Day Pitney represented Irrational Capital in a strategic partnership with ValueAct Spring Master Fund which consisted of an investment in IC Workplace Alpha Fund LP, a private investment fund managed by Irrational Capital. Founded in 2017, Irrational Capital develops investment strategies that leverage statistically significant links between corporate culture and stock performance.
The Day Pitney Investment Management and Private Funds team consisted of Peter Bilfield and Eliza Fromberg along with Steve Ziobrowski on tax matters. The team advised on the terms of a strategic relationship agreement as well as the terms of various ancillary agreements, including the limited liability company agreement of IC Workplace Alpha Fund GP LLC. The team also provided advice on regulatory matters including state and federal investment adviser registration exemptions.
The partnership was featured in a Reuters article, "Ubben's Socially Conscious ValueAct Spring Fund Bets on Workplace Wonk."
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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's annual Day Pitney Palm Beach Family Office Forum, which had originally been scheduled for April 28 and 29, has been postponed to hopefully be rescheduled for later this year.
On January 31, David Waizer will be speaking at "Drafting Lasting Business Contracts: Simple, Powerful Strategies That Stand The Test of Time," a program and live webcast presented by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, a division of the New Jersey State Bar Association.
On January 15, Brian Fischer spoke at "When Good Deals Go Bad – Pitfalls to Avoid During the Sale Process," an Exit Planning Exchange (XPX) program held at The Hartford Club in Hartford, CT.
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Hedge Fund Law Report covered Erik Bergman's move to Day Pitney's Stamford office in an article posted March 12.
Day Pitney LLP represented Pula Capital Management LP (Pula), a newly formed investment manager based in Virginia, in connection with (i) the acquisition of a minority ownership interest in Pula by Felton Group, LLC (Felton Group), and (ii) an investment by Felton Group in Pula Capital Fund, LP, a newly formed fund managed by Pula that intends to employ novel mathematical techniques and a proprietary, systematic predictive model to trade a diversified long-short portfolio of liquid U.S. equities.
Daniel Gottfried, chair of Day Pitney's International Transactions practice was quoted in an article, "Who Can You Trust in the Cryptocurrency Economy?," published by the Robb Report.
Day Pitney Partner Dina Kapur Sanna was a panelist on the session, "Where Should I Locate My Structures?," at the Transcontinental Trusts International Virtual Conference.