Steve Messinger President – Di Costa Partners

About

Steve Messinger is President of Di Costa Partners. Mr. Messinger joined DCP from BlackRock where he most recently served as Managing Director and Executive Vice President of the iShares funds.  In this role, Steve oversaw the governance of the largest ETF complex including leading shareholder proxy solicitations. He has also worked for Morgan Stanley Investment Management and advised asset managers at Ernst & Young and Beacon Consulting, now part of Accenture.

Insights

18 Apr 2022 Board IQ Opinion: CEF Boards Should Brace for Heightened Activism

In this BoardIQ Opinion piece Steve Messinger talks about how CEF boards should prepare for heightened activism.

11 Mar 2022 Trends in Closed-End Fund Activism: Heightened Risk Ahead

In this whitepaper by Di Costa Partners' President, Steve Messinger, we explore the trends in Closed-End Fund activism.

24 Jan 2020 Converting Active Mutual Funds into ETFs: a Holistic Assessment

New DCP Fund Governance Views Whitepaper on the opportunities and challenges facing active mutual fund managers that may want to convert their funds into ETFs

About

Steve Messinger is President of Di Costa Partners. Mr. Messinger joined DCP from BlackRock where he most recently served as Managing Director and Executive Vice President of the iShares funds.  In this role, Steve oversaw the governance of the largest ETF complex including leading shareholder proxy solicitations. He has also worked for Morgan Stanley Investment Management and advised asset managers at Ernst & Young and Beacon Consulting, now part of Accenture.

Insights

18 Apr 2022 Board IQ Opinion: CEF Boards Should Brace for Heightened Activism

In this BoardIQ Opinion piece Steve Messinger talks about how CEF boards should prepare for heightened activism.

11 Mar 2022 Trends in Closed-End Fund Activism: Heightened Risk Ahead

In this whitepaper by Di Costa Partners' President, Steve Messinger, we explore the trends in Closed-End Fund activism.

24 Jan 2020 Converting Active Mutual Funds into ETFs: a Holistic Assessment

New DCP Fund Governance Views Whitepaper on the opportunities and challenges facing active mutual fund managers that may want to convert their funds into ETFs