Matthew Schoenfeld is a Portfolio Manager at Burford Capital.
Previously, Mr. Schoenfeld was a Portfolio Manager at Driehaus Capital Management, an $8 billion investment firm, where he ran the firm’s appraisal rights strategy, as well as other event-driven investments, including merger arbitrage and shareholder activism. Before joining Driehaus, he was a member of the Special Situations Group at Morgan Stanley, where he focused on merger arbitrage and catalyst-driven investing.
Mr. Schoenfeld was the youngest author published for the 2012 G20 Summit, co-writing “The G20 in Retrospect and Prospect” with former Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers. His work has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg View, and The Weekly Standard. In 2014, he was named to Forbes Magazine’s “30 Under 30,” a list of the top 30 professionals in the financial world under thirty years of age.
He graduated from Columbia University in 2008 with a BA in Political Science, and received his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2012, where he was a John M. Olin Law & Economics Fellow, Program on Corporate Governance Fellow, President of the Harvard Association for Law & Business, and Senior Editor of the Harvard Business Law Review.