OTC MicroCap Acquirers -- September 2016
With 26 acquisition announcements made by OTC PINK, QB, and QX micro-cap issuers, September was a relatively slow month for microcap M&A. Disclosed transaction value for the month exceeded $166 million. The majority of consideration for September acquisitions was stock (approx. $111 million). See the full list of September OTC micro-cap issuers working on acquisitions below. OTC MicroCap Acquisitions - September 2016 Brazil Resources Inc. (OTCQX: BRIZF) Brazil Res
Should Millennial Entrepreneurs Build or Buy a Business?
Acquis has always encouraged entrepreneurs to skip the start-up and get down to business and, in the last year, entrepreneurship through acquisition seems to be gaining steam within the entrepreneurial community. William Craig recently shared his thoughts on the subject in a Entrepreneur.com post titled, "Should Millennial Entrepreneurs Start a Business or Just Buy a Business?" Craig explores the pros and cons of build or buy for millennial entrepreneurs. The positives of tra
Small-Cap M&A Is Very Similar To Private Equity
A recent Forbes article titled "Young Hedge-Fund Manager Cracks The Private-Equity Code: Small Stocks And Leverage" discusses the similarities between small-cap merger & acquisitions and private equity. Dan Rasmussen, a Harvard graduate and former Bain Capital team member, analyzed what worked and what didn’t in private equity. After examining 2,500 deals representing $350 billion in invested capital over 30 years Rasmussen came to two key conclusions; (1) private equity is
Q3 2016 OTC Graduate Report
Six (6) issuers uplisted from the OTC Markets to a senior exchange in the third quarter of 2016. All six (6) jumped from the OTC to the NASDAQ with zero (0) issuers joining the NYSE Mkt. Four out of six graduates uplisted from the QB tier of the OTC Markets. Not a single issuer uplisted from the OTC Markets to the NASDAQ or NYSE Mkt in September. Congratulations to all of the Q3 2016 OTC graduates from the entire Acquis Team! 3rd Quarter 2016 OTC Markets Graduate Repor