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Phoenix Partners Group Donates $150,000 to the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
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NEW YORK--(Business Wire)-- Phoenix Partners Group, a leading interdealer broker with offices in New York, London, and Paris, announced today that it has donated $150,000 to the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. The donation represents a portion of the proceeds from the firm's annual Joshua Bruce Sawyer memorial charity day when Phoenix Partners Group and its employees donate all revenues and commissions to charity. Mr. Sawyer is a former colleague who died on January 23, 2007 after losing his battle with angiosarcoma, a very rare form of cancer. He was 28 years old and he continued to work until days before he died. The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of only two National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in Manhattan. It is committed to eradicating cancer through research, education, and patient care. The Center also promotes interdisciplinary laboratory, clinical, and population-based research, and facilitates the application of this research to cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. The outstanding accomplishments of the center in all areas of cancer research, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention are world-renowned. "The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center is committed to treating and eradicating all forms of cancer and we are honored to support such a worthy research center in Josh's memory," said Wesley Wang, one of the co-founders of Phoenix Partners Group. For more information about the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, please visit http://hiccc.columbia.edu. ABOUT PHOENIX PARTNERS GROUP Founded in 2005, Phoenix Partners Group is a leading credit and equity derivatives interdealer broker with offices in New York, London, and Paris. Focused primarily on serving banks and dealers, the firm offers unparalleled execution, liquidity and tailored customer solutions across a wide range of markets. Phoenix Partners Group prides itself on its unique corporate culture that emphasizes client service and promotes teamwork. For more corporate and market information, please visit www.phoenixpartnersgroup.com Media: Starkman & Associates Eric Starkman, 212-624-9755 firstname.lastname@example.org Copyright Business Wire 2009