Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

Generational Capital Markets Advises Great Lakes Renewable Energy in its Sale to Lignetics

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 1:15pm

b"Generational Capital Markets , Member FINRA/SIPC and a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Great Lakes Renewable Energy, Inc. to Lignetics, Inc. (a holding of Taglich Private Equity, LLC).

Key Points: 
  • b"Generational Capital Markets , Member FINRA/SIPC and a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Great Lakes Renewable Energy, Inc. to Lignetics, Inc. (a holding of Taglich Private Equity, LLC).
  • The acquisition closed March 31, 2021.\nLocated in Hayward, Wisconsin, Great Lakes Renewable Energy (GLRE) is a wood pellet manufacturer specializing in BBQ wood pellets, primarily under the Lumber Jack Grilling Pellets brand.
  • For more information on TPE, visit https://taglichpe.com/ .\nGenerational Capital Markets\xe2\x80\x99 Senior Managing Director of Mergers & Acquisitions, Phil Pizzurro , successfully closed the deal.
  • Generational Capital wholly owns Generational Capital Markets, Inc ., Member FINRA/SIPC.

First Trust Dynamic Europe Equity Income Fund Issues Notice Regarding April 2021 Distribution

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 9:42pm

A return of capital distribution does not necessarily reflect the Fund\'s investment performance and should not be confused with "yield" or "income.

Key Points: 
  • A return of capital distribution does not necessarily reflect the Fund\'s investment performance and should not be confused with "yield" or "income.
  • The Fund will send you a Form 1099-DIV for the calendar year that will tell you how to report these distributions for federal income tax purposes.
  • FTA and its affiliate First Trust Portfolios L.P. ("FTP"), a FINRA registered broker-dealer, are privately-held companies that provide a variety of investment services.
  • FTA is the supervisor of the First Trust unit investment trusts, while FTP is the sponsor.

Lincoln Financial Network Launches African American Financial Professional Network

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

b'Lincoln Financial Network (LFN), the retail wealth management affiliate of Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC), today announced the launch of its African American Financial Professional Network (AAFPN), a new enterprise-wide initiative designed to better support the unique needs of African American financial professionals and clients.\nThe AAFPN is part of Lincoln Financial Group\xe2\x80\x99s ongoing action plan to advance racial equity , and to driving meaningful, measurable change.

Key Points: 
  • b'Lincoln Financial Network (LFN), the retail wealth management affiliate of Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC), today announced the launch of its African American Financial Professional Network (AAFPN), a new enterprise-wide initiative designed to better support the unique needs of African American financial professionals and clients.\nThe AAFPN is part of Lincoln Financial Group\xe2\x80\x99s ongoing action plan to advance racial equity , and to driving meaningful, measurable change.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cThe AAFPN is a critical component of that commitment to lifting up and supporting our African American financial professionals.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cThe AAFPN is designed and directed by African American professionals for African American professionals.
  • To read more about each of Lincoln\xe2\x80\x99s eight diversity action areas and the progress made visit the Lincoln Newsroom .\nLincoln Financial Network is the marketing name for the retail sales and financial planning affiliates of Lincoln Financial Group and includes Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. and Lincoln Financial Securities Corp., both members of FINRA and SIPC.

The Presidio Group Advises on Sale of The Suburban Collection: Largest Number of Franchises Sold to Date in a Strategic Transaction

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 3:02pm

\xe2\x80\x9cIt was incredibly important to us that the new owner maintained our culture and took care of our 2,250 team members.

Key Points: 
  • \xe2\x80\x9cIt was incredibly important to us that the new owner maintained our culture and took care of our 2,250 team members.
  • During their careers, the professionals at Presidio have collectively closed more than 200 transactions for over $13 billion.
  • Presidio Merchant Partners LLC is a subsidiary of The Presidio Group LLC and is a member of FINRA and SIPC.
  • For more information on Presidio, visit www.thepresidiogroup.com .\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210413005473/en/\n'

First Trust Energy Income and Growth Fund Declares its Quarterly Distribution of $0.30 Per Share

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 9:37pm

b'First Trust Energy Income and Growth Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE American: FEN) has declared the Fund\'s regularly scheduled quarterly distribution of $0.30 per share.

Key Points: 
  • b'First Trust Energy Income and Growth Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE American: FEN) has declared the Fund\'s regularly scheduled quarterly distribution of $0.30 per share.
  • The distribution will be payable on April 30, 2021, to shareholders of record as of April 23, 2021.
  • The Fund focuses on investing in MLPs and related public entities in the energy sector which the Fund\'s investment sub-advisor believes offer opportunities for income and growth.
  • FTA and its affiliate First Trust Portfolios L.P. ("FTP"), a FINRA registered broker-dealer, are privately-held companies that provide a variety of investment services.

