Capital markets & Go public insights
Business finance: Is raising capital for a business. It is part of corporate finance. We help a company with business finance or raising capital by taking a company public & preparing a Regulation D Private Placement Memorandum. We also assist with filling S-1 Registration Statements with the SEC.
EDGAR The term EDGAR stands for Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval. A public company uses this to file an S-1 Registration Statement and an 8-K.
EDGAR Online & The SEC’s EDGAR Filing System
Public companies file these reports with the SEC:
10-K – an extensive annual report including year-end audited financial statements
10-Q – a quarterly report
8-K – a time-sensitive document reporting significant corporate events
Proxy Statement – a vote
If you become a public company that is an SEC Reporting Company you will file quarterly reports with the SEC. Going public can in many instances make capital raising easier.
EDGAR means Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval. EDGAR is where a public company electronically files important info about their publicly held company. When you go public and decide to file Form 10-K’s and Form 10-Q you will be a reporting company.
Going Public IPO
Going Public/Go Public – What does it mean? Definition: A private company has it company stock available for purchase by the public. Management does not need to raise venture capital or do a public offering nor do an initial public offerings (IPO).
Some companies wish to go public for the many benefits of being a publicly traded company.
Go Public with your Company Free Report
News Reports About Going Public
We offer news and consultation about private Placement Memorandums, 15c211, Market Makers, Broker – Dealers and Investment Banks. Most of the smaller companies start on either the NASD OTCBB or the Pink Sheets. In fact, more and more companies want to begin trading on the Pink Sheets. A company can initially begin trading on the Pink Sheets and, if they choose, can trade on the OTCBB later very easily.
Initial Public Offering
Alternatives for IPO (Initial Public Offerings)
One way for a company to go public is an IPO (Initial Public Offerings). In an initial public offering a company is doing two things simultaneously. One it is raising capital the other is going through the procedure of going public. We help companies with the second part which is becoming a public company and having its own stock symbol and public stock.
IPO and Going Public
The benefits of a reverse merger are that the private company does not have to pay the large underwriting fees associated with an IPO, nor does it take nearly as long. The main drawback is that this method does not bring any money into the firm, and so a firm must continue fundraising activities following the reverse merger.
The public company in most reverse merger scenarios is usually referred to as a “trading public shell”.
When you are invloved in a reverse merger with a public shell company they call them a public shell merger.
Preferred stock is a special class of stock that is different from common stock. We recommend a preferred stock with super majority voting rights for management. A public company will often use preferred stock so that management maintains control. Preferred stock offerings or Reverse Mergers are not any faster than taking your company public directly in a direct public offering.
SBA (Small Business Administration)
The Investment Company Act of 1958 established the Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) Program, under which SBA licensed, regulated and helped provide funds for privately owned and operated venture capital investment firms. They specialized in providing long-term debt and equity investments to high-risk small businesses. Its creation was the result of a Federal Reserve study that discovered, in the simplest terms, that small businesses could not get the credit they needed to keep pace with technological advancement.
Concern for small business intensified during World War II, when large industries beefed up production to accommodate wartime defense contracts and smaller businesses were left unable to compete. To help small business participate in war production and give them financial viability, Congress created the Smaller War Plants Corporation (SWPC) in 1942. The SWPC provided direct loans to private entrepreneurs, encouraged large financial institutions to make credit available to small enterprises, and advocated small business interests to federal procurement agencies and big businesses.
The SWPC was dissolved after the war, and its lending and contract powers were handed over to the RFC. At this time, the Office of Small Business (OSB) in the Department of Commerce also assumed some responsibilities that would later become characteristic duties of the SBA. Its services were primarily educational. Believing that a lack of information and expertise was the main cause of small business failure, the OSB produced brochures and conducted management counseling for individual entrepreneurs.
Congress created another wartime organization to handle small business concerns during the Korean War, this time called the Small Defense Plants Administration (SDPA). Its functions were similar to those of the SWPC, except that ultimate lending authority was retained by the RFC. The SDPA certified small businesses to the RFC when it had determined the businesses to be competent to perform the work of government contracts.
By 1952, a move was on to abolish the RFC. To continue the important functions of the earlier agencies, President Dwight Eisenhower proposed creation of a new small business agency — the Small Business Administration (SBA).
In the Small Business Act of July 30, 1953, Congress created the Small Business Administration, whose function was to “aid, counsel, assist and protect, insofar as is possible, the interests of small business concerns”. The charter also stipulated that the SBA would ensure small businesses a “fair proportion” of government contracts and sales of surplus property.
By 1954, SBA already was making direct business loans and guaranteeing bank loans to small businesses, as well as making loans to victims of natural disasters, working to get government procurement contracts for small businesses and helping business owners with management and technical assistance and business training.
What is a Securities Attorney? It is a lawyer that practices Securities Law. Sometimes people call the Securities Attorney a Securities Lawyer. They are sometimes even called Reverse Merger Attorney or a public shell attorney which is not correct. The best term for a securities lawyer that practices securities law is Securities Attorney. This is better than go public lawyer or going public attorney.
It denotes partial ownership in a company. When a public company goes public it will issue stock.
The stock ticker symbol is the symbol a company gets when it goes public. For a company that goes public they like a stock symbol that represents their company name. When you go public on the NASDAQ you must also file with FINRA the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.