How Madison Street Capital has Become a Global Investment Banking Firm

Investment banks are financial institutions that help individuals, governments and corporations to raise funding. The banks do this by acting as agents of their clients, or by guaranteeing financial capital. Investment banking initially focused on guaranteeing security issuance. However, it has evolved with time. At the moment, these institutions offer a variety of services, which include securities research, investment management and proprietary trading. Besides this, they focus on investment banking, securities underwriting, and principal investments.

Unlike retail and commercial banks, investment banking institutions do not ask for deposits from clients. They instead focus on the buy side and sell side lines of business. The buy side line of business entails advising institutions that wish to buy. These include private equity funds, life insurance firms, mutual funds, hedge funds and unity trusts. The sell side entails trading securities in exchange of cash. In this regard, investment banks facilitate transactions, and also promote securities through market research and underwriting. Chicago-based investment banking firm, Madison Street Capital is one of the largest investment banks in the world.

About Madison Street Capital

The investment bank has grown rapidly since its formation, to become a dominant force in the industry. The firm has a highly diversified clientele. It offers its services to multinationals, governments and individuals. In a bid to offer exceptional services, Madison Street Capital has highly skilled financial analysts, who are capable of giving judicial financial advice to clients. It has experienced immense success due to its ability to provide services that suit the needs of specific clients.

Madison Street Capital is a FINRA accredited investment firm, which has a global outreach. It provides financial advisory services, financial options services, valuation services, and merger and acquisition services. Its commitment to high professional standards has made it to stand out in the industry. The firm’s professionals are the driving force behind the success that it has experienced. They specialize in creating partnerships with middle-segment firms across all industries. The experts also identify untapped but lucrative investment opportunities on behalf of clients. Each client’s investment needs are often evaluated so that real-time advice is offered. Learn more: http://madisonstreetcapital.org/

To secure the financial future of its clients, Madison Street Capital has a diversified portfolio, which provides sufficient indemnification against potential losses. The firm has substantial investments in construction, consumer goods, healthcare, manufacturing, real estate, media, energy and information technology. This has enabled it to establish an asset portfolio valued at more than 20 billion dollars. Besides this, the firm has been able to establish a concrete business network in the United States and beyond.

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You Can Treat Your Hair With Wen By Chaz For Less

Wen by Chaz [http://www.wen.com/chaz-dean.html] has an array of products that have the proper usage clearly listed on the bottle. You’ll never lose too much or too little. Once the young lady from the tutorial used it for one week she noticed less breakage in the shower and a much better shine. She was tired of her hair breaking out in the shower and Wen by Chaz was an affordable solution. She recommends their products to all the Bustle online readers for rich long locks that can stand the elements. Wen by Chaz can be purchased online on Amazon for a fraction of the cost of their competitors.
There is a great solution in a bottle for under $40 by Wen by Chaz. It can easily be used for the cost of traditional hair care products. Bustle magazine did an intensive article on one young lady that decided to use Wen by Chaz for the first time and now she recommends it to all of the Bustle readers because of its proven results. She used the strengthener conditioner and noticed far less breakage and her hair didn’t break out in the shower. She was able to use the proper amount each time because the bottle has the correct usage clearly listed on each bottle.

Wen by Chaz is a genie in a bottle for all hair care types. You can order their products conveniently online for a fraction of the cost of other pricey products that promise hair care results that they don’t deliver. Your hair is a great way to build your confidence and improve your locks. You look at your favorite celebrities on television and you want the same kind of hair that they have, but you can afford the cost. Wen by Chaz is a great way to get that look today. Check out the official Wen YouTube channel for more information.

 

The Lovaganza Foundation Reaches For The Clouds

Lovaganza 2015 is filled out and billed to be a cohesive worldwide event being built on the population of the Earth’s ideas about abundance for everyone on the planet, global peace and unity, and a global celebration of a better tomorrow. Lovaganza’s initial incarnation is going to be a foundation or as the founders, J.F. Gagnon and Genevieve Gagnon, envision ‘The Mother of All Foundations.’ Lovaganza’s unique and mandated purpose is to bring to every child on the Earth and to the rest of the human race a universal quality of life. This is also a project that the founders are hoping to spread around the world to like-minded organizations and kindred foundations that embrace the same worldwide goals as Lovaganza does.

