Some big names in the hedge fund world came together last week to raise money for natural disaster victims — and to go head-to-head in the boxing ring.
They were inspired by the story of Petra Nemcová, a former Victoria's Secret model who was seriously injured and lost her fiancé in the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
Nemcová founded the Happy Hearts Fund after that experience to help rebuild sustainable schools in the aftermath of similar disasters.
It was an action-filled night in and out of the ring with Pierre Andurand of Andurand Capital, Mike Tobin of Taylor Woods Capital Management, Kathleen Kelley of Queen Anne's Gate Capital, and many others.Step inside the Hammerstein Ballroom, where hedge funders gathered to raise money for the Happy Hearts Fund.
Petra Nemcová, who founded the Happy Hearts Fund, posed with Pierre Andurand, who was the star kick boxer.
"Team Tobinator" came to support Mike Tobin of Taylor Woods Capital Management, who fought Pierre Andurand.
Before the boxing kicked off, an international opera star sang the national anthem.
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