Press Releases

August 11, 2017
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Toronto, Ontario – August 11, 2017 – Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation (TSX: AQY.A, AQY.WT) (“AQY” or the “Company”) is reporting its financial results as at June 30, 2017 and for the period from commencement of operations of the Company on April 28, 2017 to June 30, 2017. The Company’s unaudited interim financial statements, along with the accompanying management’s discussion and analysis have been filed on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (“SEDAR”) and may be viewed by interested parties under the Company’s profile at www.sedar.com or www.alignvestacquisition.com.

June 30, 2017
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation Announces Class A Restricted Voting Shares and Warrants to Commence Trading Separately on July 4, 2017

Toronto, Ontario – June 30, 2017 – Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation (“AQY” or the “Corporation”) announces that the securities underlying the Corporation’s Class A restricted voting units (AQY.UN on the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”)), each consisting of one Class A restricted voting share (“Class A Restricted Voting Share”) and one-half of a share purchase warrant (each whole share purchase warrant, a “Warrant”), will commence trading separately on the TSX effective July 4, 2017. The Class A restricted voting shares and whole warrants will trade under the symbols “AQY.A” and “AQY.WT”, respectively.

June 1, 2017
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation Announces Exercise in Full and Closing of Over-Allotment Option for Additional $52,500,000 in Gross Proceeds

Toronto, Ontario – June 1, 2017 — Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation (“AQY”, “we”, “us” or “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that, further to the $350,000,000 initial public offering (the “Offering”) of Class A restricted voting units (the "Class A Restricted Voting Units") which closed on May 25, 2017, the underwriters of the Offering have exercised their over-allotment option (the "Over-Allotment Option") in full to purchase an additional 5,250,000 Class A

May 25, 2017
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation Announces Completion of $350,000,000 Initial Public Offering

Toronto, Ontario – May 25, 2017 – Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation (“AQY”, “we”, “us” or “Corporation”) is pleased to announce the closing (the “Closing”) of its initial public offering (the “Offering”) of $350,000,000 of Class A restricted voting units (the “Class A Restricted Voting Units”). AQY has granted the underwriters of the Offering (the “Underwriters”) a 30-day option following the Closing to purchase up to an additional 5,250,000 Class A Restricted Voting Units, at a price of $10.00 each (the “Over-Allotment Option”). The proceeds from the distribution of the Class A Restricted Voting Units (along with the proceeds from any exercise of the Over-Allotment Option granted by the Corporation) will be deposited into an escrow account and will only be released upon certain prescribed conditions, as further described in the final prospectus dated May 18, 2017 (the “Final Prospectus”).

May 18, 2017
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation Files Final Prospectus and Upsizes Initial Public Offering of Class a Restricted Voting Units to $350,000,000

Toronto, Ontario – May 18, 2017 – Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation (“AQY”, “we”, “us” or “Corporation”) announces that it has filed a final prospectus with the securities regulatory authorities in all provinces and territories of Canada, except Quebec, and has obtained a receipt therefor in respect of its initial public offering (the “Offering”) of $350,000,000 of Class A Restricted Voting Units. AQY has granted the underwriters of the Offering a 30-day option following closing of the Offering (the “Closing”) to purchase up to an additional 5,250,000 Class A Restricted Voting Units, at a price of $10.00 each (the “Over-Allotment Option”). The proceeds from the distribution of the Class A Restricted Voting Units (along with the proceeds from any exercise of the Over-Allotment Option granted by the Corporation) will be deposited into an escrow account and will only be released upon certain prescribed conditions.

May 1, 2017
Toronto

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

Toronto, Ontario – May 1, 2017 – Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation (“AQY”, “we”, “us” or “Corporation”) announces that it has filed a preliminary prospectus with the securities regulatory authorities in all provinces and territories of Canada, except Quebec, and has obtained a receipt therefor in respect of its initial public offering (the “Offering”) of $250,000,000 of Class A Restricted Voting Units. The proceeds from the distribution of the Class A Restricted Voting Units will be deposited into an escrow account and will only be released upon certain prescribed conditions.

