Dec 8 2005 | 5:06pm ET
Yale University’s $15 billion endowment is well-known for its strong performance and its use of hedge funds as investment vehicles, but now it is attracting unwanted attention for some of its investment choices. Last week, students and teachers at the Ivy League school held a rally protesting the endowment’s investment in a hedge fund which has a large stake in Corrections Corporation of America, the largest private prison company in the country.
Feb 3 2014 | 9:27am ET
In recognition of his extraordinary dedication to philanthropy, Marathon Asset Management’s Bruce Richards will be presented with the Award for Caring during the 16th Annual New York Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit, which takes place on Thursday, March 6. The gala, the largest gathering that Hedge Funds Care/Help For Children holds worldwide, will bring together 1,000 hedge fund executives to raise funds to help prevent and treat child abuse in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Read more…