June 30 (Reuters) - Easterly Acquisition Corp
* JH Capital Group Holdings, LLC to become public company through a combination with Easterly Acquisition Corp.
* Easterly Acquisition Corp - Entered into a definitive investment agreement, whereby easterly will acquire JH Capital and be renamed JH Capital Group Holdings, Inc.
* Says transaction has been unanimously approved by board of directors of easterly and JH Capital’s equity holders
* Easterly Acquisition Corp - JH Capital’s management team will remain with JH Capital Inc
* Easterly Acquisition - Current owners of JH Capital will retain substantial equity stake in JH Capital Inc
* Easterly Acquisition Corp - Once transaction is closed, JH Capital Inc. will be led by Norman Kravetz as chairman, Douglas Jacobsen as CEO
* Easterly Acquisition Corp - Current owners of JH Capital are not selling any of their shares as part of transaction
* Easterly Acquisition Corp - JH Capital’s existing stockholders will roll all their existing equity into JH Capital Inc. and retain about 45.4% ownership
* Easterly - $200 million contained in co’s trust account will be used following closing by JH Capital to “grow business and to repay existing subordinated debt”
* Easterly Acquisition Corp - upon completion of transaction, JH Capital Inc. will trade on Nasdaq Stock Exchange under ticker symbol “JHCG.”
* Easterly Acquisition Corp - easterly will acquire a controlling equity interest in JH Capital Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: