Private Company Solutions

Nasdaq Private Market's liquidity solutions create pathways to secondary capital for shareholders and investors

This Solution Helps

  • Private Companies
  • Founders
  • Law Firms
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Nasdaq Private Market (NPM) provides a model that allows companies to facilitate liquidity without sacrificing control, whether a company wants to stay private longer or eventually go public.

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We work with companies of all sizes to tailor solutions to their liquidity needs and offer more ways to find secondary capital during the pre-IPO stage of their corporate lifecycle.


O U R   S O L U T I O N S :

Tender Offers & Company Repurchases

Use our technology-enabled, streamlined liquidity process for shareholders and investors.

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Block Trades

Allow shareholders to sell private company stock to NPM's institutional buyer network and other investors.

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Private Company Secondary Auctions

Determine your transaction timing, price range and sell limits within NPM’s flexible auction mechanism.

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Option Extensions, RSU Liquidity & 701 Disclosures

Help clients sell their vested units, facilitate Rule 701 compliance, and enable shareholders to convert stock options to avoid expiration or allow repricing.

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Liquidity Programs through June 2019
270+
"We are excited to see transactions on the NPM platform set another record as private companies continue to see the long term value in prioritizing liquidity strategies for the benefit of all stakeholders."

- Eric Folkemer | Head of NPM
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NPM's Record Year
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Liquidity Programs through June 2019
270+
"We are excited to see transactions on the NPM platform set another record as private companies continue to see the long term value in prioritizing liquidity strategies for the benefit of all stakeholders."

- Eric Folkemer | Head of NPM

Why Partner With Us

End-to-End Technology

Streamline manual workflows like allowing sellers to select which stock holdings to sell from, document signature collection, settlement and processing payments.

Experienced Intermediary

We operate through our registered broker-dealer subsidiaries, NPM Securities, LLC, and SMTX, LLC, to work with leading private companies on their secondary liquidity programs.

Secondary Buyer Network

Access a growing pool of institutional buyers focused on direct secondaries with private companies.

How It Works

Secondary liquidity is crucial for growth and retention, and has now become mainstream. We leverage our extensive market experience to develop efficient, demand-driven programs across a company, its shareholders and buyers.

  • Pre-Launch: Customization

    Our team works with your company’s management team to define program goals and create a customized solution reflecting industry best practices.

  • Program and Execution: Workflow Support

    The NPM platform guides company-approved shareholders through the sell order process, collecting necessary documents and signatures. Our dedicated team provides ongoing shareholder support.

  • Post-Program: Closing and Settlement

    Once the offer period expires, NPM facilitates closing logistics and the platform provides comprehensive liquidity program reports.

Top Private Companies Partner With NPM
73
Number of clients that have achieved unicorn valuation (private companies with a valuation greater than $1 billion)
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Meet the NPM Unicorn Club
As unicorns continue their impressive growth with an eye towards a potential IPO, NPM helps them provide the option of liquidity to their shareholders through private secondary transactions.
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Top Private Companies Partner With NPM
73
Number of clients that have achieved unicorn valuation (private companies with a valuation greater than $1 billion)

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Resource Center

  • 2019 Mid-Year Private Company Report

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    2019 Mid-Year Private Company Report

    Nasdaq Private Market takes the pulse on the secondary market in our 2019 Mid-Year Report, which highlights the trends that are influencing the current rise in private company secondary activity.

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  • NPM 2018 Year-End Retrospective

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    NPM 2018 Year-End Retrospective

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  • NPM RSU Whitepaper Download NPM RSU Whitepaper
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