Coffee is one of the favorite drinks of many cultures. There are a lot of benefits that people get from drinking coffee. However, a lot of people are also carrying the mentality that coffee is not the healthiest drink. Fortunately, companies like Organo Gold is working hard to change that perception.
Organo Gold carries perhaps one of the healthiest coffee drinks and even beverages because of an ingredient called ganoderma. Ganoderma is an ancient mushroom that has grown in various parts of Asia. It has been used for treating different illnesses. Organo Gold was made with the purpose of bringing this herb to the rest of the world.
The company was started with a vision. The man with the vision is Bernardo Chua. He is the one who has seen the benefits that come with ganoderma and had the vision of bringing the herb to others outside of Asia. One vision that he had was that of a healthier world. He believes that the benefits of this herb can be brought to various countries throughout the globe.
Therefore, he has worked on expanding his country to different parts of the world so that he is able to see people adopt a healthier lifestyle with the help of Organo Gold coffee.
With the leadership of Bernardo Chua, Organo Gold has expanded to different territories throughout the world. Among the countries that Organo Gold has expanded into is Turkey. This is considered significant in that this country is where coffee has first originated. This allows people to enjoy the benefits of the product that they themselves have invented.
They also get to experience the difference that the herb known as ganoderma makes in their lives. One good thing about the health benefits of the product that people in Turkey can enjoy is that it is very helpful for them since they have a renewed fashion for living an active and healthy life. Also be sure to follow Bernardo on his social media accounts, including Facebook, and Twitter.
Paul Mampilly has proved his dedication and his vast skills in the circle of business. The factor that has set him at the vantage scene of the business is the abilities that he has in spotting the opportunity and transforming them into a viable business in the market. Most of the people have learned a lot through his wits that he has in the world of business. He has been an inspirational businessman to many people in the community. Paul Mampilly has been one of the great people who has been honored by the Templeton Foundation for their contribution to the investment world. He was awarded an accolade and this proved to many that he has the skills to champion the matters of the business in the community.
Many TV stations have integrated into their program the journey of him to the prosperous world of business. For instance at the Bloomberg TV Paul Mampilly says that the factor that inspires him as the businessman is the opportunities that are available outside and need to be fix by businessmen. Paul Mampilly has a belief that the road to prosper in life is through business. He has erected a company by the name Profits Unlimited. The aim of him setting up the business was to impart skills to the other people and companies in the community on the best investment ways to make profits.
Paul can read the trend regarding a particular business in the market and switch it to be one of the successful profit making business. Most of the investors have dedicated their time to get advice from the company, especially on the matters of the stock market. Paul Mampilly is also a great leader that has pushed for the matters of management in his business. There is a team of experts individuals that are working in the company to make all the set objectives within the steady flow on the right direction. The experience that he has obtained from the past set him at the better place to solve the problems of business in the community. Paul Mampilly has put a lot of effort into pushing for the success of his investment business.
Twenty years after its founding NYC based Fortress Investment Group (FIG) is managing $42.1 billion in assets. Fortress’ list of clients is comprised of 1,750+ private and institutional investors. A global company FIG has offices in the US, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
The credit bureau at FIG is overseen by Co-CEO Peter L. Briger. Before co-founding Fortress Investment Group Mr. Briger was a partner at Goldman, Sachs, and Co. Based in the company’s San Francisco office his education includes an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Briger’s charitable work benefits low-income families and college-bound students.
Holding a BS degree in finance Co-CEO and co-founder Wesley R. Edens handles alternative investments and private equity from the Fortress Investment Group home office. Prior to taking part in establishing FIG Mr. Edens was a managing director at Lehman Brothers. Mr. Edens has a passion for athletics and owns the Milwaukee Bucks basketball team and a soccer team in England.
Based in NYC Co-founder and Principal Randal A. Nardone has the Fortress Financial Group CEO since 2013. Mr. Nardone holds degrees from the University of Connecticut and Boston University School of Law where he earned a Juris Doctor. His prior experience in the financial sector comes from having been a principal at BlackRock Financial Management and a managing director of USB.
Fortress’ Core Competencies
Core competency refers to the services at which Fortress Financial Group Excels. The experts at Fortress know how to expedite mergers and acquisitions (M&A). FIG helps M&As get accomplished faster because the company also handles valuation. Valuation is the process of determining the value of the two companies involved by determing their assets and liabilities and the ultimate cost of reorganizing before the merger or acquisition is complete.
