Highland Capital Management continues to expand its strong presence in the healthcare industry in 2017. This past May they closed a private equity fund worth $147 million. The fund is invested in middle market healthcare companies and is anchored by South Korea’s National Pension Service. This will be Highland’s first investment into the Asian healthcare market. This adds to the over $2 billion in other healthcare related assets the company controls. After tripling returns for Highland’s Small Cap Equity Fund in 2016, chief investment officer Michael Gregory suggested they will now be investing in pharmaceutical companies in 2017. He mentioned Collegium Pharmaceuticals and Pacira Pharmaceuticals as potential investments, as they both are developing new pain relieving medications that also work to combat opioid addiction. Back in 2015, the Highland Long/Short Healthcare Fund won the HFM US Hedge Fund Performance award.
Highland is an investment adviser originating from Dallas, Texas, with offices in New York, Sao Paulo, Singapore, and Seoul. James Dondero and Mark Okada founded the company together in 1993 and have since grown it to be worth over $15 billion in investments. They are a global credit manager, handling assets such as hedge funds, alternative investments and distressed securities. Co-Founder Mark Okada also helped to structure some of the first private collateralized loan obligations, known as CLOs. The company represents clients such as corporations, governments, mutual fund investors and even individuals with a high net-worth. The company also invests in philanthropic endeavors focused around their local communities in Texas. Since 2005, they have donated over $10 million to charities.
In 2001 the U.S. Money Reserve was founded. Since its beginning the private distributor of U.S. and foreign government-issued gold, silver, and platinum legal tender products has grown explosively with hundreds of thousands of clients across the country relying on the distributor for the sake of diversifying their assets. The most common form this diversification takes on is U.S. gold and silver coins.
The team that constitutes the U.S. Money Reserve is masterfully trained and has everything from coin researchers to numismatic professionals who are trusted with finding products that offer the maximum possible profit for people who purchase precious metals. This team of experts goes above and beyond what the industry has deemed accepted standards for the sake of providing every customer with phenomenal customer service so that customers establish long-term relationships with the distributor.
In February of 2016 the U.S. Money Reserve unveiled a new and improved website. The website is a work of art and is reflective of the company’s role as a powerhouse within the precious metal industry. Some of the new features of the website compared to its older site include stunning new photography of both the President of the U.S. Money Reserve: Philip N. Diehl, and of a new coin gallery.
Ryan Buchanan, VP of Brand and Creative of the U.S. Money Reserve, had this to say about the newly designed site: “We now have a fully-responsive tool that allows us to generate quality content across all platforms, further interact with our clients, and of course, offer the world’s best precious metal products through our secure online storefront.” Which is considerably heavy praise coming from someone with such an eye for detail and passion for customer service.
The website empowers consumers by giving them access to tools such as a free gold information kit, access to a Knowledge Center for accurate and relevant information on precious metals, and even access to a free database which contains the latest updates on the precious metals market named the News Center & Blog Desk.
It is clear that the U.S. Money Reserves understands that customer satisfaction can be achieved by empowering consumers to understand the market themselves and also by giving them access to talented experts who’ll help them make the best decisions possible. The U.S. Money Reserves is setting a new standard for the precious metals industry and competitors would be wise to learn from it.
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Eric Pulier is one of the most talented and successful entrepreneurs and businessmen in the United States. He is also a noted philanthropist and a best-selling author. Eric Pulier did his schooling from the famous Teaneck High School and went on to pursue higher education at the reputed Harvard University. Eric Pulier received degree from Harvard University in America Literature and English in 1988. Since then he has associated himself with many ventures to help people who are financially disadvantaged and children who are suffering from terminal or chronic illness. One of the primary focus of Eric Pulier has been investing in technological innovation and is a familiar name in the information technology sector.
While pursuing his higher education at Harvard, Eric Pulier was an editor at Harvard Crimson and wrote regular on various topics on the monthly University journal. After completing his studies at Harvard, Eric Pulier moved to Los Angeles and pursued his entrepreneurial instinct and founded People Doing Things, which is a company that focused majorly on technological innovation and helping integrate technology into our daily lives. People Doing Things focused on improving the integration of technology in the medical, healthcare, and education sector. Later on, Eric Pulier founded one other technology company named “Digital Evolution,” which went on to merge with US Interactive LLC.
