Tagged: spv

McCafferty Asset Management Launches PROSPI to Pitch Residential Real Estate

 PROSPI, a new shared property investment platform launched by Manchester-based property expert McCafferty Asset Management, seeks  to enable investors with as little as £500 to take a proportionate holding alongside other stakeholders in specific, fully-tenanted residential properties managed by McCafferty’s team of experts. Investors will benefit from predictable… Read More

Why “Special Purpose Entities” Are So Special 

As securities attorneys, we’ve been getting a fair amount of questions lately on special purposes entities (SPEs), also known as special purpose vehicles (SPVs). What are they? What do they do? Should I choose an SPE over an LLC? (That last one is my favorite)…. Read More

The Fix Crowdfunding Act is Mostly About Investor Protection

  Last week the House Subcommittee on Capital Markets, part of the powerful House Financial Services Committee, debated several important bills that may boost access to capital for SMEs.  One of the bills, the Fix Crowdfunding Act (HR 4855), has the profound potential to turn… Read More

Innovestment Claims First Investment Crowdfunding Offer to Use SPV in Germany

Berlin-based Innovestment has announced the completion of the “First” crowdfunding offer to use a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) in Germany. Use of an SPV or similar structure is prevalent in some jurisdictions. Creating a single shareholder entity can drive benefits for the issuing firm.  One… Read More

Three Policy Issues that will Hold Regulation Crowdfunding Back

On May 16, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s rules implementing Title III of the JOBS Act will come into effect, allowing companies to raise funds under Section 4(a)(6) of the Securities Act. The SEC made some important improvements over the proposed rules that will… Read More

OurCrowd Founder and CEO Jon Medved Shares his Vision on Crowdfunding, Startups, SPVs and Liberal Arts

  “I think that what OurCrowd and others have done in this space until now has been quite subversive and wonderful and democratic.” OurCrowd, which is run by serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist Jon Medved, has put at least $170 million to work in roughly… Read More

Brief: Innovestment Takes New Direction on Platform, Offers SPV

Citing the German proverb „Besser auf neuen Wegen etwas stolpern, als in alten Pfaden auf der Stelle zu treten,“ Innovestment has decided to introduce some key changes to its platform.  With a more streamlined corporate philosophy, a new SPV option, a newly standardized investment process and a relaunched… Read More

Patch of Land Secures All Future Loans with Underlaying Collateral Setting New Industry Benchmark

Patch of Land, a  real estate crowdfunding solution has announced all existing and future loans will be directly secured by underlying collateral that provides increased protection for its projects. Patch of Land revealed the steps in this direction earlier this summer in an article written… Read More

Patch Of Land Now Offers a Truly “Secured” Investment Structure

As you may remember, in an earlier post entitled “Investor Protection Issue – Why You May Want To Reconsider How “Secure” You Feel About Your Real Estate Crowdfunding Investment,” I took issue with the fact that the majority, if not all, currently offered Real Estate… Read More

Crowdfunding Author Marianne IIZUKA Examines French Crowdfunding Industry: ANACOFI and AFIP Member Shares Expertise

In November The University of Cambridge teamed up with EY, the global professional services organization, and launched the European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey with the support of major European industry associations. This is the largest study to date on crowdfunding, peer-to-peer lending and other forms of alternative finance in Europe.  This benchmarking… Read More

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