The Lovaganza foundation is a non-profit organization that is being initially fueled by for-profit projects of the Lovaganza Entertainment Franchise which include a group of first class production numbers whose sole goal is to impact the world’s population in addition to generating the funds to finance the Foundations programs, campaigns, and research for the inspiring documentaries that the Entertainment Franchise is planning on filming and producing. These inspiring documentaries will come to be international events that will generate additional opportunities and garner more visibility to empower and guide like-minded foundations and organizations.

One of the first projects in line for filming and production by Lovaganza Entertainment is Follow Your Sunshine. The movie is being filmed in Frigiliana, a small town in the province of Malaga which is part of Andalusia in Southern Spain. The film is set in the 1950s and is part of a trilogy. French Directors Genevieve and J?F Gagnon brought a team of 50 people to the town and 25 extras were chosen from the more than 500 local residents and actors that attended the casting sessions. When filming began the historic center of the town was closed off to traffic and many of the town’s residents said the filming evoked memories of a bygone era as actors in meticulous period costumes strolled through and around the traffic free streets.

The local head of tourism in Frigiliana, Maria Jose Caravaca, stated that the impact of the production of the film has been extremely beneficial to the town. In addition, she added that everyone in town was aware of its uniqueness and that their mission was to promote its attractions all year long. He also added that for the town to be chosen as the set for a film was a big boost on Euro weekly News.
Learn more about Lovaganza:
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GTL Exposed – How the Company Toiled with Struggling Families?

Also consider how you would feel if you know that the company has implanted devices in the telecommunication infrastructure that illegally increases the call duration by either 15 seconds or 36 seconds. In addition, how you would feel if someone tells you that the same company is already charging significantly higher rates than the call charges set by regulatory authorities. If this is not enough to rattle a person, the idea that you are forced to complete a number of steps to speak to the person on the other side just to increase the call time may prove very unsettling. However, even if you are somehow willing to pay after these disclosures just to speak to your loved one, what if you find multiple instances of double billing on numerous phone calls when the final charges are delivered to you at the end of the month.

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If the above scenario seems hypothetical, it is fit to call such instances diabolical because one of the leading telecommunication providers in the U.S. state prisons was doing exactly that. In a recent report released by the Louisiana Public Commission Service, GTL, Global Tel Link, carried out all the illegal practices described above, which amounts to nearly $1,243,000 in illegal charges. What is more atrocious is the fact that the communication was carried out between prisoners and their families who wanted to communicate with each other, but the only means of communication was to go through the network setup by GTL.

Concerned by such claims and ongoing irregularities by GTL, the CEO of Securus Technologies, Richard A. Smith has announced that Securus Technologies will release a number of statements outlining irregularities in the sector, including that of GTL. Subsequent press release will be available on the official website of Securus Technologies and distributed using mass media.

Andy Wirth Talks with KCRW

Andy Wirth is a successful businessman who has poured not only time, but also money into his current business of the Squaw Valley Ski Resort. This resort is the result of Mr. Wirth’s innovation to merge two ski resorts into one in order to have more available ski slopes as well as more opportunities to profit.

As a business owner, Andy Wirth has found himself lucky over the past two decades due to the fact that he has always been in love with both business as well as nature. As an individual who has appreciated nature his entire life, he felt himself to be the luckiest individual when he was able to run the Squaw Valley Ski Resort. Read more: How Will the Drought Affect California Ski Resorts?

This resort has given him the opportunity to demonstrate his business skills as well as his unique talents of taking a business and developing the business even further.

It was not until Nancy Cushing, who has been the owner of the the ski resort for almost 20 years, entrusted the entire resort to Andy Wirth.

As the new CEO and President of the business in 2010, Andy Wirth has used this opportunity to implement some of his ideas to further grow the business and to lesson the resort’s environmental impact.

As a business owner, Mr. Wirth has always used the community’s opinions to enact decisions of his own.

In recent news, Andy Wirth sat down with the host of the KCRW radio station to talk about the current drought that has been plaguing both business as well as households.

A resource that had once been a non-economic good, has slowly become more and more expensive as more and more of the fresh water supply runs out. Learn more about Andy Wirth: http://squawalpine.com/explore/blog/andy-wirth-elected-chairman-reno-tahoe-regional-air-service-corporation

The KCRW radio station desired to talk to Andy Wirth about not only his plan for the business, but also about his future predictions for the ski resort industry.

Though Andy Wirth is the proud owner of a large ski resort which does rely heavily on the annual snowfall, Andy Wirth explained in the interview that he is not only excited about this new opportunity, but is also looking for investment opportunities.

