Kemp H. Hanley, CPA, CFA
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
• Operational Due Diligence
• Financial Analysis
• Investment Analysis
Kemp H. Hanley currently serves as Chief Financial Officer for FactRight. He began working with FactRight in early 2010 as a consultant and held the position of Vice President – Financial Analysis to October 2020.
Kemp brings an exceptional combination of experience to his position. As a Certified Public Accountant and holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, Kemp’s expertise lies in the financial and analytical areas. Kemp’s practical experience as an assistant portfolio manager, senior analyst, fund sponsor, fund manager and real estate investor enables him to both grasp the complexities of investment managers and understand the needs of the broker dealer’s and other consumers of FactRight’s products. Kemp is driven by a desire to learn, improve and assist others in making informed decisions.
Kemp has sat on both sides of the due diligence table, as an investment manager and sponsor of investment products and as a due diligence analyst. As a sponsor, Kemp witnessed firsthand a need for a more concise and in-depth due diligence process. Based on his previous experience, Kemp believes his highest and best use is in contributing to that effort.
- Bachelor of Science, Business Major, Economics Minor, Skidmore College
- Award in Accounting, University of California at Los Angeles
- Certified Public Accountant
- Chartered Financial Analyst
- Member, CFA Institute
- Member, CFA Society of Denver
- Member, ADISA
- Award in Human Relations, Dale Carnegie Institute
- Excellence in Automation, OppenheimerFunds
Recent Blogs from FactRight
- Highlights from FactRight's 2023 RIA Spring Due Diligence Conferenceby email@example.com (Sarah Thommes) on March 23, 2023 at 4:42 pm
We say this every conference, but we are so beyond grateful to all of you for making this Spring RIA Due Diligence Conference in beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona such a success! With over 350 total attendees, the FactRight staff cannot be more appreciative of your continued support and participation.
- Due Diligence Considerations: the Continuum from Conflicts of Interest to Alignment of Interestsby Julie Olsen on February 22, 2023 at 6:39 pm
Alternative investments programs involve many conflicts of interest, and offering documents often have an entire risk disclosure section dedicated to this issue. But not all conflicts are the same and vary by product and sponsor. Assessing conflicts really come down to two central questions:
- What a High Home Prices-to-Income Ratio Could Mean for Residential Real Estate Programsby firstname.lastname@example.org (Steve Sims) on January 26, 2023 at 7:18 pm
Over the past several years, FactRighthas seen a trend in increased demand for residential real estate investment programs (e.g., multifamily, build-to-rent, single family residences).While our offering-level reports provide a market overview at the MSA-level, I wanted to goa few levels higher to the national scale. This blog primarily looks at the relationship of single-family home prices and income in the United States to answer the following question:What are the implications for residentialreal estate programs if housing is overpriced relative to historic norms?
- Lapses in Due Diligence and the Collapse of FTX: How Could so Many Have Missed so Much?by Jeff.B@factright.com (Jeff Baumgartner) on December 13, 2022 at 9:16 pm
By now, you may be generally familiar with the recent collapse of FTX, and some of the reasons for its failures are obvious. But by examining FTX side-by-side with perhaps the most infamous investment fraud ever perpetrated, we can discover some keys as to why lapses in due diligence may never be a thing of the past. These two epic failures bear little factual resemblance to one another at first glance, but this post will look more closely at the more transcendent lessons they hold.
- All Preferred Shares Not Created Equal – Why FactRight Incorporates Scenario Analysis in our Analysis of Preferred Securitiesby email@example.com (Kevin Kirkeby) on November 30, 2022 at 9:21 pm
It should come as no surprise that the old investment adage about getting what you pay for holds true for preferred stock, too. Despite often being pitched as a bond alternative, especially lately, there are multiple factors beyond dividend yield to consider. Among the features, an investor needs to understand are the liquidity provisions, dividend policy, and preferred shareholder rights. Sponsors tend to get irritable when FactRight stress tests their pro forma model or highlights weak investor protections, dismissing the concerns as implicating scenarios highly unlikely to ever occur. However, sometimes the unlikely or improbable does occur. This post will focus on a real scenario involving several preferred securities that underscores the need for due diligence in these areas.