Hedge funds are investment funds which are made available to a specific group of people who must be approved investors. This funds are not sold to the public. For one to partner with such investment firms, they must have risk management techniques gained from institutional investors, and they must have invested in a variety of assets.
Hedge funds have been in operation for years and have become very popular. One of the most popular investors in the company is Jacob Gottlieb. He holds a Professional Risk Management designation (PRM). This designation saw start a healthcare fund in 2001. The funds saw to the birth of Visium company. Visium company, being the best operated by Gottlieb’s funds, peaked so fast. Healthcare fund hence became the best performing investment in managed assets.
Despite Visium company being the best performing company at the time, it was faced with some challenges. It suffered a controversy that led to it being deregistered in 2016. Due to this, it had to liquidate its customers’ assets. The company’s top managers were charged for trading government reports which were regarded as confidential. The company was closed, but Jacob was not found guilty.
Since the closure of Visium company, Gottlieb never stopped working. He saw to it that he refunded the investors’ funds. He has worked hard in liquidating the company’s operating assets. For Jacob, the two years that the company was not operational was not a break.
Jacob has proved that he loves investing by trying to revive the investment company. To prove this, he set up Altium Capital that manages his wealth. Altium Capital copies Visium company in its operations. It invests and bets on stocks that relate to the healthcare industry.
Having accomplished his mission in liquidating Visium, Gottlieb is ready to get back into investing. He hopes to raise and organize investors’ funding to see this dream come true. This is how Jacob is planning a comeback in the investment world.
You can hardly discuss the tourism industry in Brazil without mentioning Guilherme Paulus. As Brasil’s leading hotelier and renowned international entrepreneur, Guilherme Paulus runs CVC Brasil Operadora the leading tour company in the country. He is also the founder of GJP Hotels and Resorts- a hotel and resorts brand that are found all over the country.Despite his business success when it comes to the tourism industry, Guilherme Paulus did not start off as hotelier. Instead, his career began as an IBM intern. His earliest passion was in the IT sector. He worked as computer technician. However, through his numerous interactions with people from the tourism and hospitality industries, his passion shifted.
In fact, he eventually quit his job at IBM and took up a new one with a tourism and travel agency where he worked as a travels salesman. It did not take him long to build up a solid reputation in this industry.He established a lot of beneficial relationships with numerous renowned business professionalswho prompted him to start his own company. Therefore, at just 24 years, Guilherme Paulus launched CVC Tour Company. Although this company started off very humbly, it has since grown to become the leading tour company in Brasil. The success of his tour company led him to set his sights on opening a hotel and resort brand- GJP Hotels and Resorts.GJP was born after Paulus decided to invest his revenues in his own company.
He decided to branch out CVC Tour Company by launching a brand of hotels and resorts wherehis company clients could enjoy their stay. This led to the launch of GJP Hotels and Resorts. Today, GJP Hotels and Resorts has more than 20 hotels and resorts under its brand. These hotels are scattered all over Maceio, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Recife and Salvador. This brand has over 5000 employees. It is evident that this brand is expanding and growing rapidly all thanks to Guilherme Paulus.While in college, Paulus studied Business Administration. However, his huge success as an entrepreneur and hotelier came from his unique ability to diversify his initial concept plan. After all, a great entrepreneur is one who is not confined to one concept.
In Montana, Wes Edens grew up on a ranch and spent most of his childhood outdoors. After graduating and obtaining a degree in finance and business administration from Oregon State University, he started job at bank in San Francisco. That’s when he and a few of his good colleagues had the idea to branch out and start a business called Fortress.
In 1998, Wes Edens became the Co-Founder and the Co-CEO of Fortress Investment Group LLC. Also he serves as the Co-Chief Executive Officer since December 2017. Along with Finance, he is a huge sports fan.
Fortress Investment Group LLC became one of the first private equity funds to go private. Mr. Edens and Fortress are now investing more than $3 billion in order to build Florida a private passenger railroad. Fortress has approximately over $40.9 billion in assets as of March 31, 2018. the development of Fortress has owned transportation and infrastructure across the world. Fortress had an extended amount of knowledge in the industries that it invests in. Structural and strategic challenges allows the company to engage in and extract value from complex investments.
In 2014, the New Fortress Energy was founded by Wes Edens with him committing to help accelerate the world’s transition to clean and renew energy. He successfully partnered up with Jamaica to build the countries first LNG terminal and deliver natural gas for a total of three power plant projects.
Mr.Edens also became a Co-Owner of the Milwaukee Bucks and delivered a New Arena for the NBA Franchise. The $524 million Entertainment of Wisconsin and Sports Center is a centerpiece of a successful developed project lead by the Bucks to transform 27-acres. Wes Edens bought a majority stake in the struggling English soccer club Aston Villa.
