VANCOUVER, Dec. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Vertex One Asset Management, Inc. ("Vertex One") announced today that it intends to terminate the Vertex Bond Alpha Fund ("VBAF") on or about January 10, 2020. On October 21, 2019, Vertex One announced that it had entered into a purchase agreement with Picton Mahoney Asset Management ("Picton Mahoney") pursuant to which Picton Mahoney has agreed acquire the investment fund management contracts for five investment funds managed by Vertex One: Vertex Liquid Alternative Fund, Vertex Liquid Alternative Fund Plus, Vertex Bond Alpha Fund, Vertex Arbitrage Fund and Vertex Arbitrage Fund Plus (the "Proposed Transaction"). Since the date of this announcement, the parties have decided not to include the Vertex Bond Alpha Fund in the Proposed Transaction and to terminate the Vertex Bond Alpha Fund prior to closing of the Proposed Transaction, which is expected to occur on or about January 10, 2019, subject to the receipt of regulatory approval and the satisfaction of all remaining closing conditions. In addition, the Vertex Canadian Equity Alpha Fund and Vertex U.S. Equity Alpha Fund were terminated effective as of the close of business on November 29, 2019.
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