Founded in 1995, by Raymond Staples, TMP Holdings, Inc. is a private investment firm and holding company that creates, develops and finances private sector ventures on a global basis, with a particular emphasis on Central and Eastern Europe. TMP financed several start-up firms in Central and Eastern that became the leading players in their respective industries. TMP is primarily focused on entertainment, food and beverage, distribution, real estate, retail, technology and telecommunications. Mr. Staples was a pioneering investor and telecommunications entrepreneur in the former Soviet Union, and he has been the most successful American in the region, being widely credited for disrupting Central and Eastern Europe’s telecom monopolies and introducing first-run western films and several major western brands into the region.
Established in 2003, The Riedel Research Group is a leading independent global emerging markets equity research firm with over thirty analysts in fifteen countries around the world. Riedel Research is recognized by CNBC, Bloomberg TV, and other financial news networks and financial publications as one of the best sources for independent investment analysis in capital markets. Founder David Riedel has over 30 years working in Emerging Markets in Asia and throughout the world with unique insights into actionable investment opportunities.
Founded in 2005 by Grant Little, Hudson Advisory Partners provides business and capital strategy consulting and execution for small and mid-sized businesses primarily in the US and including China and Africa. Client industries include business services, IT services, manufacturing, media and real estate. Hudson’s principals have completed over $45 billion in various debt, equity, M&A; and other financing transactions. Mr. Little’s 20 years of Wall Street experience has provided deep expertise in structuring and financing a wide variety of companies and projects.