Private equity

NEO Unveils the G-Corp: The Next-Generation Publicly Traded Acquisition Corporation

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 11:00am

b'The NEO Exchange (\xe2\x80\x9cNEO\xe2\x80\x9d) is excited to announce the pilot program launch of a new publicly traded acquisition corporation, the Growth Acquisition Corporation\xe2\x84\xa2 (\xe2\x80\x9cG-Corp\xe2\x84\xa2\xe2\x80\x9d).

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  • b'The NEO Exchange (\xe2\x80\x9cNEO\xe2\x80\x9d) is excited to announce the pilot program launch of a new publicly traded acquisition corporation, the Growth Acquisition Corporation\xe2\x84\xa2 (\xe2\x80\x9cG-Corp\xe2\x84\xa2\xe2\x80\x9d).
  • NEO has also established itself as the leading Canadian venue for Special Purpose Acquisition Corporations (\xe2\x80\x9cSPACs\xe2\x80\x9d), with 10 SPAC listings to-date that cumulatively raised over C$2.4 billion and a robust pipeline of new SPAC listings.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cThe G-Corp is a big win for growth companies and investors, and the Canadian capital markets in general.
  • Fully operational since June 2015, NEO puts investors first and provides access to trading across all Canadian-listed securities on a level playing field.

XP Inc. to Announce First Quarter 2021 Results and Host Webcast After Market Close on Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 1:00pm

b'XP Inc. (Nasdaq: XP), a leading, technology-driven financial services platform and a trusted provider of low-fee financial products and services in Brazil, announced today that it will host a webcast to discuss its first quarter 2021 financial results on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 5:00pm ET (6:00pm BRT).

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  • b'XP Inc. (Nasdaq: XP), a leading, technology-driven financial services platform and a trusted provider of low-fee financial products and services in Brazil, announced today that it will host a webcast to discuss its first quarter 2021 financial results on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 5:00pm ET (6:00pm BRT).
  • A press release with first quarter 2021 financial results will be issued after the market closes the same day.\nTo participate in the earnings webcast please subscribe at: 1Q21 Earnings Web Meeting\nXP is a leading, technology-driven financial services platform and a trusted provider of low-fee financial products and services in Brazil.
  • These forward-looking statements are made as of the date they were first issued and were based on current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections as well as the beliefs and assumptions of management.
  • Words such as "expect," "anticipate," "should," "believe," "hope," \xe2\x80\x9caim,\xe2\x80\x9d "target," "project," "goals," "estimate," "potential," "predict," "may," "will," "might," "could," "intend," variations of these terms or the negative of these terms and similar expressions are intended to identify these statements.

Novus Capital names Ashley E. Davis newest Board Advisor

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:00pm

b'Novus Capital, a company focused on sustainability and social equity through technological innovation, is pleased to announce that Ashley E. Davis will be joining its Board of Advisors.\nMs.

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  • b'Novus Capital, a company focused on sustainability and social equity through technological innovation, is pleased to announce that Ashley E. Davis will be joining its Board of Advisors.\nMs.
  • Davis is a lead principal at West Front Strategies, a top government affairs firm she founded in 2015.
  • Davis served in the White House in several capacities, including Special Assistant to Director of Homeland Security and former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge.
  • Novus Capital recently listed its second special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), Novus Capital Corporation II (NYSE: NXU.U), on February 3, 2021.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210415005470/en/\n'

J. Thelander Consulting Announces Launch of Thelander Capital Reports

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'J.Thelander Consulting, a leading source for compensation intelligence, announces the expansion of its investment firm offerings with the launch of Thelander Capital Reports.

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  • b'J.Thelander Consulting, a leading source for compensation intelligence, announces the expansion of its investment firm offerings with the launch of Thelander Capital Reports.
  • This includes comprehensive data and analysis on portfolio companies\xe2\x80\x99 compensation, including base salary, actual bonus, target bonus, total cash and equity.
  • J.Thelander\xe2\x80\x99s compensation data specializes in tech and life science companies, as well as venture capital, private equity and corporate venture investment firms.
  • The company\xe2\x80\x99s data and reports are available through subscription packages, which includes around-the-clock online access, as well as supplemental data and customizable reports to meet the unique needs of its clients.

Katena Products Announces the Acquisition of ASICO, LLC.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 3:27pm

Katena continues to strengthen its position in these key markets through organic growth and merger and acquisition strategies.

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  • Katena continues to strengthen its position in these key markets through organic growth and merger and acquisition strategies.
  • For additional information please visit www.katena.com .\nKatena Products, Inc. is owned by Audax Private Equity, a Boston-based private equity firm.
  • Since its founding in 1999, the firm has raised over $27 billion in capital across its private equity and private debt businesses.
  • The Walden Group (Tarrytown, NY) advised ASICO as merger and acquisition advisor.

