Less than three weeks left to sponsor ALTSO’s signature charity events where philanthropic industry leaders rock out to support of children with limb disabilities in the developing world

Charity A Leg To Stand On (ALTSO) will hold its 12th Annual Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest – NYC on Thursday, October 15 at Capitale at 130 Bowery and its 4th Annual Rocktoberfest – Chicago on Thursday, October 22 at City Winery at 1200 W. Randolph Road in Chicago. The events will feature bands like New York Rock Exchange with members from Green Key Technologies, Fat Tail with members from Goldman Sachs, Mayer Brown and Jamison Capital, The Cause with members from Credit Suisse and Pangea Business Solutions, Mo’ Beta Blues Band with members from Drury Capital and new band Six Floors Under comprised entirely of members from SocieteGenerale.

“I am proud that The Cause has been involved in building awareness about ALTSO’s mission,” said Greg Dabal, member of historic New York Rocktoberfest band The Cause, head of ALTSO’s New York Music Committee and Managing Director at Credit Suisse. “Credit Suisse’s sponsorship makes a huge difference to the lives of disabled children in developing countries.”

Sponsors for the New York and Chicago events include SocieteGenerale, Drury Capital, Lyxor Asset Management, Intercontinental Exchange, CME Group, Credit Suisse, Wells Fargo, CBOE, KPMG, Globe Tax, Trading Technologies, OCC, Eurex, Back In The Game Therapy and others.

“I want to thank the New York City hedge fund industry for their generous contributions and time over the years working towards ALTSO’s goal of transforming the lives of more than 13,500 children,” said André Donatiu, Relationship Manager, MAP Prime Brokerage Business Development for Lyxor Asset Management, a historic sponsor of the event. “A Leg To Stand On has come a long way, but there is still more work to be done to empower disabled children in developing countries. Our firm is proud to sponsor such a great cause.”

ALTSO has treated more than 13,500 children in 20 countries since its inception in 2002, in large part to the funds raised each year at Rocktoberfest events. An anticipated 1,500 guests in New York and 500 guests in Chicago will make this years’ the largest Rocktoberfest events to-date.

Sponsorship packages and tickets are limited, but still available at or by contacting Gabriella Mueller at or 212.683.8805.  For more information on the charity or events, please visit ALTSO’s website at


A Leg To Stand On (“ALTSO”) is a non-profit organization providing free orthopedic care including prosthetic limbs, orthotic devices, mobility aids, corrective surgery and rehabilitative care to children in the developing world. Its mission is to offer children who have lost their limbs in traumatic accidents or suffer from congenital disabilities the physical capabilities to access the opportunities and self-esteem earned through education, work and mobility.

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