The other core competency at Fortress Investment Group is the company’s knowledge of the industry it operates in. That knowledge comes from the combined investment experience of Misters Briger, Nardone, and Eden. Add to that Fortress staff’s twenty years of experience in successfully growing their clients’ investments and portfolios.
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Igor Cornelsen is indeed a role model for many young professionals and people who desire to develop a career in the world of Business and Economics. His success has not come on a silver platter, and he has endured a lot, sacrificed and infused his expertise to make a name. As a result, he has learned quite some useful things that have made him achieve the cutting edge of excellence.
Fundamentally, Igor Cornelsen is a strategic investment advisor. His work goes beyond the advisory, but he also gets his facts from research, observing the market and pattern to get the raw facts that then guide him into making sound decisions. Igor has refused to assimilate his ideas and philosophies to those of other investment experts especially when not in agreement. It ideally means that he does not source wisdom from others but instead seeks his own based on factual evidence. It has been productive as he has managed his clients into wins one after the other.
What’s more, he is very keen on financial details regardless of how insignificant they may appear. He encompasses all data that helps him have a broad spectrum into the market actual and prospective state. Most importantly, Igor Cornelsen believes in buying low and selling high; for a better return on investment, besides loss is to be avoided at all cost.
About Igor Cornelsen
Igor Cornelsen is an Economic expert; an alumnus of the Federal University of Parana where he did Engineering for two years before switching to Economics. He has always been a sought after candidate thanks to his rare ability to calculate complicated things that was indeed needed before the advent of office computers. Mr. Cornelsen has worked with many financial institutions; the Standard Chartered Merchant Bank, Multibanco, Unibanco, Libra Bank, and many others. Today, he is an Investment Advisor.
The top middle market private equity firm, HGGC just announced that it would be increasing its investment in FPX, a top global enterprise Configure Price Quote (CPQ) solutions. This middle market private equity firm acquired FPX in April 2016. The undisclosed investment is meant to help the global CPQ solutions firm to implement its global expansion strategy. In addition to that, this funding is also expected to help FPX accelerate its product development and enhance its strategic partnerships.
A good track record
The global fame that HGGC currently enjoys can easily be attributed to the success of its investments. Some of this firm’s most successful ventures are in the e-commerce market and related fields. These investments which include Selligent, MyWebGrocer and Hybris all sum up to an astonishing amount of more than $15 billion in aggregate transaction values.
A promising future
Making the investment announcement, the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of HGGC, Richard Lawson stated that this was an excellent opportunity for FPX. An opportunity that will enable the enterprise CPQ solutions provider to dominate its market. He went ahead to mention that his firm’s investment will help place the FPX in a prime position in its market. Lawson also said that this enterprise CPQ solutions provider’s vision coupled with its talent and product capability means that the future is very promising for it.
Entering the patent management market
The top global middle market private equity firm, HGGC has also just completed its acquisition of patent risk management services provider, RPX. RPX seems to be an excellent investment choice for this middle market private equity firm as it had invested over $2.5 billion in the purchase of a whopping 23,000 patents. This patent management services provider founded in 2008 was acquired in a $555 million deal.
This top global middle market firm boasts of an unmatched cumulative capital commitment worth over $4.3 billion. The firm is based in Palo Alto, California and has made waves in the business sector which is unique “Advantage Investing” approach. This unique model is what has enabled the company to grow to the global leader it is now.
Matthew Fleeger is the very successful CEO of Gulf Coast Western, but he didn’t start his career here. Matthew attended Southern Methodist University where he gained vast knowledge on marketing and finance. He got his inspiration from his father who owned a successful oil and gas company.
Fleeger job hopped for seven years while trying to gain substantial experience in his field. He successfully excelled in management roles of the companies he worked for. Although he had numerous companies in Texas eagerly wanting to hire him, Fleeger took a position at Gulf Coast Western which was his family’s company. His employment here was rewarding, but Fleeger had an urge to move on and find his own business. Fleeger founded his own company, MedSolutions in 1993 which managed and disposed of medical wastes.
Over the next 14 years, until 2007, Matthew Fleeger brought MedSolutions to industry-wide success. After much negotiating, he sold MedSolutions to an organization called Stericycle for $59 million. Fleeger then returned to Gulf Coast Western and took the position of president for the company. He remains the very successful president of Gulf Coast Western to this day.
After returning to his family business in 2007, Fleeger purchased the assets of another oil company to grow the financial backing and client base of Gulf Coast Western. This led to the bounding success of Gulf Coast Western and what it is today.
