President Barack Obama may have his opponents but there are several hedge fund managers that still love him. These hedge fund managers contributed at least $50,000 to the President’s re-election campaign according to the top fundraisers list released this week.
Obama Hedge Fund Fans That Contributed over $200,000 to His Re-Election
Obama has several hedge fund managers that contributed heavily to his campaign in the third quarter. Brian Mathis of Longship Capital and Orin Kramer of Boston Provident each contributed more than $500,000 to President Obama’s campaign last quarter. Hedge fund managers that contributed over $200,000 to the President’s re-election include Grosvenor Capital Management‘s Michael Sacks, Taconic Capital Advisors’ Frank Brosens and the imminent David E. Shaw of D.E. Shaw.
Hedge Funds Contribute More than $50,000 to Obama’a Re-Election
Chad Leat of the Citigroup Alternative Asset Group, Jim Torrey of the Torrey Funds, Marc Lasry of Avenue Capital Group and Stephen Robert of Renaissance Institutional Management each put in between $100,000 and $200,000 to President Obama’s re-election campaign this quarter. Several other hedge fund managers contributed between $50,000 and $100,000. The list includes several big names like Eton Park Capital’s Eric Mindich and Farallon Capital’s Thomas Steyer.