Press Releases

November 5, 2018
Toronto

Purpose-built student housing set to soar – Launch of ASH REIT kick-starts “lagging” sector

October 31, 2018
Toronto

Alignvest Student Housing acquires high-quality strategic student housing asset in Ottawa, Ontario

August 16, 2018
Toronto

Alignvest Student Housing acquires high-quality strategic student housing asset

August 14, 2018
Toronto

Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation Reports First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

July 19, 2018
Toronto

Alignvest Student Housing REIT makes first purchase

July 3, 2018
Toronto

Successful launch of Alignvest Student Housing Real Estate Investment Trust with demand for units well in excess of targeted first close

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.