US actress at Sagicor’s motivational rally: Unique challenges faced by women in leadership positions

Amer­i­can ac­tress and singer Sh­eryl Lee Ralph, best known for her roles in the tele­vi­sion sit­coms It’s a Liv­ing and Moe­sha, as well as the 1993 film Sis­ter Act 2: Back in the Habit, has been rev­el­ing in the sights, sounds and tastes of T&T on her first vis­it to the coun­try this week.

The Tony Award-nom­i­nat­ed en­ter­tain­er was the keynote speak­er at Sagi­cor’s mo­ti­va­tion­al ral­ly for its em­ploy­ees.

Canadian company to acquire Sagicor

Sagicor Financial Corporation Limited (Sagicor), has announced that it has entered into a takeover agreement with Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation, in which Alignvest will acquire Sagicor's shares at a price of approximately US$536 million.

Alignvest is a special purpose acquisition corporation that listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange in May 2017 and raised, or received subscriptions for, an aggregate of C$565 million.

Alignvest has no current operations and this proposed business combination with Sagicor is intended to be its sole and only qualifying acquisition.