VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 7, 2020 /CNW/ – LEAF Mobile Inc. (TSXV: LEAF) (“LEAF” or the “Company“) announces that it has entered into a letter of intent (the “LOI“) dated October 6, 2020 with East Side Games Inc. (“East Side Games“).


Pursuant to the LOI, LEAF will acquire all of the securities of East Side Games (the “Acquisition“) for $150 million (the “Purchase Price“), the payment of which will be comprised of $50 million in cash, and that number of LEAF common shares (“LEAF shares“) that will represent 50% of the issued and outstanding LEAF shares on Closing.

Completion of the Acquisition is conditional upon, among other things, LEAF obtaining conditional approval from the Toronto Stock Exchange to list the LEAF shares for trading on that exchange.

The Acquisition will be completed on a “cash

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By Leika Kihara

TOKYO (Reuters) – The Bank of Japan (BOJ) may need to pay more attention to job and household income in guiding monetary policy, deputy governor Masazumi Wakatabe said, as the coronavirus pandemic pushes the economy deeper into recession.

In an online briefing on Wednesday, Wakatabe said there were many lessons to learn from the U.S. Federal Reserve’s new policy strategy that focuses more on creating jobs and boosting household income.

“Personally, I feel there is room to consider the idea, voiced by some people, that monetary policy should focus more on job and income conditions,” he said.

“The BOJ doesn’t need to directly set them as targets. But it can take job and income conditions more into account in debating policy.”

The BOJ is mandated by law to achieve price and financial system stability, but does not have a target on jobs growth.

A few academics have

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John Jannarone” data-reactid=”19″By John Jannarone

When chronically underperforming media company Leaf Group Ltd. announced a “strategic review” to consider selling all or part of itself in April 2019, certain buyers were licking their chops. But in the end, dinner was never served.

According to a potential strategic buyer, the company broke many normal rules of conduct in a sale process, effectively ruling out the possibility of doing a deal of any kind. The would-be bidder had expressed interest in some of Leaf’s assets prior to the review process, but when the apparent opportunity to conduct due diligence came about, Leaf Group declined to disclose detailed financial information about individual divisions.

There was, in theory, an opportunity to make a bid, but the company gave the person just one week’s notice of a final deadline. There weren’t any chances to meet senior management to discuss details or access to

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  • I’ve checked out the Nissan Leaf Plus, the Chevy Bolt EV, and the MINI Cooper SE Electric — a trio of compact/sub-compact, all-electric hatchbacks.
  • The Bolt and the Leaf Plus have comparable range, while the MINI manages just over 100 miles on a charge.
  • The Nissan Leaf has been an EV sales leader since 2010, while the Chevy Bolt was the first long-range, mass-market electric car, launched in 2016.
  • The MINI is the newest of this group — and it wins the comparison because it’s far and away the most fun to drive. Even if you can’t drive it as far.
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As we enter the age of the purpose-built EV — a shift that started with Tesla and now includes Volkswagen, Porsche, Cadillac, and a pile of startups from Rivian to Fisker — it’s worth taking a quick look back to the olden

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