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How Bay Street star Ben Cheng became an OSC target Add to ...

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Ben Cheng was once among an elite group of Bay Street portfolio managers who could legitimately claim star status.

As a money manager who capitalized on the boom in income trusts – before Ottawa’s infamous crackdown on them in 2006 – he had a hot track record and a strong personal brand. Mr. Cheng’s name helped attract billions in assets from investors – with an ego to match, say some observers.

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