Hedge Funds Philanthropy

Pine River plays poker for Robin Hood

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Firm partners Steve Kuhn and Brian Taylor hosted a charity tournament last night in New York with players from Greenlight, Soros, Axonic; more than $500K raised.

 
 Pine River's Steve Kuhn (Photo: Bloomberg)

Pine River Capital Management, the $6.14 billion Minnetonka, Minn. firm with returns that are among the best in the industry this year, is giving a little back.

Firm partners Steve Kuhn and Brian Taylor hosted a poker tournament last night in New York City to benefit the Robin Hood Foundation and other charities. Some 200 people came from 17 hedge fund and Wall Street firms. Together, more than $500,000 was raised for hedge fund favorite Robin Hood; nearly $30,000 will go to the Cystic