Randal Nardone and his billion dollar baby

Forbes’ Billionaire Randal Nardone did not get to #557 for just anything. With a doctorate (J.D.) from Boston University School of Law and a Bachelors in Arts in English and Biology from University of Connecticut, he founded the Fortress Investment Group where he serves as Chief Executive Officer and Wes Edens, both very notable names in the financial field. Starting as a lawyer, he transitioned into finance by working for Thacher Proffit & Wood as a partner, BlackRock Financial as the principal, and even the Union Bank of Switzerland. Even though he did well in these very prolific businesses, he was not satisfied until he established his own great company in 1998. With this, he has earned his spot on the Forbes Billionaire list with a net worth of $1.8 Billion. How? Randal Nardone owns more than 50 million shares worth $1.6 Billion. Since 2005, he has earned a $100 million more in net cash payouts. Fortress Investment Group manages more than $70 billion in alternative assets like private equities, credit funds, and liquid hedge funds. The Group sold the minority interest to a Japanese investment firm, Nomura, for $890 million. In 2014, he was awarded “Hedge Fund Manager of the Year” from Institutional Investor and “Management Firm of the Year” from HFMWeek, not to mention the many other awards given in the previous years.

Besides Fortress Investment Group, Randal Nardone also has worked in different sectors of companies like Fortress Credit Corporation as the co-founder and principal, Fortress Investment Fund, Fortress Investment Trust, Springleaf Financial Holdings, New Castle Investment Holdings, as well as many others. Even more recently, planned out on February 14th, 2017, SoftBank Group bought the company for $3.3 Billion. This acquisition was completed just last December (2017). With this new development, the management of Fortress Investment Group will definitely change, but Randal Nardone will still be a part of the new management. I guess you can say he’s not ready for his baby to grow up just yet. Read full article

New Philanthropy Foundation Stream Cares

Hurricane Harvey dropped across Houston neighborhoods living havoc with the 56 inches rain that poured for the entire time. People watched helplessly as the floods swept homes, destroyed properties and took Americans lives. Stream Energy, a Dallas, based company, couldn’t just wait as thousands of stranded Americans went through the ordeal and lost in its aftermath. It gathered enough resources and without hesitation became one of the first company to help in the recovery in whatever way necessary selflessly. They, for instance, spend thousands of dollars easing the financial burdens of the affected Americans.

Stream Energy envisions a society that is prosperous and with a population of people with better livelihood, education, and environment. For this reason, corporate philanthropy is part and parcel of the company’s existence. It is an ingrained element in Stream’s DNA as seen by its recent launch of one of a kind charity foundation named “Stream Cares” that aims to coordinate, formalize, and extend the ongoing philanthropy work that it has tirelessly carried out for almost a decade and a half. Stream cares foundation has proved that Stream Energy genuinely cares for its clients, and it has shown an exemplary example with Hurricane Harvey where it demonstrated that charity and philanthropy is a critical part of its brand and mission. The corporate lead as a textbook example in using more than money to ensuring that it properly gave back to the society through not only assisting in the rebuilding of destroyed properties but by also taking a mile further and help in restoring human dignity.

Stream Cares and Stream Cares Foundation was launched as different philanthropy arm to function separately from the energy sales business purposely to support communities in need and fund local charities throughout Texas, its environs, and all over the country. This approach has numerous advantages such as the company is enabled keep its commitment of giving back to the community without fail, while simultaneously enhancing its reputation to the public and creating unwavering loyalty of potential clients in the society. In an aim to solidify its dedication to taking care of the society, Stream Energy has established a long-term relationship with humanitarian agencies such as Red Cross and Habitat for Humanity to reach all communities from their grassroots.

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160125006123/en/Stream-Launches-Smart-30-Thermostat-Plan

Shervin Pishevar Envisions the Potential of Virgin Hyperloop and SpaceX in his 21-Hour Twitter Rant

Shervin Pishevar seemed to have come up with new found energy after his unceremonious departure from Sherpa Capital, the company he found, due to sexual allegations after he comes up with a social media dossier concerning the United States economy and the government at large. According to the mogul investor, who has interest in Uber, the economy is likely to take a shift, and some of the issues that seem too obvious might come back to haunt the economy. Despite the emerging challenges, there is a glimmer of hope in the field of technology likely to be witnessed in short-term.

