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Toronto, ON – October 18, 2018 – Versapay Corporation (TSXV: VPY) ("Versapay" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced short form prospectus offering (the “Offering”) of 5,257,800 common shares (the “Common Shares”) of the Company at a price of $1.75 per Common Share, which included 685,800 Common Shares issued pursuant to the exercise of the over-allotment option in full, for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $9.2 million.
The Offering was underwritten by Raymond James Ltd., as lead underwriter and sole bookrunner, on behalf of a syndicate of underwriters that included Haywood Securities Inc. and PI Financial Corp.
The net proceeds from the Offering will be used by the Company to further its sales and marketing efforts, to continue to expand its presence in the United States, for research and development with respect to the cash application features of its products and for general corporate and working capital purposes.
The securities have not been, and will not be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”), or any U.S. state securities laws, and may not be offered or sold in the United States without registration under the U.S. Securities Act and all applicable state securities laws or compliance with the requirements of an applicable exemption therefrom. This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities in the United States, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
Versapay is a Fintech company and leading provider of cloud-based invoice-to-cash solutions, enabling businesses to provide a superior customer experience, get paid faster, streamline financial operations, and dramatically reduce DSO and costs. Versapay ARC is the new standard in accounts receivable and collections management with a customer self-service environment to view invoices online, collaborate on inquiries and disputes, and facilitate secure online payments (EFT/ACH and credit card). Businesses gain access to a suite of powerful tools that enable efficient collections, cash application and real-time insight into accounts receivable. Versapay ARC automatically reconciles payments and account information through integrations with a wide range of ERPs and accounting software providers.
Forward-looking and other cautionary statements
This news release contains “forward-looking information” which may include, but is not limited to, statements with respect to the activities, events or developments that the Company expects or anticipates will or may occur in the future, including statements related to the use of proceeds and the Offering. Such forward-looking information is often, but not always, identified by the use of words and phrases such as “plans,” “expects,” “is expected,” “budget,” “scheduled,” “estimates,” “forecasts,” “intends,” “anticipates,” or “believes” or variations (including negative variations) of such words and phrases, or state that certain actions, events or results “may,” “could,” “would,” “might” or “will” be taken, occur or be achieved.
These forward-looking statements, and any assumptions upon which they are based, are made in good faith and reflect our current judgment regarding the direction of our business. Management believes that these assumptions are reasonable. Forward-looking information involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking information. Such factors include, among others, risks related to the speculative nature of the Company’s business, the Company’s formative stage of development and the Company’s financial position, as well as those factors discussed in the section entitled “Risk Factors” in the Company’s annual information form..
Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. Forward-looking statements contained herein are made as of the date of this news release and the Company disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or results, except as may be required by applicable securities laws. There can be no assurance that forward-looking information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information.
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