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Private Equity and Venture Capital

Chair: Grant Rapaport

Firm: Grant Thornton LLP
Member of: Manhattan/Bronx Chapter

Committee Members

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Grant Rapaport
Grant Thornton LLPManhattan/Bronx
Brian M. Aledort  Manhattan/Bronx
Peter Alexander
Schwartz & Company LLP Nassau
Robert Altieri
Unknown Industry/Commerce CompanyManhattan/Bronx
Robert F. Aufenanger Broadscope Fund Administrators LLCManhattan/Bronx
Paul Aversano
Alvarez & Marsal Holdings, LLCNassau
Francesco Barone
Rho Capital Partners Manhattan/Bronx
John Beczak
Resource Capital FundsManhattan/Bronx
Maurice Berkower
Berkower LLCStaten Island
Michael G. Bernstein Retired (no firm)Manhattan/Bronx
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Committee Meetings

Private Equity and Venture Capital02/23/2017

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About the Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee

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Committee Action Plan

Who We Are


We are members of the Society who work in, or are interested in the area of, private equity and venture capital funds. We focus on accounting, audit, valuation, legal, compliance, regulation, best practices, investor due diligence and other operational areas associated with private equity and venture capital funds.


What We Do


·         We meet monthly and hold educational presentations and discussions on topics of current interest.


·         Examine developments in the areas of:

o   Impact of Dodd- Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

o   Valuations of investments

o   Operations and best practices

o   Secondary markets and resale’s to other funds


·         Comment on relevant legislative proposals and coordinate with other appropriate responding committees in responses to SEC (Investment Management Division), CFTC, OCC, Federal Reserve, FASB and AICPA initiatives.


·         Sponsor a Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference each year.


·         Address technical questions from members of the Society on valuation and other accounting related topics related to private equity and venture capital funds.


Who Should Join

Members, including accountants, lawyers, investment bankers and consultants, who work in or are interested in the private equity area, venture capital, buy-out firms, M&A groups, and institutional investing.