Vortus’ asset-based investment strategy will focus on lower to middle market investment opportunities by providing development capital in partnership with successful owner/operators in the North American onshore upstream industry. Vortus believes its broad experience will position it to help portfolio companies drive managerial, financial and operational improvements, advance organic and acquisition growth, and optimize exit strategies. Vortus will emphasize privately negotiated transactions in the lower to middle market requiring approximately $50 million to $75 million of equity capital.
It seemed to be no big deal, but Scooter Brown was not the person in whose hands the singer wanted to see the rights to her records, because he had once participated in the harassment of Swift during her conflict with Kanye West (during the conflict, which began at the initiative of the rapper back in 2009, the artists exchanged accusations of appropriation of other’s success; the culmination was harassment of Swift, deployed in 2020 by fans of West). Owning the original recordings meant that revenues from their sales would go in part to Scooter, which Taylor swift sexy could not allow. So she decided to do the unprecedented thing: to re-record all six albums so that all the rights to the new versions would belong to her alone.