• charity

    Turtle Bay & Team Boomer: Fundraiser

    And so that was Wednesday. This means we only have two more days until the weekend, or a day and half for those of us who like to slip out early on Fridays. But before that we’ve got a good idea: do something good. In particular, you can help raise money for the ongoing battle […]

    / Jun 4, 2008 at 5:04 PM
  • charity

    Wall Street Heads Will Sooner See You Die Of Prostate Cancer Than Grow Facial Hair

    Tomorrow is the first day of Movember, a charity event started in Australia that gets men to grow mustaches (and ‘stache supporters to sponsor their efforts) in order to raise money for prostate cancer research. In years past, Mo Bro participation from the Aussie branches of Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Deloitte and PricewaterhouseCoopers has been huge, […]

    / Oct 31, 2007 at 1:55 PM
  • charity, Stephen Schwarzman

    Steve Schwarzman Is No Warren Buffett

    We’re on the record as being skeptics of the charity industry. But even we were surprised to read how little Blackstone’s Stephen Schwarzman gives away. The latest issue of Contribute magazine carries a story by Michael Gross describing the paucity of Old Crab Claws charitable donations. Perhaps to get him started in that noble pursuit […]

    / Sep 21, 2007 at 1:40 PM
  • charity, Hedge Funds, Robin Hood Foundation

    Robin Hood Fund Pulls Investments From Hedge Fund Managers

    The Robin Hood Foundation, a giant charity for the poor in New York City, is withdrawing investments in hedge funds managed by members of its board of directors and leadership council, according to a letter to Robin Hood supporters obtained by DealBreaker. The charity had come under criticism from Washington, DC lawmakers for investing with—and […]

    / Jul 19, 2007 at 10:15 AM
  • charity, Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett Lunch Up Less Than Five Percent

    An Irvine, California based investor won the charity auction for a lunch with Warren Buffett on Friday night. His $650,100 winning was around 4.8% higher than last years winning bid. But year-over-year growth in the bidding has slowed dramatically, perhaps suggesting that the market for lunch with Warren Buffett is maturing or plateauing. Last year’s […]

    / Jul 2, 2007 at 9:07 AM
  • charity, Philanthropy

    Charity Caption Contest Winner

    [photo: Lauren Lancaster, Veras Images, celebrate her whole catalog of banker pics] It turns out, the thing on this hedge fund manager’s mind is: – Is that sunlight? Must be Saturday. (courtesy of “thain”) So “thain,” wherever you are (your house in Rye or your NYSE office?), send us your info (tips at dealbreaker dot […]

    / Jun 7, 2007 at 1:36 PM

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