Why the Newly Introduced Opportunity Zone Reporting Bills are a Win for Transparency

Senator Ron Wyden introduced the “Opportunity Zone Reporting and Reform Act” this week, which would amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require increased reporting for qualified opportunity funds. “Legislative momentum around reporting requirements continues to increase,” said Reid Thomas, EVP of NES Financial’s Specialty Financial Administration Business, which includes Opportunity Zone fund administration. [...]

NES Financial Signs 50th Opportunity Zone Fund

NES Financial, a fintech company providing technology-enabled solutions for the efficient back- and middle-office administration of complex financial transactions, announced today that it has contracted to provide its 50th Opportunity Zone client with its purpose-built Opportunity Zone Fund Administration Solution. “NES Financial is a pioneer in the Opportunity Zone space, growing significantly since signing our first [...]

NES Financial to Administer Clean Energy Opportunity Zone Fund

Specialty financial administrator NES Financial announced today that it has contracted to provide its purpose-built Opportunity Zone Fund Administration services to Greenwave, a collaboration and energy solutions service platform centered around energy conservation, renewable, and smart energy. Greenwave Opportunity Zone Fund seeks to help ensure clean water to residents in Opportunity Zones throughout the country. [...]

2019-11-06T10:03:16-08:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: Opportunity Zones, Press Release|

Insider Insights Series: The Real World Impact of Opportunity Zones

A Free NES Financial Webinar Wednesday, November 20, 2019 | 11:00 am PT It’s almost the end of 2019, and the Opportunity Zones initiative is thriving. How is your fund performing and what are the latest trends to help your business grow in 2020? In this free webinar, NES Financial and OZ experts will discuss [...]

Fund Administration and Technology: Continuing the Conversation From the Novogradac Opportunity Zones Fall Conference

Novogradac’s 2019 Opportunity Zones Conference in Chicago is one of the largest OZ events in the country where fund sponsors, developers, investors, accountants, lawyers and stakeholders attend to discuss and learn how to effectively invest in qualified opportunity zone funds. Our EVP Reid Thomas spoke about fund administration at this conference and one of the [...]

Poll Result: “Will You Launch New EB-5 Projects After the New Rules Take Effect?”

On October 2, we held a webinar titled “Are You Ready for EB-5 3.0 — A New Era?” (If you missed it, watch the recording here!) In this presentation, we brought together a select group of experts from across the EB-5 industry to discuss the new EB-5 rules, which are scheduled to take effect on [...]

NES Financial EVP Reid Thomas to Speak at Novogradac Opportunity Zones Fall Conference

NES Financial announced today that EVP and General Manager Reid Thomas will be a panel speaker at the upcoming Novogradac 2019 Opportunity Zones Fall Conference, which will be held in Chicago, IL, on October 24–25th. Novogradac's Opportunity Zones Conference is one of the largest OZ events in the country where fund sponsors, developers, investors, accountants, [...]

5 Ways NES Financial Streamlines Investor Onboarding

First impressions speak volumes. The investor onboarding experience is no different. As the private equity landscape continues to shift and become more competitive, many are finding that working with a third-party fund administrator is the way to go. For those investors who are new to working with private equity fund administration partners, the onboarding process [...]

NES Financial CTO Wins 2019 Ambassador of the Year Award

NES Financial announced today that its CTO Izak Joubert was named Ambassador of the Year by OutSystems, a global enterprise software company and leader in low-code application development platforms. The OutSystems Innovation Awards recognize, honor, and celebrate the organizations and people that are using OutSystems to make IT dramatically more proactive, productive, and essential in [...]

2019-10-15T16:40:57-08:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: Corporate, Press Release|Tags: , , , |

1031 Exchange Question of the Month: “Should I Contact a QI Before or After I Sell My Property?”

1031 exchanges enable you to reduce or eliminate taxes on the sale of business or investment real estate. If you want to sell one business or investment property (the “relinquished property”) and purchase a “like-kind” replacement property within 180 days of the sale, structuring these two transactions as a 1031 exchange can enable you to [...]