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The EMCO/Hanover Group Inc

11740-11 Sunset Boulevard

Los Angeles, California 90049

United States

Company Description

The EMCO/Hanover Group has acted as advisors to the investment banking/ corporate finance departments of: Bregman Securities & Co., Inc Birr, Wilson & Company Inc. and Jesup & Lamont Securities Corporation plus Henry Ansbacher & Co Limited, which in 2004 ... more

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Employment History

Chief Executive Officer

M Line Holdings Inc

Senior Vice President

American Express Company

Chairman

Technical Asset Management Limited

Chairman

ORDIOR Ltd

Affiliations

Advisor
Linkstorm Corporation

Board Member
Elephant Talk Communications , Inc.

Editorial Advisory Board
Prentice-Hall , Inc.

Member
MacroTrend Capital Group LLC

Advisory Board Member
San Diego Investment Conference

Honorary Financial and Economic Adviser
Mr. Li Yingjie.

Member of Regulated Investment Banking Firms
Securities and Exchange Commission

Founder
Sino-American Joint Ventured Hospital

Treasurer
Student Council

Key Advisor
Global Medical Products Holdings , Inc.

Advisor
Transatlantic Capital Bio-Sciences Fund

Education

Bachelor Science Degree

Accounting and Finance

Babson College

Bachelor of Science degree

Cambridge University

Master of Science Degree

Finance and Economics

Bucknell University

Masters Degree

Bucknell

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Company Overview | Linkstorm

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Bruce Barren

Mr. Barren is Group Chairman of The EMCO/Hanover Group, which, since its inception in 1971, has concluded more than $3+ billion in financial transactions worldwide as international merchant bankers, representing more than 1,000 separate corporate transactions. Mr. Barren has completed more than 200 business turnarounds, capital restructurings and mergers/acquisitions representing more than $1 billion in annualized payroll. He has been honored on more than 50 separate occasions by state and federal governments of the U.S., China and Central America, and has received more than a dozen individual U.S. Congressional Tributes, both from the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, including one in 1990 from then Congressman Christopher Cox - subsequently the 28th Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. In 1989, Mr. Barren was honored with a commemorative from President Ronald Reagan.
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Mr. Barren is advising Linkstorm in matters ranging from corporate governance to financing strategies (both private and public) to potential joint ventures with overseas corporations.


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Stay in touch with The EMCO/Hanover Group as we bring you topical and enlightening articles relevant in today's changing market, such as "Tips to Choose The Right Expert Court Witness. Mr. Barren's articles aim to be informative, interesting and always timely.
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In 2006, Mr. Barren was presented with a Certificate of Honor from China's State-owned Supervision and Administration Commission of the People's Government of Hunan Province for his "great contribution" for establishing the first Sino-American Joint Ventured Hospital. Subsequently, he was also the keynote speaker at the 20th Annual China Industry Development Forum in Dongguan held by the China Tourist Hotels Association and received a plaque for his being an advisor to the Association. Mr. Barren, under EMCO/Hanover, has further been given an exclusive right to acquire majority control in the privatization of the first municipal water treatment facility in China.
In 2007, Mr. Barren was presented with a second Certificate of Honor. This time, it was in recognition of his efforts in the award of the first ever granted license to build an assisted-care living community in China which will consist of some 12,000 senior citizen, housing units. Separately, he also received a Letter of Appointment as a senior consultant for the Prosperity of Baotou business and investment from the Baotou Disabled People Welfare Fund Association of The Red Cross of Baotou City, Inner Mongolia from its Chairman Zheng Jinduo. Concurrent with that, Mr. Barren was further appointed a senior consultant for The Association of Entrepreneurs Friend, Baotou CPPCC by its President Li yu ran.
In 2008, Mr. Barren joined the Board of Directors of Elephant Talk Holdings, Inc., a publicly-traded U.S. Company. Elephant Talk is an international telecom operator and enabler/systems integrator to the multi-media industry by facilitating the distribution of all forms of content and telecom services to global consumers. Besides various worldwide licenses in over a dozen markets in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, it also has a license to operate telecommunication switching facilities in China. Through 2009, Mr. Barren served as its Company's Vice Chairman in addition to being Chairman of its Compensation Committees plus the independent Director for its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee along with its Audit Committee.
In May 2009, Mr. Barren met with the Mayor of Shenyang, China - Mr. Li Yingjie, who named Mr. Barren as the honorary financial and economic adviser to the City of Shenyang. In May 2009, Mr. Barren met with the Mayor of Shenyang, China - Mr. Li Yingjie, who named Mr. Barren as the honorary financial and economic adviser to the City of Shenyang.
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As part of his appointment Mr. Barren will attend the City's yearly economic forum and other key meetings with the Mayor of Shenyang. This is a great honor. Mr. Barren is the first foreigner to be appointed to be city's adviser. In 2013, Mr. Barren was further honored by the Provincial Government of Laio Ning for his outstanding contributions in its economic development. (See Link Translation: Dear Mr. Bruce Barren: "Thank you for your many years' of outstanding contributions to Laio Ning Province's Economic Development"). From 2014 and 2015, EMCO/ Hanover expanded its presence in the Far East by adding several offices in Southeast Asia.
In 2013, Mr. Barren was further honored by the Provincial Government of Laio Ning for his outstanding contributions in its economic development. (See Link Translation: Dear Mr. Bruce Barren: Thank you for your many years' of outstanding contributions to Laio Ning Province's Economic Development). In 2016, Mr. Barren also completed the purchase of an 87% shareholder interest in International Packaging and Logistics Group, Inc (IPLO) by the controlling shareholders of Shandong Yibao Biologics Co., Ltd. (a bio-science company in the research, production and sales of chondroitin sulfate series raw materials and Confucian series health care products as the largest and the most professional manufacturer of chondroitin sulfate in the world).
In 2014-2016, Mr. Barren completed for a Far Eastern company the purchase of an 87% shareholder interest in a US publicly-traded company in conjunction with the sale of certain insider related assets plus acted as a keynote speaker to a Chinese international - 30,000 member-based, bio-sciences company. He also was a prime contributor in a Korean/ Chinese transaction which involved a worldwide product technology license in addition to acting as an adviser for the purchase of a controlling shareholder interest in another publicly-traded, U.S. company.
Mr. Barren presenting an award as a speaker at the 35th Anniversary of U.S. - China Diplomatic Relations Conference held at the Richard Nixon Library in May, 2014.