The influence of Eric Pulier in the technology sector continued to increase with time, and he was also chosen by the Presidential Inaugural Committee to make the technology exhibit possible in 1997, which was called “The Bridge to the 21st Century”. Over the years, Eric Pulier has founded, invested and co-founded over 15 different companies in the world of technology. Some of his ventures include SOA Software, US Media Interactive LLC, and MediaPlatformm, and Desktone. Eric Pulier has helped in raising funds amounting to hundreds of millions of dollars over the years and is among the most successful and eminent technologists of the century. As a philanthropist, Eric Pulier is well-known for his association and contribution to Multiple Sclerosis Society. He has also worked with famous people in the world of technology such as Stephen Spielberg, Peter Samuelson, and Norman Schwarzkopf to start a social network.
Eric Lefkofsky is the founder and CEO of Tempus, a company that informs and educates physicians about scientific breakthroughs in order to keep them better informed when making decisions regarding their patient’s course of cancer treatment. He is an entrepreneur with many business ventures including Groupon, Uptake Technologies, and the Lefkofsky Family Foundation.
Eric Lefkofsky holds a Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Michigan Law School, and prior to that, he completed his undergraduate work at the University of Michigan. He currently works as an adjunct professor at the University of Chicago.In his work with Tempus, Eric partners with prestige hospitals around the country. They collect data that is useful in the ongoing search for a cure for cancer. By providing doctors with software that compares cancer patients DNA, Eric hopes that Tempus will find effective treatments.
In order to concentrate more on Tempus, Eric resigned from his position as CEO of the popular company Groupon. By focusing his efforts on cancer research, he believes that a cure is attainable. By partnering with Brad Keywell, Eric hopes to find business ventures that he has a personal need for and find solutions for problems that affect many.Eric Lefkowsky recognizes that cancer research Center is constantly evolving due to technology. He knows that the research must keep up with our ever-changing world, and he has set out to create a database that will keep up with patients needs as well as provide doctors with information to treat the illness. By comparing patients individual cases, Eric hopes to find new and innovative ways that physicians can provide a course of treatment. Recognizing that each case is unique, it is the hope that together, a cure can be found. Individual treatments are important, as well as an overall cure for this illness.
Strategies need to go along the grain of a business vertical. Arthur Becker emphasizes the importance of identifying talents; persuading the talented people to the vision and then staying out of the way to allow work are done. Arthur opted to concentrate on his construction business rather than finish grad school, a decision he would reverse if he had a chance although not due to regret, but for the simple reason that he thinks he would have enjoyed the training of an early career in investment banking. Jim was CEO of NaviSite, a tech and application management service working in UK and US. According to Bloomberg, before that, Jim was CEO of Zinio LLC, a digital newsstand. Therefore Arthur has extensive knowledge of managing teams which is what he thinks he is most effective at.
Merging Passion and Work
Mr. Arthur Becker is responsible for organizing and coordinating work done by experts at his company, Madison Partners LLC which he started in 2011. The company deals in real estate and early stage biotechnology ventures. Madison Partners LLC taps into Arthur’s fascination of both real estate and technology. His decision to venture into these was colored by an experience he had on a job he hated when he was 16 years old; the job paid $1.60 an hour to mow. It is then that he promised himself to find something that interested him and that was more lucrative.
Jim finds the evolving paradigms in biotechnology and combinations of substantial economic opportunities and potential to impact lives quite riveting. He was senior advisor for Vera Wang Fashion House for seven years which is what inspired him to find unique properties which he would renovate and lease or sell. Arthur started this outfit by investing in condominiums in New York and Miami, Florida. His informed and intelligent tenacity, listening to colleagues and the market and staying flexible in the strategy have kept the wheels turning.
Future so Bright
According to NY Daily News, Arthur Becker is optimistic about the future and is excited to see what the average Joe thinks of his townhouses. Books also play a significant role in his life specifically those with a business focus on real estate. He enjoys discovering new designs and trends. Arthur recommends technology and marketing books for any upcoming entrepreneur.
