Sydney Gever

Senior Vice President

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Sydney Gever helps lead Abernathy’s Hedge Fund practice, advising managers and their investor relations teams on media relations, investor communications and public positioning initiatives that advance and protect their firms’ reputations across market cycles. In addition to representing hedge funds and other asset managers, she provides strategic counsel to public and private corporations operating across a variety of industries, with particular expertise in pharmaceuticals and consumer goods.

Sydney has supported numerous clients on complex matters including M&A, shareholder activism, high-profile leadership changes and sensitive crisis situations in which effective communication across stakeholder groups is critical. She also has significant experience advising clients on various strategic planning, profile raising and corporate positioning initiatives, as well as helping them navigate the increasing convergence of business, political and social issues.


Representative Experience

• Cerner Corporation on its $28.3 billion merger with Oracle

• International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) on its $45 billion Reverse Morris
Trust combination with DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences business

• Realty Income on its $11 billion merger with VEREIT

• SEAKR Engineering on its sale to Raytheon Technologies

• Medline Industries on its majority stake sale to Blackstone, Carlyle and Hellman & Friedman for approximately $30 billion

• A global long/short equity manager on its wind down and return of investor capital

• A global biopharmaceutical company on executive communications, ESG initiatives, philanthropy and public commentary surrounding topical socioeconomic issues



• Tulane University, B.A. in Public Health