COO Mike Bagguley Leave Barclays in 2018

In November of 2015, Mike Bagguley was promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Barclays Investment Banking. Bagguley appointment came after the exit of former COO Justin Bull who went on to join Copper Street Capital. Mike Bagguley joined Barclays Investment Bank in 2001. He was based at the Barclays London subsidiary where he served at the fixed income trading department before moving to various senior positions in New York, Tokyo, and Johannesburg.

Having held previous potions within Barclays including Head of Marco Product Sales and Trading, Head of FX and Commodities Trading, and Head of Rates and Linear Options Trading, Mike Bagguley had vast experience in management and leadership. As part of his duties as Head of Marco Product Sales and Trading in 2014, Mike Bagguley assisted in steering small turnarounds including the third quarter macro revenues went up by 3 percent at 485 million pounds in 2014. As a result of this small win, Barclays was among the only two financial institutions that improved FICC revenues in the 2014 financial year. Additionally, Mike Bagguley helped in the reduction and the reshaping of Barclays’ macro businesses that included the foreign exchange, commodity products, and the interest rates. This happened when the trading revenues across the banking industry begun to fail. Nevertheless, the strict regulations that Mike Bagguley and his team set contributed to maintaining the profits of the bank.

As part of his duties during his time as COO, Mike Bagguley was in charge of infrastructural functions and helps in coordinating and delivering projects. Additionally, he contributed to the institution’s executive committee and was tasked with accelerating the delivery of the strategic overhaul of the bank that went down in 2014. Bagguley reported his activities to the investment bank’s Chief Executive Officer, Tom King who retired in 2016.

In April 2018, Bagguley left Barclays after 17 years. He is now a Financial Markets Executive.

Fortress Investment Group Leading Investment Management in the USA

Fortress Investment Group, established in 1998, operates in investment management from its headquarters in New York City. The corporation has been growing steadily and achieving authority in its line of work. The Fortress was built up by a small group of investors, most of whom are now at the helm of the business.

The business started out as a private equity firm back in 1998. It was launched by Randal A. Nardone, Rob Kauffman, and Wesley R. Edens. Over the next several years, the Fortress expanded upon its portfolio of services, and by 2007 it has already started offering different kinds of assets management and some advisory services. The business works with hedge funds, debt securities, investments related to the business of real estate, and many other services. In 2007, the company also became the first equity firm of its size to be traded publicly in the U. S.

The Fortress Investment Group had a good start in business as its investments grew rapidly between 1999 and 2006. The private equity funds started netting 39.7 percent. In early 2007, the corporation launched on the New York Stock Exchange along with the businesses Lehman Brothers and Goldman Sachs. Years later in 2010 and 2011, the company was named “Credit-Focused Fund of the Year.” In 2012, it was titled “Discretionary Macro-Focused Hedge Fund of the Year” by the Institutional Investor. The company continued to amass titles and recognition from publication in 2014 as the “Hedge Fund Manager of the Year” and “Management Firm of the Year.”

These achievements caught the eye of the conglomerate from Japan SoftBank Group. In early 2017, the corporation started talking about acquiring the Fortress Investment Group for more than $3 billion. At the end of the year, the conglomerate completed the acquisition. Another discussed deal for the Fortress was its selling its OneMain stake to the Apollo Global Management. The deal was announced in early January this year, and it was later reported that Varde Partners would also be taking part in the contract.

The leadership of the investment management corporation is still intact. The founders and leaders are working under new contracts provided by the SoftBank Group. In five years after the acquisition of Fortress, SoftBank Group will be reworking the contracts and either keep or release the businessmen or appoint them to other positions within the Fortress.

Wesley R. Edens used to operate as Partner at the BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. At Fortress, Wes Edens is the Principal and co-chairman of the Board of Directors. He has been one of the driving forces of the growth of the business.

Randal A. Nardone is the newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer, and Peter L. Briger is serving as the Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors and Principal. The Fortress Investment Group leaders are also working on other projects and companies such as the UBS. Rob Kauffman, who is one of the founders of the Fortress, is no longer working in leadership. He is one of the managing directors of UBS along with Randal A. Nardone.

