Altegrity Risk International

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Altegrity Risk International, Inc.
Founded 2010
Headquarters New York, USA
Key people
William Bratton, Chairman; Michael Beber, CEO; Lee Spirer, COO; Bob Viteretti, Leader of Investigative & Forensic Services; James McWeeney, Leader of Decision Intelligence; and Michael Berkow, President, Altegrity Security Consulting
Number of employees
Parent Altegrity, Inc.

Altegrity Risk International (ARI) is a New York City based global risk consulting and information services company. A subsidiary of Altegrity, Inc. of Falls Church, VA, ARI provides investigations, business intelligence, forensic accounting, compliance & monitoring and security services to businesses and government agencies around the world.

After launching in February 2010,[1] the Company named William Bratton, Chairman [2] and acquired Corporate Risk International (CRI),[3] a firm that has performed over 65,000 due diligence reviews and investigations in more than 150 countries.

According to Altegity, Inc., ARI will become part of the Kroll, Inc. business unit under Altegrity, Inc., as part of a thorough acquisition integration process.[4]

Geographic reach[edit]

Altegrity Risk International is headquartered in New York City, NY and has important U.S. offices in Chicago, IL, Los Angeles, CA, Houston, TX, Philadelphia, PA and Reston, VA.

The company's Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region headquarters is in London. Asian operations are carried out by offices in Hong Kong.

Product offerings[edit]

Investigative and forensic services[edit]

Altegrity Risk International investigates backgrounds of companies and individuals on behalf of clients in the course of both pre-emptive and post-crisis engagements. ARI was the firm that vetted the background of whistleblower Edward Snowden.[5]

Decision intelligence[edit]

ARI produces due diligence reviews for clients involved in principal investing, hedge fund investments (in the course of both compliance and transactional diligence) as well as those who seek to understand risk and opportunities associated with doing business with individuals and companies worldwide.

Security consulting[edit]

Altegrity Security Consulting provides advisory and training services to international civilian police departments, consulting on operational effectiveness as well as crisis management and through CRI, strategies and services for managing kidnap, ransom and extortion crisis.


Altegrity Risk International is a subsidiary of Altegrity Inc. Altegrity Inc as of December 2014 was owned by Providence Equity Partners, a venture capital firm. As of 31 December 2014, creditors led by Oaktree Capital Management were nearing an agreement to seize control of Altegrity Inc.[6]