CITRA, Fla., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Pacific Rim Commerce Group (Pink Sheets :APRM ) (www.aprcg.com) "the Company"), and a leader in marketing "Made-in-the-USA" products and services manufactured by U.S. Small & Medium Size Businesses (SME) to consumers in Hong Kong and China through our proprietary e-commerce platform, headquartered in Citra, Florida, today announced that it has engaged International Monetary ("IM") as its investment banking & strategic advisory firm to structure financing and provide capital resources, provide proprietary investor relations services (IR), advise on merger and acquisition candidates, and advise the Company's management on other strategic decisions.
"International Monetary has a direct connection to the investment community which will help us quickly move forward with our strategy to sell products 'Made-in-the-USA' to ready willing and able buyers in China an Hong Kong," stated, Mr. Raymond Talarico, President of American Pacific Rim Commerce Group. "Additionally, IM's vast experience in the public markets will aid in our overall market strategy to communicate more effectively the company's plan to create value for our shareholders, and source the additional funding necessary to complete our platform while improving our existing valuations, all areas where we are currently underperforming. Having IM on the team is a game changer for APRM."
Continued Mr. Talarico, "IM is one of the premier investment banking and consulting firms in the United States catering specifically to the needs of small and micro cap public companies such as American Pacific Rim. As a micro-cap company our needs are more specialized than our counter-parts in the small and mid cap markets. With IM's team of professionals serving their corporate clients, IM has the experience and resources to quickly facilitate financing, provide powerful IR services, and bring a substantial knowledgebase to the table for American Pacific Rim to draw from in making strategic finance decisions. We are pleased to add IM to our Advisory Board and be associated with this premier firm."
MB Riley, Managing Director of IM, states, "American Pacific Rim Commerce Group provides a platform for dynamic product/service offerings in the Technology Sector that positions the Company for significant growth. The target market for APRM products broadens each day in the U.S. and around the world." Newport Beach-based IM will provide American Pacific Rim with services ranging from the preparation of corporate documents to providing guidance and assistance in maximizing shareholder value.
American Pacific Rim Commerce Group, is a development stage Company marketing "Made-in-the-USA" products and services manufactured by U.S. Small & Medium Size Businesses (SME) to consumers in Hong Kong and China through our proprietary e-commerce platform. APRM is a first mover providing SME's transactional-based solutions; promotions, sales, logistics and currency conversion that will establish our backbone as the leading on-line marketplace between Chinese consumers and SME's, launching its proprietary portal 'mymyJ' (loosely translated); "Buy & Sell Festival" in China in 2011. To find out more about APRM, go to: www.aprcg.com.
Founded in 1997, IM recognized a need to provide Investment Banking Services with the speed and precision that is required in the new internet and technology economy. IM focuses on turn around situations and rapidly growing small companies, specializing in debt/equity financing of under $1 billion. IM is lead by a team of Managing Directors that provides a number of strategic advisory services including: structuring financing and providing capital resources, M&A, International Licensing/Commercialization, Retail Product/Service Distribution, Advertising & Marketing, and Shareholder Enhancement Services. To find out more about IM, go to: www.intlmonetary.com
The information in this Press Release includes certain "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of the Safe Harbor provisions of Federal Securities Laws. Investors are cautioned that such statements are based upon assumptions that in the future may prove not to have been accurate and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties, including the future financial performance of the Company. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in its forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations or any of its forward-looking statements will provide to be correct. Factors that could cause results to differ include, but are not limited to successful performances of internal plans, the impact of competitors, and general economic risks and uncertainties.
SOURCE American Pacific Rim Commerce Group