GREAT NECK, N.Y., Sept. 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc. (Nasdaq:LOAN) ("Manhattan Bridge Capital" or the "Company"), a "hard money" lender specializing in short-term loans secured by real estate, today announced that it has engaged both American Capital Ventures ("ACV"), a boutique provider of comprehensive investor relations and financial marketing to the micro- and small-cap community and TriPoint Global Equities, LLC, along with SABR Capital Management ("SABR"), a boutique capital markets advisory firm dedicated to working with fundamentally strong micro and small cap management teams to assist with capital market strategy and guidance.
Assaf Ran, Chief Executive Officer of Manhattan Bridge Capital, commented, "We are excited to explore initiatives to increase investor awareness, including road shows, luncheons and participation in investor oriented conferences. We are confident that our Investor Relations firm American Capital Ventures and our Strategic Advisor, TriPoint Global Equities and SABR Capital Management will greatly assist us in these ongoing efforts."
Howard Gostfrand, President of American Capital Ventures, stated, "Manhattan Bridge Capital has a strong track record of success, we anticipate the current dividend yield along with the secured nature of the company's collateral will generate significant interest from our shareholder community."
"Manhattan Bridge Capital's conversion to a REIT is a great first step to capitalizing on the advantages inherent in the REIT structure and is a positive first step in the ongoing efforts to attract institutional shareholders," stated Ariel Imas, SABR's Managing Partner.
Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc. offers short-term, secured, non–banking loans to real estate investors in the New York metropolitan area.
Forward-looking statements in this release are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, the risks with marketing of its new on-line software solution, the continued acceptance of the Company's new and existing products, increased levels of competition, new products introduced by competitors, changes in the rates of subscriber acquisition and retention, and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
About Manhattan Bridge Capital:
Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc. offers short-term secured, non–banking loans (sometimes referred to as ''hard money'' loans) to real estate investors to fund their acquisition, renovation, rehabilitation or improvement of properties located in the New York metropolitan area. We operate the web site: http://www.manhattanbridgecapital.com
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CONTACT: Company: Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc. Assaf Ran Chief Executive Officer firstname.lastname@example.org 516.444.3400 Investor Relations: American Capital Ventures Howard Gostfrand President email@example.com 305.918.7000Source:Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc.