What Investors Will Ask During an Operational Due Diligence Exam Apr26

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Michael V. Merrigan, Founder & Managing Member Shadmoor Advisors LLC contributes the following post. Shadmoor Advisors will be one of the specialists hosting a table at our Table Talks event in New York on May 2nd. As we approach the event we will be featuring white papers from our various specialists.   Beyond Valuation, Compliance &

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The Power of Privilege: Caspersen and Madoff Abused It, But Investors are Taking it Back Apr15

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The unraveling of Andrew Caspersen is alarming not only because of the amount of money Caspersen schemed out of friends, family and investors ($95 million and counting) but also that someone from such a perceived high perch (Ivy league schools; prominent wealthy family) would commit such a crime. The SEC filed civil charges, DOJ filed a criminal case and Caspersen, while silent on the matter to date, spent a few days in a hospital (no word yet on how many days he will spend in jail). Once the smoke clears, the Caspersen debacle will reveal one major shift in the last five years: investors are more empowered than ever before

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Investors Turn To Washington For Solutions To Stock Market Jitters Mar29

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Katina Stefanova, CEO, CIO & Founder at Marto Capital, and a strategic leader in asset management and financial services, contributes the following post. Just under a year ago, popular opinion was that the US economy was strong and the Fed would need to raise interest rates soon to prevent unwanted inflation. In fact, much of the

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