Charitable fund founded by Orlando Bravo with a $10 million donation has collected $15 million more from the private-equity community [Laura Cooper | WSJ] Private-equity executives have long put their financial firepower behind philanthropic projects—Stephen Schwarzman’s donation to the New York Public Library and David Rubenstein’s efforts to repair and protect national icons such as the Washington […]
Orlando Bravo, Thoma Bravo co-founder, talks about efforts to provide private sector funds to help Puerto Rico after the devastation of Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico about ‘survival’ right now: Orlando Bravo from CNBC.
[Arlene Satchel | SunSentenial] With vital emergency supplies, food and medicine still not reaching countless hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and other stricken Caribbean islands, private air and yacht charters are stepping in to render aid. Several relief missions in recent days have departed from South Florida airports and marinas bound for Caribbean islands decimated […]
[Jill Tucker | SFGATE] San Francisco software investor Orlando Bravo saw a Facebook post Wednesday from the mayor of a town in Puerto Rico, desperately asking for help. A week after Hurricane Maria swept through, the town of Lares was running out of water. “That picture for me, I couldn’t tolerate it,” said Bravo, a […]