Monday, January 4, 2016
Capital United to sponsor China Private Equity Forum
Capital United announces gold level sponsorship for China Private Equity Forum January 20th in Los Angeles. Brad Stedem, President and Partner of Capital United, will discuss real estate investment terms, preferences and challenges. Mr. Stedem analyzes and oversees all Capital United investments throughout their development life cycle. He has extensive experience in every aspect of real estate development and finance. Prior to Capital United and UB-5 United, from 2010-2014, Mr. Stedem was a trusted consultant for BlackRock, Inc., the largest investment manager in the world with US$3.67 trillion in assets under management. Prior to that, Mr. Stedem was on the Executive Team of Pali-Group, a prolific Santa Monica based real estate development firm concentrating on residential, mixed-use, and hospitality projects. Mr. Stedem received his BA from Boston College and his MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA.
Capital United has structured a diversified PE fund for non-U.S. based investors looking to participate alongside highly experienced developers in U.S. real estate assets. Our business structure is designed to respond to the unique needs of non-U.S. investors, including high net-worth investors, family offices, and network partners pursuing equity capital investments in U.S. real estate. Investments are through our diversified fund and private fund structures not normally accessible by the market. We invest in U.S.-based sponsors that exceed our benchmarks for a project level internal rates of return. Our due diligence includes hiring top tier firms to adhere to the standards established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants to review the investment sponsor’s investment results. All our funds employ a U.S. Investment bank (broker-dealer) which has extensive due diligence requirements, and are FINRA members. Capital United principals’ global experience includes $175+ million internationally-funded projects in development, $250+ million global equity sourced since 2010, $500+ million commercial real estate developed by principals and over $4 billion in commercial real estate dispositions.