March 11, 2012 (Newswire.com) - Ironridge Global Partners, LLC, a long-only institutional investor making direct equity investments in small cap public companies, today announced the promotion of Keith Coulston from Vice President to Director.
"Keith played an important role in establishing Ironridge's back-end infrastructure, capable of handling hundreds of millions of dollars in transactions annually," said Brendan O'Neil, Managing Director. "In addition, he was directly instrumental in executing several eight-figure financings last year. Keith has been a key part of our successful launch, and his role will continue to grow as we continue to effectuate more and larger transactions."
Coulston has over 20 years of capital markets experience. Prior to joining Ironridge, he was with Enable Capital Management, one of the largest and most active hedge funds investing in emerging growth companies. He received his BA from University of California, Berkeley.
Ironridge invests in small cap and micro cap emerging growth companies. Most Ironridge transactions are for preferred or common stock with no warrants, rights of first refusal or other restrictive covenants. Ironridge has never shorted any stock of any company, and remains a common stockholder of every company it has invested in since inception.
Ironridge's principals have handled several hundred billion dollars in public company financing transactions over more than two decades.
About Ironridge Global Partners, LLC
Ironridge is a long-only institutional investor, making direct equity investments in small cap public companies. The firm entered into more than twenty equity financing transactions last year, ranging from a quarter million to $10 million each. Its extensive industry experience includes: life sciences, energy, natural resources, consumer products, media and technology. Ironridge's high level of expertise enables it to structure flexible financial solutions appropriate for each individual situation, and to complete transactions quickly and efficiently. For more information on Ironridge, please visit www.IronridgeGlobal.com.