Chicago, IL (Vocus) March 18, 2010
Houlihan Smith & Company, Inc. announced today that Karl D’Cunha will be featured as a keynote speaker on March 23 at the 10th annual Valuation of Hard-to-Value Securities and Portfolios conference titled “Mitigating Operational Risk Associated with the Valuation Process.” The conference will be held at the Princeton Club, 15 West 43rd Street in New York, New York on March 22-23, 2010.
Karl D’Cunha is a Senior Managing Director at The Houlihan Firm and oversees the firm’s financial advisory practice. 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 13 years experience in the alternative investments industry, including working with some of the largest hedge funds globally on valuation, restructuring and M&A issues. Mr. D’Cunha has been actively involved in alternative and asset management industry related services since 1997 and has prepared, supervised, and consulted upon assignments to US and International private equity, venture capital and hedge funds, investment advisors, mutual funds, and other entities.
About the Houlihan firm:
Founded in 1996, The Houlihan Firm is a global investment banking firm that provides financial advisory and financing services to public and private businesses as well as asset managers. The Houlihan firm 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 25 of Alpha Magazine’s Top 100 Hedge Funds. The firm’s tailored services 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, Los Angeles, London, Toronto, and Accra.
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