NSAV Announces Intent to Acquire Majority Stake in Crypto Exchange

London, England, October 22, 2021 – Net Savings Link Inc. (OTC Pink: NSAV), a cryptocurrency, blockchain and digital asset technology company, today announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) to acquire a 51% stake in a leading Cryptocurrency Exchange. The exchange has a 24-hour trading volume in excess of $600 million. Management believes that this acquisition will be a game changer for the Company and a key component in the NSAV ECO-system. Due to a confidentiality agreement, the Company will disclose the name of the exchange upon closing, which is anticipated within the coming week.

Dato’ Sri Desmond Lim, Interim CEO and Senior Vice President of Cryptocurrency Operations for NSAV and Silverbear Capital partner stated, “This acquisition will certainly put NSAV into a higher tier in the blockchain industry. It also will give us a proven foothold in the crypto arena and a solid base to add to our NSAV ECO-system, thus allowing the Company to grow with tremendous speed.”

NSAV’s vision is the establishment of a fully integrated technology company, which provides turnkey technological solutions to the cryptocurrency, blockchain and digital asset industries. Over time, the Company plans to provide a wide range of services such as software solutions, e-commerce, financial services, advisory services and information technology.

For further information please contact NSAV at [email protected]

The NSAV Twitter account can be accessed at https://twitter.com/nsavtech

The NSAV corporate website can be accessed at http://nsavholdinginc.com

The NSAV Premium OTC Crypto Trading Desk website can be accessed at https://nsavholdinginc.com/otc-desk/

The NSAV Hong Kong OTC Crypto Trading Desk website can be accessed at https://hkotc.co/

Silverbear Capital Inc. https://www.sbcfinancialgroup.com.hk/, a leading, global investment banking firm, will be advising NSAV on strategic matters related to this transaction.

Silverbear Capital Inc. (SBC) has a dynamic of disciplines on a broad commercial level and practice. SBC has a strong group of Partners in a wide range of disciplines with seasoned experience in finance, management, and professional practice. https://www.sbcfinancialgroup.com.hk/meet-our-team/.

Disclaimer: Silverbear Capital Inc. does not constitute investment advice, or an offer or solicitation to sell, or a solicitation to buy, or any other investment product (nor shall any such shares or product be offered or sold to any person) in any jurisdiction in which an offer, solicitation, purchase or sale would be unlawful under the securities law of that jurisdiction.

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, which are intended to be covered by the safe harbours created thereby. Investors are cautioned that, all forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including without limitation, the ability of Net Savings Link, Inc. to accomplish its stated plan of business. Net Savings Link, Inc. believes that the assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements contained herein are reasonable, any of the assumptions could be inaccurate, and therefore, there can be no assurance that the forward-looking statements included in this press release will prove to be accurate. In light of the significant uncertainties inherent in the forward- looking statements included herein, the inclusion of such information should not be regarded as a representation by Net Savings Link Inc. or any other person.

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ICOA Closes 185 Million Acquisition of IBG Finance

Las Vegas, Nevada, October 13, 2021 – McapMediaWire – ICOA Inc. (OTC PINK: ICOA) (“ICOA” or the “Company”) a publicly traded Nevada company and a national provider of wireless and wired broadband Internet networks in high-traffic public locations, currently entering the DeFi, Blockchain, NFT and Crypto Space through multiple acquisitions, announces the closing of its acquisition of iBG Finance, the World’s 1st and only insured DeFi project. The transaction is valued at USD 185,000,000.

Terms of the LOI have been met and final due diligence checks have been completed. Therefore, the Company has elected to go ahead and complete the acquisition of iBG Finance in a transaction valued at USD 185,000,000.

Aneesha Reihana, CEO and Co-Founder of iBG said “Our entire team at iBG is very excited to embark on this new journey. The outlook for iBG and ICOA is very positive. The respective teams’ values are perfectly aligned. We expect this merger to pave the way for the rise of a leader in the DeFi space and for worldwide growth.”

George Strouthopoulos, Chief Executive Officer of ICOA, Inc. added “After countless weeks of due diligence and fine tuning, both Companies have reached satisfactory terms. We are excited about officially being in the Crypto & DeFi space, and about our ongoing initiatives to embark in the NFT space.”

We invite shareholders and investors to follow our social media handle on Twitter for daily updates on the latest developments.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/icoa_inc

About ICOA INC.

ICOA, Inc. is a national provider of wireless and wired broadband Internet networks in high-traffic public locations. ICOA provides design, installation, operation, maintenance, and management of WI-FI hot-spot and hot-zone Internet access. ICOA owns or operates broadband access installations in high-traffic locations across 40 states, located in airports, quick-service restaurants, hotels and motels, travel plazas, marinas etc. ICOA networks are compatible with widely used 802.11x technology and with virtually all Internet service providers. ICOA is currently entering the DeFi, Blockchain and Crypto Space through multiple acquisitions.

