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Category Archives: Philanthropy

Hedge Fund Managers, The Mayor And Republicans Join The Fight For Same Sex Marriage in NY

New York (HedgeCo.net) – A group of three hedge fund managers, Paul E. Singer, a “top-tier Republican donor,” Steven A. Cohen and Clifford S. Asness have decided to back, financially and otherwise, the establishment of same-sex marriage in the state of […]

Hedge Funds and the Ping Pong Renaissance

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The emergence of upscale table-tennis clubs is spawning a ping pong renaissance, according to a Bloomberg editorial. Last month, SPiN New York hosted the “Clash Of The Hedge Fund Titans” ping pong tournament, in which hedge […]

Blackstone Co-Founder To Receive Hedge Fund Philanthropy Award

New York (HedgeCo.net) – 100 Women in Hedge Funds (100WHF), has named Blackstone Group co-founder, Peter G. Peterson as the recipient of its 2011 Effecting Change Award to be presented at the annual New York Gala to be held at […]

San Fran 49’ers to Support 10th Hedge Funds Care Benefit

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The players, coaches and cheerleaders of the San Francisco 49’ers will make a special appearance at the 10th Annual San Francisco “Open Your Heart to the Children” Benefit organized by Hedge Funds Care and the San Francisco […]

HedgeCo Spring Networking Event Brings Together 200 in the Hedge Fund Industry

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Over 200 guests attended the 2011 HedgeCo Spring Networking Event on the evening of the 22nd. Celebrating the end of winter, there was food, drink and networking with other members of the alternative investment community. “I […]

Hedge Fund Donates $1 Million to Japan Relief

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund giant Man Group has made an immediate $1 million commitment via its Charitable Trust to relief efforts in Japan. “We have all witnessed through TV coverage the scenes of devastation in Japan after the […]

Hedge Fund Industry Donates Close to $2 million at NY Gala

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge Funds Care announced that hedge fund industry participants donated nearly $2 million at the charity’s 13th Annual Hedge Funds Care New York Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit. The gala, which drew together approximately […]

NY Knicks: Hedge Fund vs. Private Equity All-Star Game

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Over 100 leaders from the Wall Street community are planning to join New York Knicks legends, corporate sponsors, and high school students for an exciting charity basketball tournament hosted by Youth, I.N.C. (Improving Nonprofits for Children). […]

Hedge Funds Care 2nd South Florida Benefit

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge Funds Care is holding it’s 2nd South Florida Benefit for Hedge Funds Care on Dec. 2nd, 2010, the first night of Art Basel, Miami Beach. “The first annual South Florida Benefit was one of the […]

London Hedge Fund Manager Donates $32 Million To Sustainable Energy

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund manager David Harding has given a £20 million ($32.1 million) grant to a Cambridge University physics lab, according to Cambridge News. “Cambridge has a slogan: ‘The Freedom to Discover’ and I am hoping I can give […]

Hedge Funds Care Raises $100K at 1st Annual Stamford Grand Prix Event

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge Funds Care helped to raise around $10,000 for child abuse treatment and prevention at a three-hour go-kart race on Sunday, CtPost.com reports. Hedge fund managers, high-net worth individuals and bankers sponsored 30 teams with names […]

Hedge Fund Magnate Donates $100 Million To Human Rights Watch

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Billionaire hedge fund magnate George Soros is giving $100 million to the NY based Human Rights Watch (HRW), according to UK newspaper The Guardian. The donation is the largest in HRW’s history, and the charity plans to […]

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