Armand Musey is an expert in financial valuation within the communication sector. Over the past 15 years, he has completed dozens of financial valuation, strategic analyses, business development, corporate governance and business plan creation assignments in the communications industry and has experience working on numerous financing and M&A transactions. His involvement with a wide breadth of companies has allowed him to develop a deep understanding of a range of media and telecom issues and the complex web of relationships underlying the sector’s competitive dynamics and associated regulatory issues.
Prior to founding Summit Ridge Group, Armand led the satellite industry research teams for Bank of America, and later Solomon Smith Barney where he also covered the wireless tower industry. He earned numerous honors as a research analyst including being named to the Institutional Investor “All American” team three times (2000-2002) and the Wall Street Journal “All Star” team. He was also ranked the top satellite industry analyst by Greenwich Associates. Armand also served as President of a boutique investment bank specializing in the satellite, media and telecom industries.
Armand regularly speaks at major industry conferences and has been frequently quoted in leading trade publications and by national publications as an expert in communications finance and in corporate governance. He authored the highly regarded publication “The Spectrum Handbook 2013” and his recent industry research has been published in leading law journals.
Armand is a member of the Federal Communications Bar Association where is a co-chair of the NY chapter (2016-2017), the American Society of Appraisers, and the New York Society of Securities Analysts where he chaired the Corporate Governance Committee from 2007-2009. He is also a member of the CFA Institute.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|All American Equity Research Team||Institutional Investor||2002|
|All American Equity Research Team||Institutional Investor||2001|
|All American Equity Research Team||Institutional Investor||2000|
|Founder/President||Summit Ridge Group, LLC||2007 - Present|
|Managing Director||Goldin Associates, LLC||2014 - 2015|
|President||Near Earth, LLC||2004 - 2007|
|Director||Salomon Smith Barney||2001 - 2003|
|Managing Director||Banc of America Securities||1999 - 2001|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Society of Appraisers||N/A||2013 - Present|
|New York Society of Security Analysts||N/A||1995 - Present|
|CFA Institute||N/A||1995 - Present|
|Summit Ridge Group, LLC||The Spectrum Handbook 2018||2018|
|Hastings Journal of Communications and Entertainment Law||Right-Sizing Spectrum Auction Licenses: The Case for Smaller Geographic License Areas in the TV Broadcast Incentive Auction||2015|
|CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Policy||Overestimating Wireless Demand: Policy and Investment Implications of Upward Bias in Mobile Data Forecasts||2015|
|New America Foundation||A Public Interest Perspective on Local Number Portability: Consumers, Competition and Other Risks||2015|
|Summit Ridge Group, LLC||The Spectrum Handbook 2013||2013|
|Columbia Science and Technology Law Review||Broadcasting Licenses: Ownership Rights and the Spectrum Rationalization Challenge||2012|
|Hastings Journal of Communications and Entertainment Law||How the Traditional Property Rights Model Informs the Television Broadcasting Spectrum Rationalization Challenge||2012|
|Northwestern University||JD/MBA - Juris Doctorate and MBA||N/A|
|Columbia University||MA - Masters||N/A|
|University of Chicago||AB||N/A|
|Telecom Industry Association Annual Conference||Spectrum Valuation||2014|
|Super Wi-Fi Summit||Spectrum Sharing||2014|
|Space Law Coloquium||Telecom Financing||2014|
|Americas Spectrum Management Conference||Spectrum Auctions||2014|
|Telecom Policy Research Conference||Wireless Demand||2014|
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