Shervin Pishevar understands that the Virgin Hyperloop, which is a transportation technology, will have a significant impact on the future of transportation of goods and services. It is clear that people are looking forward to increasing their travel speed from one place to another in an attempt to maximize the number of hours they have within a day. Moreover, some services such as medical emergencies need to be accessed immediately. This creates a situation where there is the need for speed. The loop will enhance the quick and efficient movement of goods, services, and people while at the same time increasing emergency response.

The next technology Shervin Pishevar sees coming into being a success is SpaceX, a technique that focuses on space tourism and championed by innovation guru Elon Musk. This means that it is not all doom for the significant policies implemented in the country as the two technologies in the transportation industry will cover the mess stinking in other sectors. Shervin Pishevar is one of the investors who has been seen promoting the emergence of these technologies as the future of the United States transportation industry.

Virgin Hyperloop and SpaceX are some of the most significant technological innovations that will rock the world in the next generation. However, Shervin Pishevar has interests in Virgin Hyperloop which is likely to elicit questions as to why he rates his own company and does not see the same happening to other organizations in the industry. However, it is worth noting that both SpaceX and Virgin Hyperloop are welcome technologies in the decaying infrastructure in the United States.

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Mike Bagguley Promoted By Barclays

It is the time when Barclays is now fed up in its investments banking unit and has appointed its new chief operating officer. It is aiming in returning its bid for its earlier glory days. Barclays has appointed Mike Bagguley through promotion from his former role. He used to be the head of the unit on macro markets, and he will start his new position immediately. While in the new office, Mike Bagguley will report Tom King who is the bank’s chief executive.

It is the latest change that has happened in the banking giant, and in last month JP Morgan was also confirmed as the new chief executive where he will be replacing Antony Jenkins. Even the analyst has commented on it, and they have said that it has signaled a bid in strengthening the bank’s investment banking business.

Mike Bagguley has been able to oversee the reshaping and reduction of Barclays macro business, which consists of foreign exchange, commodities products, and interest rates as the trading revenue running across the industry have hardened and fallen regulation hit the profitability. Mike Bagguley was given the role in coordinating the main projects that are across the investment bank. In the early of this month, Sir Gerry Grimstone was appointed as his deputy chairman while the lender is continuing in focusing on investment banking.

Sir Gerry has spent over a decade working with Schroders financial group located in Hong Kong, New York, and London. He was also the vice chairman of the organization in its investment banking activities.

The chairman of Barclays John McFarlane talked of the re-positioning last month and described it as one of their major priorities. In 2012, Jerkins was the one appointed aftermath of rate-fixing scandal by Libor, where he toned down Barclay’s business side.

His mandate was to steady the ship where he would restore the group’s confidence, but the shareholders and bank’s board lost their patience with how he approached, and the shareholders’ returns languished. The real retail experience of Jenkins was increasing to become a concern because the bank was traditionally a key profit driver.

Bob Diamond contributed to building Barclays investment bank, and by then it was making a huge profit and also engaging in other risk practices.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/epic/barc/12000951/Barclays-lines-up-more-investment-bank-cuts-in-efficiency-drive.html

Sahm Adrangi: Founder and CIO of Kerrisdale Capital Management LLC

Sahm Adrangi, the astounding businessman began his education at the prestigious Yale University. He began his education in 1999 and completed his education in 2003. After he graduated, he began to work as an Analyst at Deutsche Bank from early 2004 to late 2005. He was part of the leveraging finance group where they dealt with bank debt and high yield bond financings.

After leaving Deutsche Bank, Sahm Adrangi joined Chanin Capital Partners, an investment bank located in Los Angeles and New York until 2007. At this company, he served as the analyst in the bankruptcy restructuring group. He then went to work at Longacre Fund Management LLC for almost two years. Here, he focused on credit investing, such as bank debt, high yield bonds, trade claims, etc. in the United States and Europe.

Moving up, Sahm Adrangi then began working at Kerrisdale Capital Management LLC in New York. Founded in April of 2009, Adrangi played a role in the founding of the corporation. For a little over nine years, he has been working as the Chief Investment Officer. Kerrisdale Capital Management LLC is an investment management firm. They are widely known for short selling and publishing research. They also share their views on stocks that are misunderstood by the market. The research they do is to correct misconceptions about companies’ business prospects. They share the findings of their research on their website and “third-party investing-related” sites. When the firm was first founded, they began with less than one million dollars, and as of July 2017, they manage around 150 million dollars.

In the midst of running Kerrisdale Capital Management LLC, in 2010 and 2011, Sahm Andrangi had the chance to make a name for himself. He became well-known after exposing fraudulent Chinese companies, such as China Marine Food Group, Lihua International, China-Biotics, and others. He made it so that these corporations had to go through enforcement actions by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Sahm Adrangi has worked endlessly since the beginning of his education, from working tirelessly at corporations to founding his own. He has built a great name for himself and continues to do so.

