HALIFAX, March 25, 2020 /CNW/ - G2S2 Capital Inc. ("G2S2"), announces that it has acquired ownership of, and control over, an additional 290,264 common shares of Clarke Inc. ("Clarke"), representing 1.76% of the outstanding common shares of Clarke ("Common Shares"). G2S2 acquired the Common Shares on March 24, 2020, in a single block trade through the facilities of the Toronto Stock Exchange at a price of $8.11 per share (the "Acquisition").
Prior to the Acquisition, G2S2 owned and exercised control over an aggregate of 7,630,889 Common Shares and $4,538,000 principal amount of Clarke Series B Convertible Debentures ("Convertible Debentures") which, if converted, would entitle G2S2 to an additional 235,976 Common Shares, representing a securityholding percentage of 47.82% (assuming conversion of the Convertible Debentures held by G2S2). Immediately after the Acquisition, G2S2 owns and exercises control over 7,921,153 Common Shares and $4,538,000 principal amount of Convertible Debentures, representing a securityholding percentage of 49.58% in the Common Shares (assuming conversion of the Convertible Debentures held by G2S2).
The Common Shares were purchased for investment purposes. G2S2, may, from time to time, acquire additional Common Shares or Convertible Debentures, or dispose of some or all of their current or additional Common Shares or Convertible Debentures, in the normal course of their investment activities.
In making the Acquisition, G2S2 relied on the exemption from the requirements in securities legislation applicable to formal bids in Section 4.2 of National Instrument 62-104 Take-Over Bids and Issuer Bids.
G2S2 has filed an early warning report relating to this press release on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Review (SEDAR) at www.sedar.com under Clarke's issuer profile.
G2S2 Capital Inc. is a privately held investment holding company focused on creating value across a variety of businesses with a long term horizon. G2S2 is incorporated under the laws of Canada. G2S2 is controlled by George & Simé Armoyan.
SOURCE G2S2 Capital Inc.
For further information: or to obtain a copy of the early warning report, please contact Rob Jeffery, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of G2S2 at 902-423-4000.