Category Archives: Philanthropy

Hedge Fund Charity Auction: 2010 World Cup Match Ball and “soil” from the home of Nelson Mandela

On behalf of South African Arts International, Ltd. (SAAI), Victor Mooney hand delivered an official 2010 World Cup Match Ball and the soil from the home of Nelson Mandela to SkyBridge Capital’s corporate headquarters in midtown Manhattan last week. The […]

Hedge Fund Philanthropy: NY Casino Night

New York ( – High Water Women is getting ready for their 7th annual Casino Night. The event takes place Thursday, April 26, 2012, at Gotham Hall, 1356 Broadway at 36th Street. “Casino Night” has helped to raise more than […]

100 Women in Hedge Funds Standford PACs Conference

New York ( – A hedge fund conference is being hosted by the Boston Chapter of 100 Women in Hedge Funds on March 23, 2011 in Boston. This conference is unique because it is the first hedge fund conference to […]

Philanthropy: Private Equity vs. Hedge Fund Basketball Tournament

New York ( – Over 150 executives from the Wall Street community will join New York Knicks legends, corporate sponsors, and high school students for a charity basketball tournament hosted by Youth, I.N.C. (Improving Nonprofits for Children) Wednesday, March 7th; […]

Wall Street Looks to Raise $1.5 Million for NYC Youth

New York ( – Youth, I.N.C. (Improving Nonprofits for Children) announced that Piper Jaffray, a leading global middle market investment bank and institutional securities firm, will sponsor Trading Day for Kids for a third consecutive year. Youth, I.N.C. has strong […]

Fugees Singer To Play Hedge Fund Charity Event

New York ( – Grammy winning Haitian-American rapper, actor, film producer and activist, and a member of hip hop trio The Fugees, Prakazrel Samuel Michel, better known as Pras, will perform at children’s charity A Leg To Stand On’s annual fundraiser, […]

Commemorating 9/11: Princes, Presidents and Hedge Funds Raise $12 Million

New York ( – Hedge fund brokerage company BGC Partners, Inc., together with capital markets investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald, have raised approximately $12 million globally at their Annual Charity Day on Monday, September 12, 2011. Guests included former Presidents George W. Bush Bill Clinton in New […]

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

New York ( – 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 ( – 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 ( – 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 ( – 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 ( – 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 […]