How to Choose a Stock Transfer Agent

By | 03/30/2018 | 1:25 pm ET

A transfer agent is a company or financial institution that helps manage securities recordkeeping duties for private and public entities. Transfer agents perform many functions, including but not limited to: ensuring compliance with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) following an initial public offering (IPO) or private placement, company merger/acquisitions, processing stock splits, administering shareholder meetings, issuing or cancelling stock certificates, and stock transfers. With these professional services, a transfer…

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