Hedge Fund PM And Media Magnate Wife Detail Interest In Attending Networking Event For "The Sexual Elite"

Also, a full run-down of the evening, for those who haven't heard from their counterparts at UBS.

As some of you may recall, late last week a item ran in the Post announcing the weekend plans of "a group of British female bankers who work at UBS’s Midtown office." They were: to attend a party for the "sexual elite," at which a "A-list actors, British aristocrats, Formula One owners, moneyed married couples” and banking heirs would be laid out before them on the beds assembled in room like some sort of orgy buffet. And while we've yet to hear a peep from the Swiss bank re: how the night went, one intrepid reporter has shared her account of the evening. For those considering RSVP'ing yes to the next event in the series, you can expect:

• Audrey Hepburn to set the mood ("There were three flat-screen TVs playing Breakfast at Tiffany’s")

• House rules ("Men must not approach women, men must not talk to women (unless invited), men must wait to be invited")

• A paucity of free drinks ("after the Champagne reception, patrons could purchase drinks from a cash bar")

• Hedge fund guys who flash their résumés ("'I’m a principal at a major hedge fund and my wife is a media magnate. She is 100 times more successful than I am,' he volunteered as he inched closer and closer. I asked why he and his wife of 10 years enjoy going to these parties. 'We’re fit, we have good bodies and we like sex, and want to share our sex with others,' he said.")

• Scintillating conversation ("Like clockwork, 11 p.m. hit, and Romein grabbed a finance-looking guy by his striped tie, pulled him to a bed plopped adjacent to the bar and pushed his head down toward her crotch — while she chatted with the woman seated next to her.")

A night inside the sex club hosted by Kate Middleton’s pal [NYP]

Earlier: UBS Employees Slated To Attend Networking Party For “The Sexual Elite” This Weekend: Report


UBS Employees Slated To Attend Networking Party For "The Sexual Elite" This Weekend: Report

The event has been described as being "like a buffet," if you're used to eating at a buffet that serves Alaskan king crab legs and singles* looking to do some extreme mingling. (*Marrieds also welcome.)

Bonus Watch '13: UBS Hedge Fund Employees None Too Happy To Be Treated Like UBS Employees

The Swiss are scheduled to communicate bonus numbers today. In the meantime, those working in UBS's O'Connor fund are preemptively pissed re: the news their compensation will be structured as though they were regular old employees of the bank. What are they doing about it?

Hedge Fund Manager Wants 35 Percent Of Ex-Wife's Shoe Collection For Reasons Not Entirely Clear

Daniel Shak is the founder of SHK Management, a hedge fund that reportedly "pulled the plug on its sole investment, spread trades on Comex gold futures," last year. Daniel Shak is also the ex-husband of Beth Shak, who he divorced three years ago and is now suing for allegedly hiding assets in an attempt to cheat him out of settlement money. The assets in question? Twelve hundred pairs of designer shoes, which Shak claims his former wife "hid" from him in a "secret room." The way DS sees it, the footwear collection, which includes "Christian Louboutins and other high-end designer shoes" is worth approximately $1 million and he wants at least 35 percent. The way Beth Shak sees it, this is crazy (“I’m shaking my head over this whole thing,” she told reporters. “He is saying he didn’t know the closet in our master bedroom existed") and she doesn't understand why her ex is going after her shoes now. At this time there appear to be a few possible explanations: a) Daniel is raising money to re-launch his fund (he told the Journal, after liquidating SHK in January 2011, that he'd be "trading again in a few weeks," though it's unclear if that happened). b) He's got gambling debts to repay ("A poker lover himself, he was reached at a card table yesterday but declined to comment"). c) He and John Mack are going to sell them out of the back of a truck. d) He just really appreciates women's shoes. e) Other Hedgie sues poker pro ex-wife over her 1,200-pair designer shoe collection [NYP] Related (...?): Hedge Fund SHK Liquidates, Rattles Gold Market

Area Hedge Fund Manager: Leave Harry Alone!

As you may have heard, earlier this week the lovable scamp that is Prince Harry of Wales got in a bit of hot water when he was photographed ass naked in Las Vegas, with a bunch of equally ass naked ladies, following some sort of swim meet with Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte. Those photographs, some of which involved a billiards table and pool cues, were subsequently run on the covers of various newspapers and the Queen, being none too pleased, told her grandson to get on the first flight back to London (apparently in a tone so scary he knew she meant business and "did not mingle with other passengers," instead remaining "in the upstairs cabin of the 747" to think about what he'd done). While it's unclear what kind of punishment the Queen has in mind, or if she's yet delivered the sort of tongue lashing generally reserved for naughty Corgis and her subjects at RBS, in the meantime many have come to the prince's defense and advised the old lady to back off, like the hedge fund manager the Times found on the tube who thinks the Queen should relax and have a good laugh about it. She'd be doing the same thing if Prince Philip ever gave her a weekend off. Among people surveyed at random in central London, including subway commuters reading about the Las Vegas incident on the front page of the tabloid the Evening Standard, the verdict was mostly thumbs-up. “I think it’s quite funny,” said John Daniels, 46, a hedge fund manager. “I’m sure most people would like to be doing exactly the same thing, especially in Vegas. This is his own private time and people shouldn’t be taking photographs of him.” For Prince Harry, Vegas Exploits Didn't Stay There [NYT]