George A. Kellner of Kellner, DiLeo, Cohen & Co., LP
A 1989 NY Times article reported that the stock of the UAL Corporation traded as low as $194 a share, in part because of a rumor that Kellner, DiLeo & Company, a large arbitrage firm, had sustained heavy losses and was being forced to liquidate a large position in UAL to repay creditors. But George Kellner said the company had not bought UAL stock with borrowed money and had posted a large gain for the year.
In February 2004 George Kellner resigned from the board of directors at Childtime Learning Centers, Inc. Mr. Kellner had been a director of the Company since 1990 when the Company was acquired from Gerber Products Company.
In January 2005 Katalin Kutasi joined Kellner DiLeo as its manager for distressed and high-income portfolios.
In February 2005 Kellner DiLeo named David Ryder the manager of its special situations portfolio and a partner in the firm.
In February 2006, Steve Cohen left Kellner DiLeo & Cohen. He has been there ten years.
Kellner, DiLeo was founded in 1981.
George Kellner is on the Investment Committee at Jacobson Partners. He is also on the Milton Academy Board of Trustees.
The George A. Kellner ’64 Squash Center at Trinity College is named after Mr. Kellner, who submitted a donation to the school.
Kellner DiLeo Cohen & Co. has worked with Dukas Public Relations to “help it build a reputation and presence within the national media”
Steve Cohen of Kellner DiLeo is quoted in a number of articles.