A Crowdfunding Success Story

Yaaay! A crowdfunding success story! At last.

Brewdogs, a microbrewery that actually started in a garage and crowdfunded equity is seeing a payday for its investors.

The so-called “Equity Punks” will be able to sell when TSG Consumer Partners, a private equity firm, takes a 22% interest in the brewery valuing it at $1 Billion.

Now numbering at about 50,000, the beer drinking Punks will see a return of over 177% on their investment while the initial group of crowdfunders can count on about a 2,800 return.

An outlier to be sure, but a nice story.

About JeffKoeppel

I am a corporate/securities attorney in the Washington, DC area. Prior to joining the firm, I was a Senior Attorney Advisor in the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I am a member of the Bars of the States of Maryland, New York and the District of Columbia. You can also follow this blog on LinkedIn at: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jeffrey-a-koeppel/0/63/5a9
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