The Ultimate Guide to Microcap Investing

When people talk about the stock market, you will often hear them quote the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average. These are two large indexes that account for many of the largest companies in the United States (and for that matter, the world). But while investing in these stable indexes typically perform well (averaging about 10 percent annualized ROI), they are really just the tip of the much larger investment iceberg and ignore the microcap market.

Microcap stocks are stocks that have a market capitalization between 50 million USD and 300 million USD. These companies are a bit larger than nanocap stocks (microcap less than 50 million USD), but smaller than other publicly traded companies, including all the companies appearing on the major indexes mentioned above.>

Shareholder Activism – Remaining Masters of Your Company’s Fate

From the outbreak of Covid-19 to the subsequent contraction of the global economy, corporations have faced unprecedented challenges in 2020. Yet there is another evolving challenge on the rise: shareholder activism. In this paper we will define what shareholder activism is and what’s the main motivation, we will assess what makes a company a good […]

Socially Conscious Investing (ESG): Why Small Caps Should Care

There are a variety of different investing philosophies within the realm of sensible investing. One method that is becoming increasingly important is ESG investing. The acronym “ESG” stands for environmental, social, and governance. ESG criteria is now being used more and more alongside financial factors in the investment decision-making process by the professional investment community. […]

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPAC) – A Special Breed of IPO

For any company, raising capital quickly and efficiently is a challenging process. Financing can take many different forms including venture capital, an initial public offering, business loans, private placements and even GoFundMe. Depending on what vehicle is utilized, the process can take months and be expensive. As an alternative, Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) structures […]