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Catequil co-founder Ellis sues partner Touradji


Robert Ellis, the Tiger Cub who formed Catequil Asset Management with fellow Tiger alum Paul Touradji, is suing his former partner, claiming he tried to hustle him out of his share of the partnership, abused his employees and diverted nearly $1 million from the partnership to his girlfriend and family members.

In the complaint, filed in Delaware, Ellis claims Touradji tried to bully Ellis into giving up his 50% share of the company "by perpetuating the false - and incredible - claim that Ellis recently agreed to relinquish" most of his stake to Touradji and agreed to give