Reverse Mergers

Gavel On Sounding Block

19 May Section 1145: Creating Shells & Equity Holders from Bankrupt Public Companies

Distressed public companies present an interesting opportunity for the savvy securities attorney. The right bankrupt, public shell can often be utilized in the creation of several more vehicles, all with their own base of shareholders, with a completely clean slate. As part of Section 1145(a)(1)...

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12 May Public Shells: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

The market for public shells is often aptly referred to as a "game." Finding something clean that fits within the target parameters of an intending APO is extremely difficult, especially on shoestring budget. Overcoming this hurdle requires understanding what a particular company may need/desire when it's...

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19 Jan Alternative Public Offerings: Combining Private Placements with Reverse Mergers

An Alternative Public Offering (APO) is the combination of a reverse merger with a simultaneous Private Investment of Public Equity (PIPE). It allows companies an alternative to the most well-known type of public offering--the Initial Public Offering (IPO). The two aspects of an APO-- the...

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