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Steve Pomerantz, Ph.D. Joins Accelerant LLC

Posted by Jack Duval

Jan 21, 2014 3:17:00 PM

Accelerant is pleased to annouce the addition of Steve Pomerantz, Ph.D. as a consultant.

Steve Pomerantz holds a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley and has 25 years of experience in investment research, financial modeling, derivative structuring, statistics, portfolio and risk management. 

Dr. Pomerantz has been qualified as an expert witness in numerous securities-related matters in various jurisdictions, providing litigation support to accountants and attorneys. His experience in litigation has been in cases involving trust management, investment suitability, derivative valuation, investment strategy analysis, economic damages, tax shelters, mutual funds and investment industry practice. 

He is often called upon to use sophisticated mathematical techniques to develop models for valuation, damages and suitability analysis. Dr. Pomerantz is well versed in applications of operations research, statistics, probability and time-series analysis to provide solutions within a variety of assignments.

Strong verbal and communication skills enable Dr. Pomerantz to reduce complex securities, investments and financial topics to simple and accurate frame works. He has taught as an adjunct professor at the undergraduate and graduate level in such courses as statistics, probability, operations research, and finance. 

His experience in the investment management area has served a variety of firms and clients iareas as diverse as derivative structuring, quantitative research, portfolio and risk management. This experience coupled with his academic training provides a perspective that is grounded in scientific rigor yet possesses the practical realities of how the business of finance operates. 

Areas of Dr. Pomerantz’s practice include:  

  • Mutual Fund and Investment Management Fee Analysis
  • Investment Management Performance 
  • Tax Shelter Analysis 
  •  Hedge Funds 
  •  Investment Suitability 
  •  Derivatives Valuation 
  •  Stock Option Valuation 
  •  Concentrated Hedging Strategies 
  •  Risk Management

Steve will be associated with Accelerant's New York City office.

Accelerant ( is a securities litigation consulting firm specializing in large and complex cases. Our experts have industry, academic, and regulatory experience and bring broad and deep securities and regulatory knowledge as well as analytic rigor to their work.

Accelerant’s clients value our ability to communicate complex ideas simply, our reputation for unbiased, independent, and high quality analysis, and our commitment to a highly responsive work ethic.

Headquartered in New York City, Accelerant also serves clients from our Hong Kong and London offices.

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Topics: Complex Investments, Securities Expert, Quantitative Investment Analysis, Steve Pomerantz

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