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TJ Maloney Combines His Investment, M&A And Legal Expertise In NYC

by Chris Holden - December 16th, 2019

TJ Maloney serves as the chairman and chief executive officer of Lincolnshire Management. Lincolnshire is a private equity firm with headquarters in New York, New York. The firm has a primary focus on growing companies in the middle markets.

TJ Maloney earned a bachelor’s degree at Boston College. He studied law at Fordham University Law School. TJ Maloney graduated from Fordham with a Juris Doctorate and started his career as a lawyer in New York City. He practiced law and specialized in mergers and acquisitions and also in the area of securities law. TJ Maloney joined Lincolnshire Management in 1993 as a managing director. He was recognized for his exemplary work and accomplishments at the firm. Maloney was later promoted into his leadership position as president and CEO at Lincolnshire Management.

The organization has taken part in numerous significant transactions over the years. TJ Maloney has played a leading role for the firm for such acquisitions as True Temper, True Sports and Accra Shafts. Lincolnshire works with organizations in all industries. Accra Shafts is a leading company that manufactures golf shafts. In a strategic effort to unify multiple brands, True Sports acquired Accra. The announcement of the completion of the deal was made in July of 2019 by Truw Sports as the parent company. The transaction included both the acquisition of Accra as well as its parent company Premium Golf Management Co.

The organizations distribute a wide range of sporting equipment. The sporting goods are used by beginners and professionals in multiple sports. The equipment is widely used in baseball, lacrosse, hockey, golf, and ice skating. The companies bring together many decades of expertise serving the needs of the sporting goods industry. As the industry continues to reflect a positive rate of growth, the leadership team determined that timing of the unification of these premium brands was right for the acquisition activity to occur.

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Michael Nierenberg, Finance Executive Extraordinaire

by Chris Holden - December 11th, 2019

Based out of offices in New York City, New Residential Investment Corp. is the brainchild of Michael Nierenberg a financial executive with few peers. Michael Nierenberg is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President of New Residential Investment Corp. He has over two decades of experience in the financial industry and his experience has been integral to the success of this growing financial concern. Visit Daily Forex Report to know more about Michael Nierenebrg.

New Residential Investment Corp. is a leading provider of capital and services to the mortgage and financial services industry. Before Michael Nierenberg founded this company he spent over two decades working in some of New York City’s most well known financial firms. He worked at Bear Sterns for fourteen years in different senior leadership capacities and was eventually named to the Board of Directors. He then took positions at J.P. Morgan and Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he worked with their securitized products. Read more at about Michael Nierenebrg.

In addition to his prominence in the financial industry, Michael Nierenberg is the President of the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation.


How Omar Boraie and His Sons Changed Newark

by Chris Holden - December 6th, 2019

Shaquille O’Neal is one of the most recognizable figures in modern sports. The former NBA legend has switched career paths to pursue the life of a sports commentator and entrepreneur. Shaq has a long track record of making business investments that many other basketball players would never think of, such as owning 27 different Five Guys Burgers and Fries franchises. His most recent investment includes the opening of an $80 million luxury apartment building in his hometown of Newark. The building is 22 stories and is only a few minutes away from the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and the newly renovated Hahne & Co. Building. Shaq plans on the building going down as one of the most historic buildings in Newark as well as one of the most beautiful buildings in the city as well. The building plans on opening its doors in the upcoming summer months but has already been 60% leased out according to Wasseem Boraie.

None of this would be possible with the help of Boraie Development and their dedication to bringing something special to the city of Newark. The group of developers consists of Omar Boraie and his two sons, Sam and Wasseem. They originally came to the city in 2006 with the goal of becoming the biggest developers in the city. Over a decade later, they’re responsible for the creation of one of the city’s newest and most popular buildings. Leslie Anderson, the CEO of the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority, says that he loved working alongside the Boraie family and admires the passion they have for delivering quality work.

Fortress Investment Group Dissolved into SBG but Lives On, Somehow

by Chris Holden - December 3rd, 2019

Fortress Investment Group is an investment fund manager and advisor based in New York. The firm has a bias for asset management solutions and funding of startups. Fortress commands assets to the tune of $36.1. It is highly diverse in terms of its investment portfolio and business focus. Fortress is in control of assets of over 1,750 organizations, investors, and private individuals. The clients span a range of niche areas including private equity strategies for investment, real estate, and credit. Fortress has been acquired by Softbank. Investment pundits and Fortress clients must be scratching their heads about the deal.

