|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.
The entire disclosure for the business description and basis of presentation concepts. Business description describes the nature and type of organization including but not limited to organizational structure as may be applicable to holding companies, parent and subsidiary relationships, business divisions, business units, business segments, affiliates and information about significant ownership of the reporting entity. Basis of presentation describes the underlying basis used to prepare the financial statements (for example, US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Other Comprehensive Basis of Accounting, IFRS).
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef