Founded in 1991, York Capital Management is an investment firm that offers a range of financial services. It specializes in merger and acquisition transactions, distressed and restructuring opportunities and equity investing in a variety of events, such as corporate spin-offs and split-ups, litigation, shareholder agitation, proxy contests, balance sheet arbitrage and consolidations. The firm also provides risk management services. With office in London, Moscow, Singapore and Hong Kong, York Capital Management manages more than 16 billion dollars worth of assets on behalf of institutions, endowments, foundations, individuals and families. It additionally maintains a location in New York City.