Beth and Seth Klarman

  • Joined the Giving Pledge: 12/10/2013 - Read the Letter
  • Estimated Net Worth: $1.3 billion
  • Forbes Rank: #1367
  • Industry: Investments; Asset management
  • Born: Beth Klarman - Information not available
    Seth Klarman - 1957
  • Residence: Chestnut Hill, MA

Beth Klarman, president of The Klarman Family Foundation and founder of the Boston Jewish Community Women's Fund, is heavily involved with charitable work in the Boston, MA, region. Seth Klarman is founder and president of The Baupost Group, a $30 billion hedge fund. He is the author of "Margin of Safety" (1991) an out-of-print treatise on risk-averse investing considered by many to be a seminal work in the field of finance. Klarman is also an investor in The Times of Israel, an English-language Israel-focused news web site.

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It is a privilege to be stewards of great wealth in the service of society's greatest challenge... We strive to be collaborative, responsive, and opportunistic in our approach to giving, while remaining realist about the number of things we can truly improve through our support.

Beth and Seth Klarman

Giving Interests

Education; Human Services; Massachusetts; Children / Youth; Africa; Hospitals; Jewish federated giving programs; History