Cadwalader Advises Politan Capital on Masimo Proxy Contest Victory

July 11, 2023

A Cadwalader team advised Politan Capital Management LP, a New York-based investment advisor that beneficially owns approximately 8.9% of Masimo Corporation (Nasdaq: MASI), in its victory in a highly publicized proxy contest with Masimo. Both of Politan’s nominees – Politan’s Chief Investment Officer Quentin Koffey and veteran health-care executive Michelle Brennan – were overwhelmingly elected to Masimo’s five-person board at Masimo’s annual meeting of shareholders held in Irvine, California, on June 26, 2023.

The Cadwalader team was led by Corporate co-chair Richard Brand and partners Nick Ramphal and Michael Pinnisi and included senior attorney Irina Dolinskiy, associates Jonathan Seliger, Emily Dworkin and Benjamin Hughes, as well as Litigation partner Philip Khinda.