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What you should know about Jeunesse Global

Jeunesse Global was founded by Randy Ray and Wendy Lewis with the vision of developing beauty products that could help their consumers maintain a youthful appearance. The idea was founded on 9 September 2009 at 9.00 PM. The number nine is significant because it reflects the founders’ vision of establishing a company that could thrive with time. Over the years, the firm has been able to incorporate technology in its operations in addition to focusing on employee training and technical support to promote its continued expansion.

How to incorporate a healthy lifestyle with Jeunesse products for a youthful living

The human skin is bound to lose its youthful glow with age. It is normal for your skin to develop wrinkles, smooth lines, and become rough as you age. With Jeunesse Global products and adopting a healthy living, however, you can maintain your youthful skin and glow with no stress.

To ensure that you maintain your youthful skin, here are a few tips to follow:

  • Consider exercising frequently: As you age, you are likely to overlook daily exercising, and this could be detrimental to the health of your skin. Although your schedule is likely to be tight, ensure that you reserve a few hours on a weekly basis to exercise. Remember it is not always about going to the gym; you can engage in minor exercises such as taking a walk.
  • Keep a healthy diet: Exercising without eating healthy food can be counter-productive. You should ensure that your diet is not all about junk food sold as fast food in the restaurant. Instead, focus on eating fresh green foods that are rich in vitamins and minerals since this will help restore your youthful skin and premature appearance of wrinkles.
  • Engage in a hobby. Which physical activity do you find fulfilling? Swimming, cycling, playing football, basketball, or just taking a nature walk could be of great help to your skin. If you enjoy doing it, make sure to do it often because it will help you get rid of chemicals and wastes that accumulate in the body giving your skin a unique and youthful appearance.

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Southridge Capital is dedicated to offering customized financial solutions to their clients.

Southridge capital has been helping clients come up with state of the art financial strategies for over two decades now. The services offered by this company include security brokerages and investments. This private equity firm has its operations based in Connecticut and has over 50 employees. According to releasefact.com, the firm has extensive experience in the industry has dealt with financing for over 250 renowned public companies. The firm is well versed with the knowledge of some of the factors that affect companies that are growing. Southridge Capital has been providing financial solutions and strategies for such growing companies. The organization has a team of professionals who give insights and take the company through the process of the company going public. Customized solutions concerning maximum management of the balance sheet and financial strategies. The firm is dedicated to making the assets for growing companies have an optimum monetary value. Southridge Capital recently reenergized and redefined the structure of the company to expand the capabilities for serving their customers better. Southridge Capital is always coming up with new ways to serve the financial solutions of a variety of the clients they serve. A staggering $1.8B worth of investment has been made over the two decades the organization has been in operation. These investments have been made to companies across the globe since the year 1996. Southridge Capital also comes together with creditors for companies in an effort to do away with the outstanding debts of the respective company. This strategy by Southridge Capital is aimed at the creditor and the company achieving a common stock. The organization also provides procedures for securitization to improve the value of the company. The firm looks forward to more success in the future as the executive in the future after the functional corporate team has redefined their financial approach and also enhanced the understanding of the market. Southridge Capital has a dedicated website where clients can contact representatives from the organizations.

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The Impact by Mrs. Besty Devos on Reformation

Betsy Devos has been leading movements in the reformation of education. She has been actively involved in politics since she was on campus. She studied at Calvin College. She has led various movements, political action committees, and party organizations. Mrs. Betsy has also served for a total of six years as a leader of Michigan Republican Party. The tendency of reforming cuts across her family, her husband Mr. Dick Devos was nominated by Republican to run for Michigan Governorship. Mrs. Devos has always worked hard to search for innovative solutions to problems encountered socially. Betsy holds the position of the Chairperson at Windquest Group. Windquest Group is a privately owned company that specializes in clean energy, technology, and manufacturing. This firm was founded in 1989 by Betsy and her husband, Dick.

Betsy is more optimistic on her educational reforms. Currently, there is approximately a student population of 250,000. These students are in 33 programs that are privately chosen and publicly funded. The program is offered across 17 stated including Columbia District. The growth of the movement is at a high rate. This growth is shown by the admission of nearly 40000 students to the educational program.The program has been expanded to other areas including Florida, Arizona, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana. The latest program that covers a whole state was launched in 2011 in Indiana. The program has so far lasted two years but has already admitted nearly 10000 students. Recently a survey was conducted, its findings were that educational choose program was enjoyed and had gained much more popularity. This was mostly shown by the Latinos.

