Philanthropy

Warren Buffett Turns 82, Pledges Billions More to Charity

September 3, 2012 James Heinsman In the News

Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, recently celebrated his 82nd birthday. Though reports claim his condition is nonfatal, Buffett’s recent diagnosis with prostate cancer has undoubtedly shaken both his professional and personal lives. Many feel that that is why he chose to donate another $3 billion of Berkshire Hathaway shares to his […]

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High Water Women Launch 7th Annual Casino Night

April 17, 2012 Debbie Jacobs In the News

High Water Women, a small group of women from the hedge fund community, are preparing to launch their 7th annual Casino Night in support of a charity that provides volunteer opportunities for women and youth. With more than 2,300 members throughout the financial services sector, High Water Women has partnerships with 15 charitable foundations. Named […]

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Casino Night, Hedge Fund Charity, Hedge Fund Industry, High Water Women, Philanthropy,

Hedge Fund Guru Donates $25 Million to NY’s Signature Theatre

January 29, 2012 James Heinsman In the News

Run by hedge fund mogul Bill Ackman, the Pershing Square Foundation recently announced a $25 million donation to the Signature Theatre in New York. The funds will support Signature Center, a new home in the Times Square area, as well as fund the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access, that ensures affordable and accessible […]

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Bill Ackman, Hedge Funds, New York City, Non-Profit, Philanthropy,

Oaktree Capital Management Co-Founder Donates $50 Million to Duke University

December 6, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Bruce Karsh, the co-founder of Oaktree Capital Management, hedge fund firm and asset manager, recently donated $50 million to Duke University in support of undergraduate scholarships. The firm, which is based in Los Angeles, has more than $83 billion in assets currently under management. According to the university’s website, the Duke alumnus and his wife’s […]

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