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News

Infinity Cross Border SPAC Completes Merger with Glori Energy

Glori Energy, an energy technology company, and SPAC Infinity Cross Border Acquisition Corp. (INXB) have completed their merger announced on January 8. The merger included a simultaneous private placement led by Infinity Group and Hicks Equity Partners. Commencing April 15, 2014, shares and warrants of Glori will be publicly listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market […]

Asset Chase Leads Chinese Reverse Merger Investor to Recover Investment and Then Some
ZST Technologies

A U.S. investor who lost millions investing in a China reverse-merger company accused of fraud is about to recover 200% of his original investment through a unique legal strategy playing out in the Delaware Chancery Court. Growth Capital Investor has learned a private equity firm has signed a letter of intent and is currently negotiating […]

Legal & Regulatory

NASAA Uses Congressional Back Channels to Fight SEC on Reg A+ Pre-emption
Faith Anderson, NASAA

The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) commanded a private sit down with SEC Chairwomen Mary Jo White and Commissioner Luis Aguilar on April 9 to discuss federal pre-emption issues the state securities regulators group sees as a problem in the proposed rulemaking on Regulation A+, the expanded securities offering exemption mandated by the JOBS Act. […]

NASAA Comes Out Swinging in Fight over Reg A+ Rules

The North American Securities Administrators Association is pulling out the big guns in its battle regarding new Federal rule making for Regulation A+.

Markets

Committed Capital SPAC Raises $35M in IPO

Committed Capital Acquisition Corp. (CCAQU)  has completed its IPO, raising $35 million. The SPAC sold an aggregate of 7,000,000 units at a price of $5.00 per unit. Each unit issued consisted of one share of common stock and one warrant to purchase one-half of one share of common stock at an exercise price of $5.00 […]

Liberty Bell Bank Raises $3M at 9% Premium

Liberty Bell Bank (LBBB) announced that it has raised $2,900,000 in a Common Stock transaction. The common stock was sold at $1.00 per share, an approximate 9% premium to the market price ($0.92) of LBBB at deal announcement. The transaction is expected to close by May 12, 2014. This Placement is part of a $5 […]

Executive Moves

H.C. Wainwright Adds to Two to Research Group

H.C. Wainwright & Co. (HCW) has hired  two senior equity research analysts to cover companies in the technology and emerging growth sectors.  Amit Dayal joins HCW as a Managing Director, Senior Technology Analyst, were he will focus on covering companies primarily in the social networking, software security and clean technology industries.  Prior to joining HCW, […]

Ladenburg Thalmann Hires Green to Head Tech Banking

Mark Green has joined Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. as a managing director and head of technology investment banking at the firm, focusing on fundraising, structuring, advisory and M&A for innovative growth companies in the technology sector.