Atlantic Alliance Partnership Corp. (AAPC): Weiss Asset Management Raises Stake

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Andrew Weiss Weiss Asset Management recently reported increasing its stake in Atlantic Alliance Partnership Corp. (NASDAQ:AAPC) to 1.23 million ordinary shares, which amass 11.79% of the company’s outstanding stock, according to an amended 13G filing with the US SEC. Previously, the fund’s stake consisted of 1.03 million shares, according to its last 13F for the reporting period ended June 30.

Atlantic Alliance Partnership is a blank check company. Recently, the company reached an agreement to acquire the Global Sports Marketing Agency, TLA Worldwide plc. Over the past 12 months, the company’s stock has lost 2.86%.

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Among hedge funds followed by Insider Monkey, four reported long positions in Atlantic Alliance Partnership Corp. (NASDAQ:AAPC) as of the end of June, down from seven in the previous quarter. Some of the bullish investors included Paul Glazer’s Glazer Capital with a $335,000 position, Phillip Goldstein, Andrew Dakos and Steven Samuels’ Bulldog Investors, which held a position valued at $208,000, and Louis Bacon’s Moore Capital Management.

Investors who dumped Atlantic Alliance Partnership Corp. (NASDAQ:AAPC) during the June quarter included Glenn Russell Dubin’s Highbridge Capital Management, which said goodbye to $5.22 million worth a position, Jim O’Brien And Jonathan Dorfman’s Napier Park Global Capital, which sold out its position valued at the end of March at $1.04 million, and Nick Niell’s Arrowgrass Capital.

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Ownership Summary Table

Name Sole Voting Power Shared Voting Power Sole Dispositive Power Shared Dispositive Power Aggregate Amount Owned Power Percent of Class
WEISS ASSET MANAGEMENT 0 1,225,100 0 1,225,100 1,225,100 11.79%
BIP GP 0 733,562 0 733,562 733,562 7.06%
WAM GP 0 1,225,100 0 1,225,100 1,225,100 11.79%
ANDREW M. WEISS, PH.D 0 1,225,100 0 1,225,100 1,225,100 11.79%

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Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

(Amendment No.1)*



Alliance Partnership Corp.

(Name of Issuer)

Ordinary shares

of Class of Securities)


(CUSIP Number)

13, 2016

(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of This Statement)




Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

¨ Rule 13d-1(b)

x Rule 13d-1(c)

¨ Rule 13d-1(d)

* The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting persons initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information
which would alter disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required on the remainder of this cover page shall not be
deemed to be filed for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Act) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act
(however, see the Notes).

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