14 12, 2017

Success Story: Rand Capital Invests $1.5M in Tilson’s $5M Investment Round

2017-12-14T15:29:35+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Clips, News|

By James McCarthy for Mainebiz | December 14, 2017 Rand Capital Corp., a publicly traded business development firm, will fund a $1.5 million follow-on investment in Portland-based Tilson Technology Management Inc. Rand's investment consists of an infusion of both equity and debt capital. Rand (NASDAQ: RAND), which is based in Buffalo, N.Y., invests in growth [...]

13 12, 2017

Rep. Steve Stivers: In the midst of tax reform, let’s not forget about capital access

2017-12-14T15:25:31+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Clips, News|

By Rep. Steve Stivers (R-Ohio), Opinion Contributor for The Hill | December 13, 2017 As tax reform continues to make its way through the legislative process, it is easy to lose focus on all the other legislative developments in Congress. This is understandable, considering that we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to finally fix our nation’s [...]

16 11, 2017

LPC: BDC Leverage Cap Increase Back on Table After Bipartisan Vote

2017-11-17T14:02:57+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Clips, News|

By Leela Parker Deo for Reuters | November 16, 2017 NEW YORK (Reuters) - The US House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to advance a bill that would update rules governing Business Development Companies (BDCs), paving the way for the specialized lenders to make more loans to small and mid-sized businesses. The legislation [...]

9 11, 2017

Bills to Bolster Accredited Investors, Alternative Investments Gain Momentum

2017-11-16T10:35:17+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Clips, News|

Bipartisan lawmakers seek to expand the pool of people who qualify to invest in private securities offerings, boost the lending capability of BDCs and ease regulations on closed-end funds By Mark Schoeff Jr. for InvestmentNews  |  November 9, 2017 Legislation that would deepen the pool of sophisticated investors who can participate in private securities offerings and [...]