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One of the many ways of creating wealth in the economy is through financial investment. Currently there are a number of financial investment companies and experts in the market that it has made it difficult for investors to choose the best option.
Not anymore. Forefront Capital with it is exemplary financial experts that includes the services of Brad Reifler is making this quite easy for investors to make money without even breaking a sweat.
Brad Reifler is a distinguished financial expert who has been in the industry for a long time. While most people know him for his role in Forefront Capital, Brad’s financial expertise dates back to Reifler Trading Corporation and Reifler Capital Management. During his six years’ experience in this company from 1995 to 2000, Mr. Brad’s responsibilities were formulating investment opportunities for both individual and business entities.
Additionally he was also the person in charge for the sales of exchange rates and global derivatives for the company. In order to enjoy success, Brad would accommodate institutional research in his derivative advisory thus helping him earn himself a name and a reputation in the trade.
Currently, Brad Reifler is the Chief Executive Officer of ForeFront Advisory a financial investment company he founded in 2009. Though this company Brad offers capital markets investment services to both individuals and companies in the economy a task he does flawlessly thanks to the his previous experiences in the industry. Brad Reifler is also the founder and manager at Pali Capital. Learn more about Brad Reifler: http://www.barrons.com/articles/the-mystery-stock-thats-up-14-fold-this-year-1482555949
Since 1995 after the formation of Brad has been able to seize the market opportunities in the hedge markets. Unlike other industry players, Pali Capital has invested its resources in market research hence helping the company employee a differentiated strategy when it comes to its operations. Instead of offering advisory services, Pali Capital steps in the gap, combines their research and client’s ideas and invests on behalf of the investor for maximum returns.
Brad Reifler is an investor’s best bet at maximizing their financial returns. With lots of industry experience and a good strategy for results, one cannot ask for more.
It has been said “A clean environment is a healthy environment.” Regardless of it being one’s home or office space, decluttering and getting rid of all unnecessary items and rubbish is generally a good idea. Rather than doing this alone and purchasing the required equipment and materials on your own, which can be costly, there are rubbish removal companies which are available nationally and internationally as well. Also, packing items, especially oversized items, and transporting them from place to place can be weary and exhausting. Again, hiring a rubbish removal company may prove to be beneficial and there are many.
Clearabee is one such company. Clearabee is a Waste Management start up company based in the British UK and founded by Rob Linton and Daniel Long in February, 2012. Initially, their company was another man-in-a-van rubbish removal recycling service. After contemplating with each other as well as with others in the Waste Management industry, the co-founders of Clearabee set out on a quest into online marketing which lead them to managing an on demand rubbish removal company, and Clearabee was born. The clients of Clearabee can arrange for refuge and recycling collection on the same day. Clearabee has processing centers which receive from Clearabee according to the requests submitted by its consumers. This removes any hassles or complications.
In the future, Clearabee is heading towards opening their first location in North Ireland, with great plans to expand to the Republic of Ireland where there are numerous key accounts.
Clearabee launched its on demand waste management service in February, 2013. In June, 2015, the company opened its fifteenth location in Edinburg, allowing them to operate across mainland Britain, thereby, achieving their nationwide rollout. Some of Clearabee’s future goals include obtaining property developers and facilities management accounts.
Remember…..”One man’s rubbish is another man’s treasure.”
Eric Lefkofsky is noted as one of the most prominent and highly respected businessmen and entrepreneurs in today’s date, not only in the United States but globally. He is the co-founder of one of the most successful start-ups named Groupon, which is publicly listed on the New York Stock Exchange and has the market valuation of over $2.2 Billion.The company continues to grow under the leadership of Eric Lefkofsky as he continues to serve as the Chairman of Groupon Inc. Eric Lefkofsky has founded and co-founded many other successful enterprises, namely LightBank Investments, MediaOcean, Echo Global Logistics, and Tempus.