About iBG Finance

iBG is a Decentralised Finance (DeFi) wealth management platform designed to bring simplicity to users interested in entering the cryptocurrency and the DeFi market. iBG is equipped with the latest Robo Advisory technology to offer algorithm-driven recommendations.

Website: https://ibg.finance

Twitter: https://twitter.com/IbgFinance

SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT

This press release contains forward-looking statements that can be identified by terminology such as “believes,” “expects,” “potential,” “plans,” “suggests,” “may,” “should,” “could,” “intends,” or similar expressions. Many forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to be materially different from any future results implied by such statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, our ability to continue to enhance our products and systems to address industry changes, our ability to expand our customer base and retain existing customers, our ability to effectively compete in our market segment, the lack of public information on our company, our ability to raise sufficient capital to fund our business, operations, our ability to continue as a going concern, and a limited public market for our common stock, among other risks. Many factors are difficult to predict accurately and are generally beyond the company’s control. Forward-looking statements speak only as to the date they are made, and we do not undertake to update forward-looking statements to reflect circumstances or events that occur after the date the forward-looking statements are made.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

CONTACT: Kim Halvorson
Email: [email protected]

ICOA Signs LOI for 185 million Acquisition of IBG Finance

Las Vegas, Nevada, October 1, 2021 – ICOA Inc. (OTC PINK: ICOA) (“ICOA” or the “Company”) a publicly traded Nevada company and a national provider of wireless and wired broadband Internet networks in high-traffic public locations currently entering the DeFi, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Space through multiple acquisitions, announces it has executed a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) to acquire iBG Finance, the World’s 1st and only insured (POSI: Public Offering Security Insurance) – DeFi project, in a transaction valued at USD 185,000,000.

Launched in September of 2020, iBG is a Decentralised Finance (DeFi) wealth management platform designed to bring simplicity to users interested in entering the cryptocurrency and the DeFi market. iBG is equipped with the latest Robo Advisory technology to offer algorithm-driven recommendations.

The iBG App is a smart yield aggregator platform providing an intuitive user experience to make it easy for all users to benefit from their digital tokens/cryptocurrencies. The App is offered as a customised recommendation engine by simplifying user experience to provide non-tech savvy users a way to interact with various cryptocurrency and DeFi assets that are built on blockchains. In traditional finance and portfolio management, you can get obtain advice and use automated platforms to enrich your trading strategies. iBG takes these principles and applies them in the cryptocurrency markets with advanced Al technology solutions.

The LOI executed by ICOA and iBG outlines the terms of the transaction which is valued at USD 185 Million and anticipated to close within 60 days. As part of the acquisition, ICOA will be acquiring 100% of iBG Finance in return for restricted preferred shares of ICOA.

Aneesha Reihana, CEO and Co-Founder of iBG said “Decentralised Finance is becoming increasingly pivotal to the overall Cryptocurrency Market and has doubled its market share since 2020. iBG Finance is proud to be part of an industry that has grown to $80 Billion in 2021. Our merger with ICOA could not have come at a better time. We expect this milestone will open new markets and opportunities for us moving forward.”

George Strouthopoulos, Chief Executive Officer of ICOA, Inc. added “ICOA’s mission statement has always been to be a player in the digital landscape for decades. I cannot think of a better way to further that mission. This first acquisition further accelerates our mission to contribute to the digital transformation journey.”

We invite shareholders and investors to follow our social media handle on Twitter for daily updates on the latest developments.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/icoa_inc

About ICOA INC.

ICOA, Inc. is a national provider of wireless and wired broadband Internet networks in high-traffic public locations. ICOA provides design, installation, operation, maintenance, and management of WI-FI hot-spot and hot-zone Internet access. ICOA owns or operates broadband access installations in high-traffic locations across 40 states, located in airports, quick-service restaurants, hotels and motels, travel plazas, marinas etc. ICOA networks are compatible with widely used 802.11x technology and with virtually all Internet service providers. ICOA is currently entering the DeFi, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Space through multiple acquisitions.

About iBG Finance

iBG is a Decentralised Finance (DeFi) wealth management platform designed to bring simplicity to users interested in entering the cryptocurrency and the DeFi market. iBG is equipped with the latest Robo Advisory technology to offer algorithm-driven recommendations.