She started taking part in reformations gradually. Betsy and her husband Mr. Dick used to visit Potter’s House Christian School when they had children who used to go to school. Potter’s House Christian School has served families with low income for more than 30 years. While in the school they met parents who are doing everything possible for their children to access good environment for learning. They saw the struggles the parents underwent to pay for fees, and they started supporting individual students. The commitment grew to the level of them supporting the whole institution.Betsy and Mr. Dick became more committed to helping parents that struggle in payment of fees. Their help was mainly focused on low-income families in particular. Betsy believes that ever a parent had a choice to pick the right school for their children as they did. Her husband had shown his commitment to support the families by contesting for the State Board of Education in Michigan. He was elected in 1990. Mrs. Betsy then further got involved by providing scholarships to the needy children.

Warren Buffett and Tim Armour two strong leaders in investing

The world’s favorite investor Warren Buffett has made a $1 million dollar bet that he can make better investment returns than a group of hedge fund managers who strictly invest in an S&P 500 passive index fund. Results of his wager will be revealed this year and many believe he will be collecting his winnings. His $1 million will be donated to charity.Buffett has been vocal when it comes to simple and low-cost investments that are held for a long period of time. Warren Buffett also favors bottom-up investing and creating a strong portfolio. Buffett has been vocal telling Americans they need to save even more for retirement. Buffett also encourages Americans to get invested and stay invested.

Warren does not support the “active versus passive” argument, saying they hurt investors. Buffett has discovered strong fund managers by looking at those who have low expenses and high manager ownership. Warren Buffett believes they key to finding experienced fund managers is to look for those who invest a large amount of their own money, which will weed out a small group of fund managers who outpace their competitors.

Tim Armour is an investment expert who supports Buffett’s financial views. He is currently chairman and Chief Executive Officer at the Capital Group. Timothy Armour has over 32 years of investment experience with Capital Group. He began his career with Capial in their associates program. Early in his career, he started out as an equity investments analyst and was responsible for covered global communications and U.S. service companies.Armour received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Middlebury College and currently resides in Los Angeles, California. Tim Armour became Chairman of Capital Group. Armour has become a leading expert when it comes to investing and protecting your investments. Armour has been seen on CNBC discussing investing.Learn more about him: Click here.

Paul Mampily’s Pivotal Groundbreaking Level for Profits Unlimited

After 20 years on Wall Street, working with prominent clients such as the world’s leading financial exchange Deutche Bank, Paul Mampilly knows how to reach pivotal moments. Paul has now reached a golden moment, for reaching 60,000 subscribers, for his publication of Profits Unlimited. It has now officially earned the honor of becoming one of the fastest-emerging newsletters within the investment commerce.

Since his departure from Wall Street, Paul penned a publishing deal with Banyan Hill Publishing Company to invest his skills and knowledge, for directing Main Street Americans towards lucrative prospects. Bayan Hill Publishing, based in Delray, Florida specializes in cutting-edge investment readership and has a growing subscriber base of over 200,000. The agreement provided Paul a great opportunity, for providing new stock recommendations through his newsletters, which are mailed to subscribers on a monthly basis.

Paul’s approach has been to sequence the investment data every week, pertaining to no more than two stocks, and then use predictive analysis of those investments through his website. Subscribers can determine their investment capital, through receiving the newsletter. However, they have an alternative, for using their own brokerage accounts which offers each subscriber a personal solution to their investment. This is a non-traditional, but innovative way, for subscribers to align their personal goals between their portfolio and their financial advisor.

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The early numbers are extremely impressive for Paul’s innovative idea. With outcomes as high as 38 percent increase in stock prices, for just 85 percent of the subscriber base, the process looks to be very profitable. Although an isolated investment, one investor was also able to capitalize on a 160 percent net gain, by using Paul’s method.

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Paul Mampilly has made an excellent brand for himself by continuing to create the most-innovative and thorough investment methods for the 21st century. Paul has a creative edge for the market and has been awarded by the Templeton Foundation, for effectively producing an $88 million return on a $50 million investment. In the end, the net gain of 76 percent was an exceptional outcome, during the uncertainty of the 2008 financial crisis. Paul’s ability to gauge the market and extrapolate data using analysis, trends, and simply core-knowledge, has earned him a well-deserved moment within the investment industry.

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