SOURCE: The Small Business Company

September 13, 2012 15:44 ET

SBCO DBA Select Business and Corporation Opportunities, Inc. Announces the Addition of Vice Chairman to the Board of Directors and Additional Portfolio Companies

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Sep 13, 2012) - The Small Business Company (PINKSHEETS: SBCO), DBA Select Business and Corporation Opportunities Inc., a Business Development Company has added Hershel F Smith, Jr. to the Board of Directors as Vice Chairman.

Mr. Smith has over thirty-five years experience in the financial services arena. He has chaired the Investment Policy for Cardinal Capital Management and acts as the Senior Advisor to Aduro Asset Group. Additionally, he is active in the Catholic Philanthropy as the Treasurer for the Malta Project of Southeast Florida where he is also a member of the Board of Directors.

After much thought and due diligence, the company has added the final seven companies to be included in the N-2 filing. With the addition of these companies and a Letter of Intent with a recognized firm to act as a Registered Investment Advisor, the company feels confident in its ability to provide shareholder value and stability in the chosen segments of businesses of the BDC.

About The Small Business Company
The Small Business Company is a corporation registered in the State of Delaware. SBCO became a fully reporting public company through the filing of a 10SB in late 2006 and began trading on the OTC pink sheets in January 2007. The Small Business Company's strong leadership and vast knowledge and experience will enable the company to be successful in obtaining low risk high growth companies. A partial list of final companies includes F 360 Worldwide, Faraway Friends, Portfolio Cafe, Tickled Pink Ice Cream, Manufacturing and Distribution, LifeForce Elder Centers and National Appraisal Management Center. 

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