Category Archives: M&A

OTC Markets Group Acquires for Stock Promotion Data

  Yesterday, OTC Markets Group announced that it acquired – an independent website that monitors and analyzes stock promotion campaigns. As a result of the transaction, OTC Markets Group has obtained access to valuable research and historical data on stock promotions that will be used to enhance OTC Markets’ issuer compliance processes and compliance data product offerings. Since its launch in April 2011, has tracked and published

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What to Know Before Commencing a Transaction – Accounting Panel from the Planet MicroCap Showcase

The Planet MicroCap Showcase 2017 in Las Vegas featured a number of great panels geared towards microcap professionals. One such panel was the “Accounting Panel What to Know Before Commencing a Transaction Accounting Panel” Sponsored by Friedman LLP. The panel was moderated by Neil Levine of Friedman LLP. Speakers included  Corey Fischer – Weinberg & Company, Wesley Ramjeet – PPMT Group, and Justin Van Fleet – Friedman LLP.  Topics

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Marcum Grows New England Footprint With Acquisition

  Yesterday, Marcum LLP announced that it has acquired New Haven based Meyers, Harrison & Pia, LLC and Meyers, Harrison & Pia Valuation and Litigation Support LLC (MHP), adding 55 partners and staff. “Meyers, Harrison & Pia’s deep expertise in valuation and litigation support and its broad offering in traditional tax, audit and accounting make the firm a perfect strategic fit for Marcum,” said Jeffrey M.

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8 Business Lessons From WPP – The World’s Largest Ad Agency That Was Once A Public Shell

  Earlier this month, Ben Kotch (managing director and investment committee member at Acquis Capital, LLC) shared the story of WPP’s “Journey From Public “Shell” to World’s Largest Ad Agency”. In his post, Kotch highlights 8 ‘business lessons’ gathered from studying the WPP story. Kotch discusses how WPP was essentially a public shell worth $1.3 million when Martin Sorrell took control of the company. Sorell

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What Every Business Owner Should Know About Investment Banking Fees

  According to Axial, engaging an investment banker is one of the first steps most business owners take on the road to an M&A transaction or capital raise. A recent study found that investment bankers added value for 100% of sellers but navigating the world of investment bankers and their fees can be daunting. Axial asked 4 bankers; What should sellers

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3 Ways for MicroCaps to Use Reg A+

A recent post on the OTC Market’s new blog titled “The Road Not (Yet) Taken” highlights 3 Ways for Microcaps to Use Reg A+. While there has been a lot of excitement about RegA+ in the last few months, many microcap professionals are still trying to determine what is Reg A means for them. Currently Reg A+ and the following possibilities

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