NIBA Member Firms Syndicate IPO for Methes Energies

NIBA Member Firms Syndicate IPO for Methes Energies 
ATHENS, GA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/01/12 --  An Initial Public Offering
for Methes Energies Intl., a recent NIBA presenter, was completed by
NIBA member firms including Paulson Investment Company, Inc.,
(NASDAQ: PLCC) and Barrett & Company. Other NIBA member firms
included in the syndicate were J.P. Turner, ViewTrade Securities,
Dawson James, Finance 500, JHS Capital, Joseph Gunnar, Myers and
Associates, and Westpark. Methes has presented twice at NIBA, once in
Boston in August 2011 and most recently in New York in September
On October 29, 2012, Methes Energies Intl. (NASDAQ: MEILU) announced
the closing of its initial public offering of 560,000 units of its
common stock at a price to the public of $5.00 per unit, which
included one share of common stock, one Class A redeemable common
stock purchase warrant and one Class B redeemable common stock
purchase warrant. The units will trade on the NASDAQ Capital Market
under the symbol "MEILU" until November 26, 2012. Beginning on
November 26, 2012, Methes Energies International's common stock,
Class A warrants and Class B warrants will trade under the symbols
"MEIL," "MEILW" and "MEILZ," respectively. Once separate trading in
the common stock and warrants commences, the units will cease trading
and will be delisted.  
The company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for the
purchase of production and storage equipment and upgrade of rail
tracks at its Sombra facility, for marketing and sales expenses and
working capital required for general corporate purposes. 
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About Paulson Capital Corp.:  
Paulson Capital Corp. is the parent company of Paulson Investment
Company, Inc., (NASDAQ: PLCC) Headquartered in Portland, Oregon,
Paulson Investment Company, Inc. is a national leader in public
offerings of small and emerging growth companies with capital needs
of $5 million to $45 million. Founded by Chester "Chet" Paulson in
1970, it has managed or underwritten 170 securities offerings and has
generated more than $1.2 billion for client companies. 
About Methes Energies International Ltd.  
Methes Energies International Ltd. is a renewable energy company that
offers a variety of products and services to biodiesel fuel
producers. Methes also offers biodiesel processors that are unique,
truly compact, fully automated state-of-the-art and continuous flow
that can run on a wide variety of feedstocks. Methes markets and
sells biodiesel fuel produced at its showcase production facility in
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada and at its recently commissioned 13 MGY
facility in Sombra, Ontario, to customers in the U.S. and Canada, as
well as providing multiple biodiesel fuel solutions to its clientele.
Among its services are selling commodities to its network of
biodiesel producers, selling their biodiesel production and providing
clients with proprietary software to operate and control their
processors. Methes also remotely monitors the quality and
characteristics of its clients' production, upgrades and repairs
their processors and advises clients on adjusting their processes to
use varying feedstock to improve the quality of their biodiesel. For
more information, please visit 
Emily Foshee
Executive Director
Phone: 706-208-9620
On Twitter: @NIBAnet 
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