In 2003, CICS was established to provide independent directors for offshore funds and conduit entities. As a result of its quality service and its appeal to the price sensitive client, CICS has grown substantially and expanded its services to include independent directors, independent managers, springing members, and trustees for all special purpose vehicles used in structured finance, real estate, credit, and securitization transactions. Furthermore, CICS holds “orphans” (equity) for a number of special situations.
Melissa Stark is the Principal of CICS. Ms. Stark and her supporting staff are capable of understanding the intricacies of today’s financial market products based upon extensive backgrounds in analytical, accounting, managerial, advisory, tax and legal expertise. As such, CICS provides strong candidates that work efficiently and effectively on the external needs required by financial and legal institutions.
I have worked with CICS on multiple transactions and have been extremely happy with the service CICS has provided. I have always found the staff at CICS to be responsive, attentive and very sensitive to my transactional needs and deadlines. I hope to work with CICS on many more transactions in the future.
The professionals at CICS have provided me with outstanding quality of service on all of my corporate staffing needs. I am especially impressed by their ability to quickly comprehend even our most complicated structures. It is also an enormous relief to know that they are ready and willing to respond to time-sensitive requests on short notice. Furthermore, the pricing offered by CICS for its services has been significantly better than its competitors while still offering superior quality of service. I always look forward to an opportunity to recommend CICS to our clients.
With the rapidly changing marketplace, CICS is frequently adapting it services to meet the needs of each client. With this, our core services include but are not limited to the following:
– Providing Independent Directors, Managers, Officers, Special Members and Escrow agents
–Providing Directors for approving cross trade transactions
– Managing Bank Accounts, including wire transfers and accounting of cash flow
– Providing Managing Trustees for liquidating and family trusts
– Filing Annual Franchise Taxes
– Preparing, Executing and Filing Federal and State Taxes
— Purchasing Dormant Entities for Dissolution Purposes
— Holding Company Capital stock and vote as directed by the requesting Party