MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - Nov 12, 2013) - Omega Commercial Finance Corporation (
A key highlight that separates this target from OCFN's January 2013 minority stake ownership acquisition of VFG Securities & VFG Advisors, is that this acquisition candidate offers diversification into a key strategic revenue investment-banking services driver, which is exactly the type of financial company target OCFN was seeking as previously discussed in an earlier press release. Specifically, the acquisition candidate wants to implement a proven business model involving the cross-pollination between investment-banking and CMBS securitization with the objective being to cater to Omega Capital Street, OCFN's subsidiary and direct balance sheet lending operation that employs commercial real estate fixed loan programs. "There is a strong appetite from investors to put money to work in commercial real estate, and a strong appetite from borrowers too," says Jamie Woodwell, Mortgage Banker Association's vice president of commercial real estate research.
The integration of this broker dealer's operations can immediately generate revenues from leveraging their current proprietary trading platform and create other financial products and services that could use OCFN's current relationships with financial-service related broker dealers, RIAs, and shareholder base. OCFN's vision is to implement a business model similar to the likes of Cantor Fitzgerald, a top Wall Street investment firm whom created Cantor Commercial Real Estate Finance by utilizing its fixed-income and investment-banking back offices to support CMBS style loan originations.
However, OCFN is already looking ahead to expand this model further through discussions with a premier website portal that provides an online community for investment entrepreneurs and capital seekers to effectively engage one another. OCFN views this as a great potential opportunity and marriage of the two infrastructures to create a crowdfunding platform built to drive in additional revenue for this broker dealer. Consequently as an SEC-registered broker-dealer, they can act as the required funding intermediary portal through this targeted website and more importantly generate additional revenue from each executed transaction.
Jon S. Cummings IV, Chairman of Omega Commercial Finance Corporation, stated, "We are strategically obtaining varied ownership of inter-related operating companies with built-in synergies to harvest a broad range of financial products and services to augment our core lending competencies and yield a top-regional financial holding company aimed and poised for eventually up listing to a larger exchange such as the NYSE."
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