January 26, 2017
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation Obtains Final Order Of Qualifying For Transaction With Trilogy International Partners LLC

Toronto, January 26, 2017 – Alignvest Acquisition Corporation (TSX: AQX.A, AQX.WT) (“AQX” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that, at a court hearing earlier today, it obtained the final order of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice for the Corporation’s proposed qualifying acquisition under which the Corporation proposes to effect a business combination with Trilogy International Partners LLC (“Trilogy”) by way of a court approved plan of arrangement (the “Arrangement”).

January 24, 2017
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation Announces Shareholder Approval Of Qualifying Transaction With Trilogy International Partners LLC

Toronto, January 24, 2017 – Alignvest Acquisition Corporation (TSX: AQX.A, AQX.WT) (“AQX” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that at the special meeting (the “Meeting”) of shareholders of the Corporation (“Shareholders”) held earlier today, Shareholders voted overwhelmingly to approve the Corporation’s proposed qualifying acquisition under which the Corporation proposes to effect a business combination with Trilogy International Partners LLC (“Trilogy”) by way of a court approved plan of arrangement (the “Arrangement”).

January 20, 2017
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation Secures Capital In Excess Of IPO Proceeds Towards Qualifying Acquisition With Trilogy International Partners

Toronto, January 20, 2017 – Alignvest Acquisition Corporation (TSX: AQX.A, AQX.WT) (“AQX”) is pleased to announce that the proxies received to date, representing a majority of the shares eligible to vote, have given overwhelming support to the AQX business combination with Trilogy International Partners LLC (“Trilogy” or the “Company”) by way of a court approved plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement").

January 12, 2017
Toronto

Institutional Shareholder Services Recommends That Alignvest Acquisition Corporation Shareholders Vote For The Arrangement With Trilogy International Partners LLC

Toronto, January 12, 2017 – Alignvest Acquisition Corporation (TSX: AQX.A, AQX.WT) (“AQX”) is pleased to announce that Institutional Shareholder Services (“ISS”), a leading independent proxy advisory firm, has recommended that shareholders of AQX vote FOR the resolution to consider its proposed qualifying acquisition, under which AQX has entered into a definitive arrangement agreement with Trilogy International Partners LLC ("Trilogy" or the "Company") to effect a business combination by way of a court approved plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement") at a Special Meeting of Shareholders scheduled to be held on January 24, 2017.

December 22, 2016
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation Announces Filing of Non-Offering Final Prospectus and Updates to its Qualifying Acquisition

Toronto, December 22, 2016 – Alignvest Acquisition Corporation (TSX: AQX.A, AQX.WT) (“AQX”) is pleased to provide the following updates to its previously-announced qualifying acquisition, under which AQX has entered into a definitive arrangement agreement with Trilogy International Partners LLC (“Trilogy” or the “Company”) to effect a business combination by way of a court approved plan of arrangement (the “Arrangement”), after which the resulting issuer will be known as Trilogy International Partners Inc. (“TIP”)

November 23, 2016
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation Announces Filing of Non-Offering Prospectus

Toronto, November 23, 2016 – Alignvest Acquisition Corporation (TSX: AQX.A, AQX.WT) (“AQX”) announces that, in accordance with applicable rules, it has filed a non-offering preliminary prospectus with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada in connection with the completion of its qualifying acquisition.

November 18, 2016
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation Reports 2016 Financial Results

Toronto, Ontario – November 18, 2016 – Alignvest Acquisition Corporation (TSX: AQX.A, AQX.WT) (“Alignvest Acquisition” or the “Company”) is reporting its financial results as at October 31, 2016 and for the three months ended October 31, 2016. The Company’s unaudited interim financial statements, along with the accompanying management’s discussion and analysis have been filed on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (“SEDAR”) and may be viewed by interested parties under the Company’s profile at www.sedar.com or www.alignvestacquisition.com.

