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VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings Shareholders Approve Business Combination with Bakkt

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 10:00pm

VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings (VIH) (Nasdaq: VIHAU, VIH and VIHAW), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, today announced that, at the extraordinary general meeting of its shareholders held on October 14, 2021, the shareholders voted to approve its previously announced business combination (the Business Combination) with Bakkt Holdings, LLC (Bakkt), the digital asset marketplace founded in 2018.

Key Points: 
  • VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings (VIH) (Nasdaq: VIHAU, VIH and VIHAW), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, today announced that, at the extraordinary general meeting of its shareholders held on October 14, 2021, the shareholders voted to approve its previously announced business combination (the Business Combination) with Bakkt Holdings, LLC (Bakkt), the digital asset marketplace founded in 2018.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211014006112/en/
    Approximately 85.1% of the votes cast at the meeting voted to approve the Business Combination.
  • The Business Combination is expected to close on October 15, 2021, subject to the satisfaction or waiver of customary closing conditions.
  • VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings sponsor is an affiliate of Victory Park Capital, a global investment firm with a long track record of executing debt and equity financing transactions with some of the largest global Fintech companies.

DGAP-News: Polyus Finance Plc: Closing of USD 700 million Eurobonds offering

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 5:11pm

THE SECURITIES ARE NOT INTENDED FOR "OFFERING", "PLACEMENT" OR "CIRCULATION" (EACH AS DEFINED IN RUSSIAN SECURITIES LAWS) IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION, EXCEPT AS PERMITTED BY RUSSIAN LAW.

Key Points: 
  • THE SECURITIES ARE NOT INTENDED FOR "OFFERING", "PLACEMENT" OR "CIRCULATION" (EACH AS DEFINED IN RUSSIAN SECURITIES LAWS) IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION, EXCEPT AS PERMITTED BY RUSSIAN LAW.
  • Polyus Finance plc (the "Issuer"), an indirect wholly-owned finance subsidiary of PJSC Polyus (LSE, MOEX - PLZL) ("Polyus", the "Company") announces that the Issuer has closed and settled the issuance of USD 700 million notes due 14 October 2028 with a coupon of 3.25% per annum (the "Notes").
  • The Notes are guaranteed by PJSC Polyus and Joint Stock Company Polyus Krasnoyarsk, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company.
  • Forward-looking statements include statements relating to future capital expenditures and business and management strategies and the expansion and growth of Polyus' and/or Polyus group's operations.

Capital Senior Living Announces Move to Virtual Special Meeting of Stockholders

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 10:27pm

Capital Senior Living Corporation (Capital Senior Living or the Company) (NYSE: CSU), a leading owner-operator of senior living communities across the United States, today announced that, due to the continued impact of COVID-19 and to protect the wellbeing of its employees, shareholders and community, the Special Meeting of Stockholders (the Special Meeting) scheduled for October 22, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Central Time will be held solely in a virtual meeting format.

Key Points: 
  • Capital Senior Living Corporation (Capital Senior Living or the Company) (NYSE: CSU), a leading owner-operator of senior living communities across the United States, today announced that, due to the continued impact of COVID-19 and to protect the wellbeing of its employees, shareholders and community, the Special Meeting of Stockholders (the Special Meeting) scheduled for October 22, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Central Time will be held solely in a virtual meeting format.
  • The Companys Board of Directors strongly recommends that all stockholders vote FOR each of the proposals at the Special Meeting.
  • Capital Senior Living stockholders who require assistance with voting their shares or have questions may contact Georgeson LLC at (866) 431-2108.
  • Dallas-based Capital Senior Living Corporation is one of the nations leading operators of independent living, assisted living and memory care communities for senior adults.

Antler Raises Over $300m and Expands Investment Focus to Invest Up to Series C

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:05pm

We look forward to backing even more entrepreneurs that are redefining industries in the future.

Key Points: 
  • We look forward to backing even more entrepreneurs that are redefining industries in the future.
  • Teddy Himler from SoftBank also joins as a Partner of the later-stage investment team.
  • Antler also intends to now invest in a number of companies from outside of its portfolio at seed and Series A stages.
  • Lieven Debruyne, Global Head of Distribution at Schroders said, As a longstanding partner and investor in Antler, we are delighted to continue our investment in Antler.

VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings Expects to Close Combination with Bakkt Holdings, LLC on October 15, 2021 and Generate Gross Proceeds of More Than $447 Million

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 1:00pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211013005611/en/
    Based on the number of public shares submitted for redemption as of 5 p.m.
  • Assuming that VIH receives shareholder approval at its Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled for October 14, 2021, VIH expects to close the transaction on October 15, 2021.
  • The firm was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Chicago with additional resources in New York, Los Angeles and Austin.
  • Bakkt is a trusted digital asset marketplace that enables consumers to buy, sell, store and spend digital assets.

