Understand Regulation A+ and other alternative funding methodsRegulation A+ and Other Alternatives to a Traditional IPO delves into the details of the newSEC rules under the JOBS Act of 2012 to examine the benefits and pitfalls for entrepreneurs and investors. Written by the 'Godfather of Reg A+, ' this book breaks down the complex details of Regulation A+ and other alternative funding methods to help small businesses determine how best to go public and raise capital. A traditional IPO comes with barriers that can be insurmountable for a small company seeking to enter the public markets; thus far, reverse mergers have provided a challenging 'back door' to the market, but Regulation A+ re-opens the front door to allow small cap companies to raise capital while keeping offering and compliance costs manageable in a way not possible with a traditional IPO. More complex than simple crowdfunding, yet just as accessible by all investors, Regulation A+ is a step up for entrepreneurs at any stage wanting to go public where Wall Street meets Main Street.
Straightforward explanations, smart strategy, and illustrative examples make this book an invaluable guide for those seeking to truly understand the nuances of Regulation A+ in order to work more effectively within its bounds.
Understand how Regulation A+ differs from a traditional IPO and the early experience with this exciting new approach
Examine the JOBS Act and the SEC's rules under Title IV
Explore the past, present, and future of reverse mergers, special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) and self-filings
Discover new alternatives including new rules under Rule 504 and Regulation S
The new rules provide a faster, more streamlined, more cost-effective route to up to $50 million in capital, and offer companies more flexibility than ever. Every entrepreneur needs to know all available funding options, and Regulation A+ and Other Alternatives to a Traditional IPO provides essential guidance from the expert in the field.
DAVID N. FELDMAN is a prominent corporate and securities attorney, entrepreneur and partner in the global law firm Duane Morris LLP. He is often referred to as the "Godfather" of Regulation A+ having coined the term in 2010. Feldman is a strong advocate and practitioner of this exciting and emerging streamlined process of completing a smaller public offering. Feldman is a thought leader and frequent public speaker on all things small business and the small cap markets. Feldman's blog, visited by thousands each month, can be found at www.davidfeldmanblog.com.