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LCX to Provide Compliant Token Sale Infrastructure to Zilliqa-Based dApps

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 8:00pm

The companies will work together to identify further opportunities to leverage LCX's tokenization solution to facilitate a fully compliant token issuance and token sale solution for token issuers.

Key Points: 
  • The companies will work together to identify further opportunities to leverage LCX's tokenization solution to facilitate a fully compliant token issuance and token sale solution for token issuers.
  • With this new alliance, Zilliqa's technological infrastructure combined with LCX's legal expertise will provide an end-to-end solution that will enable token issuers to access secure, reliable, transparent, and compliant token sale infrastructure.
  • LCX will offer a fully compliant solution for token generation, token sale management, investor management tools (whitelist, allocation controls, and more), battle-tested compliance services (KYC/AML, KYT, Regulation D, and Regulation S support), and registering the token sale at the registrar.
  • Zilliqa's blockchain platform, combined with LCX's compliant token sale manager, offers a faster and more efficient alternative to smart contract token creation, investor onboarding, and KYC management.

Invitation to Alfa Laval's Capital Markets Day 30 November 2021

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 11:36am

LUND, Sweden, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alfa Laval's Capital Markets Day will be held on 30 November 2021.

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  • LUND, Sweden, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alfa Laval's Capital Markets Day will be held on 30 November 2021.
  • During the day Tom Erixon, President and CEO will, together with members from senior management, talk about the strategic direction the coming years.
  • The Capital Market's Day will this year be digital.
  • Closer to the Capital Markets Day you will receive an invitation with a Teams link to participate.

DCHFA Funds First Development of Fiscal Year 2022

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 7:02pm

Washington, D.C., Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA) has financed its first development of Fiscal Year 2022, SOME (So Others Might Eat) North Capitol.

Key Points: 
  • Washington, D.C., Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA) has financed its first development of Fiscal Year 2022, SOME (So Others Might Eat) North Capitol.
  • We are enthused to begin what is poised to be a very active Fiscal Year 2022 by funding affordable apartments in one of the citys most sought after neighborhoods for market rate units, by developers as well as renters, stated Christopher E. Donald, Executive Director/CEO, DCHFA.
  • It is a privilege to continue to work with them and we look forward to doing so much more!
  • In addition to the bonds issued by DCHFA, SOME North Capitol received $20.3 million from the Department of Housing and Community Developments Housing Production Trust Fund.

ICR, the Leading SPAC Communications and Advisory Firm, Publishes Q3 2021 SPAC Market Update

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 4:55pm

ICR , a leading strategic communications and advisory firm, today released its Q3 2021 SPAC Market Update report .

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  • ICR , a leading strategic communications and advisory firm, today released its Q3 2021 SPAC Market Update report .
  • This strong Q3 SPAC IPO activity resulted in 457 active public SPACs holding more than $112 billion in cash as of September 30, 2021.
  • ICR participated in a record number of SPAC transactions in the first three quarters of 2021, said Don Duffy, President of ICR.
  • To obtain a copy of ICRs Q3 2021 SPAC Market Update report, please click here .

Mesirow Ranked in Barron's 2021 List of Top 100 RIA Firms

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 4:30pm

CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Mesirow, an independent, employee-owned financial services firm, today announced that the firm was ranked 40th in Barron's list of 2021 Top 100 RIA Firms .

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Mesirow, an independent, employee-owned financial services firm, today announced that the firm was ranked 40th in Barron's list of 2021 Top 100 RIA Firms .
  • "We are honored to be on Barron's list of the Top 100 Registered Investment Advisor Firms for 2021," said Natalie A.
  • "Being named to Barron's list of the 2021 Top 100 RIA Firms speaks to our advisory teams' hard work on behalf of our clients every day to help them achieve their financial goals," said President and CEO of Mesirow Wealth Management Melissa L. Bean.
  • The purpose of Barron's ranking of the Top 100 RIA Firms is to showcase financial advisors across the country that prioritize advancement and work toward raising the standards for other firms.

