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Economists, hedge funds, hopeful micro-cap companies gather at Marcum MicroCap

Friday, May 31, 2013

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

Micro-cap companies looking for investors, and corporate growth support presented their case before hedge funds, private equity firms, investors and advisors at the invitation-only Marcum MicroCap conference. Now in its second year, Marcum MicroCap is dedicated to introducing investors to the very best, undiscovered companies under $500m in market capitalization. Over 120 public companies presented in 30 minute increments to a group of more than 1000 attendees today at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.

Marcum is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms, operating offices around the world. The company is part of the Marcum Group which provides an array of professional services including advisory, technology solutions, wealth management, and executive and professional recruiting. This year Marcum partnered with KCSA Strategic Communications and Launchpad Investor Relations to host the conference.

"We have been really pleased with the response of both investors and companies so far," Robert Derbabian, Senior Director, Business Development, Marcum told Opalesque. "We hope it will continue to grow."

Companies that present at the conference have 30 minute slots to present their value proposition, recent performance and future growth prospects, in short presentations followed by a question and answer session. Ahead of the conference, companies that wish to present submit an applic......................

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