theScore, Inc. Announces Exercise of Over-Allotment Option
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TORONTO, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) ("theScore" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has received notice from Beacon Securities Limited on behalf of itself and Canaccord Genuity Corp. (the "Underwriters") that the Underwriters have fully exercised their over-allotment option (the "Over-Allotment Option") to offer an additional 3,960,000 Class A Subordinate Voting Shares (the "Class A Shares") at a price of $0.30 per Class A Share for additional gross proceeds of $1,188,000. Assuming completion of the Over-Allotment Option in full, 30,360,000 Class A Shares in aggregate are being issued pursuant to the public offering for gross proceeds of $9,108,000. With the exercise of the over-allotment option by the Underwriters, the Corporation has also increased the size of its previously announced concurrent private placement to 27,140,000 Class A Shares for gross proceeds of $8,142,000, which together with the Bought Deal Offering will raise aggregate gross proceeds to approximately $17,250,000.
Closing of the offering is now scheduled on or about May 6, 2014, and is subject to certain conditions including, but not limited to, the receipt of all necessary approvals including the final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange and the securities regulatory authorities, and the satisfaction of other customary closing conditions.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful, including the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "1933 Act"), or any securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States unless registered under the 1933 Act and any applicable securities laws of any state of the United States or an applicable exemption from such registration requirements is available.
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