The Rationale According to Softbank

According to the management at SoftBank, the acquisition of Fortress Investment Group is a valuable addition to its portfolio. Fortress Investment Group LLC comes with its expertise in investment strategies that work. In the arrangement, it has been disclosed that Fortress will continue to operate semi-independently. SoftBank Group will henceforth own the whole array of the Fortress assets following the successful completion of the acquisition process. It is reported that SBG complied with all the requirements of the acquisition including approval by the shareholders of Fortress. All regulatory requirements and approvals have been met. The purchase of Fortress cost SBG $ 3.3 billion. Now SBG is the owner of the shares of Fortress on NYSE.

The Acquisition Details Revealed

Details of the deal show that each of the Fortress Investment Group Class A shares will be converted to cash at the rate of $8.08 per share. The proceeds of the merger will be spread out based on the payment procedures set out by the Fortress Definitive Proxy and the agreement of the merger. The common stock of Fortress has since been removed from the NYSE.  It was pointed out that the financial report of Fortress would be incorporated at the end of December 2017 results. The impact of the acquisition will be revealed to shareholders in due course as the need arises.

Further details indicate that although Fortress has been fully bought, it will continue to operate but under the auspices of SBG. It will operate as an independent investment entity owned by SBG. It was also disclosed that the Fortress Chiefs in New York will continue to run the business. They will retain the business model that has made Fortress so attractive.

How Fortress nearly stopped the 2010 Winter Olympics

Like all major events, the Winter Olympics of 2010 held in Canada was driven by some big corporate player’s monies. It came as a surprise as Fortress wrote a demand letter to the Canadian authorities to pay up for the use of the British Columbia Ski Resort owned by Fortress. Fortress wrote a demand letter asking to be paid $ 90 million. It was an interesting turn of events because Fortress was demanding for a settlement of an anticipated debt. Fortress threatened that the Alpine events will not proceed unless the payment is made to their accounts prior to the commencement of the games. Another resort to be used for the Olympics called the Whistler Blackcomb is an Intrawest property but Fortress bought it in a buyout that was leveraged owing to a debt. It was reported that Intrawest had defaulted to the tune of over $500. The fortress was just moving in to rescue Intrawest by paying its debts for the short term. Learn More:

Bhanu Choudhrie A Leading Entrepreneur in Multiple Sectors

by Chris Holden - December 2nd, 2019

Bhanu Choudhrie is an Indian – British businessman born in New Delhi in June 1978. He studied International Business and Marketing from the University of Boston and later moved to the United Kingdom for business.

He is the founder of a family-based enterprise known as the C &C Alpha Group, which owes its establishment in 2003. The company deals in investment in a wide range of industries, including healthcare, baking, and hospitality, among others. He is also known for sitting in a various board for many banking organization encompassing Atlantic Cost Financial Corporation and Customer’s Bank in London. View Bhanu Choudhrie’s profile at Linkedin.

He was named as the businessman of the year, which conducted by the Asian vice political and public life award. He is the director of the family-based firm, which is providing an outstanding behind the scene into one of the large family-based businesses in London, Britain. This company is known for serving a group of individual investors who are active in the business of capital funding ventures for three decades.

The company managed by Bhanu Choudhrie has its head office in London has had a global outreach and is primarily focusing on six sectors, including agriculture, real estate, healthcare, among others. Besides, it has a division for consultation, which offers mostly advisory services to private investors.

Bhanu Choudhrie has also been engaged in the liquid asset through water desalination, the firm ins owning and operating Seawater Reserves Osmosis Desalinisation pant. This plant is generating 0.5 million gallons of water made available over a day, having the exclusive rights in supplying desalinated water to the Hamriya Free Trade Zone Authority. He plans to increase the capacity of the pant to 2million per day due to the scorching demand.

Besides, Bhanu Choudhrie has seen the founding of aviation with a particular interest in the UAE. This aviation division of the group is tasked with training pilots for short-haul airlines and supplies most of the pilots to the airlines in the region. The aviation school has increased an exponential growth in tandem with expanding global air traffic. Visit:

The Impact of OSI Food Solutions

by Chris Holden - December 1st, 2019

OSI Food Solutions is the largest world wide food provider for leading food service and retail food brands. OSI’s mission is to provide precisely what the customer wants when it comes to custom food solutions. At OSI, bringing a customer’s idea to life is achieved by bouncing and exploring innovative ideas within the team, allowing for wholesome partnering relationships to be build and acting with integrity with each partner.

