Article: Electric Car Co.’s $2.4B Deal Was Built On Lies, Investor Says

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Electric Car Co.’s $2.4B Deal Was Built On Lies, Investor Says

Lauren Berg, 05 April 2021

In the midst of its $2.4 billion merger with blank-check company Hennessy Capital, electric car maker Canoo waited until after the market closed to tell investors it was changing its business focus, causing its stock to plummet, according to a proposed class action filed Friday in California federal court.

In December, Los Angeles-based Canoo Holdings Ltd. went public in a merger with Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp., but didn’t tell investors it was turning its focus away from the plan to sell vehicles through a subscription model and that it was de-emphasizing its engineering services business, according to the complaint filed by investor Justin Kojak. Continue reading “Article: Electric Car Co.’s $2.4B Deal Was Built On Lies, Investor Says”

Article: Why Is It Moving? Looking Into Why SeaChange International’s Stock is Trading Higher Today

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Why Is It Moving? Looking Into Why SeaChange International’s Stock is Trading Higher Today

Erin Clark,  29 March 2021

Hong Kong Is Set to Target First SPAC Listing by End of Year

(Bloomberg) — Hong Kong is expected to have its own blank check company listing framework ready in June for public feedback and targets allowing deals to start by the end of this year, according to people familiar with the matter.The city is looking at tighter rules for sponsors of special purpose acquisition company listings and their buy-out targets than those enforced in the U.S., said the people, who asked not to be named discussing internal deliberations. Continue reading “Article: Why Is It Moving? Looking Into Why SeaChange International’s Stock is Trading Higher Today”

Subject: Paul M. Pion

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Paul M. Pion has served as Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Managing Director of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. (“Cantor”) since August 2010. Mr. Pion is also the Chief Financial Officer of Cantor Fitzgerald’s real estate business and CF Acquisition Company (SPAC). Mr. Pion previously served in numerous positions for Cantor including Global Director of Internal Audit from 2002 to 2010. Mr. Pion has been a director of Tower Bridge GP Limited since November 2010, BGC European GP Limited since January 2012 and was a director of BGC Brokers GP Limited from April 2012 until December 2019. Prior to joining Cantor, Mr. Pion served for approximately 14 years with the accounting firm Deloitte & Touche Pion holds Series 7 and 27 licenses and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York. He received a B.S. in Accounting from the State University of New York at Albany.

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