October 07, 2015

NEW YORK – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Perella Weinberg Partners today announced that it has reached an amicable agreement, resolving all litigation and outstanding issues with David Schiff, the Asset Based Value Strategy Portfolio Manager & Partner, along with Partners Andrew Dym and Mark McGreenery (“the ABV Investment Team”). Under the terms of the agreement, the ABV Investment Team will separate and transition to a new to be formed independent registered investment advisor that will become a sub-advisor to the existing funds. This transition will provide the necessary investment management continuity for the remaining term of the $1.7 billion of assets under management so that the Investment Team can continue to maximize value for investors.

Robert K. Steel, Chief Executive Officer, Perella Weinberg Partners, stated, “The Firm, David and the ABV Investment Team and our investors had a successful seven-year relationship. During this time the ABV products provided strong risk-adjusted returns to our investing clients. We thank the Investment Team for their contributions and wish them well in their future endeavors.”

David Schiff, Portfolio Manager & Partner of the Asset Based Value Strategy, stated, “Since 2008, we’ve had the pleasure of building our strategy on a first-rate alternative investment platform. We are pleased to have worked with Perella Weinberg Partners on this agreement, which provides the ABV Investment Team the opportunity to continue to work together in order to maximize value for our investors. At the same time, this agreement will provide our portfolio companies and their management teams continuity and stability of oversight, management, and support. Perella Weinberg Partners has been a great business partner and we wish the firm the very best.”