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Fortune - 4/1/2024

Trump’s social media platform says it’s above ‘traditional key performance indicators.’ An auditor has substantial doubt it can continue as a going concern

Adeptus Partners shares insights on the state of the merger between Digital World and Trump Media and Technology Group.
Billboard - 2/16/2024

Executive Turntable: Metallica’s Vinyl Plant Appoints New CEO; Atlantic Legal Legend Takes Warner Route; Messina’s VP

Decorated music business manager Bruce Kolbrenner has joined Adeptus Advisors as the managing partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office.
Variety - 11/8/2023

Variety’s Business Managers Elite of 2023

Howard Krant, David Levin, Richard Goldstein, Lewis Stark, Allison Krant, Ashley Greene, and Jennifer Coyne were named Variety’s Business Managers Elite of 2023!
Hollywood Reporter - 10/25/2023

Hollywood’s Top Business Managers of 2023

Howard Krant, CEO, Managing Partner and David Levin, Managing Partner were listed as Hollywood’s Top Business Managers of 2023
L.A. Times - 3/06/2023

Christina Chang, Jennifer Coyne, Gareth Jones and Pierce O’Donnell Share Insights on the Entertainment & Sports Industry in 2023

Jennifer Coyne, Director of Business Management in Sports and Entertainment at Adeptus Partners, shares her insight on sports and entertainment trends.
Business Insider - 2/21/2022

5 Tips from Accountants if You're Doing Your Own Taxes This Year

While filing taxes can seem complicated, certified public account Michael Raiken says to take the entire process as slowly as you need to.
WFLA - 2/21/2022

Adeptus Partners Expands Royalty Audit and Contract Compliance Group

Leading accounting, advisory, and business management firm expands their depth and expertise in its Royalty Audit and Contract Compliance Group.
Variety - 11/02/2022

Business Managers Guard and Grow Assets of Showbiz Stars

These advisers to entertainment execs and talent helped their clients weather the pandemic. Now they’re steering them through uncertain economic waters even as they grow their assets and build their portfolios. Adeptus Partners Howard Krant, Richard Goldstein, Michael Hoffman, Alice S. Lee, David Levin, and Lewis Stark were selected for this year's honor.
The Hollywood Reporter - 10/19/2022

Hollywood’s Top Business Managers of 2022

In the past five years, how talent gets paid and who’s writing the checks has changed dramatically. As deals continue to evolve, the money managers on THR's annual power list help industry A-listers navigate the new normal. Adeptus Partners Howard Crant and David Levin were selected for this year's honor.
EIN Newswire - 9/7/2022

Adeptus Partners, LLC Hires Top Business Manager Jennifer Coyne

Adeptus Partners, strengthens its business management practice with hire of accomplished leader.
TEDx Talk - 7/6/2022

How to Always be Happy! Antony Gordon | TEDxHultLondon

Antony Gordon is a Managing Director at Adeptus Partners. He joined the TEDxHultLondon stage to dismantle the notion that a happy life equals a pain-free life, which he cleverly breaks down and demonstrates through his own life experiences.
KeyBank - March 2022

KeyBank Case Study - Adeptus Partners

Top celebrities in sports, movies, television and music are often seen accompanied by bodyguards. But perhaps more important is the protection many of them need when dealing with their taxes and other business matters. That’s where KeyBank client Adeptus Partners comes in.
California Copyright Conference - 3/22/2022

WTF Are NFTs: What You Need To Know Now FTW!

Jane Bushmaker, Director, Royalty Audit & Contract Compliance at Adeptus Partners co-moderated this panel discussion for the California Copyright Conference (CCC). The digital media space and its impact on the music industry is constantly changing and evolving. In this event addressing NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens), the panelists briefly explored what NFTs are exactly, and then delved into some of the legal and ownership considerations for creatives and other interested parties in this burgeoning marketplace. This CCC event also discussed how creatives are using NFTs to generate income, as well as heard the panelists’ thoughts on the future of NFTs.
Variety - 11/17/2021

Good Advice Helped Showbiz Talent Survive Pandemic

The practice led by Krant spans entertainment, sports, media and fine arts. He is joined by Levin, Lee, Goldstein, Stark and Hoffman. They handle individuals, productions, music touring, valuation work including for music catalogs and non-profits. Clients include John Legend and his wife, Chrissy Teigen, Jessica Simpson, Imagine Dragons, Wyclef Jean, Derek Hough, Edie Falco and fashion designer John Varvatos.
Variety - 11/17/2021

