Fortrea Announces AI-Driven Partnership with Medidata to Increase Diversity in Clinical Trials

Collaboration leverages Medidata AI to improve access and participation of diverse population groups in clinical studies

DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 20, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fortrea (Nasdaq: FTRE), a leading global contract research organization (CRO), today announced a partnership with Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company and leading provider of clinical trial solutions to the life sciences industry, to use Medidata AI Intelligent Trials to increase access to diverse patients in clinical trials conducted by Fortrea.

Fortrea’s use of Medidata AI builds on an existing collaboration between the two companies, expanding on Fortrea’s use of Medidata Rave EDC, an advanced, robust, and secure EDC system for clinical trial site, patient and lab data capture and management. Fortrea will leverage features of Medidata AI Intelligent Trials, including study feasibility and diversity data, to help emerging and large biopharmas, as well as medical device and diagnostic companies, achieve enrollment goals that reflect the populations most impacted by each disease or condition under study.

“Medidata’s data and interface capabilities will enhance our ability to seamlessly integrate diverse populations into the clinical trial process,” said Fortrea COO and President of Clinical Services Mark Morais. “We are thrilled to work with Medidata as part of Fortrea’s go-forward data strategy.”

“Fortrea and Medidata share a commitment to advancing clinical trial research and this partnership is poised to reshape the landscape of diversity in clinical trials globally,” said Fareed Melhem, SVP, Medidata AI. “Together, our solutions support customers in life sciences to accelerate study timelines and make the benefits of clinical therapies more accessible to a diverse spectrum of individuals.”

About Fortrea

Fortrea (Nasdaq: FTRE) is a leading global provider of clinical development and patient access solutions to the life sciences industry. We partner with emerging and large biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostic companies to drive healthcare innovation that accelerates life changing therapies to patients in need. Fortrea provides phase I-IV clinical trial management, clinical pharmacology, differentiated technology-enabled trial solutions and post-approval services. Fortrea’s solutions leverage three decades of experience spanning more than 20 therapeutic areas, a passion for scientific rigor, exceptional insights and a strong investigator site network. Our talented and diverse team of approximately 19,000 people working in more than 90 countries is scaled to deliver focused and agile solutions to customers globally. Learn more about how Fortrea is becoming a transformative force from pipeline to patient at Fortrea.com and follow us on LinkedIn and X (formerly Twitter) @Fortrea.

Fortrea Contacts:
Jennifer Minx (Media) – 919-410-4195, media@fortrea.com
Kate Dillon (Media) – 646-818-9115, kdillon@prosek.com
Hima Inguva (Investors) – 877-495-0816, Investors@fortrea.com

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OPEN Health unites patient engagement experts to transform the patient experience

London, Nov. 20, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — London, UK – November 20, 2023 – OPEN Health, a preeminent global provider of consultingHEOR and market accesspatient engagement, and scientific and creative communications services, is bringing together experts in strategic patient innovation and engagement, deepening the organization’s existing commitment to building patient-first solutions.

OPEN Health is combining the strength, expertise, and proven track record of the Px Group, a division of the CM Group which was acquired in 2022, and OPEN Health’s own patient engagement team into a unified global patient communications, patient research, and creative patient engagement partner. The combined team will be led by Cherie Myatt, alongside Senior Vice President Alexandra Dubois, Registered Health Psychologist and Cognitive Behavioral Therapist Dr. Sumira Riaz, and Patient Centricity Global Lead Gavin Jones.

Myatt, co-founder of the CM Group, started to build out a patient engagement team in 2016 based on clients’ needs to connect and activate their patient communities. She and Dubois, an experienced marketer and rare disease advocate, launched a division of the agency focused exclusively on providing patient engagement solutions to clients in the life sciences industry, particularly those in rare and complex conditions. Dr. Sumira Riaz has led OPEN Health’s Patient Engagement practice in Europe for the past six years, with an industry-leading team of health psychologists and behavioral scientists.

“I am excited to bring together our global experts to focus on engagement with patients, caregivers, community leaders, and advocacy groups. Together, we will use the patient voice to improve life-changing treatments across the globe,” said Myatt, whose title is President of OPEN Health Patient Engagement.

