Peter Williams, CEO and founder of ACE, interviews Jonathan Cunningham,a principal at Aequitas Advisors, about the critical role of placement agents. Peter and Jonathan talk about the role of placement agents in transactions and discuss at length the nuanced conflicts issuers should be aware of in capital market transactions. Finally they touch on how the JOBS Act may (or may not) alleviate some of these problems moving forward. This post is related to Richard Pistilli’s discussion of the role of agents.
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