The inspiration that Wes Edens gained to make all this possible was his ability to read a book about Henry Flagler, who in 19th-century Florida developed hotels and railways which is why Wes had the idea to develop a railroad venture. He sees the potential in building rail service between pairs of cities that fall between flying and driving distance.
Some exciting news has recently been announced by global investment banking outfit Madison Street Capital. This exciting piece of news is the fact that highly experienced and respected financial professional Lawrence Alioto is taking the position as the new managing director for the firm’s team that deals with capital markets at Madison Street Capital. Madison Street Capital reputation is that of a firm that clients have come to trust and the addition of Lawrence Alioto in this capacity will only strengthen this fact. In his new role, Lawrence Alioto will play a major role in providing advice to clients that come from the tech sector. The advice will be in the realm of finance transactions at the corporate level. Madison Street Capital’s distinguished CEO Charles Botchway has weighed in about how pleased he is to bring in someone of Lawrence’s calibre to the team. There is not doubt that as technology continues to grow, there is also an ever growing demand for tech sector companies. Lawrence brings with him the particular expertise to advise clients from this critical business sector.
Lawrence Alioto has a long and distinguished career that began as a trader in the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. During the decade of the 90s, Lawrence decided to place his focus on the private equity sector as well as working in the area of business development as well. Part of this business development was with a pair of tech companies that were located out of the state of California. Lawrence Aliota has continued to work to help provide financing and business development strategies for a host of tech firms as well as working in the oil industry. For his part, Lawrence is very excited to take on this new role with Madison Street Capital. The firm has made a commitment to the tech sector and placing a large emphasis on helping companies from that area to grow. Lawrence Aliota will be a huge piece of this overall puzzle and the executive team believes that he will only add to Madison Street Capital reputation.
Madison Street Capital stands by its complete commitment to maintaining the highest standards in leadership, customer service and also integrity. The respected investment banking firm prides itself on providing the highest quality of advisory services to the corporate world in areas such as mergers, acquisitions and also valuation services. The firm was founded back in 2005 and now has offices in Asia and Africa as well as North America.
This past July it was reported that Brazilian agribusiness was down in June O.7% compared to the June a year earlier. This statistic was reported by Flavio Maluf, CEO of Eucatex. He stated that the agriculture sector of Brazil comprised 45.6% of its foreign sales for the month of June. He said the agriculture imports to the U.S alone during this month totaled $1.04 billion. China is also quickly becoming a primary foreign customer. The third largest customer is The European Union which is comprised of 28 countries. Read more about Flavio at terra.com
Soy made up the majority of this, comprising over half of the traded amount. (These soybean products include grain, meal, and oil.) As big an export as it already is, the popularity of soy products is expected to keep rising. Between January and June of this year, 46.27 tons of soy grain where shipped. Eucatex is an agricultural business whose goal is to heighten both Brazil’s food security and its production of exporting goods. While agricultural products are its concentration, Eucatex also manufactures and distributes furniture and toys made of eucalyptus wood fibers.
Flavio Maluf was born into one of the wealthiest and most powerful families in Brazil on December 2, 1962. After high school, he graduated from the Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and then earned a degree in Business Administration from New York University. After all of this education, in 1997 he took over as CEO of Eucatex, which his family had started in 1951. In addition to this leadership role, he also serves as the president of Grandfood. In the matter of starting a business, Maluf is adamant that it is totally a myth that you need a lot of money to start a business. He says what you really need is a great idea and the willingness to work hard.
There are many noteworthy doctors, especially in the field of plastic surgery. Each has their own unique way of going about their art, and each has their own reputation. In Dallas, Texas, one of the most well-known names in the field is Dr. Sameer Jejurikar, called Dr. J by many of his clients. Having been a practicing plastic surgeon for over 11 years, Dr. Jerjurikar boasts a huge clients base, and his practice specializes in face, breasts, nose, and body. He is honored by his patients for his compassionate nature and bedside manner, being among the very few doctors who ranks on the Patients Choice recognition program in his area of expertise. Of the over 870,000 practicing plastic surgeons nationwide, Dr. J rank is in the minuscule 3% of that number that have made it onto the Compassionate Doctor list via client votes.
Dr. Sameer Jejurikar received his medical degree at the University of Michigan Medical school and has been practicing in the medical field in the range of 11-20 years. He is affiliated with several different hospitals, including the Dallas Medical Center and Pine Creek Medical Center both within the Dallas, Texas area. Within both of these locations, Dr. Jerjurikar is one of only a few practicing plastic surgeons. His warm manner and concern for his patients has made him one of the most sought-after plastic surgeons in the area, as well as on a national scale. The fact that he was in the small number of surgeons to gaie the honor of receiving the Compassionate Doctor award has only worked to increase this fact.
