Securities and Exchange Commission v. John J. Woods, et al., Case Number 1:21-cv-3413


On September 1, 2021, in a case brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission in the Northern District of Georgia, A. Cotten Wright of Grier Wright Martinez, PA was appointed to serve as the Receiver for the assets of Horizon Private Equity, III, LLC, and the membership interests held by John J. Woods in Livingston Group Asset Management Company d/b/a Southport Capital and its holding company, Livingston Southport Investors, LLC, Lakewood Ranch Risk Management LLC d/b/a Southport Capital Risk Management, and Chattanooga Professional Baseball, LLC (collectively, the “Receivership Assets”).  The Receiver has been charged with taking custody of all the Receivership Assets and records and is working to evaluate and maximize the value of those assets for the benefit of the investors who invested in Horizon Private Equity, III, LLC.


ATTENTION HORIZON INVESTORS - The Receiver will be mailing individualized Claim Forms to Investors during the first week in July.  It is important that you update your mailing address with Stretto if you have not done so already. Please use the link below.


Important Dates

Memoranda mailed to Net Winners July 11, 2022

Proofs of Claim deadline for Claimants and Net Winners who disagree with the Receiver’s accounting August 08, 2022

Hearing September 09, 2022 (02:00 PM PT)


Receiver A. Cotten Wright

Court Information

United States District Court
Northern District of Georgia

Richard B. Russell Federal Building
2211 United States Courthouse
75 Ted Turner Drive, SW
Atlanta, GA 30303-3309

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