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100 Women gala nets £675k for child bereavement


100 Women in Hedge Funds has announced that it raised over £675,000 at its London Gala event this week at St. James’s Palace, which was attended by 300 leaders from across the hedge fund industry.

The net proceeds raised from the event will go to support the Child Bereavement Charity. 100WHF also presented Galia Velimukhametova, portfolio manager at GLG Partners who runs the firm’s distressed debt strategies, with its 2011 European Industry Leadership Award – given in recognition of her “professional talent and passion for investing” over a 20-year career in the alternatives industry.

100WHF was honoured to