Third Parties that bring the best out of us
Equity residential is a real estate investment trust company that invests in apartment buildings. It is the 5th largest owner of apartments in the United States and the 14th largest apartment property manager in the United States.
Founded in 1969 by Sam Zell and headquartered in Riverside Plaza Chicago, Illinois and currently lead by Mark J. Parrell as the CEO, Sam Zell, Chairman Robert A. Garechana, CFO.
With over 2400 employees and as of 2021, the company owned or had investments in 310 properties consisting of 80,407 apartment units in different parts of the United States and stood at total asset value of $21.169 billion as at 2021.
Impala Platinum Holdings Limited or Implats is a South African holding company that owns several companies which operate mines that produce platinum and platinum group metals, as well as nickel, copper and cobalt. Its most significant mine is the Impala mine in the North West province of South Africa. Impala Platinum has over 40,000 employees with an annual revenue of 2 billion dollars. Implats was formed in 1966 as a subsidiary of Union Corporation, which established a platinum mine in Rustenburg with an initial capacity of 100,000 oz per year. It received technical advice from Canadian company Inco, while British bank Hambros provided financial advice.
First Capital Realty Inc. is one of Canada’s largest owners, developers and managers of grocery-anchored, retail-focused urban properties where people live and shop for everyday life. First Capital Realty Inc.’s current real estate investments, valued at $9.5 billion, are comprised of 160 properties, totaling approximately 25.1 million square feet of gross leasable area. Since 2001, First Capital Realty Inc. has developed over 3.5 million square feet of retail space in its target urban markets of the Greater Toronto Area, including the Golden Horseshoe area; London, Guelph, and Kitchener-Waterloo; Ottawa and Hull region; the Greater Montréal Area and Québec City; Calgary and Edmonton; and the Greater Vancouver Area, including Vancouver Island.
HF Markets Group encompasses internationally-licensed entities. The group is an online forex and commodities broker offering various account options, trading software and trading tools to deliver optimum trading conditions to individuals, Fund Managers and institutional customers. Hotforex was founded in 2000 by George Koumantaris. Hotforex has 35+ of the most prestigious industry awards and 2,000,000 live accounts
Close Brothers is a leading UK merchant banking group providing lending, deposit taking, wealth management services and securities trading. A FTSE250 company, With over 3,700 employees, principally in the UK. It was founded in 1878 by William Brooks Close at the age of 25 with his brothers Fred and James as a London based partnership.
Foxtons are London’s Estate Agent using a combination of local knowledge and cutting-edge technology to deliver their service. Foxtons was founded 1981 in Notting Hill Gate, London, as a two-person estate agency determined to make its mark on the local property scene by doing things differently. Foxtons have over 60 offices and it’s well known as one of the largest estate agent in London. In fact, despite only having offices in and around London, they are one of the largest estate agents in the UK.
Paxful is a marketplace where people can buy and sell cryptocurrencies directly with each other. You can get digital money instantly and pay with debit, credit, cash, and any currency. Paxful was founded in 2015, Paxful has grown to be one of the leading peer-to-peer Bitcoin marketplaces in the world. With 9 million users and over 350 payment options available on the platform, we have one simple mission: to provide financial access to anyone, anywhere at any time. With over 350 payment methods available on Paxful, you can buy and sell Bitcoin for basically whatever you want.
TD Ameritrade founded by Joe Ricketts in 1975, Omaha, Nebraska, United States is a stockbroker that offers an electronic trading platform for the trade of financial assets including common stocks, preferred stocks, futures contracts, exchange-traded funds, forex, options, mutual funds, fixed income investments, margin lending, and cash management services. They offer self-directed brokerage accounts, professionally managed investment accounts, retirement accounts, education savings accounts, and more. TD Ameritrade is regulated by top-tier authorities, such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). We believe in simplicity, from straightforward pricing on investment products and services to insightful analysis and commentary on trading and financial markets.
OpenSea is an American NFT corporation and marketplace founded in 2017 by Devin Finzer and Alex Atallah. OpenSea is headquartered in New York City. OpenSea enables a market place where NFTs could be sold at a fixed price as well as through auctions leveraging different Ethereum standards like the ERC-721 standard, the KIP-7 standard for Klaytn, the layer-2 scaling solution for Etheruem Polygon, etc. The rise in public interest in the NFT tokens in 2021 skyrocketed the company’s revenue to $95 million in February and $2.75 billion later in the year and by January 2022, the corporation was valued at $13.3 billion.
Gemini is a global cryptocurrency exchange that lets you buy, sell, trade, and securely store more than 60 cryptocurrencies. It was launched in 2014 by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss under the formal name Gemini Trust Co., LLC. As of Q2 2022, Gemini operates in more than 60 countries including the U.S., U.K., and Canada. Like other digital currency exchanges, Gemini allows users to buy and sell a variety of digital currencies, either with digital currency (for example, using bitcoin to buy litecoin) or using fiat currency. The Gemini Exchange set itself apart in early May 2016 when it became the first licensed Ethereum exchange in the United States. In September 2016, Gemini introduced the first-ever daily bitcoin auction, a method followed in all modern crypto exchanges. In May 2018, Gemini became the world's first exchange to be licensed to offer Zcash trading as well. More than 120 cryptocurrencies can be bought and sold on Gemini, and all levels of investors and traders are welcome.
GW Pharmaceuticals is a British pharmaceutics company known for its multiple sclerosis treatment product nabiximols (brand name, Sativex) which was the first natural cannabis plant derivative to gain market approval in any country. It was founded in 1998 by Goeffrey Guy and Brain White. It has over 1,700 employees with revenue of 527 million USD(2020).