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Investor's Chronicle quoted ShareSoc director Cliff Weight in an article about Bacanora.
ShareSoc has provided strong opposition to the deal: Cliff Weight from the group said it was incomprehensible why major shareholders like M&G would irrevocably support a deal that didn’t have a final offer stamp on it.
In another letter to the Bacanora board last month, ShareSoc asked the board to “negotiate a better offer”, given investors had kicked in $65m in a capital raise earlier this ...
Sharesoc continue to support Think BIG. ShareSoc have requisitioned the shareholder register and Think BIG have this week sent the following letter to close to 10,000 shareholders. This had to be sent by post, incurring significant costs which were met by crowdfunding from dissatisfied investors, as the company refused to supply us with email addresses:
Think BiG Letter to BCN Shareholders
https://www.investorschronicle.co.uk/news/2021/10/14/the-battle-for-bacanora/ is a good write up of the issues and why we think there should be a higher offer for Bacanora.
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The background is that ShareSoc was approached by the Bacanora Lithium Shareholder Action Group which is being run by Dee Patel who asked for ShareSoc’s assistance. We have helped them in explaining some key issues in how to run a campaign, how to obtain the shareholder register, problems with voting nominee shares, etc.
We also thought whether a takeover would be in the UK public interest issue. We drew this to the attention of ShareSoc Patron Lord Lee, who has now tabled ...
https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/markets/article-9641119/Backlash-sale-lithium-Chinese-predator.html reports that:
Cliff Weight, director of shareholders champion ShareSoc, said: 'When foreign joint ventures are listed on the London Stock Exchange, it is very difficult for the rights of minority shareholders to be protected.
'Companies such as Bacanora need to be much more transparent, so it is easier for investors to understand the options and warrants that JV (joint venture) partners have. It looks like the Chinese are buying lithium assets on the cheap.'