Abacus Group is a Proud Supporting Sponsor of the 12th Annual SohnX San Francisco Investment Conference
by Abacus Group, on Oct 29, 2021
The philanthropic west coast investment conference features world-class portfolio managers and emerging leaders in the global financial industry presenting their best investment ideas while raising funds to improve educational opportunities for under-served youth in the Bay Area.
SAN FRANCISCO, October 29, 2021 - Abacus Group is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 12th Annual SohnX San Francisco Investment Conference, a philanthropic event presented by the Excellence in Investing Foundation, which took place virtually on October 27, 2021.
The premiere Bay Area investor event brings together highly successful portfolio managers, private investors and asset allocators of all levels to learn from the insights and expertise of highly successful portfolio managers, with conference proceeds supporting Bay Area organizations focused on improving educational opportunities and life outcomes for underserved youth.
"We've been a long-time sponsor of the SohnX San Francisco Investment Conference and we're honored to continue the tradition this year," said Chris Grandi, CEO of Abacus Group. "We're always proud to support the great philanthropic work of the Excellence in Investing Foundation and the recipients of the Conference's funding."
“SohnX continues the goal of carrying the Sohn Conference Foundation’s mission of doing business while doing good into the virtual world,” said Evan Sohn, Vice President and Co-founder of the Sohn Conference Foundation. “We are proud to collaborate with partners like the Excellence In Investing Foundation to promote valuable philanthropic work with all proceeds going directly towards cutting-edge research and community programs.”
This year's funding recipients include Bridge the Gap College Prep in Marin City, 826 Valencia in San Francisco, and Community Education Partnerships in Oakland, who continue to persevere in these challenging times to provide education and support to children in the Bay Area's most challenged communities. In the last 12 years, the Conference has raised more than $2 Million to benefit Community Education Partnerships.
Speakers at this year's conference included investors from Sentinel Dome Partners, TPG Public Equity Partners, Light Street Capital, Octahedron Capital, SoMa Equity Partners, Maverick Capital and Prometheus.
ABOUT THE EXCELLENCE IN INVESTING FOUNDATION
The 12th annual Sohn San Francisco is presented by the Excellence in Investing Foundation. The conference is the premiere Bay Area investor event bringing together highly successful portfolio managers, private investors and asset allocators of all levels to learn from the insights and expertise of highly successful portfolio managers. Conference proceeds support Bay Area organizations focused on improving educational opportunities and life outcomes for underserved youth.
For more details please visit excellencesf.org.
ABOUT THE SOHN CONFERENCE FOUNDATION
The Sohn Conference Foundation is dedicated to the treatment and cure of pediatric cancer and supports cutting-edge medical research, state-of-the-art research equipment, and innovative programs. The Foundation raises its funds through the renowned Sohn Investment Conference in New York City and a number of premier investment conferences around the world.
The Sohn Conference Foundation honors the memory of Ira Sohn, a talented Wall Street professional whose life was cut short when he passed away from cancer at the age of 29. Ira’s friends and family founded The Sohn Conference Foundation in New York City in 1995. Since then, investment leaders from across the globe have been inspired to launch partner Sohn conferences and unite the financial community to support a number of charitable causes.
ABOUT ABACUS GROUP
Abacus Group, LLC is a leading provider of hosted IT solutions and service focused on helping alternative investment firms by providing an enterprise technology platform specifically designed for the unique needs of the financial services industry. The innovative and award-winning Abacus Cloud platform allows investment managers to source all technology needs as a service, offering the capacity to scale on demand to meet current and future cybersecurity, storage and compliance requirements. The company has offices in New York, NY; San Francisco, CA; Boston, MA; Dallas, TX; Greenwich, CT; Los Angeles, CA; Charlotte, NC; and London, England. For more information, visit abacusgroupllc.com.