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TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Facedrivegivesback—Facedrive Inc. (“Facedrive” or the “Company”) (TSXV: FD) today announces that the closing of the first tranche of its non-brokered private placement for 643,389 of common shares of the Company (the “Common Shares”) for aggregate gross proceeds of $5,790,501. Haywood Securities Inc. acted as a finder in respect of certain subscriptions and as compensation will receive a cash commission equal to $151,524.90. All Common Shares issued in the offering are subject to a hold period expiring on October 27, 2020 in accordance with applicable securities laws. The offering remains subject to final TSX Venture Exchange (“TSXV”) approval.
The first tranche closing is part of a larger non-brokered private placement transaction (the “Offering”) under which the Company proposed to raise up to approximately $10,000,000.00, pursuant to the issuance of Common Shares at a price of $9.00 per Common Share. Proceeds of the Offering will be used for corporate overhead expenses for the next 12 months.
The Company also today announces that further to the Company’s press release dated June 23, 2020 it has settled an outstanding consulting fee that was due on June 11, 2020 (the “Consulting Fee”) through the issuance of 800,000 Common Shares, representing an amount of $8,224,000.00 based on a deemed price of $10.28 per Common Share, being the five-day volume-weighted average price of the Common Shares as traded on the TSXV for the period ended June 11, 2020 (the “Fee Payment”). Completion of the Fee Payment was approved by the TSXV on June 23, 2020.
The Company announces that it wishes to provide an update with respect to its interim financial statements for the interim period ended March 31, 2020. The Company is relying upon the blanket relief program announced on March 18, 2020 (the “Blanket Order”) by the Canadian Securities Administrators (the “CSA”) extending deadlines to file financial statements and Management Discussion and Analysis (“MD&A”). The Company confirms that it is relying on the relief in the Blanket Order in respect of its interim financial statements and MD&A for the interim period ended March 31, 2020, which it intends to file on or before July 14, 2020. Until the Company has filed such financial statements and MD&A, insiders of the Company are subject to the Company’s share trading and black-out policy.
Other than as previously disclosed by the Company, there have been no material business developments since the date of the annual financial statements and MD&A that were filed by the Company on April 24, 2020.
Facedrive is a multi-faceted “people-and-planet first” platform offering socially-responsible services to local communities with a strong commitment to doing business fairly, equitably and sustainably. Facedrive rideshare was the first to offer green transportation solutions in the TaaS space, planting thousands of trees and giving users a choice between EVs, hybrids and conventional vehicles. Facedrive Marketplace offers curated merchandise created from sustainably sourced materials. Facedrive Foods offers contactless deliveries of healthy foods right to consumers’ doorsteps. Facedrive Health develops innovative technological solutions to the most acute health challenges of the day. Facedrive is changing the ridesharing, food delivery, e-commerce and health tech narratives for the better, for everyone.
For more about Facedrive, visit www.facedrive.com.
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