Capital Group

Timothy Armour is an American Executive officer of the investment company Capital Group. Armour started at Capital 34 years ago. All of Armour’s investment experience is with Capital Group.

Before starting at Capital Group, Armour worked as an investment analyst, as well as covering globe telecommunications. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics, which he received from Middlebury College. In July of 2015, Tim Armour was named chairman of Capital Group, after the current chairman, James Rothenberg, passed away of a heart attack.

Warren Buffet, an American business magnate, has recently bet 1 million dollars that he can achieve better investment returns that hedge fund managers. He will do this by investing in an S&P 500 passive index fund. So far, it looks as if Warren Buffet is going to win this wager.

Mr. Buffet’s bottom-up approach to investing has seemed to work over many years. In a recent annual shareholder letter, Buffet offered some advice: Be aware of product labels. Partly due to high management fees, poor long-run returns are being provided. But, passive index investment costs are typically unknown, or paid little attention to. This means that business does not rely on active or passive, it relies on good long-term investment returns, and low cost plays a huge role in this.

Many people believe that passive index returns are the only safe way to a stable retirement. However, according to Buffet, index cushions do not help against a downed market.

The last thing Mr. Buffet dressed in his letter was that average actively managed funds have done worse than the market over time. But, unfortunately, there is no way for us to find out which funds are going to perform, and which are not.

Learn more about Tim Armour: https://www.thecapitalgroup.com/us/about.html

New Businesses Can Find Investors With Laidlaw & Company

I am a new business owner who has been looking for investors for a while, and I have been striking out left and right. This is all pretty new to me because I am not a businessman as it were. I am just a guy with an idea who wants to be able to make some money on it. I think I can serve the community, but I need small investors who are willing to put a little extra money into the business. I approached James Ahern and Matthew Eitner about this at Laidlaw & Company about how I could get these investors, and then they started out by showing me how that works.

They have new people every day who might want to invest with companies like mine, and they will help someone like me find a couple investors. I know that that sounds silly, but I have no idea how I would find people to invest in my business any other way. I have no idea how to put together a list of investors, and I do not know if I could even convince them to give me money for the business. This way works much better for me.

The idea that I can have investors for my small business has been a real lifesaver for me. I needed to know that someone could help me put together a list of investors, and now Laidlaw & Company is doing that for me. They have done this before for other companies, and they will make sure that their brokers are helping me figure out how many people I need in order to have some success with this. I will be able to get more money to help operate my business, and all these investors will get some money back.

Lawsuit against Laidlaw & Company

Laidlaw was the investment banker of Relmada Therapeutics and its placement agent in December of 2011 and May of 2014. During Relmada’s merger with Camp Nine, Inc., Laidlaw served as its financial advisor. However, in 2015 a dispute arose between the two parties after Relmada requested Laidlaw to organize a non-deal show to attract new investors. Laidlaw did as directed by Relmada and engaged in confidential discussion with Relmada’s management regarding prospects and their business. Over the years, Laidlaw introduced new institutional investors to Relmada

Lawsuit Filed Against Laidlaw

It surprises to find that Relmada filed a lawsuit against Laidlaw for breaching a contract on institutional investors’ interaction and capital raising efforts. According to me, Relmada did its part in reaching out to Laidlaw and arrived at an agreement in December of 2015. The meeting was attended by Messrs. James Ahern and Matthew Eitner along with Ben Snedeker the former CEO of Laidlaw and two directors of Relmada. Messrs. Ahern and Eitner demanded the power to appoint Relmada’s Board Directors and later on a press release announced that they had appointed five directors and taken over the leadership of the company. As a result, the court issued a temporary restraining order demanding further amendments on the complaint against Laidlaw. A motion including the additional legal claim against Laidlaw’s breach of fiduciary duty was filed.

Laidlaw & Company

Laidlaw is a brokerage and investment firm that initially functioned under the name Sands Brothers International Ltd. Matthew D. Eitner is the CEO while James P. Ahern is the Managing Partner of Laidlaw & Company. The company has a growing network of offices in Europe and the United States. Currently, Laidlaw & Company has employed over a hundred people across the world and governed by FINRA registration and FCA authorization.