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  • Robin Hood Scene: Google’s Schmidt Joins $80 Million Gala

    Just before 10 last night, NBC News anchor Brian Williams said the total amount raised at the Robin Hood Foundation benefit was “$72,559,253 and counting.”

  • Queen Rania, the Killers Help Ark to Raise 14 Million Pounds

    Absolute Return for Kids , the charity founded by Arpad Busson , raised 14.1 million pounds ($20.5 million) last night in London, topping its 10 million pound target, as guests including Queen Rania of Jordan and rock group the Killers urged financiers to donate for children.

  • Prince William Helps Hedge-Fund Charity Raise 17 Million Pounds

    Prince William and the Kings of Leon helped Absolute Return for Kids raise 17.2 million pounds ($28.1 million) at the charity’s 10th annual dinner in London last night, a sign that the hedge-fund industry continues to recover from the global recession of 2008.

  • Busson Weighs Sale of EIM as Assets Shrink

    Arpad Busson, who rode a global boom in hedge funds to become one of the biggest investors in the industry before the 2008 financial crisis, has held talks to sell his EIM SA fund-of-funds firm after assets shrank, four people with knowledge of the matter said. (Source: Bloomberg)

  • Busson May Sell Fund-of-Funds Giant EIM

    Bloomberg's Jesse Westbrook reports that Arpad Busson, who rode a global boom in hedge funds to become one of the biggest investors in the industry before the 2008 financial crisis, has held talks to sell his EIM SA fund-of-funds firm after assets shrank, four people with knowledge of the matter said. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Inside Track." (Source: Bloomberg)

  • Zaha Hadid Wins Stirling a Second Time, Beats Olympic Velodrome

    Zaha Hadid, an Iraqi-born architect, last night won the U.K.’s RIBA Stirling Prize for the second straight year, as judges favored her school in Brixton, south London, to rivals including the London 2012 Olympics Velodrome.

  • Ian Wace to Replace Stanley Fink as Chairman of ARK Charity

    Ian Wace , founder of London-based hedge fund firm Marshall Wace LLP, was named chairman of Absolute Return for Kids , the charity started by fellow money manager Arpad Busson .

  • Hedge Fund Charity RICE Seeks More for Kids in Slums, Hospital

    Returns Invested in Children and Education, the charity set up by Asia’s hedge-fund industry, is stepping up efforts to raise money for minors, including the sick in Cambodia and those growing up in India’s brothels.

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