Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – November 18, 2019) – LOOPShare Ltd. (TSXV: LOOP) (OTCQB: LPPPF), announces that is has closed the first tranche of its previously announced non-brokered private placement (the “Private Placement”). In the first tranche aggregate gross proceeds of $772,972 were raised through the issuance of 3,864,860 class “A” common shares (each a “Share”) at a price of $0.20 per share. The Company intends to close additional tranches of the Private Placement over the upcoming weeks that will, in aggregate with the first tranche, raise gross proceeds of up to $2.5 million.
All securities issued in the first tranche of the private placement are subject to a resale restriction in accordance with applicable securities laws, which expires on March 16, 2020. No finder’s fees were paid in connection with the closing of the first tranche.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the Offering to continue to launch the Harbour Air partnership, complete related software and hardware development of the LOOPShare platform, acquire inventory and for general corporate and working capital purposes.
This news release does not constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The securities being offered have not been, nor will they be, registered under the Unites States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and such securities may not be offered or sold within the United States absent U.S. registration or an applicable exemption from U.S. registration requirements.
The Company also announces that, subject to approval by the TSX Venture Exchange, it intends to amend the terms of a total of 6,194,667 outstanding share purchase warrants (the “Warrants”) issued pursuant to a private placement that closed November 23, 2018. Each Warrant is currently exercisable for one Share at an exercise price of $0.75 per Share. If approved, the proposed amendment will reduce the exercise price of the Warrants to $0.50 per Share.
LOOPShare Ltd. is an emerging global leader in ridesharing, micro-mobility and sustainable transportation. To learn more, visit www.loopscooters.com.
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This news release contains “forward-looking information” concerning anticipated developments and events related to LOOPShare Ltd. (or the “Company”) that may occur in the future. Forward looking information contained in this news release includes, but is not limited to, statements with respect to the completion of the financing and use of proceeds from the financing.
In certain cases, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of words such as “expects”, “intends”, “anticipates” or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results “may”, “would”, or “might” suggesting future outcomes, or other expectations, objectives, assumptions, intentions or statements about future events or performance. Forward-looking information contained in this news release is based on certain factors and assumptions regarding, among other things, the accuracy, reliability and applicability of the Company’s business model; the timely receipt of governmental approvals and licenses; the timely receipt of e-scooters by the Company; the success of operations; the ability of the Company to implement its business plan as intended; the Company’s ability to access financing; and the impact of competition. While the Company considers these assumptions to be reasonable, they may prove to be incorrect.
Forward looking information involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results to be materially different from any future results expressed by the forward-looking information. Such factors include risks related to acts of God, the impact of general economic conditions, changing transportation industry conditions, increases in operating costs, terrorism, currency fluctuations, interest rates, risks specific to the transportation industry, the ability to attract qualified management and staff, labour disputes, regulatory risks, including risks relating to the acquisition of the necessary licenses, financing, capitalization and liquidity risks, including the risk that the financing may not be obtained and the additional risks identified in the “Risk Factors” section of the Company’s filings with applicable Canadian securities regulators.
Although the Company has attempted to identify factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. The forward-looking information is made as of the date of this news release. Except as required by applicable securities laws, the Company does not undertake any obligation to publicly update any forward-looking information.
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