Working for the guardians of capital

We offer our services to a wide range of organizations. Our clients have one thing in common: custody of capital. Human capital, financial capital, intellectual capital, social capital, and reputational capital.

Falcone International clients services organizations custody of capital financial markets

Discover how we use our integrated capabilities for our clients

Case Studies and Client Stories

Private Equity Firms

Investing in large-scale projects or companies demands precision, as there is little room for error. While private equity firms excel at conducting financial due diligence and assessing business models, evaluating every supplier involved on the ground can be a significant challenge. Partnering with experts in this domain can enhance the firms' capabilities in scrutinizing these aspects, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the entire project ecosystem and reducing the potential risks associated with investments.

Some ways in which we can help:
  • Background checks on individuals and team of investment target
  • Asset verifications of proposed investment projects
  • Investigations of suspected fraud or reports of fraudulent activity
  • Regulatory questions and investor due diligence
  • Compliance program consulting, implementation support and monitoring and independent reporting

At Private Equity Firms we often work with:

  • Chief Investment Officer
  • General Counsel
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Head of Finance
  • Chief Compliance Officer / Head of Compliance
  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
  • Chairperson of the Supervisory Board
  • Representative of the Limited Partners

Download our white paper "Best practices for safeguarding private equity firms"

Falcone International clients services organizations custody of capital financial markets

A 5-minute read, this white paper lists the state-of-the-art strategies to mitigate deal execution risk, enhance governance, and protect funds and managers against internal and external threats. 

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Venture Capital Firms

Venture capital firms, as early-stage investors in innovative ideas, frequently encounter enthusiastic and ambitious entrepreneurs and their teams. Amidst the excitement and energy of these interactions, it can be challenging to assess the potential of these ventures beyond their day-to-day activities. At Falcone International, we comprehend the unique dynamics of these environments and offer our expertise in qualifying investment candidates and providing insights into their backgrounds, ensuring well-informed decisions for long-term success.

Some ways in which we can help:
  • Vet the founding team of a company you are looking at investing into
  • Verify the authenticity of financial reports you are receiving
  • Assist one of your portfolio companies with issues they are experiencing

At Venture Capital Firms we often work with:

  • Managing Partner
  • Chief Investment Officer
  • General Counsel
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Head of Finance
  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
  • Chairperson of the Supervisory Board
  • Representative of the Limited Partners

Hedge Funds

Hedge fund managers are constantly seeking an edge in the market. Obtaining legal, timely information can be the deciding factor between a successful or unsuccessful trade. Our suite of services is designed to provide hedge fund managers with a comprehensive understanding of the market environment in which they aim to operate. By offering valuable insights and analysis, we help them make informed decisions and capitalize on emerging opportunities.

Some ways in which we can help:
  • Investigations assisting the internal or external compliance team
  • Confirm the credibility of a source you are working with
  • Assist with counter-intelligence measures and security checks

At Hedge Funds we often work with:

  • Chief Investment Officer
  • Chief Risk Officer
  • Chief Compliance Officer / Head of Compliance
  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
  • Portfolio Manager
  • General Counsel
  • Chairperson of the Supervisory Board
  • Representative of the Limited Partners

Funds of Funds

As stewards of institutional capital, funds of funds embrace the responsibility of safeguarding and enhancing institutional wealth. We provide support to these entities in navigating the intricate network of interdependencies that arise at the intersection of capital, people, and reputation. Our expertise enables funds of funds to make informed decisions and effectively manage their diverse investment portfolios.

Some ways in which we can help:
  • Verification of documentation presented as investment proposals
  • Deep background checks on existing or prospective fund managers
  • Investigations of suspected fraud or reports of fraudulent activity

At Funds of Funds we often work with:

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Investment Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • General Counsel
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Director of Investor Relations
  • Chairperson of the Supervisory Board
  • Non-Executive Directors

Family Offices

Blending family and business dynamics can be both rewarding and complex. We assist family offices and their principal families, including the next generation, in navigating this intricate landscape. Our goal is to help preserve wealth and foster a trusted circle of advisors, ensuring the seamless management and growth of assets across generations.

Some ways in which we can help:
  • Executive background checks of incoming fund managers and associates
  • Verification of business proposals made to family members
  • Investigations of family member's business associates' background

At Family Offices we often work with:

  • Chief Executive Officer / Managing Director
  • Chief Investment Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • General Counsel
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Family Principal
  • Family Relationship Manager
  • Chairperson of the Advisory Board
  • Chairperson of the Family Council
  • External Advisors

Download our white paper "Best practices for protecting single and multi family offices"

Falcone International clients services organizations custody of capital financial markets

A 5-minute read, this family office guide explains how family offices can rely on world-class support and strategies for deals, governance, and safeguarding the family and their wealth.

