May 26, 2016, Vancouver, British Columbia: NatureBank Asset Management Inc. (“NB” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: COO) is pleased to announce that it will be presenting at the Marcum Microcap Conference being held in New York city at the Grand Hyatt, on June 1-2, 2016. NatureBank will present on Wednesday June 1, between 4:30 – 5:00pm EST, in the Uris room.
The annual Marcom Microcap Conference features publicly traded companies with market capitalizations of less than $500 million. The conference provides an interactive platform for networking with the investment community. More than 2000 people attend this two-day event, which features presentations by company executives, in addition to one on one meetings between company management and investors.
The conference attracts a wide cross section of investors including fund managers, venture and lower middle-market private equity investors, institutional investors, investment bankers, buy and sell side analysts, and high net worth investors, as well as senior management, industry experts, finance and legal executives and microcap service providers. More than a dozen industry sectors are represented each year. NatureBank will be presenting the business case for investing in sustainable agroforestry sectors such as cocoa and carbon, two growing multi-billion dollar markets.
NatureBank is also pleased to announce that it has engaged Small Cap Invest Ltd, based in Frankfurt Germany, to provide financial market consulting services throughout Europe. Led by Alexander Friedrich, Small Cap Invest has helped dozens of private and publicly listed small and mid-cap companies raise equity capital throughout Europe, leveraging their financial network of private equity, high net worth, hedge fund, investment bank, venture capital and institutional investors. NatureBank will issue 225,000 incentive stock options over the next 6 months to Small Cap Invest as part of the engagement.
“As our company achieves new milestones, it demands we take an active approach in sharing our growth story with the investment community, and be proactive about raising new equity to fuel our growth,” commented Dr. James Tansey, CEO of NatureBank. “We are not only uniquely qualified to deliver on our business plan moving forward, but we are also unique in our ability to build profitable and sustainable commodity supply chains through our investments in cocoa and carbon assets. We look forward to showcasing our company in New York next week and throughout Europe with Small Cap Invest.”
James Tansey, Ph.D.
President and CEO
NatureBank Asset Management Inc.
About NatureBank Asset Management Inc.
NatureBank specializes in advisory, technology and project investment services applied to sustainable commodities and ecological assets, with a primary focus on cocoa, timber and carbon. We provide our customers with a multidisciplinary approach to investing, managing risk, enhancing asset performance and securing commercial returns. While managing climate change risk, we improve livelihoods and sustainability in project regions. Through our advisory services team and our subsidiary companies, Offsetters and CO2OL, we help organizations understand, reduce and offset their climate impact. With offices in Vancouver, British Columbia; Portland, Oregon; Zurich, Switzerland and Bonn, Germany, our team has a global reach. Our team has worked with over 200 leading business organizations including Aimia, Vancity, lululemon athletica, Catalyst Paper, Harbour Air, HSE – Entega, and Shell Canada Limited. NatureBank is publicly listed company on the Toronto Venture Exchange (TSX-V:COO) and in Frankfurt:9EA. Please visit us at www.NatureBank.com.
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