Due diligence

Mosaic Capital Corporation Announces Grant of RSUs

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 9:53pm

Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - April 7, 2021) - Mosaic Capital Corporation (TSXV: M) (TSXV: M.DB) ("Mosaic" or the "Company") reports that it has granted, as part of its long-term incentive compensation program, an aggregate of 285,338 restricted security units ("RSUs"), comprised of 219,214 to its directors and executive officers and 66,124 to its employees.

Key Points: 
  • Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - April 7, 2021) - Mosaic Capital Corporation (TSXV: M) (TSXV: M.DB) ("Mosaic" or the "Company") reports that it has granted, as part of its long-term incentive compensation program, an aggregate of 285,338 restricted security units ("RSUs"), comprised of 219,214 to its directors and executive officers and 66,124 to its employees.
  • The RSUs granted will vest yearly in three equal tranches starting in April 2022.
  • Mosaic is a Canadian investment company that owns a portfolio of established businesses which span a diverse range of industries and geographies.
  • Mosaic achieves its objectives by maintaining financial discipline, acquiring businesses at attractive valuations, performing extensive acquisition due diligence, utilizing optimal transaction structuring and working closely with subsidiary businesses after acquisition.

New PennSpring Partner Further Bolsters Internal Financial Analysis Expertise

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 2:30pm

Andrew brings to PennSpring over 13 years of transaction-related experience, particularly in buy-side and sell-side financial due diligence for both private equity firms and strategic buyers.

Key Points: 
  • Andrew brings to PennSpring over 13 years of transaction-related experience, particularly in buy-side and sell-side financial due diligence for both private equity firms and strategic buyers.
  • In addition to his expertise in financial due diligence, Andrew provided advisory services on various M&A matters, such as the negotiation of purchase agreements, deal structuring and synergy analysis.
  • "This is an exciting time for both PennSpring and area business owners," stated PennSpring Managing Partner Lou Castelli.
  • PennSpring has worked with Andrew on numerous projects, and we have experienced firsthand his financial acumen, analysis ability and rigorous attention to detail.

Avpro, Inc. Appoints Donald Synborski Managing Director of Finance

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 7:17pm

We are pleased to announce that Donald Synborski has joined the Avpro team as Managing Director of Finance.

Key Points: 
  • We are pleased to announce that Donald Synborski has joined the Avpro team as Managing Director of Finance.
  • Don brings over 30 years of equipment finance experience to Avpro .
  • In his new role, Don will interface with the aircraft lending community on a day-to-day basis, providing a full range of operational and financial solutions for our clients.
  • Dons extensive knowledge complements our existing client advisory services; our objective is to streamline the finance due diligence process on behalf of our clients, while enhancing the overall execution process.

Fomo Corp. Planned Acquisition Smartguard Awarded Substantial Contract

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 4:44pm

Chicago, IL, March 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FOMO CORP. ( https://www.fomoworldwide.com/ - US OTC: ETFM) is pleased to announce that SmartGuard Energy ( https://smartguard-solutions.com/ ), currently under a Letter of Intent for acquisition by FOMO CORP., has recently been awarded a contract byone of the largest hospitality and gaming entities in the world.

Key Points: 
  • Chicago, IL, March 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FOMO CORP. ( https://www.fomoworldwide.com/ - US OTC: ETFM) is pleased to announce that SmartGuard Energy ( https://smartguard-solutions.com/ ), currently under a Letter of Intent for acquisition by FOMO CORP., has recently been awarded a contract byone of the largest hospitality and gaming entities in the world.
  • SmartGuard Energy is in the process of completing its final due diligence and is expected to sign a Definitive Agreement with FOMO CORP. by April 15, 2021.
  • Said Bill Butler, CEO of SmartGuard Energy, LLC: "We are very pleased to have been awarded this contract with such a premier company.
  • This contract is reflective of the increase in business we are seeing as businesses are transitioning to clean, energy-efficient technologies.

Arcimoto Completes Due Diligence On New Manufacturing Plant

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 1:01pm

The facility due diligence phase for Arcimotos first OEM-scale factory purchase is complete, said Arcimoto Chief Strategy Officer, Jesse Fittipaldi.

Key Points: 
  • The facility due diligence phase for Arcimotos first OEM-scale factory purchase is complete, said Arcimoto Chief Strategy Officer, Jesse Fittipaldi.
  • During the diligence phase we completed environmental inspections, city zone validation, and various production concepts.
  • Arcimoto (NASDAQ: FUV) develops and manufactures ultra-efficient and affordable electric vehicles to help the world shift to a sustainable transportation system.
  • Every Arcimoto vehicle is built at the Arcimoto Manufacturing Plant in Eugene, Oregon.

