Evtec Aluminium strengthens its Board of Directors with the appointment of Julia Steinbrenner, Steve Norris and Steve Illot

Dallas, TX, February 20, 2024 – Blackboxstocks Inc. (NASDAQ: BLBX) (“Blackbox” or the “Company”), a financial technology and social media hybrid platform offering real-time proprietary analytics for stock and options traders, announced today that its planned acquisition target, Evtec Aluminium Limited (“Evtec”), has appointed three new Board Members.

Julia Steinbrenner, Co-President of the New York Yankees Foundation and Co-Owner of Steinbrenner Racing; Steve Norris, former UK Minister for Transport and an automotive industry veteran; and Steve Illot, former Chief Investment Officer for BMO Asset Management in North America, will be joining the Evtec Board of Directors effective April 1, 2024. Ms. Steinbrenner, Mr. Norris and Mr. Illot are expected to be appointed to the Blackbox Board upon the closing of the merger with Evtec.

Evtec Chairman, David Roberts commented; “We are delighted to welcome Julia, Steve and Steve to the Evtec team. Together they bring a wealth of industry experience and insight as we continue to grow Evtec’s competencies to serve our customers as they transition to a new electrified era.”

Blackboxstocks, Inc CEO Gust Kepler said; “The appointment of Ms. Steinbrenner, Mr. Norris and Mr. Illot to the Evtec board is another important milestone for the company as we work to complete this merger. The addition of these new board members further demonstrates Evtec’s commitment to excellence in their industry sector and we are very pleased to welcome them to the team.”

About Evtec Aluminium

Evtec Aluminium is recognised as one of the world’s leading advanced aluminium castings and machining manufacturers supplying premium brand Original Equipment Makers (OEMS). It supplies a range of strategic auto parts on powertrain and EV packs as well as body-in-white structural parts, from its world-class facilities in the UK. Their business focuses on premium luxury brands and a market transition to electric vehicles, with Jaguar Land Rover as its largest customer. As a result of significant change in the global supply chain for auto manufacturing in Great Britain that places an increased need for local sourcing of parts, Evtec is well positioned to expand both organically and through acquisition. For more information, go to: www.evtec-aluminium.com

About Blackboxstocks, Inc.

Blackboxstocks, Inc. is a financial technology and social media hybrid platform offering real-time proprietary analytics and news for stock and options traders of all levels. Our web-based software employs “predictive technology” enhanced by artificial intelligence to find volatility and unusual market activity that may result in the rapid change in the price of a stock or option. Blackbox continuously scans the NASDAQ, New York Stock Exchange, CBOE, and all other options markets, analyzing over 10,000 stocks and up to 1,500,000 options contracts multiple times per second. We provide our users with a fully interactive social media platform that is integrated into our dashboard, enabling our users to exchange information and ideas quickly and efficiently through a common network. We recently introduced a live audio/screenshare feature that allows our members to broadcast on their own channels to share trade strategies and market insight within the Blackbox community. Blackbox is a SaaS company with a growing base of users that spans over 40 countries; current subscription fees are $99.97 per month or $959.00 annually.

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