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MMG

Mina Mar Group Inc. (MMG)  is a privately held company offering Investor Relations (IR) services for prefered shareholders and stakeholders of publicly traded issuers. We offer a full-service media solution with marketing strategies, advertising, broadcasting. We deliver everyday values via creative and targeted solutions through many faucets of the industry. For companies quoted on OTC Markets, NASDAQ and NYSE;

Mina Mar Group’s services range from full service Investor Communication, Investor Relations, Awareness, Strategic Consulting, Performance Improvement’s and more. With agent representations worldwide and with over dozen years in the business MMG has created a strong strategic alliances with some of USA based leading and reputable accounting, legal firms including experienced market makers, broker dealers and other service providers. MMG’s alliance and resources allow companies to achieve and maintain the highest possible corporate governance, and meet the demands of today’s sophisticated, accredited and or institutional investors. Our niche placement in the market is our ability to thwart stock bashers and short seller’s motives. The firm was successful in raining in USA based stock bashers and short sellers, notwithstanding the USA free speech and “communication decency act provisions” through a strategic alliance and implementation of International laws.

 

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Angel Investors

  • An angel investor is typically an individual or a high worth individual investor who provides funding or financial support for start-ups in lieu of a stake in ownership in the company.
  • They are usually among the family or relatives of the entrepreneur.
  • Apart from investing money, angel investors share their knowledge at the critical stages.

Advantages:

  • Financing from angel investment is much less risky than taking loans.
  • Capital needs are met by angels.
  • Generate large number of jobs.
  • Reinvests the return.
  • Angels bring portfolio expertise such as business acumen, vertical expertise, director service etc.
  • Angel-funded firms are likely to survive at least four years.
  • Angels do not demand high monthly fees.

Disadvantages:

  • There is a loss of complete control as an owner.
  • It is quite hard to find a suitable angel investor.
  • They provides less structural support than an investing company.
  • Angels rarely make follow on the investments.
  • There is a possibility of malpractices in angel investing.

Importance:

  • Plays vital role in development of economy.
  • More focused on commitment and passion of the founders.
  • They provide loans on relatively easier interest rates, unlike venture capital.
  • They make a prominent difference with a startup’s success and failure.
  • They also look for defined exit strategy or acquisitions or initial public offerings (IPOs)

Typical Sources of Angel Investment includes:

  • Family and friends.
  • Wealth of individuals
  • Groups.
  • Crowd funding.
Miro Zecevic – Mina Mar Group – MMG

Simple Rules For Successful Investing

Never Borrow to Invest

If you are planning to start investing in the stock market, first get rid of your previous debts.
Moreover, you should only invest that amount which is surplus.


Diversify Your Portfolio!

If your investment is diversified (five or more stocks), then the chances of a single stock hurting your entire portfolio is reduced.


Invest Consistently

If you want to build wealth from the market, you need to invest consistently. You also need to increase your investment amount continuously.


Avoid Herd Mentality

Try to avoid getting influenced by other investors. Understand and follow your strategy.


Think Long-Term

Most of the stocks take at least 2-3 years time frame to give good returns to their shareholders.


Don’t  Get Emotional

Many investors have been losing money in stock market due to their inability to control emotions, particularly fear, anger and greed. 

12 Financial Terms You Should Know

1. Broker
     Someone who’s mastered all the math and financial jargon so you don’t have to. Work with them to create a portfolio that matches your goals.

2. Capital
    What you’re worth. Right now, that might just be $500 in your bank account, but it also includes other wealth (like investments, stocks, bonds…)

3. Capital Appreciation:
    When you sell stocks at a profit, you’re money-literally. Appreciate the appreciation.

4. Certificate of Deposit (CD):
    A fancy alternative to your savings account that pays interest-except you can’t take the money out until a set maturity date.

5. Dividends:
    As companies grow, some share their profits with stockholders in the form of money or more stock.
Dividends aren’t always included though (so read the fine print).

6. Investment Risk:
    Every product, whether it’s stocks in Apple or a carefully invested IRA, could lose you money. It’s about weighing how risky you want to be an accepting the consequences.

7. IRA:
    AKA the “Individual Retirement Account”. You invest in a portfolio during your working years, then live large and travel off of the account in your retirement.

8. Maturity Date:
    Investment jargon for “this is the day you get your investment back with interest”.

9. Mutual Fund:
    Like splitting the tab at dinner with your BBFs, except instead, you’re splitting up an investment (recommended and managed by a savvy broker of course).

10. Portfolio:
      The grand sum of all your investments from CDs to stocks a diverse portfolio is key so mix it up. 

11. Treasury Bills (T-Bills):
      Like stock investments in a company, except that company is your country. How patriotic.

12. Stocks AKA Shares:
      Think of a company like a giant apple pie at your local diner. You can buy a slice (or two, or twenty) depending on your dessert goals. The better the pie, the better the slice. The better the company the better the payoff.

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OTC Markets 15c211 Compliance and exiting the Expert Market

Mina Mar Group (MMG) focused on small-cap issuers quoted on OTC Markets announces the launch of its exit the expert market services.

WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, – Mina Mar Group (MMG) minamargroup.com a mergers and acquisitions firm (M&A) focused on small-cap issuers quoted on OTC Markets announces the launch of its exit the expert market services. The services will include and assist small-cap OTC quoted companies demoted to the expert market to rescue its quotation services. This product is ideal for companies that have been targeted for not having the funds or the knowledge on how to remain current with the new OTC markets rules, which were announced and came into effect September 28 202;1 and commenced at about 6 pm EST on September 27 2021 catching many issuers off guard. Mina Mar Group approach is a win-win solution for all parties with the focus on assisting shareholders, stakeholders and investors.

Here is what took place on September 28, 2021 and why many CEO’s are up in arms trying to find a solution to comply with new SEC rules and new OTC markets compliance to comply with such rules:

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revised Rule 15c2-11 under the Securities and Exchange Act in September 2020, updating the legal structure and regulatory status of OTC stock markets. Rule 15c2-11 establishes the standards for public quoting in OTC stocks and acts as a regulatory gateway to the public markets. This prompted the downgrade of many companies not in compliance which affected many companies and shareholders simultaneously.

This is why if an OTC issuer’s securities fail to comply with Rule 15c2-11, they will be delisted from the Grey Market. If there are no published quotations for a stock for four trading sessions in a row, this happens automatically. (In the final regulation, an extra condition that the stock is listed on at least 12 days in the prior 30 calendar days was removed.) The Grey Market, dubbed the “penny stock cemetery” by some, has a long history of being very illiquid. Thus making it impossible for investors that purchased shares to liquidate their position.

In many cases, the CEO of a start-up pubco that has been downgraded has limited resources for paying fees that render them compliant opting instead to pay for staff payroll, rent, and supplies. Having said this there are cases of fraud that the SEC is attempting to discourage hence the new rules. At the same time and rightfully so there is a need for transparency that is demanded by investors on these speculative but often profitable stocks.

A Company spokesperson said “While speaking with the leaders of MMG we realized that this well-versed team that proved their expertise in overcoming the critical situations in the public arena for almost two decades has found the perfect solution for the current crisis some of these companies are facing. When companies are downgraded shareholders are indirectly punished by such actions. Mina Mar however has a solution that will mitigate this issue and render these types of companies compliant and out of this grey or expert market position. Companies that fall under the category of grey or expert markets need to move to the OTCQB markets if they wish to continue to be viable companies in the public arena. Mina Mar will assist the right companies that have been downgraded due to lack of funding to meet the regulators demands by funding companies that meet the criteria established by Mina Mar thus providing them with the ability to reach the OTCQB status so that shareholders can invest assisting with the growth of the company and liquidate their position as needed”.

If you are a shareholder stuck with an issuer that was demoted to the “expert market” please feel free to check our free database and the status of many issuers. We will provide further updates on this expansion via our Friday’s Tips email alerts which a reader must subscribe to receive. www.minamargroup.net You may also visit our website www.minamargroup.com if you have been downgraded and need assistance with your company by completing the online form under the Expert Market tab.

How SEC regulates stock market?

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is independent U.S federal agency that regulates the stock market. It was created in 1934 by Congress to help restore investor confidence after the 1929 stock market crash. The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 was created by Securities and Exchange Commission. It govern securities transaction on the secondary market relying on Securities Act of 1933 which increased transparency in financial  statements and  established  laws against fraudulent activities. In essence SEC provides transparency by ensuring accurate and consistent information about companies that allows investors to make informed and sound decisions. Without transparency stock market would be vulnerable to market speculation and creation of asset bubbles. 


Securities and Exchange Commission has five commissioners and five different divisions:
Division of corporate finance – review corporate filing requirements ensuring that investors have complete and accurate information on company’s financial health that will help them make the best decision.
Division of investment management – regulates investment companies, variable insurance products and federally registered investment advisers. It also oversees The Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) that insures investment accounts in case that brokerage firm goes bankrupt.
Division of Enforcement – enforces SEC regulations by investigating and prosecuting violations of securities laws and regulations.
Division of Trading and Market – establishes and maintains standards that regulate the stock market. It oversees securities firms and exchanges as well as industry’s self regulatory organizations.
Division of Economic and Risk Analysis – economic data and risk analysis to other division in order to integrate them in the core mission of SEC. This division predicts how proposed rules would affect market.


United States stock market is one of the most regulated markets in the world with high level of transparency which attracts many business to the United States. SEC’s monitoring of exchanges and all organizations connected with selling of securities has a big role in creating such highly regulated market. It is fairly easy to take your company public in the U.S which helps companies grow larger at a faster rate. By conducting research in financial literacy SEC found out that average investor doesn’t poses enough knowledge about the way market and economy function. That is the reason why SEC is so protective of ordinary, non-accredited investors through its regulations. It makes safe for average investor to buy stocks, bonds or mutual funds by regulating sale of those securities and providing investors with information that will help them make investing decisions.