NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - July 14, 2010) -  Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP (SRFF), a leading law firm headquartered in New York that specializes in corporate securities law and corporate finance, announced today that they ranked as the number one most active issuer counsel in the U.S. PIPE (private investments in public equity) market for the first two quarters of 2010 by both Sagient Research Systems and DealFlow Media, Inc.

In 2009, among legal counsel to PIPE issuers, SRFF was the top firm advising on 43 transactions equaling $209.9 million. 2009 also marked the sixth consecutive year that the firm has been recognized by leading industry data publications issued by Sagient Research and DealFlow Media, as the leading law firm for representing issuers in PIPE transactions in the U.S.

"The PIPEs market continues to build momentum as we see signs of life in the U.S. economy and our seasoned legal team remains committed to serving the unique needs of small and mid cap issuers," said Gregory Sichenzia, founding partner of SRFF. "It's an honor for us to have been recognized over the last six years for our expertise and achievements in the PIPEs marketplace."

Sagient Research Systems' PlacementTracker, which publishes PIPE Market League Tables, is recognized as the leading provider of research, data, and analytics for the PIPE market. DealFlow Media's PrivateRaise is the leading source for comprehensive analysis of PIPEs, reverse mergers, shelf registrations, and special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). Both publications are leading industry resources for tracking the business of private investments in public equity.

About Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP

Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP (SRFF) is headquartered in New York and offers a full range of financial and business legal services. SRFF specializes in advising corporations on all securities matters including public offerings, private investment in public entities (PIPEs) deals and international reverse merger transactions. The Firm is a recognized leader in PIPEs transactions for publicly traded companies and has completed over 300 deals to date, totaling approximately $1.5 billion since 2001. SRFF maintains dedicated Asian and Israeli corporate practice groups and is acknowledged for legal excellence, sectoral expertise and a strong commitment to innovation and client service. For more information, visit

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