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RAMPartners SA Joins Global Alliance Partners (GAP)(January 11, 2012)
RAMPartners SA ( www.rampartners.ch ), based in Geneva, is one of Switzerland's leading independent investment advisory firms, that advises companies operating in virtually every industry with a focus on natural resources, clean tech, medical and high technology. The Partners have over 100 combined years of experience specializing in small-cap and startup ventures. Since 2006, the firm has raised over CHF 200 million through primary and secondary placements for internationally domiciled growing businesses. RAMPartners SA has developed strong relationships with its Swiss and European institutional investor clients.
"RAMPartners recognizes both the appetite amongst its institutional client base for international investments and the desire for overseas businesses to access the Swiss institutional capital base and believes its membership of the Global Alliance Partners is instrumental in fulfilling these requirements." said Edward Karr, CEO of RAMPartners SA.
Global Alliance Partners www.globalalliancepartners.com is an international network of like-minded stock brokers and investmentbankers that aim to leverage existing execution platforms to expand cross-border capabilities, covering private equity, pre-IPO placements, share trading, research, funds management and equity placement opportunities. It is composed of 13 partners whose scope and reach spans strategic markets in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa and North America, providing a truly global platform. GAP has offices in 27 countries and over 20,000 staff.
According to Robert W. McMillen, Chairman of GAP, "RAMPartners is now our 12th member. In joining GAP, RAMPartners now has access to the World-wide network of investment bankers, asset managers, private wealth advisors and securities traders, which compose this fast growing global network.GAP provides international equity and economic research and equity trading capabilities in a multitude of jurisdictions. Accumulative funds under management exceed US$40 billion and our members have completed over US$22 billion of cross border M&A transactions and capital raisings in many of the developing markets as well as the more traditional markets such as Japan, the USA, South Africa, Europe and Hong Kong".
"In the past eighteen months, GAP's members completed transactions and substantial capital raisings for clients in Laos (the first IPO in that country), Kazakhstan, Egypt, China, Oman, Sweden, Thailand, South Africa, Colombia and Hong Kong as well as the more traditional markets," McMillen added.
Global Alliance Partners hopes to announce further new members in the near future.
Global Alliance Partners (GAP) is a Hong Kong registered network of international, mid-market financial services companies which employs over 20,000 professionals dedicated to delivering innovative solutions for our clients across private equity, corporate fund raising, stock broking and fund management. All partners are fully licensed and together have completed over 800 corporate transactions totalling over US$22 billion in 80 countries over the last 20 years. They manage or advise in excess of US$40 billion in individual and institutional funds. Global Alliance Partner's key role is to bridge the gap between investment opportunities in leading, emerging, and frontier markets, and key sources of investment risk capital. It is composed of 13 member firms whose scope and reach spans 27 countries in strategic markets in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, and North America; hence providing a truly global network. please visit www.globalallinacepartners.com.
Source: Global Alliance Partners
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