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Banks & Financial Institutions

For banks and institutions of considerable size, maintaining vigilant oversight of compliance, workforce conduct, and overall risk management across the entire organization can prove to be a daunting task. We specialize in assisting such institutional-grade organizations in addressing these challenges, ensuring they continue to operate with the highest levels of integrity, transparency, and efficiency in their respective industries and locations.

Some ways in which we can help:
  • Background checks on individuals and team of investment target
  • Render an independent, third-party examination of problems such as employee misconduct or theft
  • Assistance with internal investigations of suspected fraud or reports of fraudulent activity

At Banks & Financial Institutions we often work with:

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Compliance Officer / Head of Compliance
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Risk Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
  • Head of Investigations / Head of Anti-Money-Laundering (AML)
  • Director of Investor Relations
  • Chairperson of the Supervisory Board
  • Board of Directors
  • BSA Officer

Private Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)

Small and midsize enterprises, often regarded as the economic backbone of countries worldwide, play a crucial role in supporting growth and stability. From the German Mittelstand and Japanese 'Chuushou Kigyou' to US Main Street businesses, these organizations hold a level of systemic importance that rivals their publicly traded counterparts. As engines of innovation and job creation, these enterprises contribute significantly to the broader business landscape and help drive national economies forward.

Some ways in which we can help:
  • Verification and checks of deal partners and their leadership
  • Investigations of key personnel's conduct and fiduciary duties
  • Outsourced global compliance department coordinating detection and enforcement

At Private Small and Medium-sized Enterprises we often work with:

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Chief Legal Officer / General Counsel
  • Chief Compliance Officer
  • Chief Risk Officer
  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
  • Chairperson of the Supervisory Board
  • Board Members
  • Representative of the Investors

Sectors we serve

Construction

Health Care

Manufacturing

Engineering

Food & Beverage

Information Technology

Textiles & Clothing

Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

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Publicly Traded Corporations

Fortune 500 and S&P 500 companies grapple with the challenges stemming from their immense size and the heightened scrutiny that comes with being publicly traded. As they expand their operations, these leading corporations must efficiently manage complex organizational structures and address increasing regulatory requirements. 

Some ways in which we can help:
  • Identification of the company's and its principals' commercial connections and affiliations 
  • Supporting internal and external legal team with investigation or litigation
  • Investigations of suspected fraud or reports of fraudulent activity

At Publicly Traded Corporations we often work with:

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Compliance Officer / Head of Compliance
  • Chief Risk Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
  • Chief People Officer
  • Director of Investor Relations
  • Chairperson of the Supervisory Board
  • Non-Executive Directors

Sectors we serve

Real Estate

Health Care

Manufacturing

Mobility

Energy

Telecoms

Technology

Materials

While not all sectors are listed here, we cover all 20 major NAICS Industries.

Foreign Operations

Organizations may find themselves drawn to establishing facilities in distant, unique locations due to the allure of specialized resources, skilled workforce, production capabilities, or increased market access. When managing operations in such remote locations, it becomes crucial to engage independent observers and auditors to guarantee adherence to company policies and codes. This ensures that operations are conducted ethically and in line with the organization's values, maintaining its reputation and fostering long-term success.

Some ways in which we can help:
  • Financial and operational investigations on local activities
  • Assistance with with litigation of cases with local business partners
  • Checkup of compliance with local regulations and global code of conduct

Philanthropy

Supporting worthy causes through charitable giving is increasingly vital in today's world. However, before committing funds, it is essential to ensure that donations reach their intended destination and are utilized by recipients with genuine intentions. By conducting thorough research and due diligence, donors can make informed decisions and contribute effectively to creating a meaningful and lasting impact.

Some ways in which we can help:
  • Background checks on individuals and team of proposed initiatives
  • Clarify the country and political environment of foreign initiatives
  • Create strategies to prevent and handle misuse of funds and trust 

At Philanthropic Organizations we often work with:

  • Chief Executive Officer / Executive Director
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Director of Programs / Program Manager
  • Director of Fundraising
  • Director of Grants / Grant Manager
  • Director of Investor Relations
  • Chairperson of the Supervisory Board
  • Board of Trustees
  • External Advisors

Non-governmental Organizations

Ensuring the greatest possible impact of your work is a fundamental principle for your non-governmental organization. It's crucial to maintain a low overhead percentage and to effectively allocate resources, preventing any potential funding leaks. By optimizing financial management and focusing on transparency, your organization can maximize the positive outcomes of its initiatives and uphold its commitment to making a difference.

Some ways in which we can help:
  • Reputation checks on existing or prospective team members
  • Verification of qualifications and professional licenses for employment or contracting
  • Create crisis response plans and concepts to keep your team safe

At Non-governmental Organizations we often work with:

  • Chief Executive Officer / Executive Director
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Director of Programs / Program Manager
  • Director of Development of Fundraising
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Director of Grants / Grant Manager
  • Chairperson of the Board of Trustees
  • Advisory Board

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