WANT TO TAKE YOUR COMPANY PUBLIC?
ClearTrust can help you through the process of going public. You will have the distinct advantage of an experienced, independent transfer agency committed to your successful entry into the public arena.
We are here to help in all the important topics that relate to going public:
Introduction to independent market makers to file your 15c2-11
Stress-free DTC eligibility
Issuance of shares to your shareholders
Personalized assistance to your shareholders, particularly those unfamiliar with investment in newly public companies
Paperless archiving of all investor subscription agreements and supporting documents for easy retrieval later
Free, unlimited shareholder lists and reports
XBRL & EDGAR filing services
Access to extensive network of securities professionals, including market makers, brokers, attorneys, and auditors
Our pricing model is scaled to allow maximum flexibility and affordability to companies in the process of going public.
How Cleartrust Can Help You Go Public
We have extensive experience representing issuers who have gone public through both 15c-211 and reverse merger processes. Not only do we have the expertise and professional network available to assist you, but we are also one of the only independent transfer agents in the country fully equipped to help you through to the finish line. We offer:
General consulting and industry insight
Proactive solutions to resolve common pain points for new public issuers
Creation and delivery of stock to original shareholders
Guidance for educating and equipping your shareholders through the process of going public
Network of key professionals (financial statement preparation, legal counsel, SEC filings, market makers for 15c-211, participants for DTC eligibility sponsorship, brand imaging, XBRL filing, etc.)
Regulation A provides an exemption from registration for public offerings.
15C-211 vs. Reverse Merger
There are several pros and cons to both avenues of taking your business public. Presented below is a summary of key issues, but by no means is an exhaustive analysis of the two options. Contact us for additional insight.
|KEY ISSUE||15C-211 FILING||REVERSE MERGER|
|TIMING||3-12 MONTHS||IMMEDIATE – 3 MONTHS|
|COST||REASONABLY LESS||REASONABLY MORE|
|RULE 144||AVAILABLE ONCE YOU ARE PUBLIC||NOT AVAILABLE UNTIL 12 MONTHS OF CURRENT REPORTING AFTER CEASING TO BE A “SHELL” & FILING FORM-10 LIKE PAPERWORK.|
|REGISTRATION (S-1, A+, ETC)||AVAILABLE & GENERALLY REQUIRED||AVAILABLE|
|DTC ELIGIBILITY||MUST BE GRANTED||MAY OR MAY NOT HAVE BEEN GRANTED ALREADY|