INTERVIEW: Phil Goldstein, co-founder of Bulldog Investors

Fighting fit and feisty

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Phil Goldstein has never been afraid to stick his head above the parapets. The 64-year-old co-founder of Bulldog Investors hit the headlines in 2006 when he successfully challenged the US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) hedge fund registration rule. Despite the publicity surrounding his action, Goldstein hopes he will not be remembered simply as the man who beat the SEC. "I don't want it to be our claim to fame," he says. "We have been managing money for 16 years, and have beaten t