Hedge Funds

Industry rockers to take the stage for childrens' charity


Hedge fund industry professionals from Moore Capital, Rohatyn Group, Lazard Asset Management, Paloma Partners and others will show their musical sides at Planet Hollywood on October 12 at a charity event called Hedge Funds Rocktoberfest.

Proceeds from the concert will go to a charity called A Leg To Stand On, which provides prosthetic limbs and corrective surgery for children in developing countries. Mead Welles, founder of New York hedge fund Octagon Asset Management LLC, founded the organization. Octagon focuses on commodities, trade finance, and asset-backed securities.

Tickets to the event, which are $125 and include drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and