Michael E. Fein is a Senior Managing Director at Okapi Partners providing strategic advice to companies involved in proxy solicitation campaigns with a particular focus on transactional campaigns and activist situations. He is also experienced in corporate governance and executive compensation matters. His extensive buy-side experience enables him to provide valuable insight to corporate clients. He leverages this unique perspective in counseling clients on how to best generate investor support.
Prior to joining Okapi Partners, Mr. Fein was a principal and founder of Midway Management Partners, a private investment firm that invested over $500 million and raised capital from institutional and individual investors through an international multi-fund platform. He successfully orchestrated numerous restructurings and turnarounds over the last two decades and has sourced and structured more than 350 transactions. He has also assisted in building several businesses through board positions with some of Midway’s portfolio companies.
Beginning his career with Prudential Asset Management Company, Michael served as Director of Marketing for PAMCO’s autonomous subsidiary, Matrix Capital Management. He later traded equity derivatives as a Member of the American Stock Exchange and served as Portfolio Manager of a technology-focused fund.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics with a concentration in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.