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is a private financial analysis and investment research firm providing
specialized research services to institutions, governments, and
other public and private organizations. All such services are either
privately commissioned by the client or undertaken independently
by Sovereign Advisers® for distribution to clients on a subscription
basis through the firms SovereignALERTtm
also provides a monitoring service for creditors in corporate bankruptcy
proceedings and sovereign bond defaults, including reporting of
petitions, filings, court actions, and other relevant developments
occurring in such proceedings. Occasionally, Sovereign Advisers®
may assume an advocacy role in such proceedings, including filing
of briefs and petitions with courts and regulatory agencies on behalf
of defaulted creditors.
to global investors, Sovereign Advisers® recently established
the Global Securities Watch Capital Markets Transparency Initiative
a web portal designed to provide disclosure of embedded and undisclosed
investment risks endemic to certain securities (typically involving
bond defaults) which may otherwise remain unknown to the investing
public. Although still in the development phase, the portal is receiving
widespread interest from the global investment community.
In 2000, Sovereign
Advisers® established a consulting practice group to provide
financial advisory services to governmental institutions engaged
in large-scale economic development projects, including feasibility
analyses and industry research.
of Sovereign Advisers® is Mr. Kevin OBrien, who also serves
as managing director of the firms Governmental Institutions
Advisory Services Group. Mr. OBrien developed the template
for the creation of a micropolitan community reinvestment trust
for financing development of infrastructure projects in small communities,
which was published by the United States Federal Reserve Bank of