Hidden Fortress: Behind SoftBank’s $3.3B buy of the asset manager

Equities First Holdings News Shares That It Is Investing In The Environment

Equities First Holdings wants to make the world better, and it does that through giving people a new way to make investments and more. It gives great loans, and it has become connected with an Australian environmental clean technology company. It is funding research that will help make the world safer. Equities First Holdings news says that this transaction took place in December of 2016. The funding will go toward projects that are being developed in India. Equities First Holdings was started in the United States, but it has quickly made connections around the globe, with offices in Australia, Hong Kong, and London.

For Aloha Construction, winning the BBB Award is a testament to a company that upholds its core principles and treats its employees and customers right

Aloha Construction has earned an award for Marketplace Ethics by the BBB. This 2017 Torch Award is a testament to Aloha Construction. Aloha Construction has a reputation for being ethical and fair to its employees. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) has recently recognized Aloha Construction for its service to the Zurich, Illinois community and those living in the surrounding areas.

Steve J. Bernas, the President, and CEO of BBB noted about Aloha Construction and its new award that Aloha Construction recognizes the importance of its customers, employees, stakeholders, and community members. The BBB’s 2017 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics recognizes those companies that do their best to treat customers and stakeholders with a level of respect.

Farbacky’s company also earned the 2017 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics because of the charity work they have done and forward-thinking mentality and company culture over the years. This Zurich, Illinois, construction company attained their goal of providing 20 thousand plus roofing opportunities in Illinois.

This company is also intent on providing their customers and stakeholders with quality service so that customers are assured of their work. Farbacky’s company issues a 10-Year Craftmanship Warranty as a part of their business contract. This Craftmanship Warranty exemplifies a construction company that believes in doing quality work and striving to keeps its BBB A+ rating. Being an ethical company and making sure that the company’s principles are always upheld is important to Farbacky.

As the CEO of Aloha, Dave Farbaky has been an excellent example of treating employees fairly and being generous to employees who do their best. Farbacky treated his top company employees to Maui, Hawaii. Mr. Farbacky is a CEO who truly appreciates the efforts of his employees.

David Farbacky is also a philanthropist who believes in doing good works for other people. Dave Farbacky and his staffers have supported the community by being part of the Chicago Bulls Vip Ticket Giveaway. Farbacky and his company gave out 12 box seats to a child who had a congenital heart condition. The child and 12 of his friends were able to enjoy this unique sporting event.…/prweb14244544.htm

Market America Provides Assistance for People That are Working for Themselves

Many people that are enjoying the benefits of working for themselves may find themselves at a disadvantage. One thing that the self-employed entrepreneur often believes is that they have to do everything by themselves. While there are many reasons for people to try to do everything on their own, it can cause a lot of issues for people in the long term. Another thing is that people can miss out on some of the benefits of having a team. However, they do get to continue on with the idea that they are sparing people the burden that can come with dealing with them.

Fortunately, Market America is one of the companies that believes that people should not have to do all of the work by themselves if they don’t want to. Therefore, Market America makes itself available for anyone that may have a question or may need help with some aspect of the marketing. One thing that Market America has is more than 700 employees. This gives them a much better ability to provide services to almost 200,000 unfranchise owners. Given that there is that many unfranchise owners, there is the chance for people to connect with one another and learn something that is going to help them make the right choices.

Another thing that makes Market America easy to work with is that there are tons of products that are exclusive to this company. Therefore, it can be a little easier to sell the products. When people see that they can only get that product from a certain company, then they are going to visit that company so that they can get the product. This is another aspect of marketing that people should be working on. People have to offer something exclusive when it comes to the products or the experience of shopping.

Qualified Dental Surgeon Shafik Sachedina Makes A Big Difference In His Community

The Ismaili community is a branch of Islam that was once the largest community within Shia Islam. The Ismaili community places a heavy value on its members participating in voluntary community service.

About The Institute of Ismaili Studies
The London, England based Institute of Ismaili Studies is an organization that promotes Ismaili culture. The institute’s research focusses heavily on putting historical and contemporary Muslim cultures into context. The organization strives to promote a greater understanding regarding the relationships that Muslim cultures have historically and currently have with other cultural and religious groups. The institute also plays a vital role as a meeting venue for the Shia Muslim Ismaili community.

