In a reverse merger, one company acquires another, with the acquired company being the remaining entity as far as accounting is concerned. Call The Tracy Firm, Ltd, experienced reverse mergers attorneys at 1.888.978.9901 or contact us online to discuss your reverse mergers options.

Our reverse merger attorneys have extensive experience of dealing with reverse acquisitions and reverse takeovers. This is often considered a quick and common alternative to an Initial Public Offering (IPO) or Direct Public Offering (DPO). We represent many companies on pink sheet listings, ensuring a smooth and uneventful acquisition using public company stock. We are here to take care of the entire process to complete the transaction. Please get in touch with us to learn more about our reverse acquisition services.

In a reverse merger, one company acquires another, with the acquired company being the remaining entity as far as accounting is concerned. This type of merger is usually used as a quicker and less expensive way of making a private company go public. Rather than going through the initial public offering ( IPO) process that could take months and require more financial resources, many companies go for the less costly reverse merger, which may only take weeks to complete.

While it can be considered simpler than other business procedures, reverse mergers are not necessarily straightforward. If you are thinking about going through this process, you should retain the professional help of a securities attorney from the Securities Compliance Group today. Since 2005, we have been providing businesses, both large and small, with unparalleled guidance and knowledge of security regulations. To speak with one of our attorneys, call or contact us online to discuss your situation and find out how we can help.

Our firm assists clients in Chicago and Wheaton, IL, as well as Beverly Hills, CA. Contact us today to discuss your reverse merger with a knowledgeable lawyer!

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In the reverse merger process, the private company’s investors set up what is called a public “shell company” and acquire a majority of the shares. The investors then merge the private company with the public shell company. A shell company is a company that has been registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) but has little to no assets and operations. Using a shell company allows a business to avoid having to raise large amounts of capital in order to go public.

Taking Your Company Public with Confidence

When you take a private company public through a reverse merger, trading initially occurs on a minimal level before growing into a larger presence. With our help, you can decide how you would like your newly reverse-merged company to begin trading.

Two of the major forms of initial trading are:

  • Pink Sheets: A way to trade over-the-counter (OTC) stocks without having to meet minimum requirements or file with the SEC.
  • OTC Bulletin Board: A listing of small or risky stocks not listed on the NASDAQ Exchange that still must met regulations and require yearly audits.

After a reverse-merger has taken place, many companies will opt to trade through the pink sheets due to the lower cost. In recent years, it is for this reason that foreign companies have had a particular attraction to business trading through the pink sheets.

Consult with a Leading Security Compliance Attorney Today

Attorney Adam S. Tracy, our securities compliance lawyer at Securities Compliance Group, can provide assistance through each step of the reverse merger process, from creating a plan for making the business public to getting SEC registration and financial records in order. In addition to his law degree, Attorney Tracy also has a strong business education – a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) and a bachelor’s degree in finance. Years of dedication to the practice and the security of the businesses that seek our counsel have earned our team positive testimonials from some of our most influential clients.

You can depend on Securities Compliance Group for efficient and intelligent legal guidance. Contact us today so we can begin assisting you!


Adam S. Tracy, J.D., M.B.A.

Attorney Adam Tracy has a strong background in all facets of commercial law and extensive experience in litigating complex commercial disputes, and is able and willing to help. He is also a well-versed legal scholar in the United States copyright law. A former competitive rugby player and serial entrepreneur, Adam Tracy has a wealth of experience on both sides of the table. He has advised many companies with regards to legal issues, law compliance and capital markets matters.

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