FEATURED COMPANY Royal Dutch Shell The Shell Group, (The Group), is a diverse group of energy companies with around 90,000 employees in more than 80 countries and territories. The Group's businesses include oil and gas exploration and production; LNG; power generation; manufacturing, marketing and shipping of oil products and chemicals; and renewable energy products, including wind and solar power. The Group's parent company is Royal Dutch Shell plc. Shares in the parent company are traded on stock exchanges in Europe and the USA.

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Medical Properties Trust 1000 Urban Center Dr., Suite 501, Birmingham, AL 35242

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INTERVIEW The Importance of Diversification and Real Estate Rayat Harmel discusses the success he has had in the private real estate market and highlights aggressive investment opportunities that he is favorable on in today's market.

SPEAKER Barsoum, Dalia Dalia Barsoum is a seasoned investor and author of the book Canadian Real Estate Investor Financing—7 Secrets to Getting All the Money You Want. She won the award for "Mortgage Broker of the Year" at the 2015 Top Investor Awards and is a regular columnist for the Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine.

SPEAKER Cook, Carrie As president of Ignite Funding, Carrie Cook has facilitated the funding of $240 million in loans for commercial homebuilders with Investor capital, generating over $11 million in earned interest income. She manages all in-house functions to include underwriting, investor relations, operations, and servicing teams.