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Outsourced Investment Banking for Financial Advisors to Offer Their Business Owner Clients

Since Mid-Market Securities does not conduct any retail stock brokerage business or hold customer accounts (cash or securities), we offer a complementary investment banking service to the practice of independent and affiliated Registered Representatives...

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Does Your Company Need an Investment Banker, M&A Advisor, or Business Broker? Consider the Regulatory Implications.

As with so many things, it depends.   Principally, it depends upon whether your company is publicly or privately held, management’s objective, the size of the company and/or its near term growth potential, and management’s...

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Be Wary of the Guy Who Says He Wants to Buy Your Company (Part 1)

Almost invariably, private company owners say that they have had a call from someone who has expressed interest in buying the company.  While the inquiry may flatter, probably every owner or majority shareholder of...

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Considerations for Selling a Company to Its Employees via Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

Last week’s Wall Street Journal ran an interesting article in the U.S. print edition, titled “Founders Cash Out, but Do Workers Gain?” (April 18, 2013)  The article discusses Employee Stock Ownership Plans, also known...

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