$14M Settlement In Heartland Suit

McDonald, Michael
March 2002
Bond Buyer;3/25/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31351, p1
Trade Publication
Focuses on the class action lawsuit filed by investors in two of the tax-exempt, high-yield mutual funds of Heartland Advisor Inc. in the U.S. Details on the partial settlement stipulation filed by a mutual fund company in the federal court; Dismissal of the case; Investigation on the management of the funds.


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