Alignvest Management Corporation

Alignvest Management Corporation
Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation

Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation

May 05, 2017 14:14 ET

Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation Files Amended and Restated Preliminary Prospectus for Initial Public Offering of Units

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 5, 2017) -

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Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation ("AQY", "we", "us" or "Corporation") announced today that it has filed an amended and restated preliminary prospectus with the securities regulatory authorities in all provinces and territories of Canada, except Quebec, in connection with the previously announced proposed initial public offering of its Class A Restricted Voting Units.

Scotia Capital Inc. and Citigroup Global Markets Canada Inc. are serving as joint book-runners for the offering. BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., TD Securities Inc. and UBS Securities Canada Inc. are serving as co-managers.

The amended and restated preliminary prospectus has not yet become final for the purpose of a distribution of securities to the public. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale or acceptance of an offer to buy these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the time a receipt for the final prospectus or other authorization is obtained from the securities commission or similar authority in such jurisdiction. This press release is not an offer of securities for sale in the United States, and the securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933. Copies of the amended and restated preliminary prospectus will be available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Completion of AQY's initial public offering is subject to the receipt of customary approvals, including regulatory approvals, and the execution of an underwriting agreement, among other things.

About Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation

Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation is a newly organized special purpose acquisition corporation incorporated under the laws of the Province of Ontario for the purpose of effecting a qualifying acquisition.

About Alignvest Management Corporation

Alignvest Management Corporation is a leading alternative investment management firm that seeks to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns for its clients, which include pension plans, foundations, and ultra-high net worth family offices, by identifying and exploiting market discontinuities, and by attracting the very best talent to build industry-leading investment platforms. The partners of the firm have a strong combination of investment and operational expertise, having created and managed numerous successful operating businesses, and having built and led large, highly profitable businesses within global financial and consulting firms.

Alignvest Management Corporation was formed in 2011 and has raised equity and investment capital from a number of private family offices and institutions. Alignvest Management Corporation's founding partners have committed to
invest over $230 million of their personal capital into funds managed by Alignvest Management Corporation, on a fully discretionary basis, with the capital subject to full recyclability. Alignvest Management Corporation believes that this long term, discretionary, and aligned pool of capital provides the firm with a strong and differentiated foundation.

Alignvest Management Corporation is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, with an additional office in London, UK.

Visit Alignvest Management Corporation at www.alignvest.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities legislation, which reflects Alignvest Management Corporation's and Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation's current expectations regarding future events. Forward-looking information is based on a number of assumptions and is subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond Alignvest Management Corporation's or Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation's control, that could cause actual results and events to differ materially from those that are disclosed in or implied by such forward-looking information. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, failure to complete the Offering and related transactions, and the factors discussed under "Risk Factors" in the amended and restated preliminary prospectus of Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation dated May 4, 2017. Neither Alignvest Management Corporation nor Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation undertake any obligation to update such forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as expressly required by applicable law.

Contact Information

  • Alignvest Management Corporation
    Sanjil Shah
    Chief Financial Officer and Partner
    (416) 360-8248
    sshah@alignvest.com

    Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation
    Sanjil Shah
    Chief Financial Officer
    (416) 360-8248
    sshah@alignvest.com