SOURCE: Bark Group Inc.

Bark Group Inc.

April 13, 2010 08:49 ET

Bark Group Inc. Engages National Securities for Investment Banking and Financial Advisory Services

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - April 13, 2010) -  Bark Group Inc. (OTCBB: BKPG), an innovative integrated U.S. advertising and marketing company with a multinational client base, announced today that the Company has engaged National Securities Corporation, an international full-service brokerage house headquartered in New York City, for banking and financial advisory services, including strategic acquisitions, capital formation, business development and related activities.  National Securities has over 650 registered representatives operating throughout North America, South America and Europe.

Bark Group Inc. is a pioneering U.S. communications company aiming to create a network of multiplatform media houses by acquiring profitable and innovative media companies in order to rapidly expand its presence in the U.S. and Europe. Through its growing network of companies, Bark is adding more competencies and media under one roof, expanding its customer and revenue base and ultimately winning significantly larger international clients.

Bent Helvang, Chairman of Bark Group, said, "We are very pleased to be associated with National Securities. With the engagement of this prestigious firm, Bark Group Inc. has made a selective and professional choice in getting the future financing for our planned strategy of building, through acquisition, a string of profitable media houses in the U.S. and Europe in the near future." 

Jonathan Rich, Executive Vice President and Head of Investment Banking at National Securities, stated, "We are impressed with Bark's strong management, innovative vision and thoughtful strategic plans for growth. We look forward to a fruitful relationship with this exciting company."

About National Securities Corporation
National Securities Corporation is an international full-service independent brokerage firm with a diverse base of retail and institutional clients. Founded in 1947, National Securities and its subsidiaries are headquartered in New York City and Seattle, Washington, with over 650 registered representatives operating throughout North America, South America and Europe. A multitude of domestic and international offices provides a broad range of securities brokerage, financial planning, and investment services, as well as corporate finance and investment banking services to corporations and businesses. Investment banking services include underwriting the sale of securities to the public, arranging for the private placement of securities with investors, and assisting companies when evaluating corporate redirection or development through M&A. The New York office engages in principal and agency trading of fixed income products, listed securities and over-the-counter securities for institutional clients, proprietary trading and retail brokerage. Access to all major exchanges, both domestic and foreign, cash management and insurance products, research and Investment Banking services, are available to National Securities' representatives and their clients. National Securities Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of National Holdings Corporation, which trades under the symbol NHLD.

About Bark Group Inc.
Bark Group Inc. is a U.S. company that delivers advertising and marketing campaigns to leading European businesses. Bark develops and delivers highly effective marketing campaigns on structural, strategic, and emotional and creative levels. Its integrated approach is revolutionizing the communications field while offering clients a higher return on their advertising investments. Bark's objectives are to achieve aggressive growth through acquisition and development of satellite companies around the globe, starting with Europe. The company is adamantly pursuing its ambitious goal to be ranked among the 10 best and most profitable communication companies in Europe within 4 years.

Forward Looking Statements
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    Stanley Wunderlich
    Consulting For Strategic Growth 1, Ltd.
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