SOURCE: S3 Investment Company

November 01, 2007 09:08 ET

S3 Investment Company Announces Dalian Chuming Group Agreement With Hunter Wise Financial Group, LLC to Provide Investment Banking Services for Reverse Merger Transaction

DANVILLE, CA--(Marketwire - November 1, 2007) - S3 Investment Company, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SIVC), a holding company with two subsidiaries doing business in the China market, today announced that Dalian Chuming Group Co., LTD, a client of S3's Redwood Capital subsidiary, has selected Hunter Wise Financial Group, LLC of Irvine, California to act as the exclusive investment banking firm for its reverse merger into the U.S. public markets.

Dalian Chuming Group management executed the investment banking contract with Hunter Wise Financial Group, LLC during S3 chairman and chief executive officer Jim Bickel's recent trip to China.

Hunter Wise Financial Group, LLC and its wholly owned Broker/Dealer, Hunter Wise Securities, LLC, a FINRA and SIPC member firm, provide investment banking services including institutional finance, financial advisory services, international transactions, and mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Dalian Chuming Group has engaged Hunter Wise Financial Group to act as its exclusive financial advisor, and Hunter Wise Securities to act as the exclusive placement agent in connection with its pursuit of a U.S. public listing.

"We have developed a very strong working relationship with Hunter Wise over the past several months, and we are extremely confident that this firm is the best choice to handle the investment banking services for the Dalian Chuming Group reverse merger transaction," commented S3 chairman and chief executive officer Jim Bickel.

Redwood Capital, which provides an array of services to private Chinese companies and utilizes its extensive network of investment banking relationships to facilitate the client's listing on a U.S. public market through a reverse merger process, is currently assisting with Dalian Chuming Group's entrance into the U.S. markets.

Dalian Chuming Group Co., LTD (www.chuminggroup.com) is a major producer of fresh and frozen pork and other processed meat products. Dalian Chuming Group Co., LTD is among a select group of industrialized farming corporations in northeastern China and is known for its international quality management standards and global safety certifications. It is the first company in the meat industry to receive "Green Food" certification from China's Ministry of Agriculture. Dalian Chuming Group is the second largest meat producer in China's Northeast Region, which has a population of 108 million. The pursuit of a U.S. public listing is expected to allow the Chuming Group to expand into additional geographic markets.

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About Hunter Wise

Headquartered in Irvine, California, Hunter Wise Securities, LLC is a FINRA-registered Broker/Dealer and SIPC Member Firm. FINRA, or the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, is the successor to the NASD and is the largest non-governmental regulator for all securities firms doing business with the United States public. All told, FINRA oversees nearly 5,100 brokerage firms. Hunter Wise Securities is wholly owned by Hunter Wise Financial Group, LLC (www.hunterwise.com), which provides mid-market investment banking services from eight offices in North America and the United Kingdom.

About S3 Investment Company

S3 Investment Company, Inc. (http://www.s3investments.com) is a holding company with two subsidiaries doing business in the China market. S3 holds a 100% equity interest in Redwood Capital (http://www.redwoodcapinc.com), which assists private Chinese companies in accessing U.S. capital markets by utilizing a network of investment banking relationships to achieve reverse merger transactions, and a 51% equity interest in SINO UJE (http://www.sinouje.com), a non-stocking distributor of medical and industrial high-tech products to markets throughout China.

Any statements contained herein related to future events are forward-looking statements and are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. S3 Investment Company, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update any such statements to reflect actual events.

Contact Information

  • S3 Investment Company Contact:
    Gemini Financial Communications, Inc.
    A. Beyer
    (951) 677-8073
    Email Contact

    Hunter Wise Contact:
    Dan McClory
    Managing Director
    (949) 732-4102
    Email Contact