TORONTO — As RB Energy Inc. flamed out and fell into creditor protection during the past couple of weeks, investors were shell-shocked.
Despite some start-up problems in recent months, Vancouver-based RB seemed to be in an ideal position. It was emerging as North America’s only serious lithium producer, just as demand for the metal is set to soar because of its use in electric vehicle batteries. Its management team was linked to the legendary Lundin Group, a resource conglomerate with a fantastic track record of success. Lundin companies do not just melt down like that.
Disclosure is a key element in ensuring the well-functioning of the capital markets and allowing investors to make informed judgements.
All of which means a focus on the circular for the upcoming meeting of Tuckamore Capital Management. That meeting has been called for shareholders to support management’s plan, that’s backed by Birch Hill Equity Partners, to take the company private.
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Andrew Doiron is being eulogized as the type of man whose eyes would light up whenever he spoke about his job, a fearless straight-talker who was true to himself and easily earned the love of his friends and family.
“Andrew is the first person I met whose personality screamed ‘what you see is what you get!’ Marc Melanson, who described himself as one of Sgt. Doiron’s closest friends, said in a lengthy statement posted to Facebook.
The 31-year-old from Moncton, N.B., was killed on Friday in a friendly fire incident in Iraq.
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