"Extensive analysis of equity based catalyst, special & turnaround investments"

The Distressed Report (TDR) is an exclusive offering from the World's leading pure and pre-event research specialist on Corporate Break-Ups. 'The Spinoff Report' (TSR)

Jim Osman - CEO, The Distressed Report & The Spinoff Report
offers unrivalled analysis of event driven Global Special Situations
  • Activism
  • Bankruptcy
  • Carve Outs
  • Deep Value with Catalyst
  • Demutualizations
  • Directors Dealings
  • Distressed Securities
  • Liquidations
  • Merger Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Post-Re-Orgs
  • Privatizations
  • Recapitalizations
  • Recovery Situations
  • Equity Restructurings
  • Reverse Mergers
  • Reverse Morris Trusts
  • Rights Offerings
  • Special Dividends
  • Spinoffs
  • Splitoffs
  • Share Buybacks
  • Tender Offers
  • Turnarounds

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Track Record of Recommendations

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(TSR) is
the World's leading pure and
pre-event research specialist on
Corporate Spinoffs

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TDR, Deep Fundamental Analysis From a Specialist

The Distressed Report (TDR), launched in 2012, will identify & analyse Global Equity Event-Driven Special Situations for investors looking to benefit from market inefficiencies. Delivering clients deep value, fundamental, turnaround situations from a specialist proven money manager.

Jim Osman, CEO

Jim’s role is to oversee and direct the analysis and subsequent ideas are high-conviction decisions. Also making sure that the analysis is geared bottom-up to the actual situation from a pure investment view. Based both in the UK and US, Jim has been in the securities and fund management industry managing funds since the early ’90s. he founded The Spinoff Report (TSR) in 2005.


Our unique analysis of Special Situations is geared purely from an event point of view.
We have three full-time investment research analysts specializing in Event Driven situations with more than 20 years of analysis experience between them.

Ryan Mendy, COO

Ryan’s corporate restructuring value and special situations experience helps deliver the edge and commerciality the research delivers. Starting as an analyst and corporate broker from the late ’90s at leading global institutions, to co-founding TSR with Jim Osman, Ryan has covered hundreds of special situations from all sectors and mkt caps.

  • What We Deliver
    • Special Situation Flow With Extensive Analysis of event driven & turnaround situations with a bottom up, fundamental perspective combined with relative analysis and valuations. Each week, situations will be themed according to a particular hotspot within the market place.
    • The Weekly Idea Generator will seek out any covered area that involves a stock involved in a special situation from a Global scan of the news with an overview analysis coupled with a unique view from our TDR Special Situations research team. This has been proven and imperative in stimulating investment ideas.
    • TDR Alerts announce or update a special situation event. Where deemed interesting, TDR will send out an Alert with a analyst view to go along with it.
    • Monthly Review, Roundup & Update of all special situations covered with a fresh view from the TDR research team including updates on news flow, numbers and valuations. Recommendations are monitored and tracked by the team. We live or die by them.
    • Full Analyst Backup is available and encouraged to use for clients on all situations covered by TDR. We are your in-house specialist.
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