Nov 3 2006 | 1:35pm ET
by Jonathan Shazar
The mid-term elections on Tuesday could prove to be the most important since the Newt Gingrich-led Republican Revolution 12 years ago, as Democrats seem poised to make big gains in both houses of Congress and in statehouses nationwide. Part of their success thus far can be attributed to an unusual level of financial parity between the parties, and the Democrats may have hedge funds to thank for it: More than two-thirds of political contributions made by hedge or buyout fund employees went to Dems this cycle, especially to the Campaign Committees.
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…