Stradley Ronon’s nationally recognized Investment Management Group represents investment company clients with more than 1,500 separate series/funds and assets under management exceeding $2 trillion. The Investment Management Group represents closed-end funds (CEFs), their sponsors, investment advisers and boards of directors in connection with securities offerings, structuring leverage, periodic disclosure requirements, compliance matters and related topics, and represents CEFs in marketing their shares via offerings registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Securities Act of 1933, on national stock exchanges and through private placements. The group also serves as special counsel to CEFs, investors, industry trade groups and other law firms regarding complex issues arising under the 1940 Act, the 1933 Act, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and the rules and regulations of national stock exchanges and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
Michael D. Mabry, a partner in Stradley Ronon’s investment management practice group, counsels investment companies, investment advisers, broker-dealers and other financial service providers on a variety of securities and corporate matters. Regularly working with mutual funds, listed closed-end funds, interval funds and exchange-traded funds, he has counseled boards of directors and investment advisers on regulatory, investigatory, enforcement and litigation matters, including SEC examinations, closed-end fund proxy fights, rescissions and private litigation. Michael helps clients develop, register and launch new and innovative investment products, and assists investment advisers and funds in complex transactions and instruments, including derivatives, credit arrangements, alternative investments, mergers, offshore investments and proxy solicitations. He also assists investment adviser clients with registration and disclosure requirements, self-custody, compliance and marketing.
He received his law degree from the University of Virginia, a master’s degree in economics from Bowling Green State University, and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.