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Scottsdale-based Caliber launches mini-IPO

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Merriman Holdings, Inc. ( MERR ) will be advising Caliber Companies on the process toward a Regulation A+ offering. The anticipated offering will allow Caliber to raise up to $15 million and the transaction is expected to be offered through a syndicate of investment banks. A Regulation A+ offering is a newly Securities and Exchange… Read More →

Equity Crowdfunding Rules Approved by SEC

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Although delayed for nearly a year, today the Securities and Exchange Commission unanimously approved the release of proposed equity crowdfunding rules. The proposed rules have been published and are available on the SEC website for public comments. The rules are part of the implementation of The JOBS Act, a 2012 law which legalized the opportunity… Read More →

Advantages and disadvantages of an IPO

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The closing concludes and a company suddenly has $50 million cash in its bank account from the sale of its stock.  Champagne corks are popped and celebration ensues―for a brief period.  “Going public” is an exciting event for all involved and may provide many advantages to the company’s operations.  However, being a public company has… Read More →

The SEC Catches Up On New Technology In Proxy Solicitations

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A quick tutorial: Proxies are the means by which public shareholders vote. The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 governs the solicitation of those proxies. The act and the regulations adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission under the act are designed to ensure a fair process with adequate disclosure to shareholders so they may make… Read More →