Equities First Holdings was established to offer clients financial advisory services. The investment firm provides people with different financial services and solutions. Aside from that, it also gives clients margin loans as well as shareholding services. This is done to assist meet personal and business objectives, especially against traded stocks. From the moment of its inception, Equities First Holdings has become a leading international shareholder finance. Over the years, it has also transitioned from a boutique firm to a strategic partner for long-term client relationships.
In the past, Equities First Holdings went by the name Meridian Partners Limited. Later, the name changed after an involving business transaction that ended up giving it a new portfolio. Led by Morgan Lewis and Mr. Chris Harrison, the company took up a new name. With the new brand name, the firm started its expansion project. Today, Equities First Holdings is in Australia and Europe to mention a few.
Sheldon Lavin is a visionary who has reshaped the food manufacturing industry. Sheldon has a background in finance. However, he has spent his career as the leader of OSI Group, which is a front-runner in its industry. It has lasted for over 100 years. Sheldon was presented with the opportunity to work with OSI Group in the 1950’s and eventually took over as its CEO and Chairman. He has pushed the company to the highest possible levels and believes that consistent growth is the foundation of the OSI mission.
Sheldon Lavin was initially brought in to the food manufacturing industry as a consultant between two organizations. A local Chicago area food supplier named Otto and Sons had recently secured an exclusive contract with the McDonald’s Corporation. The new contract with McDonald’s would bring a great deal of responsibility to Otto and Sons, which had been a family-run organization up to that point. They would need to build a new meat processing plant in order to accommodate the huge demands of McDonald’s.
Sheldon Lavin worked closely with both organizations and developed great relationships with them. In time, executives at McDonald’s requested that Lavin be involved with the business dealings full-time. He agreed and came on as a partner with Otto and Sons. He remained throughout the years until the original founders began to retire. Lavin took over as leader of the company. At this point it became known as OSI Group.
Sheldon Lavin pushed OSI Group into the international playing field immediately after taking over. The company spread throughout the Pacific Rim and Central America. There are also business dealings that has expanded OSI’s presence throughout the European region and Australia.
OSI has maintained its consistent growth throughout the years by making key acquisitions that has diversified its business model. This allows the company to create opportunities for its employees, which attracts the best talent. It also provides interesting options for clients who are requesting the company’s services.
OSI was ranked by Forbes as the 58th largest privately owned company in the world. Sheldon Lavin has received many awards and accolades for his role in bringing the organization to the international stage.