Dr. Annemarie Clegg, Chief Medical Officer at OPEN Health, commented, “By working as one, united team, we can better leverage our respective talents and methodologies to unlock patient engagement opportunities across the product life cycle and drive more effective engagement solutions.”

Collaborating with more than 1,300 global OPEN Health experts, the Patient Engagement team provides a wide range of solutions to address specific challenges for clients. Its full suite of solutions includes:

  • Strategy, insights & market research – delivers design solutions that resonate with communities and significantly impact disease outcomes with a profound understanding of patient needs.
  • Health psychology & behavioral science – delivers comprehensive insights into the lived experience of patient and caregiver with evidence-based methodologies.
  • Patient content & storytelling – delivers patient-focused communications and storytelling solutions that educate, connect, and inspire.
  • Patient Engager™ programs and advocacy engagement – partners with life sciences companies and their patients and caregiver communities to purposefully infuse the patient perspective into programs and communications.

To learn more, visit https://www.openhealthgroup.com/patient-engagement 

About OPEN Health

OPEN Health unites deep scientific knowledge with wide-ranging specialist expertise to unlock possibilities that improve health outcomes and patient well-being. Working in partnership with our clients, we embrace our different perspectives and strengths to deliver fresh thinking and solutions that make a difference. OPEN Health is a flexible global organization that solves complex healthcare challenges across consulting, HEOR and market access, scientific communications, patient engagement, and creative omnichannel communications. For more information on OPEN Health, visit www.openhealthgroup.com.

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OPEN Health

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Duck Creek Pioneers the Next Era of Cloud-Based Technology for P&C Insurers Through Microsoft Azure OpenAI Service

Incorporating Azure OpenAI Service and using Duck Creek’s low-code platform empowers insurers to modernize responsibly

BOSTON, Nov. 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Duck Creek Technologies, the intelligent solutions provider defining the future of property and casualty (P&C) and general insurance, announces a breakthrough initiative in collaboration with Microsoft. This collaboration is poised to empower insurers to reimagine their businesses by facilitating smoother implementation processes and faster speed to market through the aid of generative artificial intelligence (AI)—a transformative technology that enables the creation of innovative applications and low-code solutions.

Duck Creek’s comprehensive platform is built on Microsoft Azure, the preferred technology for harnessing the power of Azure OpenAI Service, as large language models (LLMs) continue to redefine and shape the technology landscape. This represents a significant leap forward in the insurance sector, fostering innovation and efficiency that promises to influence how insurers conduct their business and engage with customers. By merging Duck Creek’s expertise in insurance solutions with the cutting-edge capabilities of Microsoft, this collaboration aims to create a brighter and more agile future for the entire insurance industry.

“Generative AI is a truly transformative technology, and our valued customers will benefit immensely from its powerful capabilities as we continue to drive the modernization of the insurance industry. Our objective is to empower insurers to innovate products faster and assist employees with AI tools,” said Mike Jackowski, Chief Executive Officer, Duck Creek Technologies. “This marks the next chapter in the evolution of our longstanding partnership, where we are pioneering in the space by uniting the exceptional talent of Microsoft and Duck Creek to develop cutting-edge technology solutions for the P&C and general insurance industries. In doing so, we are committed to spearheading the insurance industry’s embrace of generative AI and solving the innovation challenges insurers face—all while upholding the highest standards of regulatory compliance and ethical responsibility.”

Duck Creek is harnessing this emerging technology to curate innovative solutions for insurers, helping them embrace the future of technology with:

  • Copilot solutions powered by near-real-time data, which empowers insurers to make informed decisions and respond to changing market conditions swiftly and effectively.
  • Enhanced productivity tools that improve efficiency and productivity throughout the insurance ecosystem, designed to benefit consumers, agents, underwriters, and claim adjusters.
  • The next era of low-code configurator tools that simplify the development and adoption of insurance products, enabling insurers to expedite their time-to-market for both new and ongoing configurations.

“Duck Creek will continue advancing how it brings responsible AI to the insurance industry and enables a rapid business transformation toward humanized experiences,” said Jess Keeney, Chief Product & Technology Officer, Duck Creek Technologies. “We are consistently assessing how our solutions can more seamlessly integrate into our customers’ operational landscapes, and we are dedicated to delivering meaningful outcomes and addressing significant business challenges. Both Duck Creek and Microsoft share a common dedication to enhancing the customer journey across the entire insurance lifecycle. This marks a significant evolution in how underwriters leverage consumer data and conduct risk analysis, the efficiency of claims handling, fraud detection, and the industry’s ability to meet customer needs and adapt to feedback promptly.”

