Brad has been doing reverse mergers for about 15 years and to date have been involved in over 80 reverse mergers both in Canada and the US. Eight years ago Brad focused his efforts on the China market and had traveled to China on numerous occasions to build relationships and seek out top-notch companies with significant growth potential.
Brad, along with strategic partners, was co-investor in Synutra International Inc. (“SYUT”) which has been one of the most successful Chinese listed companies in recent time. Also, Brad was instrumental in developing and bringing public such Chinese names as China Architectural Engineering, Inc. (CAEI”), Asia Time Corporation (“TYM”) and China Shenghuo Pharmaceutical Holdings )”KUN”). Brad is still under contract and is a significant investor with several of theses companies.
Brad has been involved with approximately 22 China deals in the past eight years with a mixture of senior exchange and OTC-BB listed companies. Brad has developed many significant relationships in China government, legal business fields which have created several projects that the Company is currently working on.
Brad co-founded the forming of a Chinese-focused investment fund, Trillion Growth China (www.trilliongrowthchina.com) to invest in private Chinese companies, before going public in the United States. The fund has approx $30 million under its management and has invested in several China projects as well as deals in several China industry players.
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Mr. Hobbs enlisted in the United States Army directly upon graduation from high school in the year 1966. He was trained as an air traffic control specialist. Mr. Hobbs is a Vietnam veteran and was honorably discharged in 1969.
Mr. Hobbs worked for the Federal Aviation Administration as an air traffic control specialist from 1970 to 1980. In 1980 Mr. Hobbs developed an inner ear problem and was unable to pass the required Class 1 flight physical and was medically retired in 1980.
In 1980 Mr. Hobbs formed a company called the International Capital Group (ICG). ICG was a financial services company that initially specialized in sale-leaseback financing for health care professionals. With the explosion of high-tech companies in Silicon Valley, ICG expanded its services to include seed financing for high-tech startups.
In 1983 Mr. Hobbs became an equity holder and manager in a startup company called Centex Telemanagement. The company was successful and went public in 1986. At that time Mr. Hobbs sold his interest in the company and was recruited by the venture capital firm that originally invested in Centex.
Mr. Hobbs worked for Technology Funding for a period of four years from 1986 to 1990. His primary function was the raising of capital, for their income and equity programs, through a large broker dealer network.
After leaving Technology Funding Mr. Hobbs went to work with another startup company called Highland Software. After several years with Highland Software, Mr. Hobbs left the company and started his own software company. The name of the company was Software Management Systems (SMS). Mr. Hobbs operated SMS until he sold the company in the year 2002.
In 2002 Mr. Hobbs opened a new company called MTC Enterprises, LLC. MTC is a consulting and financial services company. In 2011 MTC entered into a contractual relationship with GNA Associates and Linear Capital to provide due diligence and financial analysis services for their private equity group. Mr. Hobbs and MTC continue in that capacity at the current time.