Madison Street Capital Service Offerings and the 2015 Deal Environment

Madison Street Capital (MSC) is a Middle Market investment banking firm based in Chicago, Illinois. According to the company profile on Madisonstreetcapital.org, the firm offers wide ranging financial services including; Business Valuation, Financial Reporting, Corporate Advisory and Financial Opinions among other services. Since its establishment in 2005, Madison Street Capital reputation as choice financial advisor for the middle market has been cemented in all the key areas of operations. The advisory services are targeted at helping companies find favorable lenders, acquisition partners and sound exit strategies. The corporate advisory services cover mergers and acquisition, reorganization services and capital restricting. The M&A advisory services are essential in giving accurate assessment of a company’s finances, business valuation along with predicting future prospects.

 

The MSC valuation and Mergers and Acquisition services are conducted independently following strict domestic and international principles of corporate governance. In an effort to strengthen its hand as a leading banking firm, Madison Street Capital operates several offices in North America, Africa and Asia. The clients served by the company also come from diverse backgrounds including Technology, Biotech, Real Estate, Distribution, Retail, Energy, Manufacturing and Medical Devices industries. The formidable team of Madison Street Capital financial experts have the necessary knowledge, experience to match client’s needs with appropriate financial and capitalization structure. Elsewhere, Hedgeweek.com is reporting an increase in the number of hedge fund M&A accomplishments in 2015. According the Madison Street Capital Senior MD, Karl D’Cunha, 42 hedge fund deals were either announced or closed in 2015, up from 32 transactions that were closed in 2014.

 

The outlook for 2016 showed a remarkable rise in hedge fund industry assets in spite of downtrodden hedge fund performance that prevailed at the time. Institutional investors also decided to move to asset management sector in a strategy to rescue their dwindling returns and keep liabilities in check. The other factors pushing hedge fund managers to consider strategic alternatives include difficulties in accessing capital and higher operating cost coupled with downward pressure on fees. On the overall, the 2015 deal environment was strong and all indications were ripe that 2016 will follow suit with even stronger performance. Besides M&A transactions, there were several structured mechanisms shaping the deal making environment; these include Revenues Share Stakes, Incubator Deals, PE bolt-ons and PE Stakes. Mr. Cunha also sees a hedge fund future where consolidation will be the norm, especially where opportunistic partners want to bridge deficiencies in product distribution.

 

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George Soros Does Not Stop With $12 Billion Given To Good Causes

The figures may sound amazing, but by the start of 2017 billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros had given away an amazing $12 billion in support for good causes, according to the Open Society Foundations. Soros is well known in many parts of the world for his outspoken criticism of some politicians and his support of liberal leaning charitable projects he feels reflect the ideals he hopes the human race will live by in the 21st century; on the business front, George Soros is well known for the success of his Soros Fund Management Brand that has allowed him to amass a personal fortune estimated to have reached around $25 billion by the start of 2017. In his writing, George Soros has often stated his aim in building the business empire he has created since establishing his own hedge fund in 1969 was to allow him the ability to help as many people in the world as possible. George Soros established the Open Society Foundations.

Born in Hungary in 1930, George Soros was originally known as Gyorgy Schwartz before the rising right wing attitudes seen in central and Eastern Europe in the 1930s prompted his father to change the family name to the less Jewish sounding Soros, Biography reports. The interest in building a global culture across the entire planet is something the family of George Soros have been interested for many years as the Soros family were a driving force behind the growth of Esperanto as a global language in the early part of the 20th century in a bid to build a thriving global culture that would help reduce the rise of nationalism; the Soros family survived the World War II Holocaust that claimed the lives of around half a million members of the Hungarian Jewish community.

It was after a single decade was spent building his Wall Street based empire as a hedge fund manager that George Soros began looking to help good causes across the planet with an initial focus on Communist countries, such as Soros’ own Hungarian home nation. In 1979, George Soros began seeking ways of taking on the tyrants of the world in all their forms before developing his own Open Society Foundations to continue his good work. While many wealthy billionaires and wealthy philanthropists have looked to back a single area of concern, George Soros and his Open Society Foundations spread out their work across so many different areas of interest the network uses 500 pages of its Website to list its many diverse causes that are being backed on a regular basis.

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Making Investments Early In Life Is Essential For Long-Term Wealth Creation Says Warren Buffet

In an interview with CNBC recently, Warren Buffet said that it is important for the people to get more conscious regarding their savings and retirement planning to ensure that their future is financially secured. However, Warren Buffet added that it is important to research on the various investment tools available and carefully analyze the pros and cons with different retirement planning and investment tools before signing on the dotted line.

It is because the financial markets are more volatile today than it was earlier, and it only makes sense to diversify the investment portfolio to ensure there is a balance between the financial tools that are more stable in nature and the ones that are more aggressive but risk prone.

Warren Buffet says that the investments should be made with a bigger picture in mind and for the long-term, rather than trying to cut significant returns in the short term. It is because the Warren Buffet is known to have created his wealth majorly through the long-term investments in the funds, stocks, and a diverse range of other investment options.

Tim Armour, a well-established and credible finance and business executive in the United States, seconds the guidelines for investment mentioned by Warren Buffet. Tim Armour is the CEO and Capital of Capital Group, who succeeded the James Rothenberg.

Tim Armour has made immense contributions to the growth and expansion of Capital Group, not only in the United States but also overseas. Tim Armour led Capital Group to collaborate with the reputed Samsung Asset Management of South Korea to devise customized financial tools for retirement planning for the population of South Korea.

The Milestones of Madison Street Capital

Madison Street Capital was acting as the sole financial advisor for ARES Security Corporation according to an article posted by Press Release on 10th January 2017. Madison arranged a subordinated debt investment and minority equity for ARES Security’s clients. ARES Security is based in Vienna and is a pioneer company in enterprise risk management that offers a broad range of security software solutions. Corbel Structured Equity Partners were the providers of the minority recapitalization. This announcement was made by Charles Botchway who is the CEO of Madison Street Capital. Reginald McGaugh is the senior managing director at Madison Street Capital. She was the leader of the transaction.

 

Reginald McGaugh stated that it was a tremendous honor for them to work with Ben Eazzetta during the announcement. Ben is the President and Shareholder of ARES Security. Reginald further said that ARES Security is a unique company that has top-notch technology solutions that protect the most critical assets of the world. She also said that ARES Security has an advanced management board and team that challenged them to look for the right financing partner. Ben Eazzetta is the President at ARES Security. He said that their company appreciates the Madison Street Capital team for the work they did for them in 2016. He added that ARES Security was happy with the whole process including the valuation analysis, due diligence, and the process of raising capital.

 

Partnering with Corbel to structure the investment is the best way towards building a major equity value according to ARES Security. The flexible capital solution at Corbel and its supportive partnership allow ARES Security to go on with its significant sales and also to capitalize on revenue opportunities.

 

Madison Street Capital is a global investment banking company that is committed to leadership, integrity, service, and excellence in delivering financial opinions, expertise in mergers and acquisitions, services in corporate financial advisory, and services in valuation to private and public businesses. Madison Street Capital reputation has been built over the years as a reliable and efficient investment banking firm. The services offered by Madison Street Capital enable their clients to thrive in the international marketplace. Emerging markets are the main elements that drive the international growth of their customers. The firm has team professionals who are experienced, knowledgeable, and with extensive relationships. The company has been able t register massive success and growth since its inception. Customer satisfaction is the top priority at Madison Street Capital. They always endeavor to grow their customer base.