OSI Food Solutions has been a trustworthy, professional supply chain since 1909 when the company was first founded in Chicago by Otto Kolschowsky as a family owned meat market. Then in 1955, OSI was selected as McDonald’s first major supplier of fresh ground beef. In over 100 years of company growth, OSI continued to successfully spread throughout 17 countries and regions. Some of these include, Brazil, Australia, Germany, India and Spain to name a few.

Because of its worldwide impact, OSI has an incomparable knowledge of worldwide cuisine and shocking culinary skill.

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As OSI Food Solutions has expanded to different regions, they have entered into a profit transfer agreement with OSI Food Solutions Germany. The goal here is to distribute meat or other related food products. As well as supplying services related to food production.

At OSI, the impact food businesses have on the world matters. OSI strives to maintain a sustainable relationship with the environment, therefore business is managed within the social, environmental and economic framework areas in which business is operated in. OSI’s goal is to always keep growing and finding ways to improve sustainability.

Animals are treated respectfully in supply chain an animal welfare practices are led to decrease antimicrobial’s and ensure consumers health and welfare.

As for the sustainability of the environment, OSI aims to reduce the harsh environmental impact by the responsible use of natural resources. This includes reducing waste, using water in a sustainable manner, reducing GCH emissions and adapting to constantly changing environments.

The social impact is just as important to OSI, this is why they are committed to maintaining safe work environments where every employee’s rights are protected. The respect and empowerment of workers makes for a healthy sustainable work environment. Check out:

Talkspace and Co-Founder Oren Frank’s Personal Journey

by Chris Holden - November 30th, 2019

Talkspace is one of the most used text therapy apps in the world. Because of its co-founder and CEO, Oren Frank, Talkspace has grown to become one of the largest therapy apps around the world. The way that Talkspace works is by allowing people to connect with therapists from all walks of life. This means that you can video chat, text or audio message your therapist from virtually any type of mobile device that you own. Not only does this save users time, but it can also be a lot more affordable when compared to going to see a good local therapist. Visit Bloomberg to know more about Oren Frank

There are many things that Oren Frank does to improve his company. Talkspace was founded in 2012 as a way to bring therapy to people who were unable to access it previously. Oren Frank is also a contributor to a variety of blogs around the internet, but can regularly be seen writing for the HuffPost. He writes a lot on mental health awareness and how therapy can truly help when it comes to giving people the hope that they need. He has worked to develop, launch and improve Talkspace since it was created many years ago.

While there are many other text therapy apps that have come around since Talkspace, Oren Frank’s company is still one of the most popular and has been used by millions of people worldwide. When Oren Frank isn’t working on his company or helping to bring awareness to mental health issues, you can find him spending time with his family in New York City. He regularly travels the world as a way to help bring about an awareness that many people do not have when it comes to mental health problems and issues that people may face on a regular basis in their lives. Read More:

The achievements of Sudhir Choudhrie

by Chris Holden - November 28th, 2019

Sudhir Choudhrie is a very popular entrepreneur who is now living in London with this family. He is living with his wife Anita and his two children Bhanu and Dhairya. He is an Indian by birth and he had spent a major part of his life in India. He started his career in India and has gained a lot of experience investing in many ventures in India.

Sudhir Choudhrie graduated from the University of Delhi and he then started his own trading business. He started his own company which is called Magnum International trading company in 1975. It was a huge success and the main objective of the company was to help strengthen the relationship of the company with foreign companies and the company did it well. He gained experience in how to gain customers and how to deal with them which later in his life was very useful.

Sudhir Choudhrie is a strategic investor and he had done many ventures with reputable institutions that were all huge commercial successes. He did a joint project with the Taj Resorts and launched TaJ Kerela and four other local resorts. He also formed an alliance with Adidas AG which resulted in the formation of Adidas Indian Trading in 2005. The company made good quality products that became popular very quickly. His other notable venture was with Air Deccan which was India’s first commercial airplane that provided the customers a nice flying experience on a budget. It started with only one airplane but soon it became very profitable and was carrying about 7 million passengers per day.

Sudhir Choudhrie is also a philanthropist. He is involved with many charity works and projects that are aimed to make the life of people better in India, the UK, and the USA. He had a heart transplant operation in 1999. He was greatly involved in charity after that event.