About Shafik Sachedina and Sussex Health Care
Shafik Sachedina is qualified as a dental surgeon and serves as the Joint Chairman of the Sussex Health Care Company that operates in Sussex, England. Shafik holds a degree in dental surgery that he earned from the prestigious medical institution Guy’s Hospital Medical and Dental School at the University of London. After graduation, Shafik made use of his dental surgery degree and spent many years in that occupation before he started focussing on the business end of the healthcare industry. Today he focusses on providing patient care through the work of the company he founded – Sussex Health Care. Sussex Health Care is a major care provider in the Sussex region and owns a number of care homes. The company focusses on care and support and has an excellent reputation for working with patients ranging from the mentally disabled, those suffering from Alzheimer’s and Dementia related conditions and people suffering from traumatic brain injuries. A large percentage of the Sussex Health Care clientele are of the elderly community.

Shafik Sachedina and the Institute of Ismaili Studies
Shafik Sachedina takes great pleasure in spending his time outside of his healthcare career engaging in the kind of voluntary service that is so important in the Ismaili community. In accordance with this tradition, he serves as Head of the Department of Jamati Institutions as a volunteer, taking great pride in coordinating the programs of the 16 principal areas of the Ismaili community. Shafik is a member of the Institute of Ismaili Studies Board of Governors and the former President of the Ismaili Council for the United Kingdom. He has also previously served as the Chairman of FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance International.

NGP VAN: Their Insight and Idiosyncratic Approach to Campaigns

NGP VAN is a privately-operated tech company. They assist Democratic campaigns. They specialize in fundraising and social media networking. NGP was founded by Nathaniel Pearlman in 2010.

As of 2009, NGP was listed as the top provider for campaign software. Their software is used by a large percentage of Democratic Congress members. Their clients include officials such as Bernie Sanders and Barack Obama. They assisted Bernie Sanders during his recent 2016 campaign. They also assisted Barack Obama during his 2008 and 2012 campaign

The Wall Street Journal accredits NGP as a “secret weapon.” Many publications have stressed that NGP is the main ingredient in any successful modern campaign.

“VoteBuilder” is a feature of NGP’s service. VoteBuilder offers statistics and feedback on engagement with voters. This type of system has been praised for its effectiveness.

NGP’s Four Tips For Success:

NGP knows that “end-of-quarter” can manifest as a stressful experience for campaigns. During “end-of-quater,” the goals the team set for fundraising are expected to be met.

NGP’s first tip is for campaigns to brainstorm ideas for email networking in advance. Collectively saving ideas for a long period of time will create a platter of perspectives to draw ideas from. Some suggestions NGP list include statistics, testimonials and proof of action.

NGP’s second tip is for all members of the campaign committee to prepare dialogue and script in advance. This work is done behind the scenes of campaigns, but it is a very critical part.

NGP’s third tip is to stay extremely organized. They advise clients create a detailed calendar of upcoming events and important dates. This technique is especially beneficial for consultants.

NGP’s fourth and final tip is to celebrate. They suggest the campaign team celebrates their hard work and efforts. They note that this time is key in discussing which strategies were successful and unsuccessful in hindsight.

NGP VAN has majorly contributed to some of the most powerful campaigns. With their idiosyncratic features, they strive to continually improve and advance.

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How Louis Chenevert Rose To Lead United Technologies Corporation

Becoming a success in business can be a fiercely competitive endeavor. And to ride to the top of a Fortune 500 company is an especially incredible accomplishment. For Louis Chenevert, rising to the top of United Technologies Corporation was an acumination of a decades-long string of successes.

Mr. Chenevert’s story started in Montreal, Quebec. From a young age, Mr. Chenevert learned about business. Right after graduating from HEC Montréal with a degree in business administration, the Montreal native went to work for General Motors. It was at one of the largest companies in the world that Mr. Chenevert got his first taste of success.

Louis Chenevert rose to the position of general production manager during his 14 years at General Motors. During this time, Mr. Chenevert learned how to deal with the operations of one of the largest automotive companies in the world. His success at General Motors would lead to Mr. Chenevert being recruited by Pratt & Whitney in 1993.

At Pratt & Whitney, Mr. Chenevert was vice-president of operations. By 1999, he would become the President of the company. Me. Chenevert would remain President of Pratt & Whitney for seven more years.

