The Massachusetts Securities Division, which Mr. Galvin heads, is “GPB Capital Holdings, LLC knows that particular broker-dealers have The division is requesting files in relation to sales action Meanwhile, the company is also pursuing a private lawsuit with a former business partner concerning a $40 million automobile dealership purchase. Offerings,” Mr. Galvin said. “Without a strong fiduciary rule to prevent “While my Securities Division’s evaluation is at the very nascent it was reported in July, two GPB private “I must also express my serious concerns regarding the expected Suggestion by the SEC to enlarge who can participate in private securities Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin announced a Stages, recent action within GPB increases red flags of potential problems,” Mr. Galvin said.

Update: There are several GPB fraud lawsuits by investors pending who fear a complete loss of there investments.

Placements, GPB Automotive Portfolio and GPB Holdings II, are needed due to their dimensions to file statements with the Securities and Exchange Commission. However, both missed the deadline to file, based on Mr. Galvin’s office.

Received requests for information from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. GPB Capital is not in a position to comment on that issue. As we’ve previously disclosed to investors, GPB Capital is in the process of finishing the audits of their financial statements for certain of its funds and is currently not accepting new capital from investors until that procedure is complete,” a spokesperson said in a statement made on behalf of GPB Capital.

Sales practice abuses, it’s utter folly to not understand that Main Street In Massachusetts, marketing documents offered to investors, and advice regarding investor suitability.

Sweeping investigation Wednesday into 63 broker-dealer firms selling private pensions from GPB Capital Holdings.

Investors will probably be hurt.” Investigating sales practices seeing GPB after getting a tip from an unaffiliated company, according to a statement from his office. The New York-based GPB, which sells illiquid, insecure and high-commission alternative investments, has stated that it has stopped raising capital and is suspending redemptions to concentrate its efforts on financial reporting.

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