Platt, H. (Presenter & Author), Demirkan, S. (Author Only), Platt, M. (Author Only), Finance Group Research Seminar, "Free Cash Flow, Enterprise Value, and Investor Caution," Northeastern University. (December 18, 2008).
Platt, H. (Presenter Only), Boston Bar Association's Bankruptcy Law Section, "Bankruptcy Pro Forma Accuracy," Boston Bar Association's Bankruptcy Law Section, Boston, MA.
Platt, H. D., "Industry-Relative Ratios Revisited: The Case of Financial Distress," Financial Management Association, New Orleans, LA.
Industry and Academic Experience
Professor Platt is a member of the board of directors of Republic Financial Corporation and is the Chairman of John Hancock Collateral Investment Trust. He previously served on the board of companies on the New York Stock Exchange, the Dublin Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ. Professor Platt was the Faculty Dean for the Turnaround Management Association from 1993 - 2003 where he created their certification exam. Professor Platt is the faculty advisor to the 360 Huntington Fund, the student managed mutual fund which won the world wide distinction at the 2009 RISE contest as the best managed graduate student value based mutual fund. Before joining the College of Business Administration faculty in 1981, Professor Platt was director of electricity research and forecasting for Data Resources, Inc. From 1997 to 1998, he was the Klein Lecturer at Northeastern University.
Professor Platt served as the Associate Editor-Finance for the Journal of Business Research.
Dow Jones Newswires, nysun.com
Journal of Alternative Investments, “Revisiting the reversal of large stock-price declines.”
Boston Business Journal, “Bankruptcies Down, but Expert Say Lull Likely Temporary.”
Associate Press, “Out-of Court Talks Heat Up in Delphi Case.”
Boston Business Journal, “Firm Gearing up for Debt Load Fallout.”
Boston Business Journal, msnbc.com, “Bain Capital accused of raiding KB’s piggy bank.”
Chicago Sun-Times, “Turnaround Experts Hopes to Sweeten.”
Los Angeles Times, “CEO is Following Recipe to Remake Krispy Kreme.”
Philadelphia Inquirer, “A second change for Krispy Kreme?”
Providence Journal, “Krispy Kreme chain looks to rise again."
Associate Press, “Krispy Kreme turnaround ace seeks future beyond cult status.”
The Miami Herald, “Krispy Kreme turnaround ace seeks future beyond cult status.”
wcvb.com, video of “Donut Shops Close Doors” news segment.
WCVB-TV Channel 5 (Boston), “Donut Shops Close Doors.”
Business Week, businessweek.com, “Krispy Kreme Has That Glazed Look.”
The Triad Business Journal, “Holes Remain: Next Few Weeks Critical For Krispy Kreme.”
Contra Costas Times, “Krispy Kreme leaves a hole in doughnut market.”
SmartMoney.com, “Planning for the Worst Saves Time, Trouble.”
Palm Beach Daily News, “Amid uncertain markets, prudent investors should sit tight, not panic, says expert.”
Toronto Globe and Mail, “Turnaround Artists Give Hope.”
Reuters, “Wall Street bonuses, jobs lose certainty.”
Human Resource Executive Online, “Union: Workers Fading under Bright Lights of Times Square.”
Associated Press, “American Home Hires Stars for Rescue.”
Red Herring’s, “Dell.”
CattleNetwork.com, “Did Cost-Cutting Cause BP Blast? Report Not Expected To Say.”
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