Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)


3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2017
Organization, Consolidation and Presentation of Financial Statements [Abstract]  



Through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Algodon Wines & Luxury Development Group, Inc. (the “Company”, “Algodon Partners”, “AWLD”), a Delaware corporation that was incorporated on April 5, 1999, currently invests in, develops and operates international real estate projects. The Company’s wholly-owned subsidiaries are InvestProperty Group, LLC, Algodon Global Properties, LLC, and Algodon Europe, Ltd. Through its subsidiaries, the Company currently operates Algodon Mansion (“TAR”), a Buenos Aires-based luxury boutique hotel property and has redeveloped, expanded and repositioned an Argentine winery and golf resort property called Algodon Wine Estates (“AWE”) for subdivision of a portion of this property for residential development.


Through December 31, 2016, AWLD’s wholly owned subsidiary, DPEC Capital, Inc. (“CAP”), was a broker-dealer that provided brokerage securities trading; private equity and venture capital investments; and advisory and other financial services to customers, including AWLD and certain related affiliates (see Note 4 – Discontinued Operations).


AWLD also owned approximately 96.5% of Mercari Communications Group, Ltd. (“Mercari”), a public shell corporation that was current in its SEC reporting obligations. On December 20, 2016 AWLD entered into a Stock Purchase Agreement with a Purchaser, whereby the Purchaser agreed to purchase all of AWLD’s shares or Mercari for $260,000. The sale of Mercari stock was completed on January 20, 2017 and AWLD received net proceeds after expenses of $199,200.