Acquisition offer for Company 5

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.

Dark stock Questar turns into special situation

I own a number of microscopic positions in dark companies that trade on the pink sheets and that seem to offer no information at all to investors. Every now and then I manage to get some financial information from a company, but often I’m simply ignored. Friday I noticed that the stock of one of […]

Hibernia Bancorp

After Trump’s election win, many financial stocks have been flying high, but I’m still finding a reasonable number of cheap micro-cap community banks that have been left behind. Since early 2015 I’ve slowly built a basket of these small banks. I’ll highlight one more in this post.

Francisco Industries & Manati Industries

I found a couple of very strange companies on the pink sheets and I’ll use this post to collect some of my thoughts on them. The companies in question are Francisco Industries (OTCMKTS:FRAZ) and Manati Industries (OTCMKTS:MNII). They are both US corporations that had operations in Cuba and that had their property seized by Cuba […]