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Category Archives: Philanthropy

Hedge Funds Care Has Three Events For November

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – On the top of the list showcasing the philanthropy of the hedge fund industry is Hedge Funds Care, or Help For Children, who will be holding events across the US this month. Hedge Funds Care was […]

Hey Banksy: Hedge Fund Manager To Go Ahead With Sandy Donations

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund manager Nelson Saiers has updated us here at HedgeCo saying, ” On the eve of Sandy, I’ve decided to waive the criterion on Banksy and just donate the money to benefit underpriviledged children. I still have […]

Hey Banksy: Hedge Fund Manager Wants To Collaborate To Help Sandy Victims

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former managing Director at Deutsche Bank and CEO of hedge fund Saiers Capital (formerly Alphabet Management), has offered street artist Banksy $100,000 to donate to a charity of his choice. “The rumor is that you are in […]

Former Centaurus Hedge Fund Founder Donates $10 Million During Government Shutdown

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former hedge fund manager John Arnold and his wife have pledged up to $10 million in an effort to fund Head Start programs that could no longer operate due to the government shutdown. “Early childhood programs for […]

Renaissance Technology Hedge Fund Founder Wins Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy

New York (HedgeCo.Net) -The American mathematician who founded one of the world’s most successful hedge fund companies, Dr. James Harris Simons and his wife, economist Dr. Marilyn Simons are this year’s recipients of the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy, which recognizes those who use […]

Top Celebrities Come to the New York Trading Floor in Support of Charity Day

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., together with its affiliate BGC Partners, Inc., raised approximately $12 million at the companies’ annual commemorative Charity Day on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. The company lost 658 employees during the World Trade Center attacks. Some of the […]

Hedge Fund Women Supply 10,000 Fully-supplied Back To School Backpacks For Children In Need

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – High Water Women, a charitable organization founded in 2005 by senior women in the hedge fund industry have delivered a record 10,000 fully-supplied backpacks to tri-state area children in need. The drive raised more than $170,000, allowing […]

October 11: Ninth Annual Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest In New York

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Ninth Annual Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest – New York City, the annual fundraiser for children’s charity A Leg To Stand On, is taking place on Thursday, October 11 at 583 Park Avenue in New York City. […]

Australia: BlackRock Wins Hedge Fund of the Year

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Last night at the annual Cure Our Kids Australian Hedge Fund Awards in Sydney, BlackRock Australian Equity Market Neutral Fund received double honors  winning the 2012 Australian Hedge Fund of the Year and Best Market Neutral Fund. […]

Hedge Fund Sponsored Man Booker Prize 2012 Shortlist

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Deborah Levy, Hilary Mantel, Alison Moore, Will Self, Tan Twan Eng and Jeet Thayil are the six shortlisted authors in contention for the Man Booker Prize 2012. Sponsored by hedge fund giant Man Group PLC., the […]

David Rubenstein Wins 100 Women in Hedge Funds’ 2012 Effecting Change Award

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer of $160 billion hedge fund The Carlyle Group, David M. Rubenstein, will receive the 100 Women in Hedge Funds’ (100WHF) 2012 Effecting Change Award at the annual New York Gala to be held at […]

Hedge Funds Care “Behind the Hedges” Raises $60,000 For Child Abuse Awareness

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – About 150 hedge fund professionals turned up for the Hedge Funds Care “Behind the Hedges” cocktail party in the Hamptons last weekend. The event raised more than $60,000 for the charity, which gives grants to nonprofits […]

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