NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hedgeweek announced on September 20, 2018 that Sadis & Goldberg LLP was named the best North American Law Firm at the Hedgeweek US Awards. The annual Hedgeweek Global Awards recognize excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers in the United States. The awards are based on a 'peer review system' where by the readers, including institutional and high net worth investors as well as managers and other industry professionals at fund administrators, prime brokers, custodian and advisers are invited to elect a 'best in class' in a series of categories.
Sadis & Goldberg has been involved with the creation of various investment products as well as with many of the distribution models including seed transactions, acceleration capital, creation of hedge fund platforms, joint ventures, and the retention of third party marketers. Working with over 1,000 funds, the firm is actively involved in the most current legal trends in the industry.
Its partners routinely handle a diverse range of enquiries, providing legal counsel to domestic and international financial institutions, family offices, hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, real estate funds and commodity pools.
In addition to the Financial Services Group, Sadis & Goldberg provides a full range of sophisticated legal services, including corporate transactions (acquisitions and divestitures), regulatory and compliance, tax, commercial and employment litigation and arbitration, corporate governance and shareholder activism, fiduciary duty law to derivative transactions, M&A litigation and appraisal rights, as well as investor due diligence.
"We have been fortunate to represent managers located throughout the United States, as well as across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and South America," says Geffner. "While our clients employ a broad range of investment strategies, over the last several years we have seen a material growth in sponsors launching private equity funds, venture capital funds, utilizing strategies such as healthcare, technology, media and telecommunications, real estate, cannabis, opportunity zone funds and crypto-currency, as well as alternative financing strategies such as hard money lending, asset-backed lending and litigation finance. In addition, we've seen a continued demand for equity and quantitative-related strategies; global macro, equity long/short and distressed debt."
On winning this year's award, Geffner concludes: "Our firm is honored to receive the recognition of our esteemed peers and is thankful to our clients for their continued support."
To read the full list of winners, please click on the link below: https://www.hedgeweek.com/2018/09/19/268538/hedgeweek-usa-awards-2018-winners
About Sadis & Goldberg LLP
Sadis & Goldberg LLP is one of New York's leading law firms. The financial services practice enjoys an international reputation, providing legal counsel to several hundred advisers, broker-dealers and commodity pool operators that sponsor, manage and advise hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds and separately managed accounts. We also advise clients on tax, litigation, ERISA, regulatory and compliance and real estate issues. For additional information: www.sglawyers.com.
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