Sadis & Goldberg Named Best Global Law Firm at Hedgeweek Global Awards 2019
Hedgeweek recently announced that Sadis & Goldberg LLP was named the best Global Law Firm at the 2019 Hedgeweek Awards. The annual Hedgeweek Global Awards recognize excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers celebrate the achievements of firms that contributed to another significant year for the sector. The awards were decided by a poll of Hedgeweek readers, who include both investors and managers as well as other industry professionals at firms including fund administrators, custodians, accountants and auditors, law firms, consultants and fund distributors.
Sadis has been involved with the creation of various investment products as well as many 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.
Sadis attorneys 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), securities litigation, regulatory and compliance, tax, commercial and employment litigation and arbitration, corporate governance and shareholder activism, derivative transactions, M&A litigation and appraisal rights, as well as investor due diligence.
“We have been fortunate to represent managers located across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and South America as well as throughout the United States,” says Ron Geffner, Financial Services Partner at Sadis. “While our clients employ a broad range of investment strategies, over the last several years we have seen a material growth in sponsors launching hedge funds, 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, Yehuda Braunstein, Financial Services Partner at Sadis concludes: “Our firm is honored to receive the recognition of our esteemed peers.”