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5 Things You Missed From Innovation Summit 2017

On February 2, we kicked off Innovation Summit 2017 in Los Angeles. Over 25 EB-5 and private equity real estate industry leaders offered information and insight to an intimate audience of attendees. Coming from an array of professions, esteemed panelists and speakers, including the likes of former USCIS Director León Rodríguez, provided a tapestry of perspective on everything [...]

February 14th, 2017|Categories: BLOG, Events|Tags: , , , , |

Congratulations to newly approved EB-5 Regional Centers!

NES Financial would like to congratulate the following EB-5 Regional Centers on their USCIS approval: Advantage America Seattle Regional Center CP Northern Regional Center California Agricultural Greenhouse Regional Center, LLC California Bond Finance Regional Center, LLC Greystone EB5 Northeast RC, LLC Health and Welfare EB-5 Regional Center, LLC QueensFort Capital Texas Regional Center, LLC Texas [...]

February 13th, 2017|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , , , |

León Rodríguez to speak at Innovation Summit 2017

We’re pleased to announce that the Honorable León Rodríguez will headline an impressive list of over 15 industry-leading authorities at NES Financial’s Innovation Summit series. Rodríguez was nominated by President Barack Obama in December 2013 for Director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). From July 2014 to January 2017, he led 19,000 [...]

January 26th, 2017|Categories: BLOG, Events|

USCIS Director León Rodríguez delivers farewell address

On January 11, USCIS Director León Rodríguez delivered his farewell address and reminded attendees and listeners of the oft-overlooked human element in immigration decisionmaking and policy. The son of Cuban immigrants, Rodríguez began by recounting humble upbringings on 82nd Street in Miami, Florida. The narrative quickly progressed from shared homes and cramped apartments to his ascent [...]

January 17th, 2017|Categories: Industry News|Tags: , , , |

Registration for Innovation Summit 2017 is still open!

Innovation Summit 2017 is right around the corner – and registration is still open. Our annual event bridges together leading EB-5 and alternative asset investment authorities that will address the most current and pressing topics. This year, we’ll cover: The role of EB-5 funds in the private equity real estate capital stack The outlook of the EB-5 [...]

January 17th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , |

NES Financial presents Innovation Summit 2017

NES Financial invites you to join us for Innovation Summit 2017! Last year, we navigated a changing sector. This year, we're exploring uncharted waters. 2016 reminded us to expect the unexpected. 2017 promises to be a historical year for the EB-5 industry and one filled with new opportunities amidst uncertainty. With the EB-5 Regional Center [...]

January 4th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , |

Stronger integrity measures in store for a long-term EB-5 extension

Even as the EB-5 Regional Center Program received another short-term extension on December 9 with the Continuing Resolution, comprehensive program reforms and a long-term extension are projected before April 2017. In recent legislative draft proposals, a strong emphasis has again been placed on protecting stakeholder rights. The proposal language mirrors previous EB-5 legislative drafts, which [...]

December 16th, 2016|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , , , , |

Capital outflow from China creates competition in America

The Chinese are seeking a channel for capital into America to preserve and protect existing wealth. Several factors make the prospect of capital outflow from China to America extremely attractive. These factors include China’s free-falling currency, uncertainties in both the economic and political landscape, and a broader desire for temporary or permanent residency status in [...]

December 14th, 2016|Categories: EB-5, Fund Administration|Tags: , , , , |

Private equity’s middle market: competition and opportunity

In the era of headline grabbing megafunds, an insatiable appetite for the middle market has spurred unprecedented competition in the private equity industry. Generally categorized as buyout transactions under $500 million, the middle market offers significantly more options in contrast to the much larger end of the spectrum. The options, in turn, offer more opportunity. [...]

December 11th, 2016|Categories: Fund Administration|Tags: , , , |

EB-5 Regional Center Program extended through April 2017

Replicating the high drama of the September 29 continuing resolution, the EB-5 Regional Center Program is set for another short-term extension through April 28, 2017. On December 6, 2016, Congress signaled that it would pass a new CR through a House-introduced Further Continuing and Security Assistance Appropriations Act. The Senate finally passed the CR with [...]

December 10th, 2016|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , , , |