TRADING

Former Goldman director Gupta fined, banned in SEC case

By Reuters

Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. director Rajat Gupta was ordered to pay a $13.9 million civil penalty and banned from serving as an officer or director of a public company for having illegally passed corporate secrets to former hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, a top U.S. (Jul 18, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: SEC, GOLDMAN SACHS, COURT, NEW YORK, LAWYER, INSIDER TRADING

Ex-Goldman director Gupta fined, banned in SEC case

By Reuters

Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc Director Rajat Gupta was ordered to pay a $13.9 million penalty and banned from serving as an officer or director of a public company for having illegally passed corporate secrets to former hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, a top U.S. regulator said on Wednesday. (Jul 18, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: SEC, GOLDMAN SACHS, NEW YORK, LAWYER

In Tourre case, the defense's jury consultant rests

By Reuters

The nine jurors who will decide the fate of former Goldman Sachs Group Inc trader Fabrice Tourre include a former stockbroker, a recent medical school graduate and a technical director of animated movies. (Jul 17, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: SEC, GOLDMAN SACHS, COURT, NEW YORK, LAWYER, MORTGAGE