Category: Investing

Gareth Henry Joins Angelo, Gordon & Co

Gareth Henry is a financial management professionals who has spent the last several years working for major investment firms. He attended college in Scotland and completed coursework in actuarial mathematics. This educational program allowed him to get involved in the financial sector. When he completed his schooling, Gareth Henry worked at a management research firm called Shroders where he would serve as a product manager. At this position, Henry evaluated a number of multi asset class groups. Within a few years, Henry would then move on to pursue an opportunity at the firm known as Fortress Investment Group. There, he would be in charge of its marketing department as well as serve as a managing director.

After working at Fortress Investment Group, Gareth Henry will now pursue yet another opportunity in the financial sector. He will now join another firm called Angelo, Gordon & Co where he will be named its managing director as well as the Global Head of Investor Relations. This position will allow Henry to continue building relationships with investor clients worldwide. His experience in research as well as marketing and management will become a great asset for the firm in the near future.

The President of Angelo, Gordon & Co Lawrence Schloss had a lot of praise for the newest member of the firm. He stated that Gareth Henry is an executive who has lots of valuable experience with establishing relationships with investors as well as the ability to help clients meet their financial management needs. By having a lot of experience with managing global relationships, Henry will be in position to help further expand the firm into other markets around the world. The efforts of Henry will now be devoted to maintaining a presence as well as expanding investor relationships in the United States, Asia and Europe.

As an executive of the firm Gareth Henry will continue to provide solid leadership to the organization. His experience as a managing director will help Angelo Gordon & Co get a number of new clients as well as establish good relations with existing ones. He will also participate in the overall business strategy. As a result, Henry will become a very valuable member of the firm’s management team.

Fortress Investment Group Acquires Marathon Patent Group Under DBD Credit

The strategic and successful alternative asset investment firm Fortress Investment Group acquires one of the leaders in intellectual property management, Marathon Patent Group as part of a restructuring agreement that transfers certain intellectual property from Marathon’s diverse portfolio into a new entity called DBD Credit Funding LLC a subsidiary arm of Fortress. Marathon Patent Group is attempting to invest in research and development of various intellectual properties to create strong IP assets that can be monetized in order to continue reinvestment and provide appropriate utilization of global investment opportunities to streamline their business in the technology field. By teaming up with Fortress Investment Group, Marathon can relinquish the monetization of their assets in intellectual property and patents to a seasoned veteran investment firm that has shown a strong track record of capitalizing on investment opportunities in distress, underperforming, illiquid, and intangible assets.

The leadership of Co-Chief Executive Officers Wes Edens and Peter Briger has provided strong leadership and intellectual prowess that has generated decades of positive lucrative returns on investment for their more than 1750 institutional and individual clients from around the globe. The Chief Executive Officer of Marathon Patent Group Doug Croxall has shown strong insight and perspective in the relinquishing of the investment portion of his patent company so that the strength which is the intellectual capital, research and development can be concentrated on to provide new forms of technological advances that will create revolutionary patents and intellectual property that can be sold and monetized with the assistance of Fortress Investment. The day-to-day operations and maintenance of the company’s intellectual property will remain under the control and direction of Doug Croxall as Chief Executive Officer and will continue to provide high-level intellectual direction and corporate guidance for Marathon Patent Group.

However, the direction of the newly-created DBD Credit Funding a subsidiary of Fortress Investment Group will take the lead on the appropriate evaluation and valuation of the intellectual property created at Marathon and provides opportunities to reinvest resources needed to generate profitable advances in the technology and innovation within the Patent Company.Wes Edens Co-Chief Executive Officer of Fortress has been a leading member of the organization by providing a high-level evaluation of various alternative investment categories that has generated tremendous success for the organization over the years. Also, Peter Bridger has served as the other Co-Chief Executive Officer and President of the Credit Business at Fortress and also has led in the evaluation of various distressed and underperforming asset classes and has developed a reputation of one of the savviest investors in this realm of investing. With the acquisition of Marathon Patent Group, Fortress is continuing to expand their current portfolio into the IP investment industry and capitalize on the intellectual property of this highly successful patent company. After the successful acquisition of Marathon Patent Group, Fortress Investment Group will be adding another valuable asset to its current portfolio that has more than $35 billion in assets under management and will continue to grow and expand into various alternative asset classes to generate continuously profitable returns on investment.

An Accomplished Natural Resource Veteran- Matt Badiali

Matt Badiali is an accomplished expertise in natural resources such as Agriculture, energy and mining. These resources are very crucial to human life because they depend on it for their survival. Badiali as an expert on these sectors has given him an opportunity to work on the drilling sites, oil wells and rigs. These rigs are mainly the basis foundation before the energy is extracted deep below the earth surface.

Mr. Badiali has benefited a lot from these natural resources and how he has invested profitably. His research on the natural resources has exposed him to different natural resources found in the world and how they could be exploited to generate income for the individuals living in those countries and also to meet their needs. As a veteran in this sector, Badiali insisted, for a person to know what actually is going on, he or she has to see it, in the context of visiting the site filled with the resources and coming up with a plan of exploiting it from the scratch. He has visited countries such as Mexico, New Guinea, Iraq and Singapore.

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Badiali has interacted with the CEO’s of mining companies, investors in natural resources and precious metal experts to enable him know the latest technological inventions and predictions. He has met with other expertise of natural resources such as Beaty Ross, Boone T. Pickens, who is a veteran of oil resource. He also recognizes the CEO of Sprott Holdings and considers him as his mentor.

He is also a senior editor at Banyan Hill Publishing which is a firm dealing with research. This firm offers economic and trade reports on America such as which crops will do well in the market at a certain season. According to Badiali on, the U.S oil reserves are far from collapsing and in fact oil has been appreciating in amount since 2016 January alongside a renewable energy, that is; Natural gas. In his recent posts he talks about the reasons which drives the oil prices higher, why copper is an important metal especially as a component in making electric cars. Matt Badiali also stated that corns will do well on the market this year compared to the harvests of the past four years.

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