Hedge Funds Politics & Regulation

Robertson, Singer, Shumway among major donors to Romney super PAC


The Republican front runner continues to gather hedge fund money.

  A super PAC supporting Mitt Romney has raised significant assets from hedge funds 
  Mitt Romney
Photo: Bloomberg
Some big name hedge fund managers are funneling money into a political action committee supporting the presidential campaign of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.

Robert Mercer of Renaissance Technologies, Julian Robertson of Tiger Management and Paul Singer of Elliott Associates are among those who have made seven-figure donations to “Restore our Future,” a pro-Romney so-called “super PAC,” campaign finance documents show. Super PACs, although not allowed to formally collaborate with any campaigns, can advertise for specific