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Edward Stone

Edward Stone

Stone Capital Assets

Greenwich, CT, USA

Edward Stone is President of Stone Capital Assets, consultants and advisors in the specialty finance and insurance industries. Edward Stone was previously a Managing Director at Plainfield Asset Management, LLC and President and Chairman of Caldwell Funding Corp., a Plainfield portfolio company in the insurance finance business. He is an attorney at law admitted to practice in both New York and Connecticut and an expert in esoteric asset securitization. Mr. Stone has firsthand experience in building new funding companies and structures for emerging asset classes such as structured settlements, lotteries, viatical and senior settlements, litigation funding companies and casino awards.

Prior to joining Plainfield, Mr. Stone was President of Stone International LLC, a consulting firm engaged in specialty finance consulting and servicing located in Greenwich, CT. Stone International was the U.S. based administrator of all Contingency Claims Insurance underwritten by Lloyd’s Syndicate 102 f/k/a “Goshawk” and was responsible for validating all covered policies, monitoring insureds and all administration and servicing of the covered policies.

As a pioneer in the cash flow business, Edward Stone has drafted and successfully lobbied for enactment of key legislation in a number of states and in Congress, and has played a lead role in structuring or arranging the financing and securitization of close to a billion dollars in cash flows. Mr. Stone successfully lobbied for and secured the inclusion of key capital markets friendly exemptions from licensing in the NAIC model act and has also successfully obtained no-action letters from State securities regulators and appeared before a variety of legislative bodies.

Mr. Stone graduated from Clark University (B.A.) and earned his law degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D.). Mr. Stone also studied at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris, France and taught English at the Lycee Louis le Grand in Paris. Mr. Stone speaks fluent French and proficient Spanish.


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