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Nile Basic Presentation


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Nile Basic Presentation

  1. 1. This presentation is a high level summary of Nile Capital. For more information, visit
  2. 2. <ul><li>Nile Capital, LLC, (“Nile”) is a minority owned, boutique investment firm focused upon closely held and publicly traded microcap companies </li></ul><ul><li>Nile facilitates access to capital, exit/liquidity events, corporate finance advisory, business development and strategic planning </li></ul><ul><li>The principals of Nile have broad and varied experience in private placements, venture capital, corporate finance, M&A, investor relations and operations </li></ul><ul><li>Nile proactively works with clients in a variety of industries to create and enhance shareholder value utilizing a strategic, operating and balance sheet perspective </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Facilitate access to acquisition and growth capital for select companies with defined markets and extraordinary growth and ROI potential </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PIPE, venture capital, private equity and mezzanine debt financings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industry agnostic, but specific analytical capabilities in Life Sciences and technology companies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Accelerate the achievement of business and financial objectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide hands-on strategic, financial, & operational expertise and assistance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utilize Nile’s internal resources as well as Nile’s strategic partner relationships to enhance and maximize shareholder value </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Develop, drive and execute viable exit/liquidity scenarios </li></ul><ul><li>Wealth creation for principals and investors </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Strategic Advisory Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consult to business owners regarding Financings, Divestitures, and Mergers & Acquisitions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Corporate Finance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Raise debt and equity capital to fund projected uses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Raise debt and equity for the acquisition of an existing business </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Business Plan Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create business plans for companies seeking equity capital, debt financing, or to attract potential buyers or strategic partners </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Hedge Funds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide marketing and capital raising support for established hedge funds and fund of funds </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Business Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hands-on assistance in kick-starting business development, sales, and marketing initiatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Auditing and review of business development, sales, and marketing plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifying and Selection of partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seeding & positioning eventual exit partners </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contract CFO </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic and tactical CFO services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Investor Relations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitate and coordinate investment community exposure (analysts, brokers and investors) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Nile’s primary business focus is to identify promising growth or acquisition opportunities that fit the risk/return profile for a variety of accredited investors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Promising companies at attractive valuations possessing good management </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Targeted investment opportunities include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Private and publicly traded microcap companies with superior, risk adjusted ROI prospects below the radar screen of traditional private equity sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Selective early stage venture capital situations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>As an asset class, the microcap segment provide risk diversification as well as attractive risk-adjusted returns </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Decision modeling, economic valuation and strategic planning tools for intellectual property-centric companies </li></ul><ul><li>Life Sciences Expertise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>200 years of combined experience in all aspects of pharmaceutical, R&D and marketing ( </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Risk and portfolio management of projects, companies and intellectual property </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business, technology, intellectual property and candidate valuation and selection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology and business due diligence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Licensing deal structuring and intermediation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project design, capacity planning, manufacturing optimization and incentive design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic and operational planning and management </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Objective: Select the best projects/entities to maximize value </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Value of intellectual property, product, R&D program, technology, market position and brand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitate project selection, pricing, transactions and deal structuring </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Objective: Allocate limited resources to create the best portfolio to maximize enterprise value </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allocation of all resources: people, skills, money, capacity and time </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Objective: Design projects/entities to maximize value </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Assist in deciding the timing and intensity of investments, nature of investments, exit strategies, resource planning, as well as in-house versus outsourcing alternatives </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Lucite Advisors, LLC is an investment advisory firm that assists both public and private companies raise growth capital ( ) </li></ul><ul><li>Lucite partners with management teams and leading financial institutions to provide the capital, expertise, and strategic relationships necessary to build market-leading businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Lucite Advisors developed the SNAPP program to significantly increase a company’s shareholder base while providing accredited investors with investment opportunities at a discount to current market values </li></ul><ul><li>Lucite Advisors conducts all securities-related activity through Nile Capital </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Nile has partnered with the principals of Lucite Advisors, LLC to offer a unique program called SNAPP – Shareholder Net Acquisition Placement Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SNAPP provides a platform to significantly increase the shareholder base of promising, microcap companies (market capitalization less than $300 MM) with defined markets, proven revenue and business models </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Through Nile, approved microcap companies offer up to $1 million of common equity shares to SNAPP investors at a significant discount to current market value </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Accredited investors who participate in the SNAPP program are provided the opportunity to build a diverse portfolio of promising microcap companies with an initial cost basis below the then current market value plus potentially other enticing investment terms </li></ul><ul><li>A simple, cost effective process that benefits both investors and companies </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Financial: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to growth capital </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>M&A and strategic expertise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When appropriate, access to investment banking community for additional, significant financing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Valuation methodologies and validation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Operations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accelerated time to performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased revenue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improved shareholder value </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stronger plans, teams, and positioning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Growth </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Robert G. Roach, Jr. CEO & Managing Director [email_address] Boston, MA <ul><li>SNAPP </li></ul><ul><li>Venture Capital Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Acquisitions/roll ups </li></ul><ul><li>PIPES </li></ul><ul><li>Hedge Fund Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Contract CFO </li></ul>Graham Phillips Managing Director [email_address] Los Angeles, CA <ul><li>Acquisitions/roll ups </li></ul><ul><li>PIPES </li></ul><ul><li>Later Stage Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Hedge Fund Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Contract CFO </li></ul>Mary Lecca Vice President &Compliance Officer [email_address] Boston, MA <ul><li>Compliance & Operations </li></ul><ul><li>Transaction Support </li></ul>Bilal Basrai Vice President [email_address] Chicago, IL <ul><li>SNAPP Program Manager </li></ul><ul><li>PIPES </li></ul><ul><li>Equity Lines of Credit </li></ul>Debra Goundrey Vice President [email_address] New York, NY <ul><li>Hedge Fund Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Acquisitions/roll ups </li></ul>Henry Noel Vice President [email_address] Boston, MA <ul><li>SNAPP </li></ul><ul><li>Venture Capital Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Acquisitions/roll ups </li></ul><ul><li>PIPES </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>VRP Enterprises: Vehicle replacement protection company. Nile principals raised a small Angel capital round for this developmental stage provider of vehicle replacement protection for US car buyers. Nile also provided business development introductions. </li></ul><ul><li>Ability Reinsurance: Reinsurance company. Nile principals drafted the business plan and secured a $300MM private equity commitment to fund a start-up reinsurance company. </li></ul><ul><li>Fulfillment Plus: Call center and fulfillment company. Nile principals assumed the role of COO/CFO for the company. During a three year period, the company achieved a revenue increase from $9MM to $43MM. In addition, $3MM of expansion capital was raised from Angels and Nile principals developed comprehensive business plan financial and pricing models to drive and support profitable growth. </li></ul><ul><li>Time Domain Corporation : Ultra-wideband telecommunications technology company. Nile principals raised $2.5MM of venture capital for this developmental stage technology company. </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Radio Telecom : Fixed broadband wireless services company. Nile principals assisted ART in raising $7.5 million in institutional venture capital and $2+ million in Angel capital. The principals also performed M&A advisory on three acquisitions, sourced a strategic relationship, and marketed the company to Wall Street investment firms, which lead to the eventual IPO. </li></ul>