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Sexual harassment allegations against Sam Isaly ripple through finance world

A high-value client of Sam Isaly's firm, OrbiMed, is reviewing its relationship with the fund in the wake of sexual harassment allegations first published in STAT.

As sexual harassment allegations against hedge fund titan Sam Isaly echo around Wall Street, one of his firm’s multibillion-dollar clients is reviewing its relationship with the fund, and Isaly has been removed from the agenda of an upcoming investor conference.

Isaly, the 72-year-old founder and managing partner of OrbiMed Advisors, for years sexually harassed and demeaned female employees, six former OrbiMed employees have told STAT. Isaly has denied the allegations.

Eaton Vance, an investment firm with more than $400 billion on Tuesday evening. The firm pays OrbiMed for investment advice.

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