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Cypherpunk Holdings Inc. Reminds Shareholders to Vote Before the Proxy Voting Deadline for the Upcoming June 16, 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 1:39pm

Shareholders are reminded to vote prior to the proxy voting deadline of 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on June 14, 2021

Key Points: 
  • Cypherpunk shareholders are encouraged to read the management information circular in connection with the Meeting in detail and cast their votes prior to the proxy voting deadline.
  • A copy of the management information circular and other meeting materials can be found under Cypherpunk's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com .
  • PLEASE VOTE TODAY
    To ensure that your shares will be voted at the Meeting, shareholders are encouraged to vote online in advance of the proxy cut-off of 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on June 14, 2021.
  • Registered and beneficial shareholders can vote online as follows:
    Registered Holders: Vote online at www.voteproxyonline.com using the control number located on the form of proxy.

Glass Lewis Recommends Leaf Group Shareholders Approve Acquisition by Graham Holdings and All Related Proposals

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leaf Group Ltd. (NYSE: LEAF) (Leaf Group or the Company), a diversified consumer internet company, today announced that Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC (Glass Lewis), a leading proxy advisory firm, has recommended shareholders vote to approve its merger agreement with Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) (Graham Holdings).

Key Points: 
  • SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leaf Group Ltd. (NYSE: LEAF) (Leaf Group or the Company), a diversified consumer internet company, today announced that Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC (Glass Lewis), a leading proxy advisory firm, has recommended shareholders vote to approve its merger agreement with Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) (Graham Holdings).
  • Deborah A. Benton, Leaf Groups Chair of the Board, commented:
    With Glass Lewis, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. ('ISS') and the Board all recommending that shareholders approve Graham Holdings acquisition of Leaf Group, it is clear that voting for this transaction is the best path forward for all of our shareholders.
  • The Leaf Group Board reminds its shareholders that their vote is essential and EVERY vote counts.
  • The Board strongly recommends that Leaf Group shareholders vote to approve the merger agreement and all related proposals by following the instructions on their proxy card.

Tarsadia Issues Open Letter Urging Extended Stay America Shareholders to Vote Against Proposed Sale to Blackstone and Starwood

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 5:01pm

Tarsadia Capital, LLC together with its affiliates, associates and funds it manages (Tarsadia), today released an open letter to shareholders of Extended Stay America, Inc. (NASDAQ: STAY) (STAY or the Company) encouraging them to continue to oppose the Companys proposed sale to Blackstone Real Estate Partners and Starwood Capital Group (the Sale).

Key Points: 
  • Tarsadia Capital, LLC together with its affiliates, associates and funds it manages (Tarsadia), today released an open letter to shareholders of Extended Stay America, Inc. (NASDAQ: STAY) (STAY or the Company) encouraging them to continue to oppose the Companys proposed sale to Blackstone Real Estate Partners and Starwood Capital Group (the Sale).
  • Tarsadia also noted that independent proxy advisor Glass, Lewis & Co. reiterated its recommendation that shareholders vote against the transaction despite the $1 per share increase in consideration offered by Blackstone and Starwood.
  • We intend to vote AGAINST this transaction and encourage you to do the same.
  • It is instead a new and robust process, overseen by a refreshed and independent Board, that aims to maximize the value of STAY for its shareholders.

Glass Lewis Continues to Recommend Shareholders Reject Proposed Sale of Extended Stay America

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 1:00pm

Tarsadia Capital, LLC together with its affiliates, associates and funds it manages (Tarsadia), today announced that leading proxy advisor Glass, Lewis & Co. (Glass Lewis) has issued an updated report to shareholders of Extended Stay America, Inc. (NASDAQ: STAY) (STAY or the Company) and continues to recommend that shareholders vote AGAINST the Companys proposed sale to Blackstone Real Estate Partners and Starwood Capital Group (the Sale).

