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Archive for the ‘transactions’ Category

The JOBS Act: Crowdfunding 1 – Introduction

Many small-to-medium sized businesses urgently need equity capital but, because of legal restrictions and the expense of raising private venture capital, these firms often give up on traditional methods of capital raising.  With great expectations, there was a change introduced in the new “Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act of 2012” (the “JOBS Act“) in April [...]

 

23 Tips for Presenting Your Project

In my reading online, I came across a great list of points for improving business plans and applications to banks when your company is seeking funding. The original comes from Vitaly Michka of Concord Capital www.concordcapitalonline.com) and you should look the site over, it’s got some useful information. I have added a few thoughts of [...]

 

Middle Market M&A Transaction Size Increases as Dollar Volume Slows

Merger and acquisition transactions among private companies are down 58% compared to the first half of 2008 according to a survey released by the Alliance of Merger and Acquisition Advisors (AM &AA) http://www.amaaonline.com/, an association and credentialing body for middle market M & A professionals. The survey results for the 12 month period ending June [...]

 

SEC Approves Rule Change for New Investment Banker Registration Category and New Series 79

Good news for investment bankers, financial intermediaries and business brokers — there is finally an NASD exam and registration tailored to your work. Rather than having to meet the requirements of the Series 7 license, the Securities and Exchange Commission has approved a rule change creating a new “Limited Representative — Investment Banker Registration” category [...]

 

Carroll Joins Business Transaction Team

J. David Carroll has joined the law firm of Sands Anderson Marks & Miller, P.C., as a member of the Business Finance and Real Estate practice group, firm president Pierce Rucker announced today. “We feel extremely fortunate to have the chance to add David, with his considerable skills in corporate acquisitions, finance and venture capital, [...]