Hedge Funds Politics & Regulation

Obama’s vanishing hedge fund moneymen


You'll no longer find John Arnold, Dan Loeb or Paul Tudor Jones among the president’s top fundraisers.

  Obama's anti-Wall Street rhetoric appears to have driven away many of his former supporters in the industry.

Barack Obama is getting a glimpse at what the hedge fund industry’s grumblings about his presidency—however justified—will mean financially.

Some of the most prolific fundraisers from the president’s 2008 campaign are not listed on the most recently released disclosure of so-called bundlers for his 2012 reelection effort. Some absences, such as that of Third Point’s Dan Loeb, are no surprise. Loeb raised at least $100,000 for Obama in 2008, but sent a