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Former hedge fund exec takes luxury van to new levels

Friday, January 20, 2012 - 02:21

Jan. 20 - Brilliant Transportation CEO Richard Fertig says ground transportation was tedious and inefficient before he introduced his line of refitted, custom luxury Mercedes vans.

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Well I certainly think this -- the future ground transportation. Richard -- -- -- four billion dollar fund of hedge funds but then the financial crisis hit. Looking for a job after the collapse he hit -- -- it motoring I site's losses in large part because. -- -- ground transportation extremely limiting. And frustrating. His company brilliant transportation. Isn't your typical car service. His -- luxury -- complete with live TV wireless Internet and lying flat on their seats he's bringing the road. Back to road show for Wall Street. We've had a mobile board meetings so we've taken the board of fortune 500 companies we've picked him up on the tarmac. And been with them for many days -- -- toward their different facilities we have color. Mobile printers so that if you have to change a contractor you catch something and route you can modify your presentation. And them. The old saying in Wall Street still holds -- money. Then they run 200 dollars an hour to rent and load in mid six figures to buy. -- script. -- we need to look just like into the premium content or is that just because that's I think. He's like -- well it has been used in the past I think that the era of consumption and drawing attention to oneself. That's perhaps moderated through the recession and so while people with -- -- are still spending for convenience reliability and productivity in the -- they don't necessarily want everyone to recognize it. So in many cases we have people who use their services and body design and they get dropped around the corner from where they're going in other places. -- -- eighty sprinter vans were a well kept secret of the 1%. But celebrities are increasingly using them and raising their profile. Beyonce and Jay-Z Spencer reported one million dollars to outfit bear new family friendly ride in advance of their daughter's birth. Now what you have to get taken in and around town in print and it didn't take long people over for them if not that -- They -- behind me here. It PCS sprinter van -- probably more likely to bump -- harbinger capital hedge fund manager Phil Falcone. And JC. Jen Rogers writers.

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Former hedge fund exec takes luxury van to new levels

Friday, January 20, 2012 - 02:21