In 2006, Louis Chenevert would receive a call that most business people only dream about. United Technologies Corporation wanted him to lead their entire company. Mr. Chenevert accepted the position and was named President, Chief Operating Officer as well as a Direct on the company’s board. Just two years later, Mr. Chenevert would be named Chief Executive Officer. And in 2010, Mr. Chenevert would become the Chairman of the Board.

Mr. Chenevert would remain at United Technologies Corporation until 2014. During his tenure, Louis Chenevert led the Fortune 500 company to increased revenue and profits. His reputation as a great business leader also led him to be named co-chairman of the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation Board of Directors in 2015.

From General Motors to United Technologies Corporation, Louis Chenevert has found success. With a determination for greatness, the Montreal native was able to make the most of his opportunities. As he enters his next decade in business, Louis Chenevert seeks to blaze more trails through the corporate landscape.

All About Ronald Fowlkes

Ronald Fowlkes is a man who has revolutionized the defense and law enforcement industries. His unique combination of military and police experience and business savvy has served him well. He is able to see the bigger picture in a way that many others in the defense industry can’t.


Fowlkes served honorably in the Marine Corps during the First Gulf War. He was promoted meritoriously twice. When he got home, Ronald Fowlkes used that experience to serve his community by joining the St. Louis Police Department. For a number of years he was on the SWAT team. In that role, he participated in over 250 high-risk entry situations annually.


In 1990s St. Louis, Fowlkes effectively used his military urban warfare training to combat the gangs that were making citizens’ lives more difficult. He and his fellow officers were key to maintaining order and helping the city become revitalized. Ronald Fowlkes has a gift for teaching and was great at helping train new officers.


By the 2000s, Ronald Fowlkes was back in Iraq, working as a contractor for Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization. He ran infantry operations, and trained soldiers in a number of operations. His areas of specialization include hostage situations and interrogation of detainees.


After returning, Fowlkes felt he could make a bigger impact if he left law enforcement. He wanted to make better products for law enforcement officers, to make them safer and more effective on the job. In his current role as a business development manager, he has been able to achieve that aim.


Today, Fowlkes develops products for other law enforcement entities in his role at Eagle Industries Unlimited. He has been with the firm for almost a decade. Fowlkes’ responsibilities include training sales teams and selecting products to promote. His hands-on experience sets him apart from others in the field.


Ronald Fowlkes has extensive experience with urban warfare tactics and hostile crowds. He has a long track record of training soldiers and law enforcement effectively. Today, he is making it possible for others to carry on that work. Fowlkes has gone from protecting his community in St. Louis, to helping make all of America safer.


Nick Vertucci’s Challenging Journey to Prosperity

Nick Vertucci grew up in a well up family that provided him with all his needs, but things changed immensely when his father died. That is when Nick realized that the past does not have control of someone’s future. This great tragedy that occurred in Nick’s family left him and his family members in great trouble. His mother had to make sure that the ends meet for them to at least cope up with the life and try to maintain the status that his father had left. She had to work for longer hours and mostly arrived at home when nick and his siblings were already asleep. Through it was a difficult situation, she had to persevere.

But fortunately, his fate changed dramatically years later when he launched his own business of selling computer components. During these moments, Nick Vertucci was able to regain at least some of the beautiful moments that he used to enjoy before the demise of his dad. He would appreciate and love the freedom of being his boss in his new job. These beautiful moments initiated him to get married, and ultimately he got blessed with three beautiful daughters. Synonymous with the first experience, his life changed again in 2000 when all his money vanished before his eyes. It was as a result of the emergence of the dot-com which he had the wrong mentality of and still had not prepared to invest in his future.

For almost two years Nick Vertucci had nearly no income which made him plunge deep in debts. He lost his entire wealth except his home virtually. It was during these moments that his circumstances changed again for better. One of his friends invited him to a three-day real estate seminar. He was a bit skeptical of attending it, but finally, he made up his mind when his ally convinced him the how he had benefited from the seminar.

Though he never understood everything during the seminar, Nick Vertucci was able to grasp a significant insight that changed his life completely. Since that time Nick realized the idea was an answer that would get him out of the financial troubles.

Recognizing that he had a solution to his problems, Nick was very inspired and worked tirelessly to develop a strategy that would help him make huge profits in real estate. Finally, Nick managed to improve the plan which made him become a millionaire.

Nick Vertucci companies usually offer solutions to challenges that come with investing in real estate. Nick also has an academy that provides knowledge about real estate investment.