Block Trades

allow shareholders to sell private company stock to accredited institutional investors

This Solution Helps

  • Founders
  • Individual Investors
  • Private Companies
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Nasdaq Private Market (NPM) helps private companies find the appropriate strategic investor(s) for their secondary block trades.

We have extensive relationships with a wide variety of buyers and support top-tier private companies and their founders in locating secondary capital.

 

The NPM Buyer Network

 

Why Partner With Us

Liquidity for Early Investors

Secondary block trades can provide liquidity for founders, executives, and early angel or seed stage investors.

Institutional Buyer Network

Our Institutional Buyer Network consists of carefully vetted institutions actively seeking secondary investment opportunities that private companies can hand select.

Competitive Price Discovery

Our auction-style bidding structure allows for mutually transparent and competition-driven price discovery.

NPM Institutional Buyer Network
37%
of NPM's institutional buyers are from
Growth Equity firms
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Our Institutional Relationships
NPM's institutional buyer network consists of carefully vetted institutions actively seeking secondary investment opportunities.
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NPM Institutional Buyer Network
37%
of NPM's institutional buyers are from
Growth Equity firms

HOW IT WORKS

The block sale transaction timeline can be customized and adjusted using NPM’s platform and allows for seller visibility throughout the bidding, IOI entry, and closing process.

  • Step 1: Select Buyers

    NPM sends a list of potential Buyers to the Seller for the Company/Seller to consider along with their own Buyer(s) before selecting which Buyers can review disclosures.

  • Step 2: Review & Upload Disclosures

    Company disclosure materials are uploaded into the NPM data room. NPM will offer to host meetings with interested buyers.

  • Step 3: Bidding Period

    Once the clearing price is calculated, buyers bid for a period of ten days before offer documents are prepared and sent to the Company/Seller.

  • Step 4: Settlement & Payment

    NPM will review documents and provide tracking spreadsheets with sell orders. NPM sends the executed documents so the Company can prepare tax withholdings and proceeds are remitted to Sellers.

With NPM, you can...

C O N N E C T

with leading institutional investors

S A V E

time and effort locating secondary capital

S T R E A M L I N E

the diligence process

Since its inception in 2013, NPM has facilitated
270+
transactions for private companies
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Secondary Market 2018 Retrospective
Read our annual review of the predominant trends and themes in the private company secondary market.
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Since its inception in 2013, NPM has facilitated
270+
transactions for private companies

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