Entries from December 2013

Happy Holidays!

by Carolyn McGrail

Offenhartz & Pedersen, LTD.¬†would like to wish you and yourfamily a healthy and happy Holiday Season! The holidays are a time to spend with family and friends and at O&P, we are available throughout the entire holiday season to take your calls and help guide you through any bonding procedures. We offer our expertise and […]

Advance Payment Bond

by Joshua Malone

An advance payment bond provides an estate’s executor or administrator an early release of funds for a specific purpose. The bond guarantees the return of an advance payment if the court later finds the executor or administrator wrongly took the money. The court reviews the estate upon approval of the estate’s final accounting. Most executors […]

Market Capitalization

by Joshua Malone

Market capitalization is one of the go-to statistics for surety underwriters when evaluating a public corporation’s financial information. The market capitalization (commonly referred to as “market cap” for short) represents the value of the corporation’s outstanding shares and thus basically the value of the company. If an investor wanted to try and purchase a corporation […]