CreativeCap Advisors,a premier global asset management consulting firm, has added Richard S Heller, Partner at Thompson Hine, as one of the mentors for the firm’s Global Emerging Manager Incubator.
Heller (pictured), joins the global mentor network having extensive experience working with fund managers helping them to structure their funds and advising them on best practices in building a quality fund business.
“We are very excited to welcome Richard Heller to our global network of mentors. We are confident that his vast experience and expertise will better enable our incubatees to build superior and stronger businesses,” says Tyra S Jeffries, Founder and CEO of CreativeCap Advisors. “Richard Heller has always been a well-respected member of the fund manager community not only through his expertise, but in his true dedication to his clients. We know that the incubatees working with him will be in good hands and will only receive the very best guidance in helping them to achieve greater levels of success within our program.”
Heller is a partner in Thompson Hine’s Corporate Transactions & Securities and Investment Management practices and the Family Office Services group. He primarily concentrates his focus on securities matters. Throughout his career, Heller has counselled public and private financial services companies and their directors, family offices, investment advisers and broker-dealers, hedge funds, private equity funds and offshore funds.
“I look forward to volunteering my time as a mentor. I have been involved with many managers on issues ranging from legal concerns to practical considerations on how to run a business. I am pleased to help in any way that I can,” says Heller.
Outside of his law practice, Heller served three consecutive terms on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Business Forum on Small Capital Formation. The forum has published recommendations to the White House. He is also a Board Director of The Hedge Fund Association. Recognised as a legal authority in his area, Richard is frequently called upon to participate in prominent Family Office and Investment Management conferences, including SALT Las Vegas.
The Emerging Manager Incubator Program was created with the goal to help accelerate the growth of emerging managers by utilising an interdisciplinary approach that focuses on four critical areas: marketing, investor relations, business development and business management. The selective program seeks to become the single largest and most intensive program for emerging managers from around the world ever created. The deadline to apply to the Global Emerging Manager Incubator has been extended to 31 August 2018.