Tag Archives: GNE

IDT To Spinoff Stake In Zedge

Hey, we know what you’re thinking. You wish there was a way to invest in a pure-play ringtone and phone wallpaper company. Well, thanks to IDT(IDT), you will not have to wish much longer. IDT has filed a form 10 as the first step in spinning off its majority stake in Zedge. Zedge, in case you missed it… Read More »

Genie Energy Refuses To Put Exchange Offer Back In Bottle

Genie Energy(GNE) is a company that we have followed from the announcement of its spinoff from IDT(IDT).  Last year, the company promoted an interesting exchange offer to allow holders to elect to trade their equity for high-coupon preferred stock with less upside from business performance.  The offer was met with little interest. Undeterred, the company relaunched the exchange… Read More »

The Results Are In As Genie Exchange Offer Expires- Genie’s Wish Not Shareholder’s Command

The unofficial tally is in and the turnout was somewhat disappointing. No, we are not talking about any primary or the upcoming election, but rather about Genie Energy’s (GNE) recent exchange offer to swap common B shares for newly formed preferred ownership on a 1:1 basis. In the end, only ~1.6 million shares of Class B common stock… Read More »

Tepid Interest In Genie Exchange Offer…So Far

We recently took a look at Genie Energy’s (GNE) exchange offer. While I highly recommend checking out our earlier piece and related comments for some background info (and to boost our traffic), here is a brief summary: Shareholders of Class B common units can swap shares on a 1 for 1 basis for newly created preferred shares which would trade… Read More »

Drilling Down Into Genie Energy’s Exchange Offer

Some companies just can’t stop maneuvering. Less than a year after being spun out of IDT (IDT), Genie Energy (GNE) announced that it is launching an exchange offer for up to 8.75m of its common shares. Before digging into the offer, it is worth familiarizing oneself with some background information on the operations. For a fuller description check… Read More »