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Gay Huey Evans of Tribeca Global Management and Michael Hintze of CQS to be honoured at London Gala

April 12, 2007
London, Thursday April 12, 2007

The London chapter of 100 Women in Hedge Funds is honouring Gay Huey Evans of Tribeca Global Management, and Michael Hintze of CQS, at its inaugural London Gala, to be held on 13 June at the Royal Courts of Justice.

Huey Evans will receive the 100 Women in Hedge Funds' European Industry Leadership award. Huey Evans is President of Tribeca Global Management (Europe), Citi Alternative Investment's hedge fund platform.  She is a risk management expert who worked for many years in senior positions at Bankers Trust and chaired the International Swaps and Dealers Association from 1994 to 1998 before heading the markets division at the UK's Financial Services Authority for seven years.   More recently, she has helped build out Tribeca into a premier multi-strategy hedge fund platform within Citigroup.

Hintze, who is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of CQS, will receive the 100 Women in Hedge Funds' European Effecting Change award for his philanthropic activity. Hintze established CQS in 1999 and the firm, one of the largest hedge funds in Europe, now manages over US$6 billion.  Over the last several years, the Hintze Family Charitable Foundation has made awards to educational and health programmes, and the Arts, including The Prince's Trust, The Prince's Foundation, Trinity Hospice, The Evelina Children's Trust, the Victoria and Albert Museum's Sculpture Galleries, the Vatican Museums' Pauline Chapel and the University of Sydney.

The 100 Women in Hedge Funds' London Gala will benefit The Prince's Trust, which provides training, mentoring and financial assistance to disadvantaged 14-30 year-olds in the UK to help them get their lives back on track.

For table and ticket sales and sponsorship opportunities, please contact londongalasales@100womeninhedgefunds.org .

100 Women in Hedge Funds serves alternative investment management investors and practitioners through unique educational, professional development, networking and philanthropic initiatives. Since its first event in 2002, 100 Women in Hedge Funds has hosted more than 100 events globally, connected more than 150 senior women through their Peer Advisory Councils and raised in excess of $10 million for philanthropic causes in the areas of women's health, education and mentoring. For more information about 100 Women in Hedge Funds, please visit the website at www.100womeninhedgefunds.org .
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