Drake Star Partners Unveils Comprehensive Electric and Autonomous Vehicle Industry Forecast

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 11:06am

To read the \xe2\x80\x9cState of the Advanced Mobility Industry Report 2021,\xe2\x80\x9d click here .\n\xe2\x80\x9c2020 was a year like no other with COVID-19 having a profound impact on the automobile industry,\xe2\x80\x9d said Vitaly Golomb, partner, Drake Star Partners.

Key Points: 
  • To read the \xe2\x80\x9cState of the Advanced Mobility Industry Report 2021,\xe2\x80\x9d click here .\n\xe2\x80\x9c2020 was a year like no other with COVID-19 having a profound impact on the automobile industry,\xe2\x80\x9d said Vitaly Golomb, partner, Drake Star Partners.
  • Electric vehicles look to regain momentum as a new US administration commits to an environmental focus, while autonomous vehicles face a more challenging path ahead.
  • Drake Star Partners completed over 360 transactions since 2004, 70% of which are cross-border.\nDrake Star Partners is the marketing name for the global investment bank Drake Star Partners Limited and its subsidiaries and affiliates.
  • In the USA, Drake Star Securities LLC is regulated by FINRA and is a member of SIPC .

Triad Securities Corp. and Argus Research Publish Q1 2021 IPO, Secondary Market Summary and Outlook

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 1:51pm

b'NEW YORK, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Triad Securities Corp., a full-service, agency-only brokerage firm, today announced the issuance of its Q1 2021 Quarterly Snapshot on U.S. IPOs and secondary offerings (See report here .)

Key Points: 
  • b'NEW YORK, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Triad Securities Corp., a full-service, agency-only brokerage firm, today announced the issuance of its Q1 2021 Quarterly Snapshot on U.S. IPOs and secondary offerings (See report here .)
  • By the numbers, 101 operating companies raised funds through IPOs in 1Q21, up from 25 in 1Q20 and from 77 last quarter.
  • Evercore ISI issues had the best returns in the quarter, based on our analysis of the underwriters.\nTriad Securities, member FINRA and SIPC, is a full-service, agency-only brokerage firm.
  • We provide superior and personalized Prime Brokerage Services to Hedge Funds, Family Offices, Managed Account Platforms, RIAs, Proprietary Trading Desks and Professional Traders.

Former B2B Software CEO and Dealmaker, James Filsinger, Joins Ponterra Business Advisors

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 1:38pm

"And to get work with John and Ponterra, the best boutique middle market investment bank out there, was too great to pass up.

Key Points: 
  • "And to get work with John and Ponterra, the best boutique middle market investment bank out there, was too great to pass up.
  • Ponterra offers a variety of merger and acquisition, value enhancement and business advisory services.
  • Securities transactions conducted through StillPoint Capital LLC, member FINRA/SIPC.Certain members of Ponterra Business Advisors are Registered Representatives of StillPoint Capital LLC.
  • Ponterra Business Advisors and StillPoint Capital LLC are not affiliated entities.\nUS Toll Free +1 (855) 205-2500 Extension: 520\nInternational +1 (703) 565-2177 Extension: 520\n'

Surge Battery Metals announces OTC Symbol Change to "NILIF" and New Website Launch

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

b'VANCOUVER, BC, April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Surge Battery Minerals Inc.(the "Company" or "Surge") (TSXV: NILI) (OTC: NILIF) (FRA: DJ5C) is pleased to announce that FINRA has approved a change to the Company\'s stock symbol trading on the OTC Markets.

Key Points: 
  • b'VANCOUVER, BC, April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Surge Battery Minerals Inc.(the "Company" or "Surge") (TSXV: NILI) (OTC: NILIF) (FRA: DJ5C) is pleased to announce that FINRA has approved a change to the Company\'s stock symbol trading on the OTC Markets.
  • Effective today, the Company\'s common shares will trade on the OTC Markets under the symbol "NILIF".
  • The current trading symbol is SURJF.\nThe Company is also pleased to announce that it has launched a new corporate website https://surgebatterymetals.com .
  • Forwardlooking statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results may vary materially from those statements.

PURA Announces Management Update Next Week To Highlight Latest ALKM Equity Partnership Progress and Farmersville Plans With PAOG and USMJ

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 7:44pm

PURA shareholders are intended to receive one share of PAOG for every PURA share they hold.

Key Points: 
  • PURA shareholders are intended to receive one share of PAOG for every PURA share they hold.
  • The intended distribution has been submitted for review by FINRA.
  • Once the review process is complete, PURA and PAOG plan to promptly proceed with the intended distribution.\nPURA and PAOG are joined on the Farmersville project by North American Cannabis Holdings, Inc. (USOTC: USMJ) and ALKM.
  • In the light of these uncertainties, the forward-looking events referred to in this release might not occur.