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MFA Statement on SEC Commissioner Nominations

WASHINGTON, DC – MFA President and CEO Bryan Corbett released the following statement in support of the nominations of Jaime E. Lizárraga and Mark Toshiro Uyeda to serve as Commissioners of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC):

“MFA congratulates Jaime E. Lizárraga and Mark Toshiro Uyeda on their nominations to serve as SEC Commissioners and supports their confirmation. Both nominees have long and distinguished public service careers that warrant their appointment. If confirmed, we look forward to working with them on a durable regulatory agenda that ensures the primacy of our financial markets and protects investors.”

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About the Global Alternative Investment Industry
The global hedge fund and alternative asset management industry, including hedge funds, credit, managed futures, and hybrid funds that invest in private companies, has assets under management of $4.3 trillion (Q3 2021). The industry serves thousands of public and private pension funds, charitable endowments, foundations, sovereign governments, and other global institutional investors by providing portfolio diversification and risk-adjusted returns to help meet their funding obligations and return targets.

About the Managed Funds Association
Managed Funds Association (MFA) represents the global alternative investment industry and its investors by advocating for regulatory, tax, and other public policies that foster efficient, transparent, and fair capital markets. MFA’s more than 150 member firms collectively manage nearly $2.6 trillion across a diverse group of investment strategies. Member firms help pension plans, university endowments, charitable foundations, and other institutional investors to diversify their investments, manage risk, and generate attractive returns over time. MFA has a global presence and is active in Washington, London, Brussels, and Asia. www.managedfunds.org. www.investinginopportunity.org.