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Booth-Laird Investment Partnership Announces Appointment of LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors as New Independent Auditors

BATON ROUGE, LA, August 9, 2012 – Booth-Laird Investment Partnership, LLC announced that it has appointed LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors as Booth-Laird’s independent auditors.  Effective immediately, LaPorte will begin to develop an understanding of the business operations including Booth-Laird’s investment portfolio.

Jonathan Booth, Chief Executive Officer, said, “We are pleased to announce LaPorte as our new independent auditor.  We were impressed with the firm’s financial services team and its commitment to helping us provide our investors with reliable financial statements.  Creating a relationship with an independent external auditor is just another step Booth-Laird is taking to grow our business and high quality investment fund.”

About LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors:

Established in 1946, LaPorte, A Professional Accounting Corporation, is one of the largest independent accounting and business consulting firms in the region, with over 160 personnel in New Orleans, Houston, Baton Rouge, and Covington.  LaPorte is recognized as a regional firm with national capabilities. As a member of McGladrey Alliance, the firm has access to the infrastructure and resources of McGladrey LLP, the fifth largest US provider of assurance, tax, and consulting services, with nearly 6,500 professionals in more than 75 offices nationwide.

Examples of national recognition include the following:

  • INSIDE Public Accounting named LaPorte one of the “Top 200 Accounting Firms” for 2010 and 2011. LaPorte was also named an “All-Star Firm” and ranked among the “2009 Fastest Growing Accounting Firms in the U.S.” and among the top five in growth.
  • Accountants Media Group, publishers of Accounting Today, has named LaPorte one of the “Best Accounting Firms to Work for” in the United States for the past four years. LaPorte was also named one of 19 accounting firms to watch in 2012 and ninth of 15 on the journal’s “2012 Regional Leaders” among Gulf Coast firms.

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About Booth-Laird Investment Partnership:

Booth-Laird Investment Partnership, LLC, is an investment partnership focused on long-term capital growth via in-house research, disciplined investing, and strong relationships.  We attempt to beat the market cumulatively over time by focusing on securities that are misunderstood, obscure, or mispriced due to uncertainty or fear; performing significant due diligence to overcome those hurdles; and buying at a large discount to our internally developed valuation.  Please see our “Disclaimer” located on our website.

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