Experienced NES Financial Team Streamlined Account and Subaccount Setup, EB-5 Solution Enables Administration, Reporting, and Tracking of Assembled and Disassembled Investor Funds
San Jose, Calif. and Palm Beach, FL, September 29, 2010 – NES Financial (NESF), a leading provider of financial services solutions for the banking industry, EB-5 Regional Centers and Fortune 500 companies, has announced that the South Atlantic Regional Center (SARC) has selected the NESF EB-5 Escrow Administration Solution to administer funds associated with its EB-5 visa program.
SARC required a solution that provided an efficient overall structure, simplified account setup, rapid implementation, and straightforward administration. In addition the solution needed to provide security and transparency for the investments from overseas investor applicants.
“NES Financial is highly experienced, extremely professional, and their eSTAC-based technology addressed all of my needs – after my first meeting with them it became clear why they’ve become known as the ‘go-to’ company for EB-5 Regional Center solutions,” said Joseph J. Walsh, president of the South Atlantic Regional Center. “With NESF’s EB-5 Administration Solution we were up and running quickly, providing our investors with visibility into their funds — bringing a sense of security and transparency to the whole process and putting each investor at ease.”
The federally-sanctioned EB-5 visa program encourages investment in government-approved projects that create U.S. jobs and provide the opportunity for foreign nationals to become lawful permanent residents. A foreign investor invests $500,000 into a project, and Regional Centers like SARC hold each visa applicant’s deposit in escrow pending approval by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Since high dollar amounts are required from each applicant investor, funds from a single investor can sometimes be comprised of a number of smaller deposits. NES Financial has substantial subject matter expertise and the company understands the nuances of EB-5 international wire transfers and local currency restrictions. As a result, their EB-5 Administration Solution can easily address these issues.
“We are thrilled to have been selected by the South Atlantic Regional Center,” said Michael Halloran, president and CEO of NES Financial. “Our robust solution for EB-5 funds administration is delivering the highest level of security and transparency in the marketplace. These benefits are being recognized by Regional Centers and foreign investors alike which is contributing to our leadership position in this marketplace.”
The NES Financial EB-5 Administration Solution brings Regional Centers a unique approach providing rapid system implementation of easy, automated deposit administration solutions. Combining proven, industry-leading software — proprietary to NESF — and a client-focused team with decades of financial services experience, NES Financial’s EB-5 Administration Solution delivers immediate benefits for Regional Centers and their investors.
NESF’s solution provides maximum FDIC coverage on individual accounts to ensure unsurpassed levels of funds security. Investor recordkeeping customized reporting of subaccounts for assembled funds, and accounting and reconciliation for the investor group, individual investors and the Regional Center is available on-demand, around the clock. Rejected investor accounting, with full accounting provided to the Regional Center for distribution back to the rejected investor is available at a moment’s notice.
For more information on EB-5 solutions for Regional Centers, contact NES Financial at (800) 339-1031 or by visiting www.nesfinancial.com.
About NES Financial
NES Financial (NESF) is the nation’s leading provider of secure, transparent and compliant financial administration and 1031 exchange solutions for Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions and law firms. Combining proprietary state-of-the-art technology and outstanding client services with subject matter expertise in trusts, escrows and 1031 exchanges, NESF delivers flexible and scalable solutions that safely process over 70 billion dollars each year.
About South Atlantic Regional Center
Serving Palm Beach County, the South Atlantic Regional Center (SARC) promotes projects that create jobs to encourage growth for the Palm Beach, Florida and surrounding areas. The organization’s EB-5 Regional Center supports a wide range of industries that can benefit the local economy, creating targeted investment into a wide range of businesses in manufacturing, real estate, hospitality and tourism, and technology. For more information on SARC please contact the Regional Center by phone at (561) 282-6102, via fax at (877) 309-7287, or through email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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