Stingray Completes $40 Million Bought Deal Financing
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Montreal, October 24, 2017 – Stingray (TSX: RAY.A; RAY.B) (“Stingray”) announced today that it has successfully completed a bought deal offering of an aggregate of 4,348,000 subordinate voting shares and variable subordinate voting shares of Stingray (collectively, the “Shares”) at a price of $9.20 per Share for gross proceeds of $40,001,600 (the “Offering”.)
The Offering was made through a syndicate of underwriters co-led by National Bank Financial Inc. and GMP Securities L.P., and comprised of BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., TD Securities Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc. and Desjardins Securities Inc. (collectively, the “Underwriters”.)
Stingray has granted the Underwriters an over-allotment option to purchase up to that number of additional Shares equal to 15% of the Shares purchased pursuant to the Offering, exercisable in whole or in part at any time up to 30 days after and including the closing date of the Offering.
Stingray intends to use the net proceeds of the Offering for working capital and general corporate purposes, including to provide further flexibility for future acquisitions.
No securities regulatory authority has either approved or disapproved the contents of this news release. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities of Stingray Digital Group Inc. in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. These securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “1933 Act”), or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons except in compliance with the registration requirements of the 1933 Act and applicable state securities laws or pursuant to an exemption therefrom.
Stingray (TSX: RAY.A; RAY.B) is the world-leading provider of multiplatform music services and digital experiences for pay TV operators, commercial establishments, OTT providers, mobile operators, and more. Stingray’s services include audio television channels, premium television channels, 4K UHD television channels, karaoke products, digital signage, in-store music, music apps, and more. Geared towards individuals and businesses alike, Stingray reaches 400 million subscribers (or users) in 156 countries and its mobile apps have been downloaded over 90 million times. Stingray is headquartered in Montreal and currently has close to 350 employees worldwide. For more information: www.stingray.com.
Senior Vice-President, Marketing and Communications
Stingray Digital Group Inc.
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