DENVER, July 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Intermap Technologies Corporation ("Intermap" or the "Company") (TSX:IMP), (BB:ITMSF), a leading provider of geospatial solutions on-demand created from its uniform, high-resolution 3D digital models of the earth's surface, today announced that it has completed a non-brokered US$3.0 million debt financing (the "Debt Financing") with Vertex One Asset Management ("Vertex") of Vancouver, BC.
The promissory note granted under the Debt Financing will mature six months from the date of issuance. Simple interest is payable at maturity at an annual rate of 15.0%. The Debt Financing is subject to a prepayment right by the Company at 115% of the principal amount at any time, subject to a 30 day notice period. With this financing, the Company holds $14.3 million of debt issued by Vertex with maturities ranging from January 2016 through April 2016.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the Debt Financing as a bridge to cash flows from the expected closure of pending Spatial Data Infrasructure (SDI) contracts. The proceeds will be used in the preparation phase of these SDI activities and for general corporate purposes.
Vertex is a Vancouver-based investment firm currently managing over $2.1 billion in assets. Vertex looks for misvalued companies with a catalyst in the near future, while also paying attention to valuation relative to industry peers. It seeks to achieve superior long term performance by identifying companies that have low price-to-value metrics, have put themselves up for sale, or companies where a misvaluation has occurred within the capital structure of the company. The firm currently manages six funds offered to direct clients, advisors and institutions. The Vertex Fund, Vertex Managed Value Portfolio and Vertex Arbitrage Fund are memorandum based funds. The Vertex Enhanced Income Fund, Vertex Growth Fund, and Vertex Value Fund are prospectus-based, long-only funds.
About Intermap Technologies
Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Intermap (www.intermap.com) is an industry leader in geospatial solutions on demand with its secure, cloud-based Orion Platform™. Through its powerful suite of 3DBI applications and proprietary development of contiguous databases that fuse volumes of geospatial data into a single source, the Orion Platform is able to provide location-based solutions for customers in diverse markets around the world. For more information please visit www.intermap.com.
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For further information: Intermap Technologies: Rich Mohr, Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, [email protected], +1 (303) 708-0955; Canada - Financial: Cory Pala, Investor Relations, e.vestor Communications Inc., [email protected], +1 (416) 657-2400