Tag: Combination

Tortoise Acquisition Corp. Reminds Stockholders to Vote in Favor of Business Combination with Hyliion Inc.

Tortoise Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: SHLL) (“TortoiseCorp”) reminds stockholders to vote in favor of the proposed business combination between TortoiseCorp and Hyliion Inc. (“Hyliion”), and the related proposals, to be voted upon at TortoiseCorp’s Special Meeting of Stockholders scheduled to be held virtually on Monday, September 28, 2020, at 9:30 am Eastern time (the “Special Meeting”), as described in TortoiseCorp’s definitive proxy statement, dated September 8, 2020 (the “Proxy Statement”).

Every stockholder’s vote is important, regardless of the number of shares the stockholder holds. Accordingly, TortoiseCorp requests that each stockholder complete, sign, date and return a proxy card, if it has not already done so, to ensure that such stockholder’s shares will be represented at the Special Meeting. Stockholders which hold shares in “street name,” meaning that their shares are held of record by a broker, bank or other nominee, should contact their broker, bank or nominee to ensure that their

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Torchlight and Metamaterial Announce Planned Business Combination

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PLANO, Texas & HALIFAX, Nov Scotia, Sep. 21, 2020 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) —
Special Dividend Intended to be Issued to Torchlight Shareholders at Closing

Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRCH), an oil and gas exploration company (“Torchlight”) and Metamaterial Inc. (“META”) (CSE: MMAT), a developer of high-performance functional materials and nanocomposite products, announced today the execution of a non-binding letter of intent (“LOI”, signed on September 15, 2020), for Torchlight to acquire 100% of META and to divest within the first half of 2021 Torchlight’s oil and gas assets for the benefit of Torchlight’s legacy shareholders (the “Proposed Transaction”). Upon completion of the Proposed Transaction, shareholders of META are expected to hold a 75% interest in the combined entity.

The Proposed Transaction represents a strategic shift for Torchlight. It is intended to reposition Torchlight into the

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Gores Metropoulos, Inc. Files Registration Statement on Form S-4 in Connection With Proposed Business Combination With Luminar Technologies, Inc.

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 15, 2020–

Gores Metropoulos, Inc. (the “ Company ”), a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by an affiliate of The Gores Group, LLC, a global investment firm founded in 1987 by Alec Gores, and by an affiliate of Dean Metropoulos of Metropoulos & Co., filed a registration statement on Form S-4 with the SEC (the “ Registration Statement ”) in connection with its previously announced proposed business combination with Luminar Technologies, Inc. (“ Luminar ”), a global leader in lidar autonomous driving technology. The Registration Statement is not yet effective. The Registration Statement, including the proxy statement/consent solicitation statement/prospectus contained therein, when it is declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (“ SEC ”), will contain important information about the proposed business combination contemplated by the Agreement and Plan of Merger by and among the Company, Dawn Merger Sub, Inc., Dawn Merger Sub II, LLC and

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Graf Industrial Corp. Announces Special Meeting Date to Approve Proposed Business Combination with Velodyne and Move to Nasdaq

HOUSTON, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Graf Industrial Corp. (“Graf” or the “Company”) (NYSE: GRAF, GRAF.U, GRAF WS), a special purpose acquisition company, announced today that it has scheduled the special meeting of its stockholders (the “Special Meeting”) to approve its proposed business combination (the “Business Combination”) with Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (“Velodyne”) for September 29, 2020.

Graf, whose securities are currently listed on the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”), also announced that it intends to list the shares of common stock and warrants of the post-combination company, to be named Velodyne Lidar, Inc., on The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) under the ticker symbols “VLDR” and “VLDRW”, respectively, following the closing of the Business Combination. The decision to list on Nasdaq was made in consideration of the Business Combination and enables the post-combination company to be listed alongside the other innovative technology companies that are also listed

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