Pepperdine University recently released their "2016 Private Capital Markets Report". The report is part of the Private Capital Markets Project- an "ongoing research to understand the true cost of private capital across market types and the investment expectations of privately-held business owners". The Report surveyed investment bankers, private equity professionals, bank and asset based lenders, mezzanine funders, venture capitalist, angel investors, business brokers, and bu
April saw 38 acquisition announcements made by NASDAQ, NYSE, & NYSE Mkt micro-cap issuers.
Disclosed deal value for the month reached over $570 million. The majority of consideration for April acquisitions was cash (approx. $344 million).
The average market cap of this month's acquirers was approx. $100 million and the average transaction value was $15 million.
See the full list of NASDAQ & NYSE micro-cap issuers working on acquisitions in April below. Listed Micro-
A few weeks ago, Rovi Corp. (NASDAQ: ROVI), a small cap public company, announced that they would acquire TiVo for $1.1 billion. The $1.1 billion purchase price consists of $277 million in cash with the remainder of the price to be paid in stock of ROVI. That's about 25% cash and 75% stock. Stock is a very powerful and unique M&A tool for public acquirers. In fact, "About 18 percent of the [M&A] transactions in 2015 were entirely stock" and over 45% of M&A transactions includ
April saw 42 micro-cap acquisition announcements made by OTC QX, QB, and PINK issuers.
Disclosed deal value for the month reached over $130 million. The majority of consideration for April acquisitions was stock (approx. $82 million).
Highlights include; First Mining Finance Corp. (OTCQB: FFMGF) completing two acquisitions this month and GreenGro Technologies, Inc. (OTCPINK: GRNH) acquiring GrowCameras.com.
Companies saw an overall positive market reaction to acquis