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Hege Funds Care to hold Atlanta benefit on Nov. 9th with financial expert John Mauldin

Thursday, October 13, 2011
Opalesque Industry Update – Hedge Funds Care, a hedge fund industry-supported charity dedicated to preventing and treating child abuse, today announced that it would hold its Southeast Open Your Heart to The Children Benefit on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 6:00pm at the Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30308. The more than 100 hedge fund managers and alternative investment industry members expected to attend will enjoy an evening of cocktails, a networking dinner and a conversation with renowned financial expert John Mauldin.

The Southeast branch will also present the Hedge Funds Care Award for Caring to Mr. Mauldin, President of Millennium Wave Investments, New York Times’ best-selling author, and a pioneering online commentator. Earlier that day, Mr. Mauldin will also host a VIP Luncheon at the Piedmont Driving Club for approximately 20 guests. Tickets for the Benefit cost $500 per person and tickets for the Luncheon cost $1,000 per person.

“With the support of the Southeast Hedge Funds Care branch and the Atlanta alternative investment industry, we hope this Benefit will be our most successful to date. Our colleagues in the financial services industry take their role in this unique charity seriously and look forward to this opportunity to raise funds that make a difference in the lives of disadvantaged children,” said James (Jay) Martin, Senior Advisor at Infinity Capital Partners and a co-chair of the Benefit.

“Hedge Funds Care has been steadfast in pursuing its vital mission since the charity was founded--working to raise and invest funds for the most effective programs that prevent and treat child abuse and neglect,” stated Michael Cross, Director of Business Development for Financial Services at BDO USA, and co-chair of the Benefit.

Benefit Sponsors include Masters Capital Management, LLC, NorthPoint, Houlihan Lokey and Partnership Financial Consulting, LLC. Altegris Investments, the La Jolla, California-based financial investments firm, will sponsor the Luncheon.

A limited number of tickets and additional sponsorships are available. The event is open to hedge fund managers, investors and service providers and the media is also invited to attend. Please click here for further information.

(press release)

Hedge Funds Care is an international charity supported largely by the alternative investment industry. Its sole mission is to support efforts to prevent and treat child abuse. Hedge Funds Care raises money, primarily through events, and awards grants in 12 major cities in the United States, Canada, the Cayman Islands, and the United Kingdom. Approximately 30 events are held annually. www.hedgefundscare.org


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