November 1, 2016
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation and Trilogy International Partners LLC Announce Proposed Business Combination

Toronto, November 1, 2016 – Alignvest Acquisition Corporation (TSX: AQX.A, AQX.WT) (“AQX”), the special purpose acquisition corporation (or SPAC) that listed on June 24, 2015, and Trilogy International Partners LLC (“Trilogy”), are pleased to announce that they have entered into an arrangement agreement dated November 1, 2016 (the “Arrangement Agreement”) to effect a business combination, which is intended to constitute AQX’s qualifying acquisition, by way of a court approved plan of arrangement (the “Arrangement”).

September 9, 2016
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation Reports 2016 Financial Results

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation (TSX: AQX.A, AQX.WT) (“Alignvest Acquisition” or the “Company”) is reporting its financial results as at July 31, 2016 and for the three months ended July 31, 2016. The Company’s unaudited interim financial statements, along with the accompanying management’s discussion and analysis have been

July 21, 2016
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation Announces Filing of Annual Information Form and Investor Conference Call

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation (TSX: AQX.A, AQX.WT) (“Alignvest Acquisition” or the “Company”) has filed its annual information form on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (“SEDAR”) which may be viewed by interested parties under the Company’s profile at www.sedar.com or the Company’s website at www.sedar.com.

July 21, 2016
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation Reports 2016 Financial Results

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation (TSX: AQX.A, AQX.WT) (“Alignvest Acquisition” or the “Company”) is reporting its financial results as at April 30, 2016 and for the period from inception of the Corporation on May 11, 2015 to April 30, 2016. The Company’s audited annual financial statements, along with the accompanying management’s discussion and analysis have been filed on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (“SEDAR”) and may be viewed by interested parties under the Company’s profile at www.sedar.com or www.alignvestacquisition.com.

March 7, 2016
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation (TSX: AQX.A, AQX.WT) (“Alignvest Acquisition” or the “Company”) is reporting its financial results as at January 31, 2016 and for the period from inception of the Corporation on May 11, 2015 to January 31, 2016.

December 7, 2015
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation (TSX: AQX.A, AQX.WT) (“Alignvest Acquisition” or the “Company”) is reporting its financial results as at October 31, 2015 and for the period from inception of the Corporation on May 11, 2015 to October 31, 2015. The Company’s unaudited interim financial statements, along with the accompanying management’s discussion and analysis have been filed on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (“SEDAR”) and may be viewed by interested parties under the Company’s profile at www.sedar.com or www.alignvest.com/alignvest-acquisition-corporation.

September 1, 2015
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation (TSX: AQX.A, AQX.WT) (“Alignvest Acquisition” or the “Company”) is reporting its financial results as at July 31, 2015 and for the period from inception of the Corporation on May 11, 2015 to July 31, 2015. The Company’s unaudited interim financial statements, along with the accompanying management’s discussion and analysis have been filed on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (“SEDAR”) and may be viewed by interested parties under the Company’s profile at www.sedar.com or www.alignvest.com/alignvest-acquisition-corporation.

July 31, 2015
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation Announces Class A Restricted Voting Shares and Warrants to Commence Trading Seperatly on August 4, 2015

Announces that the securities underlying Company’s class A restricted voting units (AQX.UN on the TSX), each consisting of one class A restricted voting share and one-half of a warrant, will commence trading separately on the TSX effective August 4, 2015. The class A restricted voting shares and whole warrants will trade under the symbols “AQX.A” and “AQX.WT”, respectively.

July 7, 2015
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation Announces Exercise in Full and Closing of Over-Allotment Option for Additional $33,750,000 in Gross Proceeds

Toronto, Ontario – July 7, 2015 – Alignvest Acquisition Corporation (“Alignvest Acquisition”) is pleased to announce that, further to the $225,000,000 initial public offering of Class A Restri

June 24, 2015
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation Announces Completion of $225,000,000 Initial Public Offering

Toronto, Ontario – June 24, 2015 – Alignvest Acquisition Corporation (“Alignvest Acquisition”) is pleased to announce the closing (the “Closing”) of its initial public offering (the “Off