Website: https://ibg.finance

Twitter: https://twitter.com/IbgFinance

SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT

This press release contains forward-looking statements that can be identified by terminology such as “believes,” “expects,” “potential,” “plans,” “suggests,” “may,” “should,” “could,” “intends,” or similar expressions. Many forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to be materially different from any future results implied by such statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, our ability to continue to enhance our products and systems to address industry changes, our ability to expand our customer base and retain existing customers, our ability to effectively compete in our market segment, the lack of public information on our company, our ability to raise sufficient capital to fund our business, operations, our ability to continue as a going concern, and a limited public market for our common stock, among other risks. Many factors are difficult to predict accurately and are generally beyond the company’s control. Forward-looking statements speak only as to the date they are made, and we do not undertake to update forward-looking statements to reflect circumstances or events that occur after the date the forward-looking statements are made.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Contact: Kim Halvorson
Email: [email protected]

Kirkland Represents Acosta in Acquisition of The CORE Group

Kirkland & Ellis advised Acosta, a global integrated sales and marketing services company, on its acquisition of national foodservice sales agency The CORE Group (CORE), which closed on June 2, 2021. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Read the Acosta press release

The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners Douglas Ryder and David Klein and associate Jack Shirley. Kirkland is the largest law firm in the world by revenue, the seventh-largest by number of attorneys, and is the first law firm in the world to reach US$4 billion in revenue.

About Acosta Sales & Marketing

Acosta Sales & Marketing is a full-service sales, marketing and service company in North America. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, Acosta is a sales and marketing company for consumer packaged goods companies.

Eversheds Sutherland advises Cox Communications on acquisition

Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce that it represented client Cox Communications, the largest private telecom company in America, in entering into a definitive agreement to acquire Charlotte-based Segra, one of the largest privately held fibre infrastructure providers in the United States.

Under the terms, Cox will acquire Segra’s commercial services segment, which is a leading super-regional, fibre-based provider serving commercial enterprise and carrier customers in nine states in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast. The company’s dense metropolitan fibre network provides enhanced technology solutions and a commitment to a superior customer experience.

As part of the transaction, EQT Infrastructure will retain ownership of Segra’s fiber-to-the-premise (FTTP) residential and small- to medium-sized business segment in Virginia and North Carolina and accelerate the plan to expand broadband services to neighbourhoods and markets throughout their regions. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals and closing conditions.

Corporate Partners David S. Phillips and Matthew Block led the Eversheds Sutherland team, which included Partners Michael A. Hepburn, M. Hill Jeffries, Taylor Kiessig, Meredith O’Leary, Jeremy D. Spier, Kristina Kopf Thomas, Counsel Aaron Moody, Staff Attorney Bonnie R. Burke, and Associates Robert R. Christoffel, Kristin W. Cleare, Jazmen B. Howard, Caitlin G. Naylor, Mary Kate Nicholson, William D. Ponder, Alexander F. L. Sand, and Laura A. Taylor.

About Eversheds Sutherland’s Corporate Practice

With more than 700 attorneys worldwide, Eversheds Sutherland’s global mergers and acquisitions team provides pragmatic advice and comprehensive support that enables clients to evaluate, structure and complete transactions across a broad spectrum of industries.

The team combines decades of experience with in-depth knowledge of local and cross-border practices. Wherever the transaction is led from, we provide a seamless and integrated worldwide service.

Our attorneys are well versed in the unique requirements of mergers, tender offers, stock and asset acquisitions, corporate restructurings, spin-offs, recapitalisations and other deal structures. We negotiate and establish alliances, joint ventures and other partnering relationships. In addition, we develop innovative approaches to implement other tailored commercial relationships.

Our global M&A team advises clients across a broad range of sectors including financial services, insurance, payment systems, technology, communications, energy, industrials, consumer products, professional services, health care and eCommerce. We understand regulatory frameworks and the impact on transactions of the key issues that affect your business. This in-depth sector knowledge allows us to add real value to the M&A process.

DLA Piper advises Cofense in acquisition of Cyberfish

DLA Piper represented Cofense, the leading provider of phishing detection and response (PDR) solutions, in its recent acquisition of Cyberfish, a provider of next-generation phishing protection powered by Computer Vision and advanced machine learning technology.

By integrating innovative machine learning capabilities from Cyberfish with Cofense’s detection and response technology, Cofense will bring to market a holistic, advanced automation solution for email protection, detection and response.

“We were thrilled to partner with Cofense, bringing our extensive cybersecurity and technology sector M&A experience to advise on its acquisition of Cyberfish,” said Marc Samuel, the DLA Piper partner who led the deal team. “This successful transaction will enable Cofense to continue developing transformative solutions to address issues of phishing and email security through advanced artificial intelligence and automation.”

In addition to Samuel (Washington, DC), the DLA Piper deal team was led by Shirley Qin (Washington, DC).

With more than 1000 corporate lawyers globally, DLA Piper helps clients execute complex cross-border transactions seamlessly while supporting clients across all stages of development. The firm has been rated number one in global M&A volume for 11 consecutive years, according to Mergermarket.