Wade Bridge

Wade Bridge

Partner
Cincinnati, OH
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  • BIOGRAPHY
  • EXPERTISE

ABOUT

Wade has over 21 years experience assisting clients with corporate securities and investment-related initiatives. In that time, Wade has drawn on his experience with regulatory, compliance, corporate governance and other matters relating primarily to U.S. registered open-end investment companies, registered investment advisers, administrators, transfer agents and broker-dealers.

In Wade’s down time, he enjoys biking, playing golf and spending time with his family and friends.

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • Kentucky 1998

LANGUAGE

  • English

EDUCATION

Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Nothern Kentucky University
J.D.
University of Missouri
B.A.

AWARDS

  • Twice Named Global Custodian’s Best Administrator while at Ultimus Fund Solutions, LLC

FUN FACTS

FAVORITE QUOTE

Favorite Quote

There’s no crying in baseball!

Jimmy Dugan (Tom Hanks), A League of Their Own
  • Favorite Book
    Favorite Book

    The Power of One

    by Bryce Courtenay

  • Favorite Song
    Favorite Song

    Dazed and Confused

    by Led Zepplin

  • Favorite Movie
    Favorite Movie

    Pulp Fiction

  • Favorite Meal
    Favorite Meal

    Pizza

ALTERNATE CAREER PATH

Alternate Carrer Path

If I weren’t a lawyer, I would be a chef.

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • Kentucky 1998

LANGUAGE

  • English

EDUCATION

Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Nothern Kentucky University
J.D.
University of Missouri
B.A.

AWARDS

  • Twice Named Global Custodian’s Best Administrator while at Ultimus Fund Solutions, LLC

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Wade served as Vice President, Director of Fund Administration for Ultimus Fund Solutions, LLC where he co-managed the Fund Administration department and was responsible for over 200 funds with more than $50 billion in assets. He was also the Vice President for Ultimus Fund Distributors, LLC, a FINRA registered broker-dealer.

Wade’s areas of expertise include:
Investment Management; Mergers & Acquisitions; Compliance; Broker-Dealer Regulation, Corporate Securities, Corporate Governance, Open-End Investments, Registered Investment Advisers, Transfer Agents, Broker-Dealers, SEC


REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

Oversaw organization and launch of 40+ of open-end, closed-end and exchange-traded funds, including numerous initial startups

Served as liaison for clients to the Securities and Exchange Commission and coordinated responses for dozens of examinations and sweep letters, including in person presentations at client and SEC offices

Drafted, negotiated and revised a variety of financial services contracts including, investment advisory, sub-advisory, distribution, administration, transfer agent, custody, dealer, participation, revenue-sharing, fund supermarket operating agreements and side-letters.

CONNECT WITH ME

At Practus, we handle complex and challenging legal matters. I look forward to talking to you about how we can best meet your goals.

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