Phoenix Partners Group Donates $150,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Wed Dec 9, 2009 10:49am EST

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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 St. Jude
Children's Research Hospital, one of the world's premier pediatric cancer
treatment and research centers. 

The donation was funded through a portion of the proceeds from the firm's annual
Joshua Bruce Sawyer memorial charity day, an annual event marked by Phoenix
Partners Group and its employees donating all revenues and commissions to
charitable causes. Mr. Sawyer was a colleague who died in January 2007 after
losing his battle with angiosarcoma, a very rare form of cancer. He continued
his work at Phoenix Partners until days before he died at the age of 28. 

"St. Jude is a world-class hospital that has never turned away a sick child
because of the family's inability to pay for treatment," said Wesley Wang, one
of the co-founders of Phoenix Partners Group. "It is our honor to help them
continue their exceptional work in Josh's memory." 

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is internationally recognized for its
pioneering work in finding cures and saving children with cancer and other
catastrophic diseases. St. Jude is the first and only pediatric cancer center to
be designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute.
Founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas and based in Memphis, Tenn., St.
Jude freely shares its discoveries with scientific and medical communities
around the world. St. Jude is the only pediatric cancer research center where
families never pay 

for treatments not covered by insurance. No child is ever denied treatment
because of the family's inability to pay. St. Jude is financially supported by
ALSAC, its fundraising organization. For more information, please visit 


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

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