|[January 15, 2013]
SharesPost Adds Arcstone Equity Research and NewSpace Global as Research Providers
SAN FRANCISCO --(Business Wire)--
SharesPost Financial Corporation (Member FINRA, SIPC), the market for
today's fast-growing private companies, today announced the addition of
Arcstone Equity Research and NewSpace Global to its roster of
third-party research providers. SharesPost's independent research
reports provide investment analysis to inform members buying and selling
private company stock. The SharesPost platform delivers the most
complete data set available for companies highlighted on the SharesPost
marketplace - more than 85,000 reports have been downloaded to date.
"SharesPost is committed to providing our more than 110,000 members with
insightful, current research on promising private companies," said Sam
Hayes, Executive Vice President of SharesPost. "We are pleased to now
offer research from Arcstone and NewSpace Global, two high quality
providers with substantial experience in evaluating the prospects for
emerging growth companies."
Both Arcstone and NewSpace Global reports include detailed market data,
estimated current revenue and projected growth rates and valuation
Arcstone's most recent report on Etsy (News - Alert) estimates the 2012 revenue of this
ecommerce leader at $80 million, up more than 70% year over year. The
report further concludes Etsy could be valued at $600 to $700 million or
$3.03 to $3.54 per share.
NewSpace Global's recent report on SpaceX (News - Alert) estimates their 2012 revenue
exceeded $400 million and employee count reached 2,000.
"Arcstone strives to produce institutional-quality research of private
companies," said Bo Brustkern, Managing Director at Arcstone. "We see
SharesPost as a critical service for investors, shareholders and
issuers, and are happy to now provide our research through SharesPost."
SharesPost Financial Corporation is the market for today's fast-growing
private companies, their shareholders and qualified investors.
SharesPost enables companies to manage liquidity and raise primary
capital online; provides investors access to private companies through
direct investments and managed funds; offers shareholders liquidity
options; and empowers option holders to exercise their options.
With a listing of over 150 fast-growing companies, an extensive network
of investors assembled in one place online, and a broad offering of
independent, third-party research and customized products and services,
SharesPost brings greater efficiency, flexibility, and control to the
process of raising capital, and buying or selling shares in the private
capital market. SharesPost's management team includes experienced
executives from the financial services, banking, legal, technology and
security sectors, with concentrated expertise in working with emerging
SharesPost is a registered broker-dealer, a member of FINRA and SIPC.
For more information, please visit www.sharespost.com
or by following @sharespost on Twitter (News - Alert).
NewSpace Global is an information services provider that brings timely,
accurate and critical information regarding the commercial space sector
(i.e., "NewSpace") to the financial industry so that customers can make
more informed business decisions. NewSpace Global provides market data
and access to a vast repository of information. NewSpace Global brings
together industry experts, analysts, advisors and a strong network of
highly knowledgeable aerospace specialists to produce differentiated and
unique analyses concerning the NewSpace sector.
ABOUT ARCSTONE RESEARCH
Arcstone Equity Research is blazing a path to efficiency in the
secondary direct marketplace by providing greater
information transparency between buyers and sellers of private
securities. By leveraging decades of experience in both buy-side and
sell-side research of public companies and the best in private company
analysis, Arcstone Research is addressing the unique challenges
associated with the evaluation of private companies. The Arcstone team
provides clarity and transparency in the form of in-depth research
reports and ongoing coverage.
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