“Innovative insurers want to move quickly to use the power of generative AI to drive demonstrable business value,” said Bill Borden, CVP for Worldwide Financial Services at Microsoft. “We’re excited to deepen our collaboration with Duck Creek to deliver new generative AI-powered capabilities to help our joint insurance customers drive marked improvements in employee productivity, reinvent customer engagement, and bend the curve on innovation – both securely and responsibly.”

About Duck Creek Technologies

Duck Creek Technologies is the intelligent solutions provider defining the future of the property and casualty (P&C) and general insurance industry. We are the platform upon which modern insurance systems are built, enabling the industry to capitalize on the power of the cloud to run agile, intelligent, and evergreen operations. Authenticity, purpose, and transparency are core to Duck Creek, and we believe insurance should be there for individuals and businesses when, where, and how they need it most. Our market-leading solutions are available on a standalone basis or as a full suite, and all are available via Duck Creek OnDemand. Visit www.duckcreek.com to learn more. Follow Duck Creek on our social channels for the latest information – LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Pacific Green Acquires Five Battery Energy Storage Developments in Italy Totaling 500MW / 2,800MWh

Dover, DE, Nov. 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  Pacific Green Battery Energy Park (Italia) Srl, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pacific Green Technologies, Inc. (the “Company” or “Pacific Green”, (OTCQB: PGTK)) announces that it has acquired 51% of the shares in five Italian projects (the “Projects”) from Sphera Energy Srl. The remaining 49% of the shares of each Project will be acquired on achievement of certain development milestones.

The first 100MW battery energy storage system (“BESS”) project in Campania has been submitted to The Ministry of Environment and Energy Security for permitting and the remaining four will be finalized in the coming months. Final permitting for all five projects is anticipated in Q4 2024, with design and construction to be managed by Pacific Green. The projects will begin their 35 year operating life in late 2025.

Mahael Fedele, Sphera Energy’s Partner & CEO, said: “Following our launch 12 months ago as one of Italy’s first fully dedicated battery storage development platforms, we are thrilled to enter into this partnership with Pacific Green to deliver high quality projects in the rapidly growing Italian energy storage market”

Scott Poulter, Pacific Green’s Chief Executive, added: “Building upon our success with the development and sale of Pacific Green’s 100MWh Richborough Energy Park and the development of the 375MWh Sheaf Energy in the UK, Italy represents the next step in Pacific Green’s European expansion into other markets where battery assets will be key in enabling National and EU Net-Zero targets. In Italy, where market conditions favor longer duration projects, we expect this portfolio to have an energy capacity of between two to three gigawatt hours.

About Pacific Green Technologies, Inc.:

Pacific Green is focused on addressing the world’s need for cleaner and more sustainable energy. It offers grid-scale battery energy storage systems, renewable and environmental technologies.

For more information, visit Pacific Green’s website:
www.pacificgreen.com

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This news release contains “forward-looking statements,” as that term is defined in Section 27A of the United States Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Statements in this news release which are not purely historical are forward-looking statements and include any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Such forward-looking statements include, among other things, the continued development of the Project, any potential business developments and future interest in Pacific Green’s battery, solar and environmental technologies.

Actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. Such factors include, among others, the continuation of the development of the Project, general economic and political conditions, and the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release, and Pacific Green assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Although Pacific Green believes that the beliefs, plans, expectations and intentions contained in this news release are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions will prove to be accurate. Investors should consult all the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factors disclosure outlined in Pacific Green’s annual report on Form 10-K for the most recent fiscal year, Pacific Green’s quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Pacific Green Technologies, Inc.
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Methane emissions remains elusive challenge for oil and gas industry

LONDON and HOUSTON and SINGAPORE, Nov. 15, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Methane remains a significant challenge for the oil and gas industry. COP28 could prove a landmark moment for methane reduction commitments, and companies and governments will need to take strong steps to reduce emissions and enforce new standards, according to a new Horizons report from Wood Mackenzie.

