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  • mengjohn mengjohn Dec 30, 2010 6:29 PM Flag

    A must read about the new investor!

    This comes straight from Wikipedia!!
    TERREN S. PEIZER, the "Zelig of Wall Street"[1] is currently the Chairman of a Los Angeles-based investment company, Socius Capital Group (SCG). Since its inception in June of 2009 to December 2010, SCG has provided companies with capital commitments and funding in excess of $300 million. Mr. Peizer is also the Chairman of Acuitas Capital Group, a private equity investment company, that recently led the purchase and funding of Xoftek Inc., a telecommunications company with a strong emphasis on video telephony for embedded devices and televisions.

    Raised in Beachwood, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland, Peizer has assisted companies by assembling management teams, Boards of Directors and Scientific Advisory Boards, formulating business and financial strategies, and investor relations; all towards the purpose of creating shareholder value. Mr. Peizer has a background in venture capital, investing, Mergers and Acquisitions, corporate finance, and previously held senior executive positions with the top investment banking firms Goldman Sachs , First Boston and Drexel Burnham Lambert . Mr. Peizer received his B.S.E. in Finance from The Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania.

    Mr. Peizer has been called "One of Wall Street’s top players"[2] and has frequently noted the importance of his Midwestern family values in various interviews. Peizer has exhibited a humble and modest lifestyle consistent with his Midwestern upbringing.[3]

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