...I expect that secondary transactions will increase in volume over the next few years and I find that the GreenCrest Team is well positioned to play a significant role in this exciting marketplace...
New York, NY (PRWEB) May 20, 2011
GreenCrest Capital today announced that former Bear Stearns Securities Corp. president and SEC director, Dr. Richard Lindsey has joined the GreenCrest Capital Board of Advisors.
Dr. Lindsey is principal of Callcott Group LLC and served as president of Bear Stearns Securities Corporation from 1999 to 2006. Before joining Bear Stearns, Dr. Lindsey served as the Director of Market Regulation for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and as Chief Economist of the SEC.
GreenCrest Capital is a pioneer in providing institutional investors insight and access to some of the most exciting private companies in the world. The Firm's proprietary research into companies like Facebook, Zynga, Twitter and eHarmony provides valuable information and reference data that enables investors to assess the value of some of today's leading social media and cleantech companies.
Dr. Lindsey will join a prominent list of seasoned analysts, economists, advisors and board members making GreenCrest Capital one of the most experienced and professional teams operating in the private equity space. Dr. Lindsey will advise the firm as it works with regulators on developing new guidelines to address the needs of private companies and growth in secondary market investments.
"GreenCrest Capital represents a necessary addition to the private equity segment through research and institutional focus" said Dr. Lindsey. "I expect that secondary transactions will increase in volume over the next few years and I find that the GreenCrest Team is well positioned to play a significant role in this exciting marketplace" he added.
"We look forward to working with Dr. Lindsey to improve transparency and liquidity as they pertain to secondary market investments" said Boaz Rahav, GreenCrest's Managing Director.
Dr. Lindsey has done extensive work in the areas of market micro-structure and the pricing of derivative securities. He serves as the Chairman of the International Association of Financial Engineers, the public director of the Options Clearing Corporation, a public director of TIFF Advisory Services, and a Fellow of the Courant Institute at New York University. He has also served on several corporate and not-for-profit boards, including those of the International Stock Exchange, Strike Technologies, New Hedge Fund Corporation, and the Options Clearing Corporation where he was previously the vice-chairman.
Dr. Lindsey has held the positions of Visiting Academic at the Nikko Research Institute in Tokyo, Japan, and Visiting Economist at the New York Stock Exchange. He has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Berkeley, an M.B.A. from the University of Dallas, and a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of California, Berkeley.
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