Methane is responsible for almost a third of the emissions-induced increase in global temperatures since the start of the industrial era and the oil and gas industry is estimated to account for up to a quarter of human-caused (anthropogenic) methane emissions, according to the report Mission invisible: tackling the oil and gas industry’s methane challenge.

According to Wood Mackenzie’s Emissions Benchmarking Tool, typical methane losses per field are small — less than 500 kilogram per hour (around 0.65 million cubic feet per day), which is below the measurable resolution of most current satellites — but around 96% of all fields have emissions on this scale, making it a large, cumulative problem. More significant emissions from larger fields are often spread across multiple production facilities, making them harder to quantify.

Government role
According to the report, government action will be vital to reduction efforts, with three high-level actions that can stimulate progress:

  1. Greater ambition. Implementable and enforceable policy would be a positive start, such as global collaboration on stopping all large-scale flaring and venting.
  2. Consistent enforcement. Policymakers and regulators must collaborate with industry to set realistic targets and timelines for emission reductions while ensuring that fees and fines are levied appropriately and loopholes are closed.
  3. Financial support for technology. Governments can support funding to improve both measurement technology and abatement solutions. For example, as part of the US Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) US$350 million in funding is available to monitor and reduce methane emissions.

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LeddarTech Appoints Chris Stewart as Chief Financial Officer

QUEBEC CITY, Canada, Nov. 15, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech®, an automotive software company that provides patented disruptive low-level sensor fusion and perception software technology for ADAS and AD, proudly announces the appointment of Mr. Chris Stewart as Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”).

As CFO at LeddarTech, Mr. Stewart will be instrumental in supporting LeddarTech in completing its recently announced business combination with Prospector Capital Corp. and transitioning to a publicly traded company.

Mr. Stewart has over 20 years of financial management experience at companies ranging from startups to large public companies. Mr. Stewart previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of Bionano Genomics Inc. (NASDAQ: BNGO) from September 2020 until joining LeddarTech in November 2023, Head of Maxwell Ultracapacitors at Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) from May 2019 to July 2020 and as Vice President of Finance and Information Technology at Maxwell Technologies Inc., a public energy storage company, from July 2015 to May 2019, at which time the company was acquired by Tesla. In addition, Mr. Stewart held multiple leadership roles, including Vice President of Finance at Entropic Communications and Chief Financial Officer of V-ENABLE Inc. (currently GroundTruth), a leader in targeted mobile advertising.

Mr. Stewart received his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and his M.S. in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University.

“I am thrilled to join such a visionary company and work alongside LeddarTech’s employees at such an exciting time,” stated Mr. Stewart. “I eagerly anticipate forging formidable alliances at all levels, including with LeddarTech’s shareholders and its board of directors and leadership team, and support LeddarTech as it works toward completing its business combination and operating as a publicly traded company. I am extremely energized by LeddarTech’s accomplishments and look forward to helping it realize all of its potential.”

Mr. Charles Boulanger, CEO of LeddarTech, commented: “I am very pleased that Chris has joined the executive team of LeddarTech as Chief Financial Officer. As an accomplished financial executive with extensive experience in leading and optimizing the financial operations of various organizations, Chris has a strong track record of managing and transforming financial functions to drive profitability and growth. Chris’s skill set perfectly aligns with LeddarTech’s strategic goals.”

LeddarTech Inc. (“LeddarTech”) and Prospector Capital Corp. (“Prospector”) (NASDAQ: PRSR, PRSRU, PRSRW), a Cayman Islands exempted company led by former Qualcomm President Derek Aberle and chaired by former Qualcomm Vice Chairman Steve Altman, are party to a definitive business combination agreement that, upon completion of the business combination, would result in LeddarTech becoming a publicly listed company. Upon closing of the transaction, which is expected during the fourth quarter of 2023, the combined company formed through the business combination, LeddarTech Holdings Inc. (“Newco”), is expected to be listed on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “LDTC.”

About LeddarTech

A global software company founded in 2007 and headquartered in Quebec City with additional R&D centers in Montreal, Toronto and Tel Aviv, Israel, LeddarTech develops and provides comprehensive perception software solutions that enable the deployment of ADAS and autonomous driving (AD) applications. LeddarTech’s automotive-grade software applies advanced AI and computer vision algorithms to generate accurate 3D models of the environment, allowing for better decision making and safer navigation. This high-performance, scalable, cost-effective technology is available to OEMs and Tier 1-2 suppliers to efficiently implement automotive and off-road vehicle ADAS solutions.

