Real Estate Distressed Debt Investments

 

What We Do

Acquisition of Distressed Real Estate Backed Assets

At Significant Discount to Market Values

For Restructuring or Foreclosure

By an Experienced Management Team

Focus on Capital Protection and Above Average Returns.

Advantages

 

Unique Access to Off-Market Institutional Grade Investment Opportunities

Seasoned Team Experienced in Creating Value During Up & Down Markets

Complete Transparency Between Team & Investors

Focused on Asset Protection & Results

The Opportunity

 
Access to Institutional Contacts that provide Off-Market Opportunities
Financial Institution’s Unwillingness and Inability to Participate in its Own Distressed Asset’s Restructuring
Financial Institution’s Willingness to Take a Significant Loss in Exchange for a Fast Sale in Order to Meet Capital Requirements
An Experienced Team in Acquisitions, restructuring and Disposition of Real Estate Backed Distressed Assets, Value Added Development, and Asset Repositioning

Investment Characteristics

 
  • Capital Preservation is the primary objective
  • Average time frame from acquisition of asset to divestiture is 12-24 months
  • Investments backed by tangible real estate typically valued at 50% to 75% to market value
  • Assets that offer direct access to underlying Real Estate collateral
  • All collaterals are insured against natural disasters, liabilities, and fraud
  • First lien position, unless Leveraged (Capped at 75% LTC)

Investment Characteristics

 
  • Capital Preservation is the primary objective
  • Average time frame from acquisition of asset to divestiture is 12-24 months
  • Investments backed by tangible real estate typically valued at 50% to 75% to market value
  • Assets that offer direct access to underlying Real Estate collateral
  • All collaterals are insured against natural disasters, liabilities, and fraud
  • First lien position, unless Leveraged (Capped at 75% LTC)

The Instrument

 

3 & 5 Year Term Notes with an 8% Preferred Return

With a Global Structure

 

The Market

 
“ […] distressed securities investing is the ultimate value investment strategy. It remains one of the few places left in our markets where inefficiencies […] can yield outsized event-driven profits to investors who know what to look for and do their homework.”
(Forbes Economy)

Who We Are

 

Mr. Stebenne has more than 15 years of Operations Management, Acquisition, Due Diligence, and Disposition experience related to various classes of real estate, focusing on multi-family, student housing, and assisted living facilities.

He also has over 15 years of financial analysis experience, including experience in complex financial arrangements.   He has been involved in complex management and financial contracts for over 20 years.  As a senior team member with Prescient, he was involved with sourcing, analyzing, and implementing public and private sector business initiatives and contract engagements in regards to relationships for the acquisition, management and disposition of various asset classes. He is a reliable executive with a proven track record of accomplishments in large scale national projects in both the public and private sectors.

Mr. Sordo has been a licensed attorney and member of the Florida Bar for over 25 years.  As a founding member of Sordo & Associates, P.A., he has represented developers, lenders, investment managers, private equity funds, international developers and private owners looking to maximize their investment and advance their business goals.  His clients include both U.S. and international investors, owners and operators, independently and through joint ventures with developers and equity partners.  His focus has been on structuring and implementing real estate projects for his clients.  He commands a broad range of expertise includes the acquisition, financing and improvement of virtually all asset classes of real estate, including the acquisition and liquidation of distressed mortgage and business notes.

Mr. Benitez has over 25 years of experience in real estate and mortgage lending industry as a founder and owner of several development and lending institutions. Currently the principal of Columbus Financial, a Mortgage Lender with branches in many States, such as California, Texas, Georgia, North Carolina and Florida.
Consistently successful in identifying and capitalizing on market opportunities to drive revenue, profit and market share growth, Mr. Benitez combines strong financial, P&L and operating management experience with expertise in the development and negotiation of strategic alliances, joint ventures, and partnerships.

As founder of RAB Development Corporation, he developed over 45 residential projects of new construction and conversions. Projects spanned Dade, Broward, Orange and Seminole Counties and ranged in size from 40-1100 units, and generated over $1 billion in sales in 4.5 years

Mr. Arce has over two decades of experience in the banking and securities market in Europe, where he had lead the growth and expansion efforts of several top industry companies and mutual funds. In his latest roll as Sales and Business Development Manager of an European Bank, he has grown the assets under management by over Euros 650 million, and has lead the tasks of strategic planning, product design and development, relationship building, recruiting, media representation, sales training, and distribution relationships with world renowned banking groups such as Merrill Lynch, ABN, and BNP Paribas.

Mr. Arce has a strong and established experience in capital rising for many different projects raging from alterna5ve energy to real estate. Mr. Arce is a member of the investment committee as well as the lead coordinator for investment capitalization.

Mr. Arce is also a member of the Board of the investment holding companies Chapman Group UK.

Mr. Lluch has successfully developed and managed real estate projects, properties and investment funds from Florida to Illinois for almost two decades, including partnerships with some of the largest U.S. real estate firms, articulating real estate investment transactions close to a billion dollars.

While working for Citigroup and Morgan Stanley, Mr. Lluch negotiated and established important institutional relationships in the U.S. and Latin America, managing relationships worth upwards of a billion dollars of investment funds.

Mr. Lluch graduated in Economics from the University of Western Ontario in Canada, and attended the Master’s program for Civil Engineering in Construction Management at Florida International University. He also has several real estate certificates of specialty studies from accredited U.S. institutions.

Contact

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3006 Aviation Avenue, Suite 2A
Miami FL, 33133

Telephone: 1.800.460-9726

Email: info@elementfingroup.com