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Archive for November, 2017

Companies developing a variety of anti-bacterial and virus infection prevention vaccines and similar products form a large portion of the rapidly growing biotech industry. Such firms are classified under SIC code 2836 and NAICS 325414. Currently, there are some 2,010 competitors in this technology intensive industry sector. Together these biotech firms generate over $188B in… Continue Reading


Employee stock ownership plans or ESOPs for short, are a popular way to transfer business ownership while enjoying significant tax advantages. Current owners cash out in a planned, orderly way, while the company’s employees become the new business owners. On the other hand, business owners can sell the company to a third party. Which option… Continue Reading


Most people are familiar with the public stock market. The players are buyers and sellers who are individuals, mutual funds, and financial institutions. Most trades of public company stock are so-called minority ownership transfers involving a small portion of a company’s stock pool. The public stock market is highly liquid, investments are held for a… Continue Reading