Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT, Inc. Completes Sale of Two Data Centers

Small B-D Outlook Improves

June 18, 2018

One year ago, small broker-dealers weren’t feeling particularly upbeat. With the implementation of the DOL rule looming,...

May NTR and BDC Sales

June 13, 2018

Led by Blackstone REIT’s increase in sales of $11.8 million in May versus April, the nontraded REIT offerings raised a total of...

Judge Says UDF Lawsuit Against Kyle Bass and Hayman Capital Will Proceed

June 13, 2018

In an article posted on Blue Vault’s website on December 19, 2017, entitled “How An Attack on a Nontraded REIT Sponsor Made a Hedge Fund Manager $60 Million,” we referred readers to a lawsuit filed by United Development Funding LP (“UDF”) and its related companies accusing hedge fund manager J. Kyle Bass and his closely held company Hayman Capital Management, L.P., of perpetrating a “short-and-distort” scheme by spreading false and damaging information about UDF in order to drive down the company’s stock price and profit by covering their short positions by buying shorted shares at much lower prices.

American Finance Trust Reports Results of Self Tender Offer

June 12, 2018

According to an SEC filing on June 5, 2018, American Finance Trust, a nontraded REIT originally named American Realty Capital Trust V, has closed its tender offer after receiving and accepting for purchase 207,713 validly tendered shares.

Happy 150th Birthday, Closed-End Funds

June 11, 2018

A century and a half later, closed-end funds continue to be an efficient way for investors to access some of the biggest growth opportunities in emerging markets.

Bluerock’s Total Income+ Real Estate Fund Surpasses $1 Billion in AUM

June 7, 2018

Bluerock’s Total Income+ Real Estate Fund Surpasses $1 Billion in AUM June 8, 2018 | Total Income+ Real Estate Fund Mr. Schwaber serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Bluerock Capital Markets and oversees the company’s capital markets, securities sales and distribution operations. As a 32-year veteran of the securities industry, Jeff brings a wealth of …

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Big Data And The Future Of Retail

June 4, 2018

This isn’t your parents’ retail market, as InvenTrust chief Tom McGuinness makes perfectly clear in this exclusive RECon video interview. But what does this mean for providers of retail space?

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Gregory De Jong, CFP, Co-Founder of Paragon Advisors, LLC. July 7, 2015