Activist Hedge Funds’ Next Big Battle Is Inside The BeltwayGuest Post
Activist Hedge Funds - guest post by Greg Marose
As the hedge fund industry exploded over the past fifteen years, it facilitated a new era of activist investing geared toward influencing corporate decision-making. Hedge fund activism, which many policymakers contend prioritizes profits over job creation and broader economic impact, is now finally emerging as a front-and-center issue inside the Beltway.
This past spring, Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) introduced legislation to enhance oversight of hedge funds employing activist strategies. The bill would shorten the Securities and . . .
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