Andy Wirth continues in this interview by explaining that the drought has enabled him to find new and cleaner alternatives to wasting precious resources.

As a businessman, Andy Wirth even states that it is his job to find solutions to problems that present themselves. To be successful, this is a part of the top requirements.

What most people should emulate from George Soros life

In the early nineties, the dictatorship was very common in most nations. Born in 1930 in Budapest, George Soros survived under very harsh conditions. His dad had to hide their real identity from the dictatorial government system. This article acts as a guide to some of the qualities to emulate from George Soros’s life.

Ambitious
As a teenager, George moved to England to study at London School of Economics. There he noted that he had a passion for financial markets and later worked at Wall Street.

Brave
As it goes without say, being ambitious requires you to be brave. As a young boy, George Soros acted as a messenger between the Budapest Jewish Council and the Jewish community. George conveyed every message he got from his dad to the other citizens without fear of the dictatorial government.

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George Soros – The New York Times

Generous
Despite being filthy rich, George Soros is also known for his generosity. He is known for the support he made to the civil society movement. He also provided support to advocacy groups and some liberal policy institutes. John Kerry and Barack Obama also benefitted from his generosity as he funded their campaigns to leadership positions.

Principled
A well-known trait of George Soros is that he doesn’t give a damn. Glenn Beck tried to bring George Soros down with his critics, but as expected, George Soros did heed to such critics. Being brought up in a more unforgiving childhood, no critics that could bring George’s chin down. He always has his chin up and focused on his set goals.

That being said, it is clear that George Soros has set a good example for us to emulate. He has had a tough childhood but was able to withstand all that to become one the richest people on the planet. Criticism will surely come when you start being someone significant in the society, but what you choose to heed and what to not take seriously will be the ultimate determinant of your success.

Learn more about George Soros:
http://www.forbes.com/profile/george-soros/

Global Tel Link Overcharged Louisiana Prison System For Communication Services

A recent report released by Securus Technologies lists some of the problems found by an investigation of Global Tel Link conducted by the Louisiana Public Service Commission. The investigation uncovered a number of serious issues with the service Global Tel provided for the Louisiana prison system. Chief among them was that Global Tel overcharged customers in excess of $1,243,000. The 17-page Louisiana PSC report concluded that Global Tel added between 15 and 36 seconds to many calls by improperly programming their phones and charging higher rates than was permitted.
The PR Newswire published report went on to say Global Tel artificially inflated charges and double billed clients for calls. The report called those actions unlawful and designed to overcharge customers. The Louisiana report called into question the integrity of the company. It is apparently one of the reasons many in the corrections community now favor Securus Technologies which released the report. Securus Technology is now among the leading providers of technology solutions for communications, investigations, and monitoring by the civil and criminal justice community. Not only has the company proven to above reproach, they also offer the latest and most effective communications technology.

Securus Technologies currently serves over 3,450 corrections, law enforcement, and public safety agencies. More than 1,200,000 inmates use communications services provided by Securus Technologies. The  BBB.org A+ accredited company offers communications, inmate self-service, emergency response, public information, information management, incident management, investigation, biometric analysis, and monitoring technology, service, and products. Securus Technologies is embraced by the corrections and public safety community nationwide because of their integrity, innovation, and commitment to providing the best service in the industry.

The Louisiana PSC report details practices Global Tel Link engaged in almost two decades ago. During that time Securus Technology has proven they are a company on which the corrections and public safety community can trust.

Sources:

1 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Securus_Technologies

2 https://www.linkedin.com/company/securus-technologies

Freedom Pop: Ultra Low-Cost Wireless Service

For ultra low-cost wireless service, we’ve noticed that the innovative FreedomPop plan furnishes exclusively Voice Over Internet Protocol (“VOIP”) in the cell phone marketplace. This practice translates into huge savings for customers.

An Innovative Company

Founded in 2011 in Los Angeles, FreedomPop serves customers in Europe and North America. In the USA, the company utilizes the well-developed Sprint Network to deliver service to customers. The reliance upon VOIP permits Freedom Pop to pass along consumer savings. The company depends upon the established computer infrastructure to transmit data, voice and text communications via the Sprint Network. Significantly, it evidently does not buy these services individually from its network provider for re-sale in bundles at higher markups to its own subscribers.

Low Cost Plans

One of the most popular supplies three hours and twenty minutes of voice, a whopping 500 MB of data and 500 text messages for free! The plan even applies in locales designated as “hot spots” for Wifi transmissions. An unlimited wireless date plan furnishes an endless supply of data, talk and text services to customers for the awesome price of only $19.99 monthly.

