The Private Placement Markets Originate & Underwrites INTERNET COMPANY Private Placement Equity Investments. The Private Placement Markets offer Flexible Solutions for Equity Financing of INTERNET COMPANIES, using a “common sense" approach of financing that allows the Private Placement Markets to offer flexible Private Equity Financing options to meet the unique needs of INTERNET COMPANIES in today’s market.”
What are the Benefits of the Private Placement Markets:
The Private Placement Markets offer investors the opportunity to invest in assets that are uncorrelated to their stock market investments. Additionally, Investors have the unique ability to invest directly into privately-held companies with strong track records and benefit from their experience and growth. Although private placements lack liquidity, they make up for it in allowing investors to further diversify their investment portfolios and help them achieve potentially above average returns.
The Private Placement Markets, either through the Issuer direct or through a FINRA / SEC Broker Dealer engaged by the Issuer, offers investors the opportunity to participate in investments that are not offered to the general public and are either exclusively offered through the Private Placement Markets or through a limited number of FINRA / SEC Broker Dealers.
Private Placements Offer Better Diversification:
Investing in private placements help investors diversify their portfolio. Diversification is important as it assists in mitigating the effects of volatility by spreading the risk across various types of investments. Since private placements are uncorrelated to the public market, stock market volatility will have minimal impact on an investor's private investments.
Private Placement Markets - Equity Capital:
The Private Placement Markets' mission is to preserve and strengthen the quality and public confidence in Private Placement Equity Investments. The Private Placement Markets stand for Integrity and Ethical practices in order to enhance investor confidence in Private Placement Equity Investments, thereby contributing to the financial health of the overall economy, and supporting the capital formation process.
UNITED STATES CAPITAL MARKETS:
In 2019, the securities industry raised $2.1 trillion of capital for businesses through debt and equity issuance activity in the United States, a 13.0% decrease from the previous year.
Equity issuance, including common and preferred shares, totaled $228.1 billion in 2019, a 2.9% increase year-over-year. Initial public offering (IPO) volume, excluding closed-end funds, was $48.8 billion in 2019, down 2.1% from $49.9 billion in 2018. Follow-on, or secondary, issuance totaled $145.3 billion in 2019, down 6.0% from 2018.
Issuance of corporate debt, asset-backed securities and non-agency mortgage-backed securities totaled $1.8 trillion in 2019, down 14.6% from 2018. Non-convertible corporate debt issuance increased by 6.2% to $1.4 trillion in 2019, while convertible corporate debt decreased 98.0% to $0.8 billion. Non-agency mortgage-backed securities issuance fell 56.7% to $116.9 billion in 2019, while asset-backed securities issuance volume fell 40.0% to $310.2 billion.
U.S. long-term municipal bond issuance totaled $426.0 billion in 2019 a 22.8% increase from $346.8 billion in 2018. Of the total, 57.8% was issued in form of revenue bonds, 37.7% in general obligation bonds and the remainder in private placements.
U.S. merger and acquisition announced deals totaled $1.9 trillion in 2019, a 5.9% increase from $1.8 trillion in 2018, while the value of completed M&A deals decreased by 8.5% to $1.7 trillion.
The U.S. stock markets recorded double-digit increases in 2019: the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by 22.3%, ending the year at 28,538.44, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index was up 28.9% to close 2019 at 3,230.78; and the NASDAQ Composite Index increased by 35.2% to 8,972.60.
In 2019, the average daily volume for NYSE-listed stocks was $137.9 billion and 3.6 billion shares, down 7.9% 2.1%, respectively, year-over-year. For NASDAQ-listed stocks the average daily volume was $108.6 billion and 2.1 billion shares, down 10.3% and 4.5%, respectively, year-over-year.
GLOBAL CAPITAL MARKETS:
Global long-term bond market issuance increased by 19.7% to $21.0 trillion in 2019 while the global equity issuance decreased by 0.9% to $540.5 billion.
Global bond markets outstanding value increased by 5.4% to $105.9 trillion while global equity market capitalization increased by 23.8% year-over-year to $95.0 trillion in 2019.
U.S. gross activity (purchases and sales) in foreign securities increased to $36.9 trillion in 2019, up 9.3% from 2018. Foreign gross activity in U.S. securities increased by 12.7% to $82.1 trillion in 2019.
Mr. Steve Muehler
Founder & Senior Managing Member
Private Placement Markets
1055 West 7th Street
Los Angeles, California 90017
Phone: (877) 259-8066