LeddarTech is responsible for several remote-sensing innovations, with over 150 patent applications (80 granted) that enhance ADAS and AD capabilities. Better awareness around the vehicle is critical in making global mobility safer, more efficient, sustainable and affordable: this is what drives LeddarTech to seek to become the most widely adopted sensor fusion and perception software solution.

Additional information about LeddarTech is accessible at www.leddartech.com and on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

About Prospector Capital Corp.

Prospector is a special-purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses with a focus on companies with advanced and highly differentiated solutions for the technology sector. The company is led by a team of experienced investors and executives focused on identifying and investing in high-growth companies with strong management teams and attractive market opportunities. Prospector’s securities are traded on NASDAQ under the ticker symbols “PRSR,” “PRSRU” and “PRSRW.”

Important Information About the Proposed Transaction and Where to Find It

In connection with the proposed business combination, Prospector, LeddarTech and Newco will prepare and will file with the SEC the registration statement on Form F-4 (the “Registration Statement”), and Prospector will mail the proxy statement/prospectus contained within the Registration Statement to its shareholders and file other documents regarding the business combination with the SEC. This press release is not a substitute for any proxy statement, registration statement, proxy statement/prospectus or other documents Prospector or Newco may file with the SEC in connection with the business combination. INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT WHEN IT BECOMES AVAILABLE, ANY AMENDMENTS OR SUPPLEMENTS TO THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT AND OTHER DOCUMENTS FILED BY PROSPECTOR OR NEWCO WITH THE SEC IN CONNECTION WITH THE BUSINESS COMBINATION, BECAUSE THESE DOCUMENTS WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. Investors and security holders will be able to obtain free copies of the Registration Statement and other documents filed with the SEC by Prospector or Newco through the website maintained by the SEC at www.sec.gov.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained in this press release may be considered forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Exchange Act (which forward-looking statements shall also include forward-looking statements and forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws), including, but not limited to, statements regarding the business combination involving Prospector, LeddarTech and Newco, the ability to consummate the business combination and the timing thereof, the anticipated benefits from the business combination, the closing of the private placement financing and expected proceeds therefrom and statements relating to Newco’s anticipated strategy, future operations, prospects, objectives and financial projections and other financial metrics. Forward-looking statements generally include statements that are predictive in nature and depend upon or refer to future events or conditions, and include words such as “may,” “will,” “should,” “would,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “plan,” “likely,” “believe,” “estimate,” “project,” “intend” and other similar expressions among others. Statements that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on current beliefs and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties and are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results could differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement as a result of various factors, including, without limitation: (i) the risk that the conditions to the closing of the business combination are not satisfied, including the failure to timely or at all obtain shareholder approval for the business combination or the failure to timely or at all obtain any required regulatory clearances, including of the Superior Court of Justice of Québec; (ii) uncertainties as to the timing of the consummation of the business combination and the ability of each of Prospector, LeddarTech and Newco to consummate the business combination; (iii) the possibility that other anticipated benefits of the business combination will not be realized, and the anticipated tax treatment of the business combination; (iv) the occurrence of any event that could give rise to termination of the business combination; (v) the risk that shareholder litigation in connection with the business combination or other settlements or investigations may affect the timing or occurrence of the business combination or result in significant costs of defense, indemnification and liability; (vi) changes in general economic and/or industry-specific conditions; (vii) possible disruptions from the business combination that could harm LeddarTech’s business; (viii) the ability of LeddarTech to retain, attract and hire key personnel; (ix) potential adverse reactions or changes to relationships with customers, employees, suppliers or other parties resulting from the announcement or completion of the business combination; (x) potential business uncertainty, including changes to existing business relationships, during the pendency of the business combination that could affect LeddarTech’s financial performance; (xi) legislative, regulatory and economic developments; (xii) unpredictability and severity of catastrophic events, including, but not limited to, acts of terrorism, outbreak of war or hostilities and any epidemic, pandemic or disease outbreak (including COVID-19), as well as management’s response to any of the aforementioned factors; (xiii) access to capital and financing and LeddarTech’s ability to maintain compliance with debt covenants; and (xiv) other risk factors as detailed from time to time in Prospector’s reports filed with the SEC, including Prospector’s Annual Report on Form 10-K, periodic Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, periodic Current Reports on Form 8-K and other documents filed with the SEC, as well as the risk factors to be contained in the Registration Statement. The foregoing list of important factors is not exhaustive. Neither Prospector nor LeddarTech can give any assurance that the conditions to the business combination will be satisfied. Except as required by applicable law, neither Prospector nor LeddarTech undertakes any obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statement, or to make any other forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

No Offer or Solicitation

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities of Prospector or Newco, a solicitation of any vote or approval, nor shall there be any sale of securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. No offer of securities shall be made except by means of a prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”).