Key Points: 
  • Tarsadia Capital, LLC together with its affiliates, associates and funds it manages (Tarsadia), today announced that leading proxy advisor Glass, Lewis & Co. (Glass Lewis) has issued an updated report to shareholders of Extended Stay America, Inc. (NASDAQ: STAY) (STAY or the Company) and continues to recommend that shareholders vote AGAINST the Companys proposed sale to Blackstone Real Estate Partners and Starwood Capital Group (the Sale).
  • On that basis, certain shareholders may reasonably choose to reject the revised terms, especially in light of potential upside in the standalone scenario.
  • Tarsadia continues to urge STAY shareholders to vote AGAINST the Sale on the GOLD card, in line with the recommendation of Glass Lewis.
  • 1 Permission to quote from the ISS and Glass Lewis reports was neither sought nor obtained.

Leading Independent Proxy Advisory Firm ISS Recommends Extended Stay America Shareholders Vote AGAINST Proposed Sale to Blackstone and Starwood

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 4:45pm

Tarsadia Capital, LLC together with its affiliates, associates and funds it manages (Tarsadia), today announced that leading independent proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) has recommended that Extended Stay America, Inc. (NASDAQ: STAY) (STAY or the Company), shareholders VOTE AGAINST the proposed sale of the Company to Blackstone Real Estate Partners and Starwood Capital Group (the Sale) at the Special Meeting scheduled for June 8, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Tarsadia Capital, LLC together with its affiliates, associates and funds it manages (Tarsadia), today announced that leading independent proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) has recommended that Extended Stay America, Inc. (NASDAQ: STAY) (STAY or the Company), shareholders VOTE AGAINST the proposed sale of the Company to Blackstone Real Estate Partners and Starwood Capital Group (the Sale) at the Special Meeting scheduled for June 8, 2021.
  • The fact that the dissenting directors voiced their unease with the proposed terms substantiates shareholders' concerns regarding the adequacy of the premium.
  • Some of the decisions made during the negotiations also appear to have been missed opportunities to negotiate a higher price.
  • We encourage all shareholders to follow the recommendation put forth by ISS and VOTE AGAINST the Sale to Blackstone and Starwood at the Special Meeting.

Leading Independent Proxy Advisory Firm Glass Lewis Joins ISS in Recommending Stratus Shareholders Vote on Stratus’ WHITE Proxy Card

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 9:15pm

Stratus Properties Inc. (NASDAQ: STRS) (Stratus or the Company) today announced that Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC (Glass Lewis), a leading independent proxy advisory firm, has joined Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) in recommending that Stratus shareholders vote on the Companys WHITE proxy card in connection with the Companys upcoming 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the Annual Meeting).

Key Points: 
  • Stratus Properties Inc. (NASDAQ: STRS) (Stratus or the Company) today announced that Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC (Glass Lewis), a leading independent proxy advisory firm, has joined Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) in recommending that Stratus shareholders vote on the Companys WHITE proxy card in connection with the Companys upcoming 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the Annual Meeting).
  • Commenting on the Glass Lewis report, William Beau H. Armstrong III, the Companys Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated: We are delighted that our WHITE proxy card has received the endorsements of both leading proxy advisory firms, Glass Lewis and ISS.
  • Stratus urges shareholders to follow the recommendations of BOTH Glass Lewis and ISS and vote on the WHITE proxy card.
  • If you have already voted using a GOLD proxy card, you can change your vote by using the WHITE proxy card to vote by telephone, Internet or by mail.

Leading Independent Proxy Advisory Firm ISS Recommends Stratus Shareholders Vote on Stratus’ WHITE Proxy Card

Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

b"Stratus Properties Inc. (NASDAQ: STRS) (\xe2\x80\x9cStratus\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) today announced that Institutional Shareholder Services (\xe2\x80\x9cISS\xe2\x80\x9d), a leading independent proxy advisory firm, recommends that Stratus shareholders vote on the Company\xe2\x80\x99s WHITE proxy card in connection with the Company\xe2\x80\x99s upcoming 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the \xe2\x80\x9cAnnual Meeting\xe2\x80\x9d).

