A special presentation by Arthur Lipper III, investment banker, financier, management consultant, author and lecturer is scheduled for April 20, 2007 on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He will present “Royalties, the better way to finance and invest in companies and projects” at 3:00 p.m. in the Pleasants Family Room of Wilson Library. The presentation is hosted by the School of Information and Library Science. It is open to the public.
Lipper is currently the Chairman of the British Far East Holdings Ltd. in Del Mar, California, and has been affiliated with the international financial community since 1954. His Stock and Commodity Exchange memberships have included: NYSE, American, Midwest, Pacific Coast, Detroit, Boston, Philadelphia, Bangkok, NY Comex and NY Futures Exchange. He has served as advisor to the Mid-America Commodity Exchange and Bourse de Beyrouth and he was the founder and CEO of Arthur Lipper Corporation and co-founder and Chairman of New York & Foreign Securities Corporation. Mr. Lipper also serves as President of Communications Management Associates.
An author, his writings include: LIPPER Mutual Fund Performance Analysis service and other investment company related services created by Arthur Lipper Corporation 1967-72. Venture's Financing & Investing In Private Companies - A Guide to Understanding Entrepreneurs and their Relationships with Investors, Lenders and Advisors (Probus) 1988. The Larry and Barry Guide to Venture Funding 1984. Venture's Guide to Investing In Private Companies (Dow-Jones Irwin) 1984. Thriving Up and Down the Free Market Food Chain - The Unrestrained Observations (and Advice) of a Business Darwinist (HarperBusiness) 1991. The Guide for Venture Investing Angels - Financing & Investing In Private Companies (Missouri Innovation Center) 1996 - now in its 2nd printing. The Larry & Barry Guide To Entrepreneurial Wisdom 2002 (published by CITIC in Chinese in 2004) (www.VenVest.com) and www.GAPRating.com.
Lipper has also contributed columns, forewords, chapters and articles in publications such as: Barron's, “Business Owner/Entrepreneur” column in the San Diego Business Journal, “Views of a Venturer” columnist for Pittsburgh's Executive Report and Women's News, The Franchise Advantage (1987), The Venture Magazine Complete Guide To Venture Capital (1987), Leadership: Making Things Happen (1986), Handbook for and Innovative Managers (1987), Executive Chess (1987), Beyond IBM (1989), Exceptional Entrepreneurial Women (1988), The Dynamos - Who Are They Anyway (1987), Knights and Knaves of Corporate Boardrooms (1989), Library of Investment Banking - Capital Raising & Financial Structure (1990) and to the Venture Capital Club Monthly, Association of Venture Founders Newsletter, Gifted Children Newsletter, Venture Magazine, Journal of Creative Behavior, Magazine of Artificial Intelligence in Finance, www.gifted-children.com. www.bizwiz.com/venvest/asklipp.htm Access Business OnLine Daily Newspaper, Essential Elements to Business Success (1999), www.voiceofsandiego.com
Lipper is affiliated with many educational institutions including the Kenan Institute of Private enterprise of Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC at Chapel Hill.
He currently serves as: Officer, Director or Advisor of Lion Brothers (world's oldest/largest embroidered emblem manufacturer), DKS Technologies (diesel engine performance enhancement), Innovest Value Dynametrics (ecological risk evaluation services), Manhattan Scientifics (MHTX) (technology incubator), Optogenetics (DNA imaging for disease and fetal gender identification), Global Aquatech (desalinization of wells in coastal areas), Caldera Mining (gold mining concessions in Sonora, Mexico), Kenan Institute/ of Private Enterprise / Kenan Institute Asia Liaison Committee, SINIPCO Pte. Ltd. (Singapore Intellectual Property Company), and Royalty Entitlement Exchange (S) Ltd.