News & Events

  • 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.  

  • September 18, 2008

    Barry I. Grossman and Lawrence A. Rosenbloom, members of the Firm, were invited by Merriman Curhan Ford to lead their SPAC panel - "Spacquisition: Latest Trends in Getting Your SPAC Deal Done" at their 5th Annual Investor Summit Conference in San Francisco.

  • September 18, 2008

    Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP is pleased to announce it's participation in EQUITIES Magazine's Third Annual MarketSide Conference on October 10, 2008. 

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  • September 09, 2008

    Densen Equipment Ltd. announced the completion of their reverse merger/share exchange with Royaltech Corp. (OTCBB:RYLT).  EG&S was counsel to Densen and is ongoing 34 Act counsel to the public company.

  • September 04, 2008

    Douglas S. Ellenoff, a member of the Firm, wrote an article for EQUITIES Magazine on Facilitating a Business Combination.

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  • August 15, 2008

    An undisclosed principal has entered in to a joint venture agreement for the acquisition and development of an assemblage of properties on the West Side of Manhattan for the amount of $62,000,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the principal member of the joint venture. 

  • August 15, 2008

    Chardan 2008 China Acquisition Corp. announced the closing of its initial public offering in the amount of $55,000,000.  Chardan will be the first Nasdaq listed SPAC.  EG&S acted as counsel to the underwriters.

  • August 14, 2008

    Enhance Skin Products Inc. announced the closing of their PIPE deal (amount undisclosed).  EG&S acted as counsel to Enhance.

  • August 14, 2008

    Zeezoo Software Corp. announced their asset purchase agreement between Zeezoo and Enhance Skin Products Inc.  EG&S acted as counsel to Enhance.

  • July 25, 2008

    The SEC approved the rules proposed by the Nasdaq Stock Market for SPAC listing applications.

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  • July 23, 2008

    PIPEs Scorecard - Industry Rankings for Mid 2008

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  • July 16, 2008

    Douglas S. Ellenoff, a member of the Firm, was quoted in an article titled "European managers tap into Spacs" written in PE News.

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  • July 15, 2008

    Barry I. Grossman, a member of the Firm, was quoted in an article titled "SPACs: Back in the Fast Lane?" written in Corporate Leader Daily.

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  • July 11, 2008

    Bluff Point Associates Corp. and its affiliates acquired a majority interest in Blue Frog Solutions, Inc., underwriters and distributors for the amount of $8,000,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to Bluff Point Associates Corp.

  • July 09, 2008

    Stuart Neuhauser, a member of the Firm, and James J. Mangan, an associate of the Firm, wrote an article for EQUITIES Magazine on Corporate and Private Equity Sponsored SPACs.

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  • July 03, 2008

    Elephant Talk announced the closing of their PIPE deal in the amount of $3,307,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to Elephant Talk.

  • July 01, 2008

    Douglas S. Ellenoff was invited by Private Equity News to speak at the only event in Europe dedicated to SPACs in 2008.  The conference brought together private equity houses, investors, advisers and investment bankers to examine the trend and examine the pros and cons of the investment vehicle. Mr. Ellenoff moderated the panel on the convergence of private equity with SPACs.

  • June 23, 2008

    Velocity Asset Management announced the closing of their PIPE deal in the amount of $855,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to Velocity.

  • June 20, 2008

    Douglas S. Ellenoff, a member of the Firm, was invited by Deal Flow Media to speak at their Reverse Mergers Conference 2008 in Los Angeles.  Mr. Ellenoff moderated the panel discussion on the listing alternatives for SPACs and reverse mergers.  The panel discussed the options a company has and how the listing venue impacts terms and practices.

  • June 13, 2008

    Vantage Energy Services announced the closing of its SPACquisition of Offshore Group Investment Limited, consisting of the contracts for the construction and delivery of four Baker Marine Pacific Class 375 ultra-premium jackup drilling rigs, a contract to acquire an ultra-deepwater drillship and an option to purchase a second ultra-deepwater drillship.  EG&S acted as counsel to Vantage.

  • June 12, 2008

    We are pleased to announce that Irwin Weltz has joined our Firm's litigation and broker-dealer regulation practice group as Partner.  He Joins the Firm from Brunelle, Hadjikow & Weltz, P.C., New York.

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  • June 12, 2008

    We are pleased to announced that Ted Poretz has joined the Firm's litigation and broker-dealer regulation practice group as Partner.  He Joins the Firm from Bingham McCutchen LLP, New York.

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  • June 06, 2008

    Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP was the premiere sponsor of The SPAC Conference 2008.  Hosted by DealFlow Media,  the conference offered the largest gathering of investors, bankers and management teams in the market.   Barry I. Grossman and Douglas S. Ellenoff, members of the Firm, were invited to participate in the Corporate Sponsored SPACs and Transitioning Shareholders from IPO to Post-Acquisition panels, respectively.

  • June 06, 2008

    Douglas S. Ellenoff, a member of the Firm, was invited by Financier Worldwide Magazine to be part of their Alternative Public Offerings Roundtable where questions relating to their recent boom, increasing awareness, possible introduction of SPACs on the NYSE and NASDAQ and regulatory improvements; among other topics were answered.   

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  • May 31, 2008

    Community Bankers Trust Corporation, formerly Community Bankers Acquisition Corp. announced the merger between Community Bankers, TransCommunity Financial Corporation and BOE Financial Services of Virginia, Inc.  EG&S acted as counsel to Community Bankers.