Newport Beach, CA – July 13, 2009 – International Monetary, a boutique investment banking consultant (www.intlmonetary.com), is proud to announce it has been retained with Zaldiva, Inc (OTCBB: ZLDV). Zaldiva, Inc is an emerging growth company specializing in comic books, toys and collectible items.
According to retail analysis site ICv2, sales of graphic novels in the U.S. and Canada rose from $75 million in 2001 to $375 million in 2007. Zaldiva, with its unique combination of highly visible brick-and-mortar location in Florida, its e-commerce site and one of the most successful eBay storefronts, is expected to become a heavyweight in this rapidly growing market.
“We are excited about this opportunity to help Zaldiva realize its full growth potential”, said Blaine Riley, Founder and Managing Director of International Monetary. “With no debt on its balance sheet, an extremely high-margin and diverse product offering and a licensed eBay drop-off location that sells internationally to 50 countries, Zaldiva possesses a range of competitive advantages in its niche.”
International Monetary will be consulting with Zaldiva on Investor Relations as well as providing strategic advisory services that will best position Zaldiva for rapid growth.
About Zaldiva, Inc.
Headquartered in Oakland Park, FL Zaldiva, Inc engages in the retail of comic books, toys, and collectible items. It also sells pop-culture comic book related collectibles that primarily include action figures, dolls, statues, die-cast vehicles, T-shirts, books, magazines, posters and lithographs, household decor and decorative items, board and card games, caps and hats, licensed advertisements, plush toys, and some sports memorabilia. For more corporate and product information please visit our website at www.zaldiva.com.
About International Monetary
Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA International Monetary is a boutique Investment Banking consulting firm that provides a full range of investment banking services, including strategic advisory, Investor & Public Relations, and structuring debt/equity financing of under $1 billion. International Monetary focuses on emerging growth, turn-around situations and rapidly expanding small companies. For more information and complete service list, please visit our website at www.intlmonetary.com.
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