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HC2 Holdings Announces Name Change to INNOVATE Expected to be Effective September 20, 2021

August 19, 2021

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HC2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HCHC) today announced that its previously announced name change to INNOVATE Corp. is expected to take effect on Monday, September 20, 2021, along with the launch of a new corporate brand identity and website. The Company is expected to commence trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the trading symbol VATE at market open on September 20, 2021. Until that time, the Company will continue to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under its present symbol, HCHC. There is no change in the Company’s capitalization structure as a result of the name change.

The name INNOVATE reflects the Company’s focus on innovative growth businesses. INNOVATE’s platform includes Infrastructure, Life Sciences and Spectrum subsidiaries, each with strong external catalysts that are expected to deliver meaningful value for all stakeholders.

“INNOVATE is a platform of best-in-class assets we believe are poised to thrive in the new economy,” said Avie Glazer, Chairman of HC2. “We look forward to finalizing the name change in the coming weeks as we enter this new chapter in the Company’s evolution.”

In connection with the name and trading symbol change, INNOVATE will assume a new CUSIP number (47584J 105) and a new ISIN (US45784J1051).

No action is required to be taken by stockholders with respect to the name change.


HC2 Holdings is being renamed INNOVATE Corp. INNOVATE is a portfolio of best-in-class assets in three key areas of the new economy – infrastructure, life sciences and spectrum. Dedicated to stakeholder capitalism, INNOVATE employs over 4,300 people across its subsidiaries.

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