When acquiring companies that have continual revenue streams and multiple hard assets
the review of each detail requires proper review.
The Opalesque Hard Assets
Roundtable also discussed:
To accomplish the goal of achieving a real rate of return on investments after taxes and inflation are considered, history proves that can only be supplied by owning hard assets
RS Investments, a San Francisco-based investment management firm, today announced that James Bruce has joined the RS Hard Assets
Team as an equity analyst.
Toronto, Canada, Nov 22, 2010 - (ABN Newswire) - Avalon Rare Metals (TSE:AVL) (OTCQX:AVARF) is pleased to invite shareholders and interested parties in rare metals, rare earth elements and specialty metals in the San Francisco area to visit us at Booth #506 at the Hard Assets
Investment Conference on Sunday and Monday, November 21 and 22, 2010.
Another significant change occurred with the SBA 504 program, which is a program that historically has been used to finance the purchase of hard assets
- either real estate or equipment.
Quite simply, hard assets
are defined as a class of investments that hold an intrinsic value and are inherently non-financial.
Lorna Wendt, however, argued she was entitled to half of his hard assets
and half of his stock options, restricted stock, deferred compensation and supplementary executive retirement benefits.
By synthetic assets, I mean existing physical plant and equipment, existing ways of doing things, existing employment policies (as compared to hard assets
which I consider to be markets, trees and environmental permits).
In addition to the storage facility, other hard assets
involved in the transaction include a nearby previously developed salt cavern and related facilities with a working gas capacity of 1 Bcf, a 77-mile, 8-inch diameter natural gas pipeline known as the P-25 line and the Early Grove storage field.
There are some very interesting charts in Maggie Mahar's recently published book, "Bull," showing that the long-term trends in hard assets
and stocks tend to go in opposite directions.
s value is not in its hard assets
-- its stores and inventory -- but, rather in its business model, the practices that go with charging everyday low prices, to its stocking strategies, supplier coordination, just-in-time delivery, warehouse double-docking, vendor collaboration, its ERP system, to, really, its people.