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January 15, 2009
Irwin Weltz, a member of the Firm, recently resolved an SEC deregistration proceeding on behalf of an issuer (see Securities Exchange Act Release Numbers 59256 and 59257), and a FINRA matter involving financial/operational issues on behalf of a broker-dealer and associated person.
January 14, 2009
Douglas S. Ellenoff, a member of the Firm, was invited by Morgan Stanley to be the keynote speaker at a private roundtable discussion of many of the major institutional investors which participate in the SPAC industry to discuss the current and relevant issues and risks involving trading in SPAC securities.
December 30, 2008
Control Building Services, Inc. and certain of it's affiliated companies, announced the completion of a $20,000,000 line of credit facility with TD Bank, N.A. EG&S represented Control Services.
December 9, 2008
Douglas S. Ellenoff, a member of the Firm, wrote an article for EQUITIES Magazine on SPAC trust funds and where they stand during these difficult times.
December 4, 2008
Douglas S. Ellenoff and Stuart Neuhauser, members of the Firm, were invited to speak on a panel regarding SPACs held in Toronto, Canada. The conference, which was sponsored by the law firm Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, brought together investors, investment bankers, advisers as well as senior executives of the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), to discuss the recent proposal of the TSX to agree to list SPACs on its exchange. Messrs. Ellenoff and Neuhauser shared with the panel their collective experience of the US SPAC market and the various changes/trends over the last few years.
December 1, 2008
Entertaining at Home, Inc. closed a financing of convertible preferred stock with a strategic investor in the amount of $960,000. EG&S acted as counsel to Entertaining at Home.
November 3, 2008
Barry I. Grossman, a member of the Firm, was invited to speak at the Korea Foreign Investment Forum 2008 in Seoul, Korea. He led the panel on SPACs.
October 17, 2008
Douglas S. Ellenoff, a member of the Firm, wrote an article for EQUITIES Magazine on whether a SPAC market still exists.
October 8, 2008
Douglas S. Ellenoff, a member of the Firm, was invited by Maxim Group LLC to participate in their "Recipe for a Successful SPAC" Panel at their 2nd Annual Growth Conference. This one-day event featured more than 80 presentations across six designated tracks from a diverse selection of both domestic and international companies.
September 30, 2008
United Insurance Holding Corp. (OTCBB: FMGQ; FMGQW; FMGQU) (“United” or the “Company”), an underwriter of homeowners and selected small business insurance in the state of Florida, announced that it has successfully completed its merger with FMG Acquisition Corp. in a transaction with an enterprise value in excess of $100 million. EG&S acted as counsel to FMG Acquisition Corp.