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Mr. Bruce W.D. Barren, Chairman The EMCO/Hanover Group

Distinguished Civic Service Awards Litigation Cases in which Bruce Barren has been qualified as an expert Articles Published by or Written Involving Bruce W. Barren
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Bruce W.D. Barren is Group Chairman of The EMCO/Hanover Group, which, since its inception in 1971, has concluded more than $3+ billion in financial transactions worldwide as international merchant bankers, representing more than 1,000 separate corporate transactions. Mr. Barren specializes in matters attendant to the senior management decision process, including those relating to executive and employee compensation, wrongful terminations, board representation, operating management, planning, financial administration, short and long-term debt and capital involvement, including capital sourcing, encompassing all types of investment requirements - business turnarounds, capital restructuring and merger/acquisition, plus foreign licensing along with corporate valuations for cash/ collateral purposes under the U. S. Bankruptcy Act and separately, for estate planning - including tangible and intangible assets. Mr. Barren has personally been involved in more than 200 business turnarounds and emerging businesses, representing a diversity of industries worldwide which has represented more than $1 billion in annualized payroll.
Mr. Barren has been honored on more than 60separate occasions by: the Governors of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania plus New York and New Jersey in addition to their respective U.S. Senators and members of the House of Representatives along with the Governors of Kentucky and Tennessee. In California, he has received commendations from various municipal and county governments as well as its State Assembly, Senate, Offices of the State Treasurer, Controller and several Governors plus by Washington, the Peoples Republic of China and the Central American Parliament.
As part of these accolades, Mr. Barren has also received more than a dozen individual U.S. Congressional Tributes, both from the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, including one in 1990 from then Congressman Christopher Cox - subsequently the 28th Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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In 1989, Mr. Barren was honored with a commemorative from President Ronald Reagan.
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Under EMCO/Hanover's Executive Loan Program, Mr. Barren has assumed a number of senior on-line managerial positions, ranging from small- and medium-sized companies to those in the multi-national marketplace. Under this program, Mr. Barren has acted as: a Chief Executive Officer on a motorcycle manufacturer and a President of a satellite microwave equipment manufacturing company - both for separate venture capital firms then located in New York City; a Chief Executive Officer of a California bank under FDIC approval; President of a HMO medical provider, with 28 offices in Southern California, under the State of California, Department of Insurance's approval; Chairman of a printing/graphic design business and as a Chief Executive and Administrative Officer for various companies in the construction/ real estate industry, both commercial and residential.
From 1959 to 1962, Mr. Barren was an Executive Vice President and Board Member of a multi-national industrial processing and chemical company, which he was forced to assume while he was in college, following the death of his father. Other prior experiences included an association with Price Waterhouse (1963-1967) where his responsibilities were directed primarily to client marketing-related problems at the chief executive officer level, involving such companies as Paramount Pictures, Saab Motors (Sweden) and Electrolux.
Between 1968 and 1971 Mr. Barren was a member of several Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulated investment banking firms, first as a Vice President at Walston & Co., Inc., second only to Merrill Lynch (now Bank of America) which have some 100 offices, and then as a Director/ Senior Vice President of Delafield Childs, Inc. Both were then located in New York City. Since then, he has been an advisor to a number of other SEC regulated firms, including Henry Ansbacher & Co Limited, which in 2004 was sold to the Qatar National Bank; Hill Samuel & Co. Limited US operations, then headquartered in New York City, which in 1987 was acquired by TSB Group PLC.; and the U.S. representative for Transatlantic Capital Bio-Sciences Fund, a London (England) based group of funds engaged in bio-sciences venture funding whose primary investors included: Australia and New Zealand Banking Group; Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation in addition to the British Telecom Pension Scheme.
