HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – CEO and CIO of Hall Capital Partners, Kathryn Hall, will be awarded the 100 Women in Hedge Funds 2009 Industry Leadership Award at its New York Gala, on November 18, 2009.
Each year, the organization identifies a woman whose professional talent, business ethic, and passion for investing help define and advance the hedge fund industry’s standards of excellence. This year’s theme is Education and net proceeds from the NY Gala will be given to Computers for Youth.
Hall Capital Partners LLC was founded by Hill as Laurel Management Company in 1994, it currently manages more than $17 billion in assets. Hall formerly served as a General Partner of HFS Management Partners (predecessor to Farallon Capital Partners) and an early advisor to hedge fund investors.
"Katie stands out for her long history of working closely with investors to navigate the difficult landscape of hedge fund investing. She has bona fides as both an investor and hedge fund manger, and that experience gives her an especially insightful perspective in the current turbulent market," noted Lauren Malafronte, Director, Barclays Capital and Board member of 100 Women in Hedge Funds Foundation. "Katie has a well-established reputation for communication with investors; her leadership in this area makes her a role model for so many women in the industry.
Past awardees include Sonia Gardner, Avenue Capital; Jane Mendillo, Harvard Management Company; and Anne Dinning, D. E. Shaw group.
Editing by Alex Akesson
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