The firm's investments are long term in nature (20-30 years), ranging in size from $20 Million to more than $500 Million and seek predictable long term cash flows. Each investment is managed as part of the firm's portfolio management strategy.
These assets include educational, correctional and public services facilities such as city halls and sporting arenas, as well transportation [ports, rails, roads, bridges and airports], equipment [engines, machinery], hospitals and other health facilities. The firm also has an established history of investing in both traditional and renewable energy projects including solar, biomass, and, more recently, waste-to-energy technologies.
National Standard pursues investments worldwide including North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa subject to satisfactory political and financial stability. Our investments range from local government agencies [city, county and state] to sovereign government capital projects.
Example asset classes include:
- Administration or municipal buildings; courthouses, correctional facilities, city halls, community centers, parking structures and others
- Convention centers or tourism-related developments
- Sporting venues and stadiums
- Hospitals and healthcare facilities (profit and non-profit)
- Economic development initiatives that involve real estate or other asset development
- Airports and public transportation
- Infrastructure, public works and utilities, energy, water, sewer
- Public and military housing
- Universities and colleges, as well as, all types of academic related facilities
To keep in compliance to the Municipal Advisor rule, as defined by the Dodd Frank amendments to the Securities Exchange Act, National Standard Finance, LLC, (including its principals and agents) cannot provide advice to any US municipal entity or obligated person with respect to municipal financial products or the issuance of municipal securities, including advice with respect to the structure, timing, terms, and other similar matters concerning such financial products or issues. United States municipalities are advised to seek unbiased legal and financial counsel when evaluating financial products offered through National Standard Finance and its affiliates.