Faraday Future Announces New Global Online-to-Offline (O2O) Direct Sales Organization and the First FF U.S. Sales Partner Following the Recent Signing of its Merger Agreement with Property Solutions Acquisition Corp. (PSAC)

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 1:45pm

b'ABOUT PROPERTY SOLUTIONS ACQUISITION CORP.\nProperty Solutions Acquisition Corp. is a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, stock purchase or similar business combination with one or more differentiated businesses.

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  • b'ABOUT PROPERTY SOLUTIONS ACQUISITION CORP.\nProperty Solutions Acquisition Corp. is a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, stock purchase or similar business combination with one or more differentiated businesses.
  • Property Solutions I is a $230 million SPAC formed in July 2020 and is traded on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol \xe2\x80\x9cPSAC\xe2\x80\x9d.\nThis press release relates to a proposed transaction between PSAC and FF.
  • The proxy statement/consent solicitation statement/prospectus will be mailed to stockholders of PSAC as of a record date to be established for voting on the proposed business combination.
  • PSAC also will file other relevant documents from time to time regarding the proposed transaction with the SEC.

Tango Therapeutics and BCTG Acquisition Corp. Announce Merger Agreement to Create Publicly Listed Precision Medicine Company Focused on the Next Generation of Targeted Cancer Therapies

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 1:30pm

b'Tango Therapeutics , a biotechnology company committed to discovering and delivering the next generation of precision cancer medicines, and BCTG Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: BCTG), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) sponsored by Boxer Capital, today announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement.

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  • b'Tango Therapeutics , a biotechnology company committed to discovering and delivering the next generation of precision cancer medicines, and BCTG Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: BCTG), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) sponsored by Boxer Capital, today announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement.
  • Upon closing of the transaction, the company will be named Tango Therapeutics, Inc. (Combined Company) and will be led by Barbara Weber, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tango.
  • The company is focused on counteracting tumor suppressor gene loss and reversing the ability of cancer cells to evade the immune system.
  • For more information, please visit www.boxercap.com .\nThis document relates to a proposed transaction between BCTG Acquisition Corp. and Tango Therapeutics.

TPG Pace Beneficial II Corp. Announces Pricing of $350,000,000 Initial Public Offering

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 4:00am

In connection with the offering, the Company has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 5,250,000 shares at the initial public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any.\nThe offering is being made only by means of a prospectus.

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  • In connection with the offering, the Company has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 5,250,000 shares at the initial public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any.\nThe offering is being made only by means of a prospectus.
  • The Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release, except as required by law.\nAbout TPG Pace Beneficial II Corp.\nTPG Pace Beneficial II Corp. is a special purpose acquisition company formed by TPG Pace Group for the purpose of entering into a merger, stock purchase, or similar business combination with one or more businesses.
  • TPG Pace Group has a long-term, patient, and highly flexible capital base, allowing us to seek transactions across industries and geographies.
  • The creation of TPG Pace Group builds on TPG\xe2\x80\x99s efforts to grow its private equity offering by servicing different return profiles and product types.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210413006238/en/\n"

Forbes Names Tom Loverro to the Midas List of the World’s Best 100 Venture Capital Investors

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 2:04am

b'IVP , a premier later-stage venture capital and growth equity firm, is pleased to announce that General Partner Tom Loverro has been named to the prestigious Forbes Midas List of 100 Best Venture Capital Investors.

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  • b'IVP , a premier later-stage venture capital and growth equity firm, is pleased to announce that General Partner Tom Loverro has been named to the prestigious Forbes Midas List of 100 Best Venture Capital Investors.
  • The Midas List identifies the venture capitalists who are generating exceptional returns for their investors while helping create the most impactful and valuable companies.
  • Tom was previously a Principal at RRE Ventures, a leading early-stage venture firm, based in New York.
  • Tom holds an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management, where he was an Austin Scholar, and a B.A.

Brewer Lane Ventures Hires David Castellani, Former New York Life Executive and Head of Technology

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 8:52pm

b'Brewer Lane Ventures (BLV), a Boston based venture capital firm focused on investing in the Insurtech and Fintech sectors, announced today that it has brought on David Castellani as Operating Principal.

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  • b'Brewer Lane Ventures (BLV), a Boston based venture capital firm focused on investing in the Insurtech and Fintech sectors, announced today that it has brought on David Castellani as Operating Principal.
  • Castellani was previously Senior Vice President and Business Information Officer at New York Life , where he was responsible for the oversight of enterprise technology and IT governance.\n\xe2\x80\x9cDave\xe2\x80\x99s understanding of incumbent legacy technology and modern insurtech technology is unapparelled,\xe2\x80\x9d said John Kim , Founder and Managing Partner of Brewer Lane Ventures.
  • We bring together domain expertise from founding and scaling startups, venture investing, and running Fortune 100 companies.
  • Brewer Lane\xe2\x80\x99s partners and advisors have significant operating and board experience in leading financial services companies like New York Life, Prudential, CIGNA, Fiserv, Franklin Templeton and SoFi.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210413006053/en/\n'