Southern ITS International, Inc. Enters Letter of Intent to Acquire a One-Third Ownership Interest in Restorative Health & Wellness, Inc.

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 1:00pm

James Shipley, CEO of Southern ITS International, Inc., commented, "We are excited at the prospect of our investment in Restorative Health & Wellness and look forward to finalizing the stock for stock transaction.

Key Points: 
  • James Shipley, CEO of Southern ITS International, Inc., commented, "We are excited at the prospect of our investment in Restorative Health & Wellness and look forward to finalizing the stock for stock transaction.
  • We believe that it will become a leader in the skincare and wellness industry with products that restore and rejuvenate the human spirit."
  • Mr. Shipley added, "The closing of this transaction is subject to due diligence by both parties and the entering into of a definitive agreement.
  • As a holding company, Southern ITS International will be in the market to acquire a stake in various companies both public and private.

Aegion Confirms Receipt of Unsolicited Acquisition Proposal

Friday, March 12, 2021 - 3:30pm

ST. LOUIS, March 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aegion (NASDAQ:AEGN) today confirmed that it has received an unsolicited non-binding proposal (the Proposal) from another party to acquire Aegion, subject to certain conditions, including due diligence.

Key Points: 
  • ST. LOUIS, March 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aegion (NASDAQ:AEGN) today confirmed that it has received an unsolicited non-binding proposal (the Proposal) from another party to acquire Aegion, subject to certain conditions, including due diligence.
  • Aegions Board of Directors has not made any determination as to whether the Proposal constitutes or could reasonably be expected to result in a superior proposal under the terms of the Pending Merger Agreement.
  • There can be no assurance that any transaction or definitive agreement will result from this Proposal.
  • Centerview Partners LLC is serving as exclusive financial advisor to Aegion, and Shearman & Sterling is serving as legal counsel.

PitchBook Adds New Performance Datasets & Research to Strengthen Fund Manager Due Diligence Workflow

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

This release is part of a broader initiative at PitchBook to provide increased transparency into alternative investment strategies and fund performance through the development of new datasets, tools and institutional research.

Key Points: 
  • This release is part of a broader initiative at PitchBook to provide increased transparency into alternative investment strategies and fund performance through the development of new datasets, tools and institutional research.
  • As institutional investors increase their focus on the alignment of interest and transparency with their private equity manager relationships, the depth of the fund manager diligence process has increased.
  • In recent years, ILPA (Institutional LPs Association) revised recommended diligence questions to include deeper inquiries on fund manager teams, including tenure, network and investment performance.
  • To support the growing fund manager due diligence process, PitchBook has added new datasets to GP person profiles within its platform.

Press release - MEPs: Companies must no longer cause harm to people and planet with impunity

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 8:01am

The Commission has announced it will present its legislative proposal on the matter later this year.

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  • The Commission has announced it will present its legislative proposal on the matter later this year.
  • Parliament calls for additional measures, including a ban on importing products linked to severe human rights violations such as forced or child labour.
  • The rules should also apply to publicly listed SMEs and high-risk SMEs, which should receive technical assistance to comply with the requirements.
  • This new law on corporate due diligence will set the standard for responsible business conduct in Europe and beyond.

MaxDefense LLC Introduces Cybersecurity Transaction Advisory Services, Cyber-TAS, for Mergers & Acquisitions

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 7:30pm

ATLANTA, March 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MaxDefense LLC, a managed cybersecurity services provider, has launched a new cybersecurity due diligence offering, Cyber-TAS, aimed at private equity firms, investment bankers, transactional advisory firms, & business owners.

Key Points: 
  • ATLANTA, March 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MaxDefense LLC, a managed cybersecurity services provider, has launched a new cybersecurity due diligence offering, Cyber-TAS, aimed at private equity firms, investment bankers, transactional advisory firms, & business owners.
  • Cybersecurity due diligence is a critical piece of the overall risk assessment in mergers and acquisitions.
  • With Cyber-TAS, MaxDefense enables buyers and sellers to avoid potential costly vulnerabilities through a target assessment of a company's cybersecurity posture with a risk mitigation plan for any vulnerabilities, improving buyer confidence.
  • Cyber-TAS features exhaustive assessments of any organization's cybersecurity posture and strategy.