I’ve picked up a few shares of Harvard Illinois Bancorp (OTC:HARI). This is a liquidation that could offer a reasonable return depending on the final liquidating distribution(s). I think it is pretty unusual for a bank to liquidate. The reason for the liquidation is that the company ran into big problems in 2014 when it […]
This post is going to be a bit different from other posts on this blog. I have limited information about this “dark” company, so I can’t produce a detailed write-up. My main goal with this post is to bring some attention to this company. Usually I’m happy to own stuff like this in silence, but […]
Most readers of this site have probably seen some examples of unfair treatment of minority shareholders in buyouts. The MBO at Japanese company Uehara Sei Shoji which I wrote about last week is a recent example from my portfolio. Every now and then you come across something that seems extreme though. The buyout price offered […]
Cimetrix could be a cheap stock. The company is dark and there’s very limited public financial information. I’m looking for fellow Cimetrix shareholders.
An acquisition offer for “Company 5” (published on VIB premium on June, 28) was made yesterday. Company 5 is County First Bank (OTCMKTS:CUMD) and is being acquired by The Community Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:TCFC), which is a larger, Nasdaq-listed bank. The press release can be found here.