Investors in the SoGen Funds will not be the only ones hurt if performance troubles continue through the end of the year.

Liberty Financial Companies may pay less than planned for its acquisition of the SoGen Funds advisory firm, Societe Generale Asset Management Corp. (SoGen), because of net redemptions in the funds and a decrease in assets under management due to market performance. The price cut would hurt the owners of SoGen -- fund manager Jean-Marie Eveillard and Societe Generale Asset Management, S.A., the French financial services company.

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