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American First Financial closes merger with Kennedy Capital Corp.: CORRECTED

American First Financial said Monday that it has completed its merger with Kennedy Capital Corp. The company will now run under the name American First Financial. Also, all of Kennedy Capital’s business dealings and investments will become part of American First Financial’s portfolio. Headquartered in Miami, American First Financial is an investment firm. Kennedy Capital is a mortgage brokerage firm in Pasadena, Calif.

(Correction: Kennedy Capital is based in Oregon City, Ore, according to a February 2012 filing with SEC. The company has no relation to Kennedy Capital of Pasadena, Calif., which is a mortgage brokerage.)

PRESS RELEASE

VANCOUVER, BC–(Marketwired – Sep 23, 2013) – American First Financial (OTC Pink: AFRS), (WKN : A0YG8L), a holding company focused in various areas of private equity and investments, announced today that it has completed its merger with Kennedy Capital Corp. and that the company will operate under the name American First Financial, Inc. As a result of the merger, all of Kennedy Capital’s business operations, assets, and investments will become part of American First Financial’s holdings. The announcement was made today by Dr. Michael Rau, CEO of American First Financial.
Regarding the announcement, Dr. Rau stated, “This merger will offer greater value to our shareholders and will enhance our ability to fund projects, provide resources, and bring more projects to completion.”
American First Financial, Inc. is an international investment company with a focus on developing and marketing its own products. The Company creates tailored solutions and financing for its projects and investments so each client’s unique financial needs are met. American First Financial focuses on companies with a strong and profitable business model and includes start-ups as well as already established companies worldwide. The company’s goal is the building of a portfolio of successful and profitable investments.
The financial sector of American First Financial, Inc. is framed by such companies as Neue Medien Gruppe GmbH., a provider of payment services; Bizzvest Holding & Investment Group Corp., which specializes in corporate and startup financing; and the Kennedy Capital Real Estate Finance Corp., which deals with Tax Deed and Tax Certificate financing as well as real estate in the United States. The company combines classic and innovative business models to create sustainable long-term profitability and success-oriented work.
Regarding the Company’s listing on the American OTC market, Dr. Rau stated, “The Nasdaq/OTC Market is a well-recognized stock exchange and offers a high standard for worldwide investors. An important factor in choosing the OTC trading platform is the high volume of daily trading and the transparency which is achieved through quarterly business reports which benefit all investors.”
The results of the first two quarters of 2013 for Kennedy Capital and American First Financial are currently being analyzed and will be published shortly on the American First Financial website at www.AFRS-financial.com, as well as in the corporate profile of the company on OTC Markets. In the future, the company’s finances will be evaluated quarterly and made publicly available.
About American First Financial, Inc.
American First Financial, Inc. is an international investment company with a focus on developing and marketing its own products. Our management’s network and the general orientation of the Company’s investments provide a significant competitive advantage. American First Financial creates tailored solutions and financing for its projects and investments so each client’s unique financial needs are met. American First Financial focuses on companies with a strong and profitable business model and includes start-ups as well as already established companies worldwide. The company’s goal is the building of a portfolio of successful and profitable investments. The financial sector of American First Financial, Inc. is framed by such companies as Neue Medien Gruppe GmbH., a provider of payment services; Bizzvest Holding & Investment Group Corp., which specializes in corporate and startup financing; and the Kennedy Capital Real Estate Finance Corp., which deals with Tax Deed and Tax Certificate financing as well as real estate in the United States. The company combines classic and innovative business models to create sustainable long-term profitability and success-oriented work.