Participants in Solicitation

Prospector, LeddarTech and Newco, and certain of their respective directors, executive officers and employees, may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies in connection with the business combination. Information about the directors and executive officers of Prospector can be found in the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2022, which was filed with the SEC on March 31, 2023. Information regarding the persons who may, under the rules of the SEC, be deemed participants in the solicitation of proxies in connection with the business combination, including a description of their direct or indirect interests, by security holdings or otherwise, will be set forth in the Registration Statement and other relevant materials when they are filed with the SEC. These documents can be obtained free of charge from the source indicated above.

Contact:
Daniel Aitken, Vice-President, Global Marketing, Communications and Investor Relations, LeddarTech Inc. Tel.: + 1-418-653-9000 ext. 232 daniel.aitken@LeddarTech.com

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ROSEN, LEADING INVESTOR COUNSEL, Encourages Capstone Green Energy Corporation Investors to Secure Counsel Before Important Deadline in Securities Class Action – CGRN, CGRNQ

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WHY: Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of securities of Capstone Green Energy Corp. (NASDAQ: CGRN) (OTC: CGRNQ) between June 14, 2021 and September 22, 2023, both dates inclusive (the “Class Period”), of the important December 12, 2023 lead plaintiff deadline.

SO WHAT: If you purchased Capstone Green Energy securities during the Class Period you may be entitled to compensation without payment of any out of pocket fees or costs through a contingency fee arrangement.

WHAT TO DO NEXT: To join the Capstone Green Energy class action, go to https://rosenlegal.com/submit-form/?case_id=19761 or call Phillip Kim, Esq. toll-free at 866-767-3653 or email pkim@rosenlegal.com or cases@rosenlegal.com for information on the class action. A class action lawsuit has already been filed. If you wish to serve as lead plaintiff, you must move the Court no later than December 12, 2023. A lead plaintiff is a representative party acting on behalf of other class members in directing the litigation.

WHY ROSEN LAW: We encourage investors to select qualified counsel with a track record of success in leadership roles. Often, firms issuing notices do not have comparable experience, resources or any meaningful peer recognition. Many of these firms do not actually litigate securities class actions, but are merely middlemen that refer clients or partner with law firms that actually litigate the cases. Be wise in selecting counsel. The Rosen Law Firm represents investors throughout the globe, concentrating its practice in securities class actions and shareholder derivative litigation. Rosen Law Firm has achieved the largest ever securities class action settlement against a Chinese Company. Rosen Law Firm was Ranked No. 1 by ISS Securities Class Action Services for number of securities class action settlements in 2017. The firm has been ranked in the top 4 each year since 2013 and has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for investors. In 2019 alone the firm secured over $438 million for investors. In 2020, founding partner Laurence Rosen was named by law360 as a Titan of Plaintiffs’ Bar. Many of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized by Lawdragon and Super Lawyers.

DETAILS OF THE CASE: According to the lawsuit, defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements that: (1) Capstone had engaged in “bill and hold transactions” with customers; (2) these transactions were not reported pursuant to generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”); (3) “as a result of apparent errors primarily related to revenue recognition associated with bill and hold transactions” Capstone lacked a reasonable basis to report certain financial results and was reasonably likely to restate its financial statements; and (4) as a result of the foregoing, defendant’s positive statements about Capstone’s business, operations, and prospects were materially misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis. When the true details entered the market, the lawsuit claims that investors suffered damages.

To join the Capstone Green Energy class action, go to https://rosenlegal.com/submit-form/?case_id=19761 or call Phillip Kim, Esq. toll-free at 866-767-3653 or email pkim@rosenlegal.com or cases@rosenlegal.com for information on the class action.

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