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Selling financial capital
[September 13, 2010 – 02:57 pm]
Selling financial capital

“I would rather expire at my desk than to sell my business and pay Uncle Sam one dime in taxes.” How many owners that have paid their fair share of taxes for twenty years of building their business feel this way? The tax bite is the single biggest factor in an owner’s reluctance to sell his/her company. I have previously written articles discussing various aspects of transaction structures to minimize taxes. As a result, I am often contacted by a panicked seller that is a week from closing his business sale as he looks in disbelief at his accountant’s spreadsheet detailing the…

Acquisition of structural capital
[April 8, 2012 – 04:20 pm]
Acquisition of structural capital

Broker Shore Capital described Fastnet Oil & Gas (LON:FAST) acquisition of Pathfinder Hydrocarbon Ventures as an excellent deal, so soon after the firm s IPO. It takes the firm into West Africa with high impact exploration acreage off the coast of Morocco and is a great deal for shareholders , analyst Craig Howie in a note to clients. Investors welcomed the announcement, which sees Fastnet become the latest explorer to join the hunt for oil in the region. As at 3pm, the shares were up 1.12 per cent, to change hands at 11.25 pence. Fastnet, which came to AIM last…

Intellectual company evaluation
[February 22, 2011 – 03:34 pm]
Intellectual company evaluation

Owning intellectual property, in and of itself, does not always drive value; however, not securing the necessary intellectual property can also be disastrous to your business’ valuation when third parties are looking at an investment, acquisition, or merger.  Valuation techniques used for emerging companies often rely on projected revenues over a horizon, or the length of time that the person/group performing the evaluation has decided to use. The Holy Grail of all businesses is to establish a sustainable competitive advantage.  This can be accomplished in many ways, including…

Reporting of organisational capital
[February 13, 2011 – 01:15 pm]
Reporting of organisational capital

Multi-stakeholder dialogue plays an important part in the development of our global ESG research here at EIRIS. For almost 30 years we have consulted with investors, companies, NGOs, academics, regulatory agencies and membership groups to challenge our own thinking and broaden our understanding of ESG issues. Experience tell us that dialogue between the multiple stakeholders we work with offers many mutual benefits. The views we seek from external experts inform the development of EIRIS’ research, helping us to keep our fingers on the pulse of new ESG issues whilst complementing…

What is brand?
[November 20, 2009 – 10:27 am]
What is brand?

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How to sell organizational intellectual property?
[November 1, 2011 – 12:22 pm]
How to sell organizational intellectual property?

The Anti-Counterfeiting Barter Contract (ACTA), is a multinational agreement for the single-mindedness of establishing global standards for intellectual property rights enforcement. The agreement aims to establish an international constitutional framework representing targeting counterfeit goods, generic medicines and copyright contravention on the Internet, and would produce a late governing thickness fa‡ade existing forums, such as the Cosmos Sell Organization, the Everyone Intellectual Estate Design, or the Coalesced Nations. he agreement was signed in October 2011 by Australia…

How to evaluate financial capital?
[September 29, 2012 – 11:37 am]
How to evaluate financial capital?

World Leading Bank looking for experienced risk manager to join their Credit Portfolio Risk team to continue their rapid expansion across Asia PacificrnKey responsibilities: Key responsibilities: Active involvement in Stress Testing of all the Bank`s portfolios Asia-wide Implement a Group wide Stress Testing concept to evaluate the capital adequacy ratio under stressful conditions; integrated capital, funding and financial performance Regulatory reporting (including ICAAP) and portfolio MI reporting and liaise with regulatory bodies Lead the internal stress testing exercises…

Valuating intellectual capital
[March 21, 2011 – 02:40 pm]
Valuating intellectual capital

That’s the question that I think about regularly as part of the social new world order.  The answer: One US dollar according to the US Bureau of Chemistry and Soils. That seems low to me.  So if you’re looking to get more than a buck for your body, one idea is to sell your individual organs.  However, since that’s illegal, an alternative might be to tan your skin for sale as ‘leather’. According to the same research, your skin would be worth about $3.50 if it were sold as ‘cowhide’, which runs around $0.25 per square foot. So, if you take the dollar’s worth of elements that…

How to sell structural capital?
[January 17, 2011 – 04:51 pm]
How to sell structural capital?