Key Points: 
  • b"Stratus Properties Inc. (NASDAQ: STRS) (\xe2\x80\x9cStratus\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) today announced that Institutional Shareholder Services (\xe2\x80\x9cISS\xe2\x80\x9d), a leading independent proxy advisory firm, recommends that Stratus shareholders vote on the Company\xe2\x80\x99s WHITE proxy card in connection with the Company\xe2\x80\x99s upcoming 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the \xe2\x80\x9cAnnual Meeting\xe2\x80\x9d).
  • Shareholders as of the record date, April 8, 2021, are entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting.
  • Shareholders with questions should contact the Company\xe2\x80\x99s proxy solicitor, Innisfree M&A Incorporated, at (877) 456-3442 (toll-free) or (212) 750-5833.\nREMEMBER: Simply discard any gold proxy card you may receive.
  • If you have already voted using a gold proxy card, you can change your vote by using the WHITE proxy card to vote by telephone, Internet or by mail.

Advance Notice Filed with Fancamp Exploration Ltd. for the Nomination of Six Director Nominees to Replace the Directors of Fancamp Exploration Ltd.

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 11:59am

From January 2016 to October 2018 Mr. Stephens served as Vice-President of Exploration for Beaufield Resources Inc.\nMr.

Key Points: 
  • From January 2016 to October 2018 Mr. Stephens served as Vice-President of Exploration for Beaufield Resources Inc.\nMr.
  • The Concerned Shareholders have retained Gryphon Advisors Inc. ("Gryphon") as it strategic shareholder communications and proxy advisor.
  • Gryphon\'s responsibility will include providing strategic advice and advising the Concerned Shareholders with respect to the Meeting and proxy protocol.
  • Gryphon\'s responsibilities will also include soliciting shareholders should the Concerned Shareholders commence a formal solicitation of proxies.

Assertio Holdings, Inc. Announces Adjournment of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 11:30am

While the votes cast prior to adjournment strongly favor Proposal 2, approximately 86 million shares remained unvoted on the proposal at the time of adjournment.

Key Points: 
  • While the votes cast prior to adjournment strongly favor Proposal 2, approximately 86 million shares remained unvoted on the proposal at the time of adjournment.
  • However, approval of more than 50% of all of the Company's outstanding shares of common stock is necessary for the proposal to be approved.
  • While the votes cast prior to adjournment strongly favor Proposal 3, approximately 86 million shares remained unvoted at the time of adjournment.\nBoth leading independent proxy advisory firms, Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis & Co., have recommended in favor of the Reverse Split and Proportional Authorized Shares Reduction Proposal and the Increase in Authorized Shares Proposal.
  • The reconvened meeting will be held as a virtual (online) meeting, accessible by visiting https://www.cstproxy.com/assertiotx/2021 , or by telephone (listen-only) as follows:\n"

Leading Proxy Advisory Firm ISS Recommends ExxonMobil Shareholders Vote Engine No. 1’s WHITE Proxy Card “FOR” Engine No. 1 Nominees

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 5:09pm

1, which has nominated four highly qualified, independent director candidates to the Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM) (\xe2\x80\x9cExxonMobil\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) Board of Directors (the \xe2\x80\x9cBoard\xe2\x80\x9d), today announced that Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (\xe2\x80\x9cISS\xe2\x80\x9d), the nation\xe2\x80\x99s leading independent proxy advisory firm, recommends that ExxonMobil shareholders vote the WHITE proxy card \xe2\x80\x9cFOR\xe2\x80\x9d the election of Engine No.

Key Points: 
  • 1, which has nominated four highly qualified, independent director candidates to the Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM) (\xe2\x80\x9cExxonMobil\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) Board of Directors (the \xe2\x80\x9cBoard\xe2\x80\x9d), today announced that Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (\xe2\x80\x9cISS\xe2\x80\x9d), the nation\xe2\x80\x99s leading independent proxy advisory firm, recommends that ExxonMobil shareholders vote the WHITE proxy card \xe2\x80\x9cFOR\xe2\x80\x9d the election of Engine No.
  • We urge shareholders to protect their investment by voting the WHITE proxy card today FOR Engine No.
  • The signs were also detectable, and they were repeated, which together suggest that the board may have been overly deferential to management.
  • The definitive proxy statement and an accompanying WHITE proxy card will be furnished to some or all of the Company\xe2\x80\x99s shareholders and is, along with other relevant documents, available at no charge on Engine No.