Direct Transfer Selects to Simplify the Securities Transfer Process for Shareholders

Clients Now Have Access to a Technology-Enabled Solution to Obtain a Signature Medallion Guarantee


NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / February 28, 2017 /, a unique online digital platform for shareholders, today announced that Direct Transfer, a division of Issuer Direct Corp. (NYSE MKT: ISDR), has selected the platform to provide shareholders with a modern solution to obtain a medallion signature guarantee.

Direct Transfer is the latest stock transfer agent to align with in order to simplify the security transfer process for investors. A medallion signature, which verifies a customer’s identity and helps protect shareholders from fraud, is a requirement when transferring securities. leverages ID Verification technology through a web-based platform to simplify and modernize the process, allowing shareholders and investors to obtain the requirements needed more efficiently and quickly.

“We are very excited to be working with,” said Eddie Tobler, Vice President of Stock Transfer at Issuer Direct Corp. “We are always looking to provide more efficient solutions to our clients and shareholders, and this technology will significantly alleviate some of the pain-points associated with obtaining a medallion signature, ultimately saving clients both time and money.”

Obtaining a medallion signature has become increasingly difficult and time-consuming, as many banks, credit unions, and financial institutions have simply stopped offering this service, leaving shareholders with nowhere else to turn. is the only digital platform that offers this service through an online solution. By continuing to collaborate with stock transfer agents, shareholders, and funds, the shareholder community now has a more efficient, modern, and fully-compliant solution to obtain a signature medallion.

About Direct Transfer

Direct Transfer is a division of Issuer Direct Corp., which is an industry-leading communications and compliance company focusing on the needs of corporate issuers. Issuer Direct’s principal platform, Platform ID, empowers users by thoughtfully integrating the most relevant tools, technologies, and services, thus eliminating the complexity associated with producing and distributing financial and business communications. Headquartered in RTP N.C., Issuer Direct serves more than 2,000 public and private companies in more than 18 countries.

About eSignature Group, LLC

eSignature Group provides a unique, patent pending online platform at, which allows stockholders to obtain a medallion signature guarantee for the transfer of securities. The platform is available for individuals, corporate entities, trustees, and executors and can be used to obtain a medallion signature guarantee for shares in physical certificate form or for shares held in an electronic book entry account via the submission of a signed stock power. For more information, visit


Lauren Herman
Caliber Corporate Advisers

Direct Transfer
Eddie Tobler
Vice President of Stock Transfer