- Ethanol has become the new darling of Wall Street. In the past year, ethanol producers are being embraced by investors, including private equity firms, venture capital firms, and hedge funds.
Public ethanol companies recently have seen trading multiples in excess of $5 per gallon of estimated 2007 ann......Full article >>>
gotiate better sales agreements, and develop greater economics of scale and operational efficiencies than smaller facilities.
If that scenario occurs, the smaller ethanol companies could see their profit margins and valuations significantly squeezed. Companies should consider where they fit in this continuum and what their operations are likely to be following this projected consolidation......Full article >>>
clude: the opportunity to obtain relatively cheap financing for future growth opportunities; the potential for liquidity for investors; and the availability of additional currency to fund acquisitions of other companies.
Of course, not all companies are viable candidates for IPOs. The strongest ethanol IPO candidates are those who have plans for significant expansion, via either acquisit......Full article >>>
rse shell merger companies need to promptly develop a trading market for their stock following the transaction. Becoming eligible for exchange or a NASDAQ Stock Market
listing also requires compliance with Securities Exchange Commission
and Sarbanes Oxley
guidance requ......Full article >>>
nol companies in the current environment, with many confusing solutions. To help companies sort through their options, we recommend two things. First, develop clearly defined long-term objectives. Second, carefully evaluate and understand all available options before recommending or deciding on specific actions or transactions. Shareholders of even small companies are filing suits for breach of fi......Full article >>>
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