361 Capital portfolio manager, Blaine Rollins, CFA , previously manager of the Janus Fund, writes a weekly update looking back on major moves, macro-trends and economic data points. The 361 Capital Weekly Research Briefing summarizes the latest market news along with some interesting facts and a touch of humor. 361 Capital is a provider of alternative investment mutual funds, separate accounts, and limited partnerships to institutions, financial intermediaries, and high-net-worth investors   361 Capital Weekly Research Briefing uly 16, 2012 Timely perspectives from the 361 Capital…

Corporate capital evaluation
[November 28, 2011 – 04:01 pm]
Corporate capital evaluation

Devon Energy Corporation (Devon) is one of the largest independent oil and gas companies in North America. The company is primarily engaged in the exploration, development and production of crude oil and natural gas resources in the US and Canada. Its exploration and production (E&P) activities in the US are located in the Mid-Continent, Permian Basin, Gulf Coast and the Rocky Mountains regions. Devon’s Canadian Operations are located in the Horn River Basin, Deep Basin, Foothills, Central, Northwest and Lloydminster areas and the thermal oil sands projects in Alberta…

Buying corporate resources
[August 5, 2010 – 03:50 pm]
Buying corporate resources

Last week I posted about how the cloud is going to affect IT departments in the future, thinking about how some roles are affected and the like, but this time I’m setting out a mini-manifesto for IT departments.  This mini-manifesto isn’t for the IT departments that want to continue doing what they’re doing, it’s for those IT, IS, MI, ICT, (whatever TLA) departments that want to survive and add real value to their business.  To be harsh it’s the for ones that want to get on the train of change not be run down by it. Lets add some context.  There are mega trends at work that…

Organizational capital structure acquitions
[August 12, 2012 – 07:43 am]
Organizational capital structure acquitions

Dr John Newsam Dr John Newsam is a well published materials scientist and highly successful serial entrepreneur who has co-founded a number of companies and guided several of them through exit by acquisition, including fqubed which was acquired by Nuvo Research in 2005, Integrated Discovery Sciences Corporation, acquired by Bio and Gene in 2005, and hte Aktiengesellschaft, acquired by BASF in 2008. He is currently Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Tioga Research, Inc. Dr Newsam, a well known scientific educator, is also Adjunct Professor at the University of California, San Diego…

Valuating financial capital
[January 6, 2013 – 04:52 pm]
Valuating financial capital

Dong Energy is an integrated energy company with its headquarters located in Denmark. The company was founded in 1972. In the beginning the company was named as Dansk Naturgas A/S; this was changed to Dong Energy in 2002. In 2006, it acquired five Danish energy companies: Elsam, ENERGI E2, Nesa, Copenhagen Energy, and Frederiksberg Forsyning. Dong is involved in several business activities with it operations spanning across various countries of Northern Europe. The business activities of the company include oil and gas exploration & production (E&P), wind power…

Organisational capital acquitions
[July 19, 2011 – 03:55 pm]
Organisational capital acquitions

Carroll Organisation, a many-faceted enterprise focusing on the ownership and operation of multifamily real estate pressreleases , and Starwood Capital Group, a leading non-public investment firm focused on property, are happy to announce the acquisition of a 360-unit Class A flat community found in a highly fascinating submarket of Houston, Texas. The community, which should be rebranded as Carroll at Shadow Creek Ranch, is perfectly located in Shade Creek Ranch, a master-planned community which features over nine hundred acres of glistening lakes and community parks. Carroll…