144A or Rule 144A is a common method for raising capital, often times in the debt sphere. A 144A offering is considered by many to be the fastest way to raise a large amount of capital in the least amount of time, without going public. Thus, in some respects, a 144A is an alternative to an initial public offering. To create a 144A bond several distinct documents are needed, such as the bond offering memorandum, possibly a trust indenture, obtaining ISIN and/or CUSIP numbers, and more. .net specializes in the full setup and creation of 144A bonds.
Rule 144A provides a safe harbor from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 for certain private resales of minimum $500,000 units of restricted securities to a “QIB”, qualified institutional buyers. A QIB is usually a large institutional investors that own at least $100 million in investable assets. When a broker or dealer is selling securities in reliance on 144A, it is subject to the condition that it may not make offers to persons other than those it reasonably believes to be QIBs.
Who Uses 144A
144A is a liquid market. Many large institutions and even startups utilize trading these formerly restricted securities amongst themselves. 144A was conceived in order to attract foreign capital and companies to sell their various securities in the U.S. capital markets. 144A has become the chief method and safe harbor for foreign companies (non U.S.) to access the American capital markets.
144A Broker Dealer
If your company is seeking a 144A bond offering setup and needs the proper documentation.net can assist. Additionally, once receives is broker dealer license, PPM.net will also consider assisting companies in the sale of their144A securities.
144A and PPM.net
PPM.net is one of the leading firms who assists companies worldwide with the 144a bond and equity offering needs.