EMCO/ Hanover, under Mr. Barren, was also one of the founding affiliates, under Hanover Capital International, of Houlihan Lokey (originally Richard A. Houlihan & Associates), which was founded in 1972 and is now solely owned by over 250 of its employees and ORIX USA Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of ORIX Corporation of Japan, which is listed on both the Tokyo (TSE: 8591) and New York (NYSE:IX) Stock Exchanges. ORIX USA is a diversified corporate lender, finance company, and advisory service provider with more than $6 billion in assets and has an extensive portfolio of credit products and advisory services.
In 1971, Mr. Barren became a Senior Vice President for an AMEX publicly-traded printing services company which also controlled a related company, listed in the Over-the-Counter Marketplace. Currently, Mr. Barren continues to act as an advisor to a variety of companies, engaged in a diversity of business - worldwide, including having served as the designated Chairman of the Executive Committee in 2005-6 for a U.S. publicly held company, with two mandates from the Peoples Republic of China (PRC): to upgrade its Level II hospitals and to introduce the concept of Assisted Care Living.
From 1985-87, Mr. Barren acted as Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of a $200 million multi-national transportation services company operating in some 40 different countries involving Europe along with North, Central and South America, plus Africa and the Middle East in addition to the Far East prior to its acquisition by a foreign corporation, In 1990-91, he was appointed Chief Executive office for a $900 million revenue-based company operating throughout North America, Korea and England. In 1991, Mr. Barren was also the keynote for The Guitar Centers, Inc.'s (GCI) annual meeting held in Scottsdale, Arizona (in 2017, GCI was the world's largest retailer of guitars, amplifiers, drums, keyboards, recording, live sound, DJ, and lighting equipment, with more than 260 stores across the U.S. In 1991, it had some 150 locations.). From 1993 to 1996, Mr. Barren initially acted as an advisor and then became the Chief Executive Officer for an aerospace company in order to effect its capital formation program. In so doing, he was further appointed a co-conservator of this company by The Superior Court of Los Angeles, California.
Prior to becoming Chairman of a technical asset management and product disposal company located in England, Mr. Barren was Chief Executive Officer for a multi-national direct sales company, headquartered in Nanjing (PRC), and serving the Far East. Through 2004, Mr. Barren acted as the Lead Consultant for a medical services company whose primary activities focused on Mainland China.
Because of his vast experience, Mr. Barren has been featured in more than 150 articles by various newspapers and internet media in the Far East (China and Japan), Europe and the United States, as "turnaround" specialist and business expert. Included therein were also for one of the "Big 4" accounting firms' KMPG's Banking Insider, and separately, KMPG's Commissions Markets Insider plus the California CPA Magazine, The Outlook.
In 2005, Mr. Barren became an audio conferencing instructor for Progressive Business Publications (PBP) - representing an audience of some 70,000 people, including Chief Financial Officers for both publicly- and privately-held companies. In 2007, he continued as a CPE- accredited instructor but this time the topic was: "Cash Management: Building and fortifying a strong cash flow strategy."
In litigation support as an expert witness, Mr. Barren has been accepted as a multi-industry expert in some 52 cases, including against such industry leaders like The Chase Manhattan Bank, Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo Bank and The Ford Motor Company - representing a variety of capital transactions involving all types of capital, plus minority shareholder interest, management and their fiduciary responsibilities, executive and employee compensation, wrongful employment terminations, corporate valuations plus a diversity of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions. As such, he has given testimony in both District and State Courts plus the U.S. Tax Court and before the IRS plus acted as an expert on behalf of the Securities and Exchange Commission. During his 40 year career, he has written more than 500 valuation and fairness opinions.
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