Sudhir Choudhrie is also a great writer and he has interests in business, politics and many other things that he writes about in his books. He had achieved a lot in his life and many people are inspired by him.

Meet Mauricio Mendonca Godoy, a Successful Businessman in the Construction Sector

by Chris Holden - November 27th, 2019

With his advancement in higher education, Maurício Mendonça Godoy has climbed the ladder from the junior positions to the executive positions of several companies. At one point he served as a chief operating officer of Setal, a company based in Brazil. He portrayed his leadership skills in this company to the extent that he held many departments in the same company. It was his excellent leadership as the Chief Operating Officer of Setal that saw him appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of SOG, a position he held in the company from the year 2010 to 2013. He also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Toyo Setals from the year 2012 to the year 2015 when he was engaged by Estaleiros Construction Company to become its Chief Executive Officer.

Currently, he is the president and the Chief Executive Officer of Estaleiros shipbuilding company in Brazil. With his knowledge and experience in petroleum production, engineering, and business administration, Maurício Mendonça Godoy has managed his firm to produce the most rated floating products and offloading ships. Since 2015 when Mauricio became the Chief Executive Officer of this company, he has worked smart to continue building on the company’s positive reputation in the construction field. Maurício Mendonça Godoy has used the knowledge and experience that he has gained from his past positions he has held in other companies.

As the Chief Executive Officer of Estaleiros, Mauricio has led to the establishment of several major projects such as the construction of EBR shipyard and expansion of the NGPU. Also, he led the publication of the book known as Integrated Sytems for the Management of Companies, which was published by Abemi. Maurício Mendonça Godoy is most remembered for the construction of the shipyard, in the year 2013. The decision to build a shipyard was brought about by the demand for new floating production storage and offloading avenues. In conclusion, what helps Mauricio to bring ideas to life is the fact that he involves his managers and other employees in his decisions. Everyone in the organization is of equal important regardless of the position held. Teamwork is the key to the success of any organization.

Maarten De Jeu Smart Investment And Diversification

by Chris Holden - November 26th, 2019

For Fortune 100 companies, Maarten De Jeu is a highly recognized strategic advisor. He assists individual investors in attaining long and short-term investment goals by using investment opportunities in commercial real estate to their advantage. He teaches that it is extremely beneficial to use commercial real estate as a pillar of investment holdings. He also advises that becoming involved in real estate is now easier as the opportunity to invest in real estate has become more accessible for average investors. These hard asset investments are lucrative and in the past were only reserved for institutions or extremely wealthy investors. With increased access to projects in commercial real estate, individual investors can pool their investment efforts.

Maarten De Jeu realizes how broad the category is for commercial real estate investment in for-profit properties. These include office buildings, warehouses, industrial parks, multi-use complexes, warehouses, manufacturing facilities, and retail spaces. The difference between commercial and residential properties is that residential properties are used solely as housing. Commercial properties, on the other hand, are typically a great deal larger and significantly more expensive to build, purchase and maintain than single-family homes. This is what prevented individual investors from taking advantage of commercial real estate investment opportunities. Recent changes in the laws that affect investment allow expanded access to the benefits of commercial real estate ownership equity.

The 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS) was one of the largest changes in recent years. The act permitted businesses to use crowdfunding to attract individual investors who otherwise did not have sufficient enough capital to invest in a new business venture. This differs from crowdfunding’s donation model where individuals contribute to a cause without ownership or a return on their investment. At a minimum of $5,000, non-accredited investors can invest in commercial real estate that has been pre-selected. One option available to commercial real estate crowdfunding investors is the monthly collection of interest payments form a borrower’s secured loan payments. Either option allows the investor to reinvest gains from the initial investment into other invests that will allow tax advantages.

Unlike traditional investments involving stocks and bonds, investment in commercial real estate is based on particular assets that do not involve selling the investment according to market fluctuations. As well, property investment is insulated from the factors that make stock market investing risky. There are also minimal associated investment fees. Securing mutual funds and a traditional investment portfolio requires a certified financial advisor whereas commercial real estate investment does not require the same level of management fees. Tracking and monitoring the performance of the individual real estate investor’s assets is highly efficient and cost-effective for them due to having online access. Learn more:

It is wise for any investor to prioritize diversification in terms of investment strategies. There are diversification opportunities in commercial real estate that simply do not exist in traditional investments. An expected return form monthly rent reduces concerns about dips in the stock market as those changes do not affect the occupancy of a building or the amount of rent collected.

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