According to an article in The Wall Street Journal
, the big give accounting firms are asking the SEC to issue guidelines for improved disclosure in corporate annual reports. The request follows the collapse of Enron and the troubles encountered by Arthur Andersen.
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Interpid Capital of Jacksonville, Florida has acquired The Investment Counsel Company of Orlando, Florida. Intrepid hopes that the move will enhance its product offerings in the investment services arena.
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Artisan Funds will close its Artisan Mid Cap Fund to new investors when it reaches $2.2 billion in assets. As of December 31, 2001, the fund had approximately $2.0 billion in assets.
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GoldK has announced that TH Lee Putnam Ventures has joined the Series B round of venture capital the retirement services frim was raising. TH Lee is investing $9.5 million; other investors are investing an additional $1 million. For the related story, follow this 401kWire.com link
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