Tempus Inc is one of his more recent ventures, which deals in collecting and accumulating the clinical and genomic data from the cancer patients from different medical facilities. Tempus Inc uses the advanced technology to gather clinical and patient outcome data and then providing the same to the researchers and physicians from across the globe.Eric believes that the availability of such data would help tremendously in providing patients with the treatment that would be more efficient for them as per their DNA and RNA makeup. Previously, and even till date, most of the cancer patients get the treatment that has one size fits all approach, which has time and again, proved to be ineffective. Millions of lives are lost each year to cancer, and Eric Lefkofsky felt that he has the resources and the capability to bridge the increasing gap between the field of cancer research and technology.
Eric Lefkofsky is associated with many different philanthropic organizations and causes as well, and has his foundation by the name of Lefkofsky Family Foundation, which works actively in empowering local communities. The Lefkofsky Family Foundation donates generously as well as initiates high-impact social and community welfare initiatives that aim at helping people get better education and healthcare services.He is also the writer of one of the best selling books in the corporate and business category, Accelerated Disruption. The book aims at addressing the issues that the companies are facing today in the face of an era of start-ups, modern technology, and successful entrepreneurs. In the book, Eric mentions about the companies should continue to focus on innovation and technology, and get out of the traditional business mindset to thrive and survive in a competitive world.
Adam Milstein is always busy in the Los Angeles community and traveling across the nation to work with Jewish leaders and policymakers. But he also finds ways to bring Jewish-American families together through projects at the Milstein Foundation, founded by him and Gila Milstein about 17 years ago. The Milstein Family Foundation embraces three principles to help bond Jewish Americans with other groups. With active philanthropy, every group that the foundation supports is a group that Adam and Gila are involved with on a grassroots level. With path life impact, the Milsteins work to educate people on their Jewish roots and help foster a love for the nation of Israel. And in philanthropic synergy, the Milsteins contact religious leaders and community organizers to bring unity through activities.
Adam Milstein’s business is in real estate investing, and he cofounded one of the highest valued firms based in Los Angeles known as Hager Pacific Properties. Adam Milstein had become a commercial real estate broker upon finishing graduate school, and he and his friend David Hager had soon raised enough capital to start their own company. In the coming years Hager Pacific Properties purchased billions in commercial and residential property holdings across California, Texas, Illinois and recently Wisconsin. Prior to founding the family foundation, Adam Milstein lived in Israel and his Twitter.
Adam Milstein’s time in Israel goes back to when the nation was first recognized as independent from Arab control in 1948, the year his parents immigrated there. Adam is the oldest of three sons, and his father worked in the property development and construction trade. Adam Milstein fought in the Israeli Defense Forces in 1973 when they defeated Egypt in the Yom Kippur War. He met his wife Gila while serving and married her upon returning home. He began his educational career in 1975 when he studied at the Israeli Technology college and finished with a bachelor’s degree in business and economics, later finishing his grad studies at USC. In addition to the Milstein Family Foundation, Adam Milstein is Chairman and of the Israeli-American Council, and is a partner with other student groups, family advocacy groups and pro-Jewish public policy organizations and Adam’s lacrosse camp.
Owning a business and managing it are two different things. Tidal is one such business that has been owned by a different person but managed by different people. Managers have left tidal from time to time but this has not brought Jay-Z down. He is a strong entrepreneur who has survived all the hardships and is now going places after he got the right business person to do the job.
Desiree Perez is the new face of Tidal music streaming business. She is not new to the music industry since she is married to Juan Perez and has worked with both Beyoncé and Rihanna before. She is known for her accountability and expertise in closing profitable business deals make her stand out. With her on board, Jay-Z’s business is going place. Signing in new trial users and even putting new services like Tidal Discovery–their list of new releases and Tidal Rising–their group of up and coming artists. This is to diversify and stop streaming only old music from the already existing catalogue. Head over to pagesix.com for additional article.
Tidal has now been back in the news, it is said to be making its own success path in this very competitive music industry. With albums from the likes of Rihanna, Beyoncé, T.I. and Kanye West and good deals being signed with the help of Des Perez, no doubt tidal is rising.
But who is Desiree Perez? She is the new face of Tidal and is also the face behind the Roc Nation, she is a member of the influential Hova circle group that is behind the success of Roc nation, for related story, click this. She has worked with Rihanna in signing the deal with Samsung. Apart from being married to Juan Perez, she is also a successful business woman who is very efficient in closing lucrative business deals. More on onmogul.com
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