Matthew Fleeger attributes a big part of his success in his entrepreneurial companies to honesty, integrity and creativity for himself, his employees and his clients. Fleeger believes that without these three principles, Gulf Coast Western would not be the successful company it is today.
In addition, Fleeger attributes his productiveness to spending the first part of every day with his children his inspiration, and brings them to school.
FPX is a independent SaaS vendor and a leader in global Configure Price Quote enterprise solutions. In April of 2016 they were acquired by middle-market frim HGGC, a private equity firm that focuses on e-commerce companies. After the successful acquisition, HGGC has infused FPX with a second investment of an undisclosed amount to help facilitate their already-underway global expansion efforts.
HGGC uses an “Advantaged Investing” model, where they find companies that are doing well, with a solid business model and good leadership already in place, and invest in their expansion efforts. With FPX already being a facilitator of Business to Business transactions, simplifying and streamlining their clients’ transactional infrastructure in the ever-changing digital marketplace, their acquisition and investment from HGGC makes perfect sense.
As an investing firm, HGGC has conducted over $15 billion in aggregate business transactions, and currently have over $4.3 billion in cumulative capital commitments. These numbers have helped establish their reputation as a global leader in e-commerce investing, a fast growing marketplace in the digital era. Their success stories include companies such as Selligent, MyWebGrocer and Hybris alongside FPX. They are based in Palo Alto, CA and have recently opened offices in Munich, Germany and London, England.
Rich Lawson, the Chief Executive Officer and a co-founder of HGGC, said that their confidence in FPX is very high and that his company was excited to help FPX continue its expansion under its current leadership. FPX Chief Executive Officer Dave Batt says he appreciates the vote of confidence and shares it with his investors.
Together, these companies are situated to continue to expand into the global digital marketplace as leaders of Business to Business transactions, CPQ solutions and e-commerce sales. FPX has formed partnerships with such companies as Microsoft and SAP, further strengthening their standings in the field. FPX has been engaged in a period of substantial growth already, so this undisclosed investment should help them capitalize on their existing momentum and push forward as a global leader. It is possible, according to Lawson, for FPX to dominate the CPQ market with the new investment and the current leadership.
Out of the need to help the financial industry to increase the accuracy, customers, and transparency Serge Belamant created Blockchain technology. Blockchain helped create cryptocurrencies by creating a program that keeps track of data. More specifically it keeps track of cryptography. Cryptography is a method of writing and solving codes. So be creating his process of processing computer coding Serge Belamant has opened the door for more data to be processed more efficiently.
Serge Belamant has accomplished an incredible amount since being born in Tulle, France in 1953. His father worked as a professional tiler. At 14 the whole family moved to South Africa and that is where he learned English. He was able to handle his school work while playing sports and being captain of different clubs during school. When he first started his College career he first studied to become an Engineer. Later he switched and studied Information Systems.
When he was 22 he chose not to complete his degree. He worked with finite element analysis software at a company named Matrix. He wrote coding that helped to find to best water level and to prevent and predict droughts for dams all over RSA. Later he developed computer models for the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. Serge Belamant was named analyst of the year in 1980 and 1982 while working as Head Analyst at Control Data. While working with Databank he was able to create the first financial data processing system and he created the VIB network. He later became a consultant for Bancorp and advised in risk management by creating a program that analyzed risk and sustainability for businesses. His work there led to full membership at the RSA.
When he accepted a new position working for SASWITCH he fixed the problem of their computer’s inefficient processing and backup capabilities and he made it possible for all RSA computers to connect to one another. He also developed the POS system which processes financial transactions electronically.
Serge Balemant left SASWITCH in 1989 and developed Net1 Technologies where he created the Funds Transfer System and Universal Electronic Payment System. In 1995 he was hired by VISA and created the Chip Offline Pre-authorized Card. He was able to find a way of paying 10 Million people by creating the Variable Pin.
Currently, he has left Net1 Technology and he now runs Zilch Technology Limited where he keeps creating Blockchain coding. He also owns the patent for Blockchain.
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Peter Briger stepped into the doors of Goldman Sachs in 1987, and just over 30 years later, the Forbes-listed Principal and Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors at Fortress Investment Group has become one of the most successful executive figures in the world of alternative asset investment classes.
The firm’s assets under management are spread across four distinct business or financial segments including private equity, undervalued assets, hedge funds, and well known permanent capital vehicles such as transportation, infrastructure, and real estate. Peter Briger would find success at Fortress Investment Group due to his intimate knowledge of certain Asian financial sectors– a key factor in Fortress’s effort to globalize it’s physical and non-physical holdings.
