Category Archives: Financial Institution

Autism Rocks future under Will and Pete in the Board of Trustees

Shah Sanjay is the Founder of Autism Rocks, his interest developed after sudden surprise at Portland Hospital when his son was diagnosed with Autism. Shan is married to Usha, and he was raised in London by immigrant parents from Kenya. Shah is Visionary entrepreneur by having founded Solo Capital Markets. He is the President of Solo Group Holding and oversees the management of the company. Shah owns several firms across the United Kingdom and Dubai like the British Virgin Islands, The Luxemburg, and Malta.

 

Shah has a great passion for Music that he developed during while studying at King’s College where during that period he used to organize for musical concerns with his friends across London. Autism Rocks uses Musical Concerts to pass Autism messages to communities and to raise funds. His dream to become a Doctor fall into deaf years after realizing his interest was to pursue Business studies.

 

Autism Rocks Foundation was established in the year 2011, and Shah becomes the President. The significant force behind the firm came from Nikhil, his youngest son. At an early age, Shah’s youngest son was diagnosed with Neurodevelopment disorder that found Shah and the family unaware. According to Shah, coping with Autism is expensive to afford and hard to get in public hospitals, an experience that keeps the child waiting for an extended period to be served undergoes a lot of suffering. Physiotherapy is very vital for children with Autism hence it is very expensive for most families to afford.

 

Through his network and wealthy friends, Shah decided to start a campaign against the disease through Autism Rocks that aimed to raise funds for research on Autism. Autism Rocks aims at preparing the community in detecting Autism in Children and researching on possible cures on ways to life with the disease for a prosperous future as the other children. Shah holds live concerts for only guests with famous music celebrates like Drake, Snoop Dogg, and Kravitz. The concerts help in raising donation and communicating about the importance of early detection of Autism in Children.

 

The foundation is an umbrella of many organizations pursuing the same goal. Autism Rocks activities includes Music live concerts, organizing events, Management of funds, and expansion of the foundation to reach more countries. Recently, Shah appointed his old friends to the Board of Trustees at Autism Rocks, Will and Pete. The two seemed to be a big boost to the organization in planning for the activities and expansion. Pete has brought about 21 years of experience in financial management while Will has a professional background in the entertainment industry.

 

Find out more about Sanjay Shah:

https://www.crunchbase.com/person/sanjay-shah-2

 

Laidlaw & Company: 170 Years Of Experience Working For You

Laidlaw & Company provides investment banking services and wealth management to clients in the United States and Europe through Laidlaw International. The firm’s headquarters is in New York City, however, Laidlaw & Company maintains offices in several major U.S. cities and in London. Their clients include corporations, institutions and wealthy individuals who appreciate the firm’s 170 years of experience in the financial sector.

Laidlaw & Company  according to a PR Newswire study was established in 1842, under the name Heran & Lees, as a commission merchant house. As their services evolved, the SEC registered firm changed its name to LaidLaw & Company and joined the New York Stock Exchange in 1878. By the middle of the twentieth century, Laidlaw & Company is firmly established as a securities brokerage offering asset management and investment banking services. Laidlaw & Company recently announced that the London office is expanding; two new team members in the Wealth Management division will serve current and future clients.

The firm’s investment banking services include raising capital through a variety of methods, including placing equity and debts with investors and acquisition financing. Laidlaw also offers advice to clients on acquisitions, divestitures and mergers, including joint partnerships. Wealth management services include investment advice, portfolio management and financial planning.