Paula Schaap

As assistant managing editor, markets, Paula Schaap leads The Deal's coverage of activist investor campaigns and the equity and debt markets, as well as hedge fund and private equity news.

Prior to joining The Deal, Paula was editor of HedgeFund.net and a reporter in the New York office of London-based Financial News, now a division of Dow Jones.

Paula also worked as an editor for American Lawyer Media after leaving a business litigation practice in New York to become a journalist.

Recent Articles By The Author

NY Military Academy, Trump's Alma Mater, Is Readied for Auction

NY Military Academy, Trump's Alma Mater, Is Readied for Auction

New York Military Academy is asking the bankruptcy court to approve its hiring Hilco Real Estate to take care of an upcoming auction process and market the property.

Blockbuster Summer Movies Have High Impact on RealD Activism

Blockbuster Summer Movies Have High Impact on RealD Activism

Theater technology company RealD is having a blockbuster summer, along with rival Imax, as special effect movies like Jurassic World, Furious 7 and Avengers land in a theater near you.

To Win a Proxy Fight, Win the Heart of a Qualified Board Nominee

To Win a Proxy Fight, Win the Heart of a Qualified Board Nominee

As insurgencies proliferate, investors and targets are fishing in the same small pool of candidates. Experienced executives are the ideal recruits -- and companies may have an advantage over activists.

How Much CEO Pay Is Too Much? The Experts Weigh In

How Much CEO Pay Is Too Much? The Experts Weigh In

An investor, a lawyer, a banker and a consultant weigh in on the effect of shareholder anger over executive compensation.

Health Snacks Sector Pops as SkinnyPop Hires Adviser for Deal

Health Snacks Sector Pops as SkinnyPop Hires Adviser for Deal

With valuations high for healthy snack companies, SkinnyPop couldn't refuse to get back on the auction block.