Liberty Defense Holdings Ltd. Discusses HEXWAVE Beta Testing and Commercialization with The Stock Day Podcast

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:03pm

"We have three products; HEXWAVE being our flagship, as well as two other technologies we are developing."

Key Points: 
  • "We have three products; HEXWAVE being our flagship, as well as two other technologies we are developing."
  • Founded in 2013, Stock Day is the fastest growing media outlet for Nano-Cap and Micro-Cap companies.
  • Stock Day provides companies with customized solutions to their news distribution in both national and international media outlets.
  • The Stock Day Podcast is the number one radio show of its kind in America.

PGIM Private Capital Invests $65.0M in ED&F Man Capital Markets US Holdings, Inc.

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:33pm

PGIM Private Capital is a leading source of private debt for public and private companies and is the private capital arm of PGIM, the $1.4 trillion global investment management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

Key Points: 
  • PGIM Private Capital is a leading source of private debt for public and private companies and is the private capital arm of PGIM, the $1.4 trillion global investment management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).
  • We are pleased to provide funding to ED&F Man Capital Markets to provide strategic financing for the business as they pursue the next phase of growth.
  • Christopher J Smith, Global CEO of ED&F Man Capital Markets, said:
    Our partnership with PGIM Private Capitals Direct Lending group is built on a relationship whose foundations go back over many years.
  • Matthew Harvey, Managing Director and Head of PGIM Private Capitals Direct Lending group, said:
    We look forward to supporting ED&F Man Capital Markets strategic journey and working closely with their leadership team.

Options Appoints Former Fixnetix Executive Marlena Efstratopoulou to Chief Risk Officer

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 10:59am

Options , the leading provider of managed trading infrastructure to the global Capital Markets, today announced the appointment of Marlena Efstratopoulou to Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and the Principal leading the firms Security as a Service business.

Key Points: 
  • Options , the leading provider of managed trading infrastructure to the global Capital Markets, today announced the appointment of Marlena Efstratopoulou to Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and the Principal leading the firms Security as a Service business.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211014005527/en/
    Options Appoints Former Fixnetix Executive Marlena Efstratopoulou to Chief Risk Officer (Photo: Business Wire)
    Marlena joined Options in April 2021 with nearly a decade of industry experience from DXC Technologies, HPE, and Fixnetix.
  • As Chief Information Security Officer with Fixnetix she led them to SOC2 accreditation, alongside developing and coordinating the delivery of their Managed Security Services offering.
  • Marlena will provide clients with a tailored, bespoke solution to enhance their security profile through risk and compliance management to both Options' and industry-standard regulatory frameworks.

IHS Holding Limited Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 7:16am

IHS Holding Limited (IHS Towers), one of the largest independent owners, operators and developers of shared telecommunications infrastructure in the world, announced today the pricing of its initial public offering of 18,000,000 ordinary shares being offered by IHS Towers, at a public offering price of $21.00 per share.

Key Points: 
  • IHS Holding Limited (IHS Towers), one of the largest independent owners, operators and developers of shared telecommunications infrastructure in the world, announced today the pricing of its initial public offering of 18,000,000 ordinary shares being offered by IHS Towers, at a public offering price of $21.00 per share.
  • The underwriters of the offering will also have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,700,000 ordinary shares from IHS Towers at the initial public offering price, less the underwriting discount.
  • The ordinary shares are expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on October 14, 2021 under the ticker symbol IHS.
  • RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Barclays Capital Inc. and Absa Bank Limited are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering.

Sarepta Therapeutics Announces Pricing of $500 Million Public Offering of Common Stock

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:15am

Sarepta anticipates the gross proceeds from the offering, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other offering expenses, to be approximately $500.0 million, excluding any exercise of the underwriters option to purchase additional shares.

Key Points: 
  • Sarepta anticipates the gross proceeds from the offering, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other offering expenses, to be approximately $500.0 million, excluding any exercise of the underwriters option to purchase additional shares.
  • The offering is expected to close on or about October 18, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.
  • Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering.
  • This press release contains statements that are forward-looking, including the statements about the completion and timing of the public offering of Sareptas common stock and the intended use of net proceeds.