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MFA Announces Jeffrey Himstreet as Vice President and Senior Counsel, Regulatory Affairs

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Managed Funds Association (MFA), the trade association for the global alternative asset management industry, announced Jeffrey Himstreet joined as Vice President and Senior Counsel, Regulatory Affairs. Himstreet brings decades of experience in the alternative investment industry, including at hedge funds, family offices, large asset managers, and in government.

“We are excited to welcome Jeffrey to our growing team during this pivotal time for MFA,” said Jennifer Han, MFA Chief Counsel and Head of Global Regulatory Affairs. “Jeffrey’s extensive experience and expertise in the alternative asset management industry will be a vital asset to MFA’s regulatory affairs efforts.”

Prior to joining MFA, he was with PGIM, Inc. , where he advised on a wide range of investment advisory, private fund, and derivatives matters.  Previously, he was a partner with Bingham McCutchen where he advised investment advisers, private funds, investment companies, and broker-dealers on asset management and regulatory issues. He has also worked in-house as the chief legal support for investment advisory products and distribution at Ameriprise Financial Services. He also worked at the SEC as an attorney in the Division of Investment Management.

“We are thrilled to have Jeffrey join the MFA team,” said Bryan Corbett, President and CEO of MFA. “Jeffrey’s deep policy expertise will bolster MFA’s ability to meet the evolving needs of our members as we engage with regulators during this crucial time for the industry.”

Himstreet received his J.D. from the Willamette University College of Law and his LL.M. from the Georgetown University Law Center.

About the Global Alternative Asset Management Industry

The global alternative asset management industry, including hedge funds, credit funds, and crossover funds, has assets under management of $4 trillion (Q4 2022). The industry serves thousands of public and private pension funds, charitable endowments, foundations, sovereign governments, and other global institutional investors by providing portfolio diversification and risk-adjusted returns to help meet their funding obligations and return targets.

About the Managed Funds Association

Managed Funds Association (MFA), based in Washington, DC, New York, and Brussels, represents the global alternative asset management industry. MFA’s mission is to advance the ability of alternative asset managers to raise capital, invest, and generate returns for their beneficiaries. MFA advocates on behalf of its membership and convenes stakeholders to address global regulatory, operational, and business issues. MFA has more than 170 member firms, including traditional hedge funds, credit funds, and crossover funds, that collectively manage nearly $2.2 trillion across a diverse group of investment strategies. Member firms help pension plans, university endowments, charitable foundations, and other institutional investors to diversify their investments, manage risk, and generate attractive returns over time.

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