Category Archives: Capital Markets

OTC Markets Announces Q2 2019 Index Performance and Rebalancing

Last week, OTC Markets Group announced the second quarter 2019 performance and quarterly rebalancing of the OTCQX and OTCQB indexes, including the OTCQB Venture Market. Index perfomrance was mixed in the second quarter. The OTCQB Venture Index (.OTCQB), which tracks the overall OTCQB Venture Market, was down 10.9% in the second quarter while the OTCQX U.S. Index, a benchmark for

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Planet MicroCap Podcast Launches MicroCap Graduation Series

This week, Robert Kraft’s Planet MicroCap Podcast launched their new MicroCap Graduation Series. Kraft wrote; “I’ve done about 90 interviews here on the podcast, and I’ve interviewed some of the best investors, where they discuss the investing strategies that helped them be successful investors. The next evolution I always envisioned for Planet MicroCap was to interview CEO’s who have successfully

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SmallCap REITs & Community Banks Find Success With Reg A+

While traditional companies have struggled with Reg A+ and fewer are opting to use the “mini-IPO” as a method to raise capital, SmallCap REITs & Community Banks continue to find success with Reg A+. This was highlighted in a recent blog post by Joseph Oltmanns of OTC Markets Group. In the post, Oltmanns discussed how “REITs and Community Banks are paving

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Expert Analysis: Class of May 2019 OTC Graduates

By: Joseph M. Lucosky, Managing Partner Lucosky Brookman LLP The month of May saw a total of two companies uplist from the OTC onto national securities exchanges. One of these companies operates in the biopharmaceutical industry, while another is in the cannabis industry. Below is a brief description of these companies and selected information and observations of the path these

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Three OTC Markets Issuers Uplisted From The OTC To Nasdaq In May 2019

Three OTC Markets Issuers Uplisted From The OTC To senior exchanges in May 2019. Learn more about the OTC ‘graduates’ below.   Franklin Financial Services Corp. (Nasdaq: FRAF) On May 1, 2019, FRAF uplisted from the OTCQX to the Nasdaq. Franklin Financial is the largest independent, locally owned and operated bank holding company headquartered in Franklin County with assets of

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OTC Markets Publishes Lists of May Compliance Downgrades & Caveat Emptor Designations

Last week, OTC Markets Group published the list of downgrades from its OTCQX® and OTCQB® markets and Caveat Emptor Designations for the month of May. This list is part of OTC Markets’ initiative to disseminate, on a recurring monthly basis, a list of downgrades from its respective OTCQX and OTCQB markets as well as a separate list of Caveat Emptor Designations that have occurred in

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OTC Markets Group Launches OTCQX Cannabis Index With 30 Issuers

This week, OTC Markets Group Inc. announced the launch of the OTCQX® Cannabis Index (.OTCQXMJ), a new performance benchmark for cannabis companies trading on the OTCQX Best Market. The OTCQX Cannabis Index is designed to highlight the diversity of high-quality Cannabis companies that meet the financial, disclosure and corporate governance standards required to trade on the OTCQX Market. Currently, there are

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Three OTC Markets Issuers Uplisted From The OTC To Nasdaq In April 2019

Three OTC Markets Issuers Uplisted From The OTC To senior exchanges in April 2019. Learn more about the OTC ‘graduates’ below. Verb Technology Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: VERB) On April 5, 2019, VERB uplisted from the OTCQB to the Nasdaq. VERB Technology Company, Inc., formerly nFusz, Inc., is rapidly emerging as the market leader in interactive video data collection and analysis

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