Rocktoberfest Sponsorships to Support ALTSO’s Work With Children In Emerging Market Countries

August 18, 2017

ALTSO

Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest, the annual fundraiser for children's charity A Leg To Stand On (ALTSO), will unite over 2,000 leaders from the alternative investments and finance industry for rock & roll and acoustic music, featuring over a dozen bands whose talented performers are industry leaders. New York anticipates a total of more than 15 acoustic and main stage acts with nearly 10 performances to headline in Chicago. Sponsorships for the event are already filling up with more than twenty committed companies in the alternative investment and finance industry. Returning sponsor Lyxor Asset Management out of Paris is among them. "Lyxor Asset Management has been sponsoring this event for several years and is proud to continue to be part of such an incredible cause," said Andre Donatiu, Director, Business Management and Development. “Rocktoberfest makes an outstanding contribution to the social inclusion of the children that benefit from their precious aid and affirms our commitment in having a responsible impact on the world around us.” Lyxor Asset Management is sponsoring alongside companies including lead sponsors PAAMCO and CME Group as well as ABN AMRO Clearing, ADM Investor Services, Back In The Game Therapy, Cortland Capital, Eurex, GlobeTax, GQR, Hentsu, Perkins Fund Marketing, Intercontinental Exchange, MKP Capital Management, The OCC, Societe Generale, Trading Technologies, Wells Fargo - Equity Exchange, Wells Fargo - Securities and more.

This year’s event will also host sponsors from the NYC Finance Luncheon, an event hosted by Tricap Partners & Co., Eaton Partners, Reed Smith LLP and ACG. The NYC Finance Luncheon is an exclusive luncheon bringing together senior professionals from the hedge fund, private equity and family office communities. The event will be held Thursday, September 28th at Zuma New York and will feature a special menu prepared by Zuma Executive Chef Oliver “Ollysan” Lange and will be hosted by CNBC’s Ron Insana. Guests of the luncheon will also each receive two complimentary tickets to ALTSO’s Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC. “What ALTSO does to improve the lives of underprivileged children around the world is nothing less than amazing,” said Eric Saucedo, Partner at Tricap Partners & Co. “All of us in the financial community recognize that it is important to make a difference in this world, and by bringing together the financial community to raise money for ALTSO, we hope to do our small part to support incredible organizations like ALTSO in their objectives. This year in particular, we are extremely fortunate to be working with Eaton, Reed Smith, ACG many other companies active in the NYC financial community on these two initiatives with ALTSO.”

The net proceeds raised at the Zuma Luncheon and Rocktoberfest events will be allocated to ALTSO's programs in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Since its founding by C. Mead Welles of Octagon Asset Management in 2002 with Dr. Dinesh Patel, Chief of Arthroscopic Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital and Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School, ALTSO has provided treatment to over 16,000 children in 20 countries. About Zuma Zuma, the brainchild of award-winning co-founder and creator, Rainer Becker, introduced its internationally acclaimed style of modern Japanese cuisine in New York on January 21, 2015. This renowned restaurant has successfully launched eleven global outposts, including London, Hong Kong, Dubai, Istanbul, Miami, Bangkok, Datça Peninsula, Abu Dhabi, New York, Rome and Las Vegas. Located in Midtown Manhattan and situated over two levels, the Noriyoshi Muramatsu of Studio Glitt designed location both captures the style and elegance of Zuma worldwide and embraces unique elements seen only in New York. Serving authentic Japanese izakaya style dishes designed to share, the three kitchens present authentic yet alluring options, with bold flavors and simple presentation, highlighting quality ingredients.

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Packages are still available by emailing ALTSO’s Executive Director, Gabriella Mueller, at gmueller@altso.org

For organizational and media inquiries please contact: Gabriella Mueller; Executive Director; 212.683.8805; gmueller@altso.org or: Mitch Ackles; Hedge Fund PR; 646.657.9230; mitch@hedgefundpr.net

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