I'm impressed with what Verdant Analysis has developed so far. This application could improve the way finance is taught and investment research is conducted at the undergraduate level and beyond.
Hamilton, Ontario (PRWEB) January 31, 2012
Verdant Analysis, Inc., developer of web-based financial modeling software for investment analysis is pleased to announce international expansion to their advisory board. Jeffrey C. Hooke brings industry perspective and experience to Verdant Analysis.
“As someone who has made a very successful career from understanding how to use financial models to determine a company’s value and how to perform investment and security analysis, Mr. Hooke brings strategic insight to our company that we value very highly,” says Jennifer Cameron, CEO.
“I’m impressed with what Verdant Analysis has developed so far,” says Jeff Hooke, managing director of Focus Investment Bank. “Right now, this application could improve the way finance is taught and investment research is conducted at the undergraduate level and beyond. Business valuation, investment analysis, building financial models – these concepts can all be given practical application with this tool and save the user hours of tedious work in collecting financial statement and market data.”
Verdant Analysis recently launched its free, web-based financial modeling software for investment analysis. The application assists users in developing financial models using the financial statement data, current market price, beta and alpha of all publicly traded companies in the United States and Canada. Models can be applied to portfolios of securities allowing for vertical and horizontal analysis.
Jeffrey C. Hooke is Managing Director at Hooke Associates, LLC, a valuation firm, and FOCUS, LLC, an investment bank. Mr. Hooke has worked as an investment banker with Lehman Brothers and Schroder Wertheim, as the principal investment officer at the World Bank Group, and as a director of Emerging Markets Partnership. He is the author of “Security Analysis and Business Valuation on Wall Street”, an industry and academic standard, as well as “M&A: A Practical Guide to Doing the Deal” and “Emerging Markets: A Practical Guide for Corporations, Lenders, and Investors”.
Verdant Analysis, Inc. (http://www.verdasis.com) improves the speed and quality of financial decision making by developing intuitive and powerful applications on top of a comprehensive, trust-worthy and flexible information infrastructure. Our vision is to increase the transparency financial markets by lowering the cost of analysis. We do this by developing innovative business models and embracing cutting edge technology.