Dec 5 2006 | 10:00am ET
Florian Homm, co-founder of the Alternative Investment Market-listed fund of hedge funds manager Absolute Capital Management, is back in business just a few weeks after being shot by a gunman while traveling in Venezuela. In a letter to investors sent out today, Homm praised his investment team’s efforts during his absence while assuring investors that his traumatic experience served to motivated him even further.
“As in many moments of diversity and challenge certain positives emerge,” Homm wrote. “In particular, I am very proud of the investment team at Absolute Capital Management, which mastered this disruption in the most exemplary manner.
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…