Equities First Holdings was founded in 2002 and currently has offices worldwide. Some office locations include the United States (Indianapolis, Indiana), United Kingdom (London), Australia (Several locations), China and Hong Kong. The dedicated staff at the Equities First Holdings United Kingdom location is dedicated to providing exceptional financial services to their clients. The London based office was acquired from Meridien Equity Partners by Equities First Holdings in September of 2014. Equities First Holdings is an investment and advisory financial institution. In addition to financial advice Equities First also helps provide margin loans and shareholder financing options to customers and more
Equities First Holdings, LLC has been involved in the business of supplying alternative financing solutions since 2002. The capital provided is given against publicly traded stocks, and is known as a stock-based loan in general terms. The stock-based loans can be used for any purpose since they are unrestricted. The company has carried out more than 700 transactions summing up to more than $1.4 billion since its incorporation. Equities First Holdings has branches in nine countries among them being USA, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, United Kingdom and Switzerland.
A Fast Growing Company
Recently the Australian branch relocated its offices to Melbourne in a bigger office space to accommodate more people. The new location is in the center of Melbourne, and will be readily available to more clients. Apart from Melbourne the company also has branches in Perth, Sydney, and Australia. EFH provides efficient lending solutions to businesses and individuals seeking non-purpose capital. The loans are usually straightforward and effective; they are also readily available to investors. This type of funding is cheap compared to other types of equities. Thus, it is becoming popular among investors due to its convenience.
Adequate Funding During Harsh Economic Conditions
The capital offered against publicly provided stocks is very effective during harsh economic conditions. The money provided by banks and other lending institutions is not effective during the harsh economic conditions; it is hard for investors to acquire capital during those times. EFH comes in handy to offer stock-based loans. This has made the company a famous a trusted financier by many investors. During harsh economic conditions, an investor only needs to have publicly provided stock to be used as collateral when acquiring a loan.
A Fast Form of Capital
EFH processes the loans very quickly; they have a non-purpose feature. The investor does not have to state the purpose of the loan to acquire a loan. Therefore, stock-based loans are forms of capital funding that every investor should consider.
Highland Capital Management has decided to close a healthcare-centered private equity fund with an amount of $147 million in capital commitments. South Korea’s National Pension Service was the main investor for the fund, and investors that were part of the investment have objectives within the healthcare space as well as investment returns.
Highland Capital Management will work with Stonebridge Capital Korean private equity firm, in order to co-manage the fund. This will be the very first private equity fund in Asia related to healthcare and most investments made so far have been on either a direct basis, or by way of multi-purpose tools. Healthcare is the main industry for exposure for the firm and Highland Capital Management has more than $1.5 billion in healthcare assets.
Highland Capital Management is located in Dallas, Texas and has offices in New York, Seoul, Singapore, and Sao Paolo. Highland Capital Management is an experienced alternative credit manager on a global scale and specializes in credit hedge funds, loan obligations, and credit strategies, to name a few. Highland Capital Management also offers alternative investments including natural resources, emerging markets, and long/short equities.
Highland Capital Management has a very diverse client market that includes corporations, financial institutions, fund of funds, high net-worth clients, pension plans, endowments, and foundations.
Highland Capital Management holds community in very high regard and invests in the communities where their employees not only work but live. The firm invests through generous volunteerism, financial donations, and advisory board involvement. Highland Capital Management donates not only to the local communities, but to national nonprofit organizations as well. To date, the firm has committed over $10 million to various charitable organizations all over the world and continues to be supportive of good causes.