Navidar to Present at ACG on the IPO Process

Navidar | May 16, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Navidar Group, a leading investment banking firm, announced today participation in the following upcoming event.

       Event: ACG Panel to Discuss the IPO Process

       Location: Meridian Hills Country Club, 7099 Spring Mill Road, Indianapolis, IN

       Date and Time: May 19, 2011 at 7:30 a.m.

       Presenters: Stephen Day, Managing Principal at Navidar; Jeff Blade, CFO at Vera Bradley; Mike Sherman, CFO at Endocyte;          and Steve Hackman, Partner at Ice Miller (Moderator)

Navidar will be focusing on the IPO process from beginning to end. Stephen Day comments on the event, “ACG has prepared an excellent panel with two CFO’s who have recently been through the IPO process as well as a moderator who has participated in numerous IPOs. We look forward to contributing in the discussion and we will focus our comments on how to select underwriters, what really happens on the roadshow, and the overall IPO process.”

Topics covered throughout the presentation will include entering the public markets for the first time with your company, discussion on the contrast between Endocyte and Vera Bradley, knowing the right time to pursue an IPO, choosing a lead underwriter and building an underwriting team, and the most significant differences in operating as a public company.

About ACG
Founded in 1954, The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) is a premier global organization with 57 chapters for executives involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions for Fortune500 firms and “middle-market” companies. ACG’s 14,000 members include professionals from private equity firms, corporations and lenders that invest in middle-market companies, as well as from law, accounting, investment banking and other firms that provide advisory services. ACG drive’s “middle market” growth.

About Navidar Group LLC
Navidar Group, with offices in Indianapolis and New York City, is an investment banking firm that provides businesses and investors in dynamic industries with strategic merger and acquisition advice, capital raising solutions and corporate advisory services. The firm focuses on technology, business services, health care information technology and advanced manufacturing companies. Navidar principals have completed more than 165 transactions representing transaction volume of over $26 billion in M&A and $22 billion in capital raising, for both private and public companies, over the past 20 years. Navidar Group LLC is a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA and SIPC. To learn more about Navidar Group, please visit