The New York City based privately sponsored hedge fund, Sandell Asset Management Corp. invests in the public equity markets across the globe. The firm was founded in 1998 by Tom Sandell. It employs event driven international strategy to make its investments. Sandell Asset Management was founded in January 1998 and in addition to its NYC office it also has offices in London and Hong Kong. The company has a staff of over 120 globally, including over 50 investment professionals. Each Sandell location is supported by a locally based, international research team with full execution capabilities strategic asset management.
In the past two years Sandell Asset Management has undergone some big changes. These include adding Peter Rothschild, David Brady, and Philippe Hercot to its global private equity practice. Rothschild and Brady have been given positions as vice presidents in New York. Previously, Rothschild was a director at Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, a Los Angeles private equity firm focused on investments in middle market companies. Brady was most recently a vice president at Caxton-Iseman Capital, a New York based PE firm. Hercot joins the London office as a principal from Mercer LLC in Paris.
Among the divisions of Sandell Asset Management is Castlerigg Capital, a premier global private equity group dedicated to middle market investing across a broad variety of industries. Castlerigg seeks to partner with strong management teams and family business owners to identify key business drivers so as to unlock opportunities for growth. As part of Sandell Asset Management Corp., Castlerigg brings a team of private equity experts together with the talent, resources, and global reach of a leading private alternative asset management firm.