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Placement Agents: Part I: What Are They, What Do They Do and on What Terms?
Posted on 5 Oct 2015 by Arina Shulga

Raising money for private companies can be a frustrating and stressful experience. Without the kind of access to the investing public that a public company enjoys, and given the kinds of restrictions on who can invest in many types of private placements... Read More

SEC Advisory Group Recommends Private Placement Finders Be Exempted From Broker Registration
Posted on 24 Sep 2015 by David N. Feldman

Yesterday, the SEC’s Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies, comprised of a number of smart and thoughtful people I know, made some terrific recommendations to the Commission. The biggest, something for which many have been waiting for... Read More

Placement Agents: Part II: When Should You Use a Placement Agent, and How to Pick the Right One?
Posted on 7 Oct 2015 by Arina Shulga

At this point, having discussed the services a placement agent can provide, the kinds of compensation used, and other important terms to keep an eye on when negotiating for the services of a placement agent, there is still the threshold matter of determining... Read More