NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
BTL GROUP LTD. (TSX VENTURE:BTL) (“BTL” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce its intention to increase the size of its recently announced proposed non-brokered private placement (the “Private Placement”) to up to CAD$655,000 worth of equity units of the Corporation (“Equity Units”). The Corporation announced in its April 14, 2016 press release that it proposed to undertake a private placement of Equity Units, at CAD$0.60 per Equity Unit. Pursuant to the Private Placement, up to 1,091,666 Equity Units may be issued.
Each Unit will be comprised of one (1) common share of the Corporation and one (1) common share purchase warrant of the Corporation (a “Warrant”). Each Warrant will entitle the holder to acquire one (1) common share of the Corporation for a period of 12 months from the date of issuance of the Warrant, at an exercise price of CAD$1.00 per share.
The Private Placement is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. The securities issued in connection with the Private Placement will be subject to a four-month hold period, in accordance with applicable securities laws.
The Corporation intends to use the proceeds from the Private Placement in connection with acceleration of its blockchain strategy, development of its blockchain technologies and towards general and administrative expenses.
The Corporation may pay a commission or finder’s fee to eligible parties in connection with the Private Placement, subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange and compliance with applicable securities laws.
BTL is a technology company whose current business is focused on developing blockchain technologies to disrupt and transform existing industries. Technology is developed in-house and through BTL’s incubator and accelerator programs, based in Vancouver, British Columbia. BTL’s first technology platform is a remittance business called Xapcash which, combined with BTL’s proprietary cross border settlement technology (Interbit), is focused on leveraging blockchain technology to create rapid and cost effective “cash-in cash-out” settlement solutions from Canada and the United Kingdom to target countries.
The TSX Venture Exchange Inc. has in no way passed upon the merits of the proposed Private Placement and has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this press release.
Certain statements in this release are forward-looking statements, which include the completion of the proposed Private Placement, the anticipated closing date of the Private Placement, the anticipated use of the proceeds of the Private Placement, the development and launch of BTL’s technologies and products, and other matters. Forward-looking statements consist of statements that are not purely historical, including any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Such information can generally be identified by the use of forwarding-looking wording such as “may”, “expect”, “estimate”, “anticipate”, “intend”, “believe” and “continue” or the negative thereof or similar variations. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, as there can be no assurance that the plans, intentions or expectations upon which they are based will occur. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve numerous assumptions, known and unknown risks and uncertainties, both general and specific, that contribute to the possibility that the predictions, estimates, forecasts, projections and other forward-looking statements will not occur. These assumptions, risks and uncertainties include, among other things, the state of the economy in general and capital markets in particular, the development of competitive technologies, the marketplace acceptance of BTL’s technologies and products, and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of BTL. Forward-looking statements contained in this press release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.
The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date of this press release. Except as required by law, BTL disclaims any intention and assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Additionally, BTL undertakes no obligation to comment on the expectations of, or statements made by, third parties in respect of the matters discussed above.
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Service Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.