Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Roy Disney, co-founder of Shamrock Activist Value Fund, Dies at 79

Roy Disney, Chairman of Shamrock Holdings dies at 79.  Click here to read the NY Times article.

About Shamrock Activist Value Fund
The Shamrock Activist Value Fund is one of five investment funds managed by Shamrock Capital Advisors, which has approximately $1.5 billion in capital in funds that specialize in private equity, real estate, and public equities. The Shamrock Activist Value Fund is a deep-value oriented fund that focuses shareholder activism through taking a meaningful stake in companies that would allow it to promote best corporate governance practices as well as strategic, structural, financial and operational improvements. The fund tends to be relatively concentrated, with 9-12 holdings at a time. As of September 30, 2009, Shamrock Capital Advisors had approximately $537 million invested in 10 publicly traded equities.