Franklin BSP Realty Trust, Inc. and Capstead Mortgage Corporation Announce Final Exchange Ratio for Proposed Merger

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 1:20am

The final exchange ratio is based on the actual book values of FBRT and Capstead as of the determination date of September 30, 2021, pursuant to the Merger Agreement.

Key Points: 
  • The final exchange ratio is based on the actual book values of FBRT and Capstead as of the determination date of September 30, 2021, pursuant to the Merger Agreement.
  • The total consideration to Capstead common stockholders represents a 15.75% premium to the Capstead adjusted book value per share.
  • The completion of the Merger is subject to the satisfaction of certain customary conditions, including approval of the common stockholders of Capstead.
  • In connection with the proposed Merger, FBRT has filed with the SEC a registration statement on Form S-4 (File No.

Franklin BSP Realty Trust, Inc. and Capstead Mortgage Corporation Announce Final Exchange Ratio for Proposed Merger

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 1:00am

The final exchange ratio is based on the actual book values of FBRT and Capstead as of the determination date of September 30, 2021, pursuant to the Merger Agreement.

Key Points: 
  • The final exchange ratio is based on the actual book values of FBRT and Capstead as of the determination date of September 30, 2021, pursuant to the Merger Agreement.
  • The total consideration to Capstead common stockholders represents a 15.75% premium to the Capstead adjusted book value per share.
  • The completion of the Merger is subject to the satisfaction of certain customary conditions, including approval of the common stockholders of Capstead.
  • In connection with the proposed Merger, FBRT has filed with the SEC a registration statement on Form S-4 (File No.

Leading Independent Advisory Firm ISS Recommends Capital Senior Living Shareholders Vote FOR the Amended Transactions With Conversant Capital and All Other Company Proposals

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 11:50am

ISS also agreed that the Amended Transactions provide[] certainty of capital that neither Ortelius nor Invictus can offer at this time.

Key Points: 
  • ISS also agreed that the Amended Transactions provide[] certainty of capital that neither Ortelius nor Invictus can offer at this time.
  • By voting FOR, shareholders are supporting a sustainable future for the Company that will allow us to address our immediate liquidity concerns and position Capital Senior Living for success and increased shareholder value.
  • Capital Senior Living urges you to vote FOR the Amended Transactions at the upcoming Special Meeting.
  • Dallas-based Capital Senior Living Corporation is one of the nations leading operators of independent living, assisted living and memory care communities for senior adults.

Emerson to Accelerate Software Strategy to Capitalize on High Growth Industry Verticals and Technology Segments in Transaction with AspenTech

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 11:55am

The new company, which will retain the name AspenTech, enables Emerson to realize significant synergies and accelerate its software strategy to drive meaningful value creation.

Key Points: 
  • The new company, which will retain the name AspenTech, enables Emerson to realize significant synergies and accelerate its software strategy to drive meaningful value creation.
  • New AspenTech will be fully consolidated into Emerson financials and is expected to be accretive to adjusted EPS after year one.
  • We saw an attractive opportunity to accelerate our software strategy to capitalize on the rapidly evolving industrial software landscape and advance Emersons high value portfolio journey, said Lal Karsanbhai, President and Chief Executive Officer of Emerson.
  • New AspenTech will have a high growth, predictable business model with 86% of pro forma revenues from software and 14% of revenues from services.

Capital Senior Living Sets the Record Straight for Shareholders

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 11:35pm

Capital Senior Living Corporation (Capital Senior Living or the Company) (NYSE: CSU), a leading owner-operator of senior living communities across the United States, today sent a letter to its shareholders setting the record straight around its plans to raise up to $154.8 million through a series of recently amended financing transactions between the Company and Conversant Capital (the Amended Transactions).

Key Points: 
  • Capital Senior Living Corporation (Capital Senior Living or the Company) (NYSE: CSU), a leading owner-operator of senior living communities across the United States, today sent a letter to its shareholders setting the record straight around its plans to raise up to $154.8 million through a series of recently amended financing transactions between the Company and Conversant Capital (the Amended Transactions).
  • The Amended Transactions provide immediate liquidity to address working capital deficits, fund greatly needed capital expenditures, resolve near-term debt maturities, and stabilize the Company.
  • All of Invictus capital would be senior to existing shareholders, and their proposed structure prioritizes payments to them over sustainable investment and growth of the business.
  • Dallas-based Capital Senior Living Corporation is one of the nations leading operators of independent living, assisted living and memory care communities for senior adults.