Business Managers Under Scrutiny Approach Client Needs With Integrity

Howard Krant is the managing member of Adeptus Partners, an accounting firm whose services include business management. One reason he thinks that individuals in his profession may be getting themselves into trouble is because they are increasingly being permitted to invest their clients’ money when they shouldn’t.
The Hollywood Reporter - 11/9/2021

Hollywood’s Top Business Managers of 2021

David Levin, Partner at Adeptus, was highlighted as a Top Business Manager. Disruption has become the status quo, with evolving distribution models, a new round of megamergers and, of course, the ongoing global pandemic — but Hollywood continues to adapt and thrive thanks, in part, to the money managers featured THR’s 2021 spotlight.
Billboard - 6/17/2021

A rundown of the latest moves in music publishing

The California Copyright Conference has announced their newly elected Officers and Board of Directors for the upcoming 2021–2022 season. Included in the Board of Directors is Jane Bushmaker, Director in Adeptus Partners Royalty Audit & Compliance Group.
Forbes - 12/2020

The Two-Year Tax Plan

What does the future hold for the federal income tax? Will we get lower rates but fewer deductions and credits, as reformers favor? Or will higher rates be piled atop the current messy tax code?
Variety - 11/11/2020

Variety’s Business Managers Elite 2020

Undaunted by the pandemic, Hollywood business managers have helped their clients prosper through the global health crisis. David Levin, a Partner at Adeptus Partners, has a long, music-rich roster that includes Jessica Simpson, John Legend and Chrissy Teigen, Joshua Radin, Hailey Baldwin-Bieber, Wyclef Jean, Madison Beer and Lake Street Dive.
WWD - 4/23/2019

Nicole Miller Takes On CEO Role at Company, Succeeding Bud Konheim

``The advisory council will provide Nicole and her seasoned team additional support to help realize their vision for continued brand expansion,`` said Howard Krant, the company's outside financial advisor, ``we are excited to be working with her to accomplish the incredible potential of her brand.``
PR Newswire - 5/23/2018

Adeptus Partners, LLC Promotes Three Key Professionals to Partner Status

Adeptus Partners, LLC, a solutions-based public accounting firm serving individuals and businesses for over three decades, has just made three major promotional announcements. Neil Berger, Anthony Giorgio, and Brian Murphy, three of the company's most seasoned professionals, will soon assume responsibility of Partners.
Billboard - 3/30/2018

Billboard’s 2020 Top Business Managers: ‘Stay The Course’

Levin, 61, whose DL Business Management merged in the past year with accounting firm Adeptus Partners, watches over “the continued growth of the John Legend and Chrissy Teigen brands and partnerships,” he says. He also helped negotiate the publication of the memoir Open Book from longtime client Jessica Simpson, which reached No. 1 in March on The New York Times hardcover nonfiction bestseller list. Levin — who guides the financial affairs of Live, Wyclef Jean, Lake Street Dive, Madison Beer, The O’Jays and Hailey Baldwin — reports that a two-year-long federal tax audit of a “prominent” client was resolved with “no change” to the client’s tax liability.
PR Newswire - 3/13/2018

Adeptus Partners Expands Footprint with Acquisition of CoMetrics Lenders Advisory Services, LLC

Adeptus Partners, LLC (Adeptus), a noted solutions-based public accounting firm, has recently acquired CoMetrics Lenders Advisory Services, LLC (CLAS) from CoMetrics Partners, LLC (CoMetrics). LAS is a professional service firm that specializes in offering banks, financial, and other lenders, assistance in determining the accuracy of its borrower's collateral.
Huffpost Celebrity - 01/13/2012

Lindsay Lohan Tax Problem Common Among Celebrities

Many celebrities work on projects that give them million-dollar paychecks, so why can't they all hire good accountants? That's what many people were wondering this week when they learned Lindsay Lohan is the latest celebrity to run into some IRS trouble.
New Jersey CPA - 7/2012

Tax Questions? No Problem for NJSCPA Volunteers

Having a Devil of a Time with a Pair of CPAs • CPA Opportunities in the Leisure and Entertainment Sector • The Celebrity Client • What NJ Is Doing to Bolster the L&E Sector

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