June 17, 2015
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation Files Final Prospectus for Initial Public Offering of $225,000,000 of Class A Restricted Voting Units

Alignvest Management Corporation (“Alignvest”) and Alignvest Acquisition Corporation (“Alignvest Acquisition”) announce that Alignvest Acquisition has filed a final prospectus with the securit

May 22, 2015
Toronto

Alignvest Management Corporation and Alignvest Acquisition Corporation File Preliminary Prospectus for Initial Public Offering of Units of Alignvest Acquisition Corporation

Alignvest Management Corporation (“Alignvest”) and Alignvest Acquisition Corporation (“Alignvest Acquisition”) announce that Alignvest Acquisition has filed a preliminary prospectus with the s

January 8, 2014
Toronto

Alignvest Names Donald Raymond Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer

Alignvest Management Corporation is pleased to announce that Donald Raymond will join the firm as Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer, effective April 1, 2014. Mr. Raymond, currently Senior

Articles

May 29, 2017
The Globe and Mail

SPAC sector springs to life behind Alignvest IPO

A record-setting $515-million debut for the second special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC) from Alignvest Management Corp. is expected

May 19, 2017
Financial Post

Alignvest Acquisition II shows there is life in the SPAC market, closes $350 million IPO with more to come

The issuer, which is sponsored by the same people who unveiled the original SPAC, Alignvest Acquisition Corp., has priced its initial public ...

May 8, 2017
Financial Post

Alignvest Acquisition II: a new SPAC, but with a twist

On Monday, the marketing process for Alignvest Acquisition II Corp. started. Alignvest II is from the same stable as the original Alignvest SPAC, ...

May 5, 2017
The Globe and Mail

Alignvest launches $250-million IPO for new SPAC

Alignvest Management Corp., the Toronto-based operator of a special-purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, that successfully took over a ...

November 23, 2016
The Globe and Mail

Alignvest’s deal could be blueprint for Canadian SPACs

They call themselves the SPAC mafia. They are an unofficial but influential group of investors who make or break any deal proposed by a special-purpose acquisition corporation, or SPAC. And this hard-to-please group has found a deal they like in Alignvest Acquisition Corp.'s bid for a U.S. wireless company, one of three Canadian SPACs currently seeking shareholder approval for a takeover.

November 1, 2016
The Globe and Mail

Telecom company Trilogy coming to Canada in Alignvest deal

Telecom company Trilogy International Partners LLC, which runs wireless networks in New Zealand and Bolivia, plans to go public in Canada by agreeing to a takeover offer from Toronto-based Alignvest Acquisition Corp.

July 7, 2015
Newswire

Alignvest Acquisition Corporation Opens the Market

Reza Satchu, President & CEO & Timothy Hodgson, Chairman, Alignvest Acquisition Corporation (AQX.UN) joined Richard Rohan, VP Corporate Sales, TMX Equity Transfer Services to open the market. Alignvest Acquisition Corporation is a newly organized special purpose acquisition corporation (SPAC) incorporated under the laws of the Province of Ontario for the purpose of effecting a Qualifying Acquisition.

February 14, 2014
Financial Post

How two Next 36 co-founders are aiming to upend Bay Street with Alignvest Capital

By identifying the most promising financial niches and raiding established firms for the top talent, Alignvest aims to prove that pay-for-performance and entrepreneurial innovation can both win big.

January 8, 2014
Financial Post

CPP Investment Board loses member of senior management team

Donald Raymond, a member of the senior management team of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, is leaving in March to join Alignvest Management Corp.

January 8, 2014
GLobe and Mail

Upstart firm snags CPPIB’s chief strategist

Executive will be leaving CPPIB for a new firm that is barely three years old.

January 8, 2014
Benefits Canada

Raymond leaving CPPIB

Donald Raymond plans to leave the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and join Alignvest Management Corp.

January 8, 2014
Bloomberg

Raymond Leaves Canada Pension for Alignvest

Donald Raymond, chief investment strategist at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, is leaving the pension fund to join Alignvest Management Corp., a new Toronto-based money manager.