Ferrell Schultz and The Americas Group Sign a Professional Services Agreement

We are proud to announce that Ferrell Schultz (, the prestigious Miami based international law firm and The Americas Group have signed a Professional Services Agreement. The Americas Group will provide government relations and business community relations advisory services to Ferrell Schultz and/or its clients, principally in Latin America. The Americas Group has also agreed to assist in coordinating client introductions and client relations, internationally. Ferrell Schultz has offices in Nassau, Panama, Mexico, Columbia, Venezuela, Argentina, Chile, Beirut and soon to be in Brazil.

We are honored to include Ferrell Schultz in our continuing effort to assemble a group of clients and partners that are able to offer 

June 2, 2003

Counsel Financial Services Engages The Americas Group

The Americas Group has been engaged by Counsel Financial Services (CFS) to help them shape their Business Plan and to assist them in raising debt financing. CFS is one of the pioneers and leading commercial lenders providing revolving lines of credit and other lending programs exclusively to plaintiff's attorneys nationwide. They use the law firm's receivables as collateral in addition to other guarantees and insurance assignments. The Company is looking to raise $20,000,000 through high yield debt instruments in the first traunch. The company's objective is to expand and establish itself as the leading lender in this specialized activity. They believe the potential market for financing law firms' litigation is in the hundreds of millions.

The Company, through its principals and affiliates, has over 10 years of successful track record in investing in small plaintiff's personal injury litigation and in financing plaintiff's law firms. The principals are all successful plaintiffs attorneys and through their specialized knowledge and experience have been able to establish very effective underwriting standards and criterion which have significantly lowered the risks in this type of lending. These standards have successfully withstood the test of time.

If you are interested in learning more about Counsel Financial Services or its lending program, please give us a call or send us an e-mail. We look forward to continuing to serve you and thank you once again for your continued confidence, friendship and support.

June 1, 2003

Nathan's Famous Appoints The Americas Group Exclusive Licensing and Marketing Agent For Latin America

We are proud to announce that we have been appointed by Nathan’s Famous, Inc. (  as exclusive licensing and marketing agents for Nathan’s in Brazil and Mexico with conditional rights in other Latin American Markets. Our engagement  includes franchising, brand development, branded product program and licensing for all food product categories with emphasis on  “Hot Dogs”.

Nathan’s is one of the oldest and most famous hot dogs in the United States and is currently being sold in over 6,000 supermarkets. Hot dogs and sausages are very popular in Latin America. We believe that this very “American” product will fit well with the demographics of Latin America especially Brazil and Mexico.

We look forward to signing up master licensees for these markets and helping to make Nathan’s Famous a household name in Latin America.

March 20, 2003

Audrey H. Ross, Ph. D. Joins The Americas Group

We are proud to annouce and welcome Audrey H. Ross, Ph. D., Miami's preeminent luxury residential real estate broker as the newest Partner of The Americas Group. Audrey is a senior vice president and shareholder of Esslinger-Wooten-Maxwell (EWM), the largest independent real estate brokerage company in South Florida with sales of $1,800,000,000. Audrey has personally sold over $200 million per year for the past 3 years. She will be our exclusive real estate brokerage partner and will be responsible for guiding our continued diversification and expansion into the Real Estate sector.

We look forward to introducing you to Audrey and to demonstrating our new Real Estate capabilities covering residential and commercial properties for buying, selling or leasing. In addition we can provide related services such as financing, appraisals, insurance and property management. Please give us a call or contact us via email if we can be of assistance in this area. To learn more about Audrey you can go to her web site or contact us and we will send you her impressive biography.

Thank you for your continued friendship, confidence and support!

January 1, 2000