Creating Networked Wifi Hotspots

Today, one of the most significant trends in computer technology involves the democratization of knowledge. Whereas hierarchical structures tended to apply to organizations during former eras, the arrival of the Information Age has created holistic, shared platforms for the spread of ideas. FreedomPop evidently seeks to promote that new vision by seeking to eventually connect some 10 million Wifi hotspots throughout the nation to transmit wireless data between different points. This process saves Freedom Pop the expense of constructing a separate expensive network of cell phone towers.

Obtain Personal Recommendations

Of course, the best way to ensure that a particular network suits the needs of individual customers remains obtaining personal references from people who have subscribed to the service. Freedom Pop supplies three major areas of telecommunications: Home Internet, Phone and Mobile Data. All remain very popular fields among wireless providers today. The inexpensive pricing policies promoted by FreedomPop mean that large numbers of customers can afford to try out FreedomPop’s innovative business plans on a trial basis.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V97FUyd840A

References:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FreedomPop
http://www.savingfreak.com/freedompop-review/

Solo Shah Gains Capital for His Autism Research

When it comes to investing in the market, there is a huge risk that comes with making profits. Those who know how to manage the risks, are more likely to come out profitable. Fortunately, there are some that manage it. Among the people that have gained a lot of wealth from the most recent issue which is the European sovereign debt is Sanjay Shah. Sanjay Shah has a lot of experience in the markets and he shows a lot of expertise when it comes to making the right investments. One of the things that help him gain a lot of capital and profits from his investments is that he has a purpose behind his activities.

Sanjay’s purpose is philanthropic and charitable by nature. For one thing, he is currently providing funds for autism research. He is using a good amount of the money he is gaining from his activities in order to fund it. He is also reaching out to people of all walks in order to share his story with them.

Among the things that Sanjay does is run his charity which is called Autism Rocks. With his charity, he accepts donations. Among the methods of gaining money is hosting concerts for artists. Among the performers that have performed at his concert are Snoop Dogg, Flo-Rida, Lenny Kravitz, Prince and other artists. He has gotten the idea from when he met with Snoop Dogg. He then used the capital from his company Solo Capital, which he has started and earned a lot of profits from. One thing that could be said about Sanjay Shah is that he loves the freedom that he gets to experience from being an entrepreneur. He is also very generous with what he gives to people in need.

 

Read more about Sanjay Shah:

http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/business/Finance/article849141.ece

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Squaw Valley CEO Andy Wirth Says Olympic Valley Incorporation Is Bad Idea

The Squaw Valley Ski Resort and its adjoining community has faced many difficult challenges lately. Business owners will tell you that they haven’t fared well financially due to some events that were well beyond their control.

No one could have predicted in a million years that the area would be plagued by a drought that would cut snowfall literally in half. The lack of snowfall forced many area resorts to shorten their seasons.

The domino effect caused many local business to lose money due to lack of visitors. “It was a nightmare. I wasn’t sure if we were going to make it through the season,” said one business owner.

Squaw Valley did make it due to the leadership of Squaw Valley Ski Holdings CEO and President Andy Wirth. “We have a resilient community. When faced with troubles, we stuck together and that helped us through this difficult time,” said Wirth.

But just when everyone thought the worst was over, a bitter battle over incorporation. Wirth, along with many in the community opposed incorporation. “It would have destroyed the community. The taxes and heavy toll on businesses would have done a lot worse than the drought,” said Wirth. The issue was finally settled when backers of the initiative pulled out and dropped it.

Some of the incorporation supporters believe that the opposition was self-serving.  “There are a lot of things that can be done to help the community, but incorporation isn’t one of them.” Wirth says he’s hoping that everyone can just move forward from this.

Most people in the North Shore community will agree that Andy Wirth has been a godsend. He went in with a figurative sledge hammer and removed every aspect of the old regime. “It was time to completely upgrade the resort in every way possible,” said Wirth.

He designed the upgrades after the ultra-modern European standard. Today, the resort is one of the best in the U.S., if not the world.

Good news is on the horizon. It seems that the area could see quite a bit of snow this season. “This could be one of the best snow seasons in years,” said Wirth. “This is truly a blessing.

Read more: http://www.rgj.com/story/life/outdoors/recreation/2015/12/03/squaw-alpine-boss-looks-turn-page-divisive-fight/76735928/