New York, NY (Vocus) July 29, 2009
Karl D'Cunha of Houlihan Smith & Company, Inc. (the Houlihan firm) will speak at Infovest21's seminar, Finding a Strategic Partner in Today's Environment/What's Your Hedge Fund Worth Today? The seminar will be held on the morning of August 5th at the Cornell Club, 6 East 44th Street in New York City.
As a Senior Managing Director at the Houlihan firm, his primary responsibilities as part of the firm's financial advisory practice include providing financial opinions including valuations, fairness opinions, and structured finance advisory. He is the head of the firm's Hedge Fund Advisory services group and a team leader of the firm's Technical Standards Committee.
Mr. D'Cunha has over 12 years experience in the alternative investments industry, including working with some the largest hedge funds globally on valuation, accounting and compliance issues. Additionally, he has been actively involved in investment company related services since 1997 and has prepared, supervised, or consulted upon assignments covering most facets of valuation and accounting relating to US and International private equity, venture capital and hedge funds, investment advisors, mutual funds and other entities.
He is a member of the following organizations: New York Hedge Fund Roundtable, Hedge Fund Association, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, CFA Society of Chicago, CFA Institute, Association of Chartered Accountants in the United States, Appraisal Issues Task Force, Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA), Arts and Business Council and American MENSA, Ltd.
Infovest21 is an information services company for the hedge fund industry. News, manager interviews, white papers, surveys and industry events provide the qualified investor, the institutional investor, and the alternative investment manager with customized information that will assist each in a time and cost-effective manner. Efficient delivery of information, cutting-edge technology and a niche focus are the themes to the innovative services provided.
About the Houlihan Firm:
Founded in 1996, The Houlihan Firm is an investment banking firm that provides financial advisory and financing services to business as well as asset managers and is recognized as a leading provider of financial opinions, financing, merger and acquisitions advisory and other corporate advisory services. In addition, the firm is the forefront service provider to the hedge fund industry and works with 20 of Alpha Magazine's Top 100 Hedge Funds. The firm's tailored services to asset managers include Portfolio Valuation (FAS 157 compliant); Distressed Asset Placement; Restructuring; and M&A Advisory to both alternative and traditional asset managers. The firm's experienced professionals work across the globe from offices in Chicago, New York and Los Angeles. Please contact Karl D'Cunha Senior Managing Director at 212-355-5151.
Mary Kate Cressy