In an interview for Newswatch TV, Natalie Van Wijkvliet of Avanca states that their initial teaming up with Newswatch for a crowdsourcing campaign “was one of the reasons why the crowdsourcing project was successful.” That crowdsourcing project was for the launch of a mobile device with all the abilities of a Windows 10 PC through a company known as Ockel. Natalie goes on to praise the support of the Newswatch TV team, letting the interviewer know now that they are launching a third device in the line–the Ockel Series 8. The interviewer then inquires to Natalie about some wireless earbuds she has on, which turn out to be a new product on offer from Avanca!
Newswatch TV began in 1989 and has since aired more than 1000 episodes, available weekly on both AMC and ION networks. Initially focused on primarily financial issues, it has gone on to expand its scope exponentially. Now, the thirty minute news program covers everything from new product releases to medical breakthroughs. The show is led by three hosts, alternating between one to two minute product reviews, individual stories and interviews.
Since 2010, Newswatch TV has developed enough respect in the industry to have celebrities ranging from Chris Pratt to Julianne Moore make appearances on the program. Sports figures such as Joe Montana have come on the show. In the past year alone, A-list figures such as Carrie Underwood, Ted Danson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. have been a part of the broadcast.
An enthusiast of digital healthcare, Ara Chackerian is a serial investor and entrepreneur with an admirable dedication to giving back the society and helping the needy. Mr. Chackerian brings ideas to life through life experiences especially by drawing from his childhood lessons and current interactions with various people. His experiences played a vital role in the birth of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), an innovative treatment method for individuals suffering from mental problems. TMS Health Solutions developed the technology. Ara Chackerian is one of the co-founders of the company. For more details visit Crunchbase.
TMS and Depression
Despite the FDA approval in 2008 and the efficacy of TMS in treating medication-resistant depression, Ara Chackerian and his partners noted that there was a low uptake of the technology by various facilities across the country. Mr. Chackerian and his partners opted to build outpatient facilities for patients where they can affordably undergo treatment using TMS since most of them had been locked out limited insurance coverage. The company has built over seven facilities in Sacramento and San Francisco’s Bay Area. Ara Chackerian believes that the algorithms used in technologies such as digital assisted healthcare application and telemedicine have a massive potential of improving the quality of healthcare services delivery. He believes that these algorithms can be used to monitor the behavioral patterns of patients suffering from various conditions. Medical practitioners can then use such data to make critical decisions. Check out interview.net
Beyond Bridging the Gap between Technology and Healthcare Prevision
Ara Chackerian, who holds a B.S. in marketing degree from Florida State University, wears many hats. In addition to philanthropic commitments, Chackerian is dedicated to sharing information with the masses on various topics afflicting the society. One such issue that he is passionate about is psychiatric disorders, their causes, and treatment option. In one of his blogs, Mr. Chackerian provides insights on suicide with the view of calling on the public to stop stigmatization associated with discussing the topic. While noting that suicide claims the lives of thousands of Americans each year, it is still a taboo topic in many quarters. His article is a call to action to end stigmatization association with suicide by reaching out to potential victims who need help to overcome depression.
Malcolm CasSellis the CIO of OPSkins, the largest centralized technology company in the world. He is also president of the OPSkins, virtual gamin assets trading platform, WAX (Worldwide Asset eXchange). Formerly trading between countries was much harder with every country having their own rules, procedures, language, and currency. WAX has made trading virtual assets much easier by centralizing all of this. WAX has also made its site fraud-proof by eliminating the subsidiaries formerly necessary to complete transactions.
It does this via smart contracts that create trading performance entities for itself, thereby making many of these subsidiaries useless. Malcolm CasSelle first entered adult life by getting his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University. After obtaining these degrees in 1995 he co-founded and became CTO of NetNoir, one of the first Afrocentric focused websites. In 1998 he became senior vice president and presidential adviser of Pacific Century Cyberworks, serving in this capacity until 2002.
He then worked for several companies including XFire, tronc, Inc., Tencent, MediaPass, and Groupon. It was during his time with Groupon that he spent developing the company’s presence in Eastern China. As a result, he is fluent in both Japanese and Mandarin. It was also during his years in China that he showed himself to be one of the very finest business leaders around. He then founded Timeline Labs, serving as its CEO until it was purchased and absorbed by Seachange International in 2015. He then served as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Seachange’s subsidiary, Digital Media.
Throughout these years he was also an early investor in such thing as Facebook, Zynga, and various blockchain companies. Throughout his many years in business leadership, CasSelle has become an expert in eastern culture, sales strategies, and venture capital. He has also had experience in business leadership on several continents.