Read this article at bizjournals.com to learn more about Peter Briger.
Becoming part of SoftBank’s vision for expansion due to its extensive financial resources globally, Fortress was recently acquired by the Japanese based conglomerate in 2017 for $3.3 billion. In an effort to further diversify, expand, and drive growth, SoftBank opted to let Fortress operate almost independently- citing continued autonomy of successful leaders as crucial to the acquired firm’s future as a world-wide hub for corporate mergers, and private capital placement.
The Group is the first hedge fund in the United States to launch an IPO, bringing the world of private credit into the public. Becoming the first equity firm to become publicly traded worked wonders for the Group’s notoriety, and business dealings. Peter Briger, Wesley Edens, and Randall Nardone – the firm’s Principal operators – currently help oversee approximately $42.1 billion in assets with over 1000 investment managers turning the wheels of the multi-billion dollar firm.
Both professional and philanthropist, Peter Briger believes in passing on success to future generations in the form of time, money, education, and dedication. He remains an example of what happens when executive leaders become leaders of change able to drive progress in their communities.
When it comes to Papa John’s, the new chief executive officer, Steve Ritchie, believes in a host of factors that have kept it going and how they will eventually pull it out of the ditches. He believes in the company’s diversity that has brought together over 120,000 individuals to work towards similar goals, pushing Papa John’s forward. He also believes in the communities in which its franchises operate. And more importantly, he believes in its management, its franchise owners and their employees as well as its institutional and individual customers that he fondly refers to as the Pizza makers most important ingredient.
Steve Ritchie has, therefore, launched a diversity campaign aimed at reminding each of these contributor’s, the significant role they play in the success of the brand as well as how the brand can help them in return. The launch and call to action were however preceded by a heartfelt apology by Steve to the Pizza giant’s customers and the general public in which he makes public is diversity program. He, however, acknowledges that the company didn’t live up to the consumer’s expectations and thanks them for holding the company and its employees accountable.
About the diversity initiative
The initiative primarily focuses on the brand’s culture and outlook in the eyes of the customer. T this effect, Steve Ritchie has called in a team of communication experts onboard to help the company’s management team understand the role their unconscious bias has on their communication. He hopes to extend this to all the franchises in a bid to help them improve their customer interactions.
Steve further understands that the company’s downfall was ignited by, and rightly so, the minority groups in the country, that also forms the bulk of the company’s labor force. He has, therefore, come up with a plan of restoring their trust in the brand and interest in the company products.
To start off, he is dedicating more resources towards the support and expansion of minority-owned franchises a gesture of goodwill. The company head has also pledged to dedicate even more resources towards supporting community projects geared toward bringing people together.
Years ago before the development of internet trading tools, investors would rely on fundamental and technical analysis in order to make investment decisions. Most investors and trading professionals would use these two methods to evaluate securities. However, there was a small fringe group of investors who would use another unique method to evaluate securities. This method proved to be very effective and would often yield very high profits on a consistent basis. These investors would name this new method of security evaluation as program trading. This entailed using computer programs to determine which financial securities to buy and sell. While this method was quite successful, some expert believed that it was comparable to illegal activities such as pump and dump stock schemes.
Since there was a limited amount of resources to evaluate financial securities, investors and traders would need to often rely on their gut instinct to make decisions on which securities to trade. However, the introduction of program trading would change this forever. Program trading proved to be very effective for anyone who used this method to make investment decisions. During the next several years, traders using program trading got very good results by making very profitable trades. Due to the success of this method, it would later become the standard method of evaluating and trading securities.
Program trading would later become known as quantitative analysis. This method consisted of using mathematical calculations and models to evaluate stock prices and the value of securities. By using quantitative analysis, investors and traders are now able to more easily evaluate financial securities and determine their likelihood of profitability. Today, quantitative analysis is used by a number of investment banks, commercial banks, and hedge funds. It has now become the standard for making trading decisions for all of these entities and traders alike.
Gareth Henry has used quantitative analysis during his career. When he was an analyst at a financial services firm, Gareth Henry would use mathematical calculations to help his firm make better trading decisions. Later on in his career, Gareth Henry would then use his knowledge of quantitative analysis to help firms assist clients on making investment decisions. Today, Gareth Henry continues to recommend quantitative analysis to financial services firms and professionals in order to make the most profitable trades.
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