Phoenix Partners Group Donates $150,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
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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 www.stjude.org. 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 Starkman & Associates Eric Starkman, 212-624-9755 email@example.com Copyright Business Wire 2009