Toronto, ON – December 19, 2018: ARHT Media Inc. (the “Company” or “ARHT”) (TSX-V:ART), the global leader in holographic telepresence, is pleased to announce it has closed the second tranche (the “Second Tranche”) of the previously announced non-brokered private placement of units (the “Units”). The Company issued 8,926,667 Units as part of the Second Tranche at a price of $0.09 per Unit for aggregate gross proceeds of $803,400.03.
Each Unit consists of one common share of the Company (a “Share”) and one common share purchase warrant (a “Warrant”). Each Warrant entitles the holder thereof to acquire one Share at a price of $0.13 for a period of 36 months following the closing date of the Second Tranche.
The net proceeds from the Second Tranche will be used for general working capital purposes and to acquire equipment related to the business.
The Second Tranche is subject to final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. The securities issued pursuant to the Second Tranche will be subject to a four month and one day statutory hold period expiring on April 20, 2019. No finder warrants or finder fees were paid in connection with the closing of the Second Tranche. The Company anticipates closing the final tranche of the offering in the coming weeks.
Certain insiders of the Company have subscribed for Units pursuant to the Second Tranche (the “Insider Participation”). The Insider Participation will be considered to be a “related party transaction” as defined under Multilateral Instrument 61-101 (“MI 61-101”). The Insider Participation is exempt from the formal valuation and minority shareholder approval requirements of MI 61-101.
About ARHT Media
ARHT Media’s patented HoloPresence™ technology is a complete end-to-end solution that creates a sense of presence for audiences – as though the holographic presenter was actually live in the room. With no noticeable latency, ARHT Media makes two-way live communication with a 3D holographic presenter anywhere in the world possible. We can also playback pre-recorded content and 3D animations on our HoloPresence™ displays to deliver rich holographic experiences. Add to this our capability to stream the same content online on our premium Virtual Global StageTM.
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ARHT Media trades under the symbol “ART” on the TSX Venture Exchange.
This press release may contain “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to, the intention to exercise convertible securities of the Company; disclosure related to the Company’s sales funnel; the Company’s technology; the potential uses for the Company’s technology; the future planned events using the Company’s technology; the future success of the Company; the ability of the Company to monetize the ARHT Media technology; the development of the Company’s technology; and interest from parties in ARHT’s products. Generally, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “plans”, “expects” or “does not expect”, “is expected”, “budget”, “scheduled”, “estimates”, “forecasts”, “intends”, “anticipates” or “does not anticipate”, or “believes”, or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “would”, “might” or “will be taken”, “occur” or “be achieved”. Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including but not limited to: general business, economic and competitive uncertainties; regulatory risks; risks inherent in technology operations; and other risks of the technology industry. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking information, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.
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