Hedge Funds

New York activist firm adds senior staff

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Wyser-Pratte Management, an event-driven activist firm based in New York, has ramped up its staff due to recent growth. The firm has hired Louis Morin as chief operating officer, a new position, and Dae Ha as a senior research analyst.

Morin has served as chief executive and chairman of three privately held companies and has also held senior operational management positions in high-tech manufacturing and physical metals industries. Most notably, he negotiated $64 billion in debt restructuring for The Republic of the Philippines.

Ha joins Wyser-Pratte from Goldman Sachs, where most recently he worked in the principal investment