ODD BURGER ANNOUNCES CLOSING OF SECOND TRANCHE AND FINANCING UPDATE
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TORONTO, May 10, 2022 /CNW/ - Odd Burger Corporation ("Odd Burger" or the "Company") (TSXV: ODD) (OTCQB: ODDAF) (FSE: IA9) is pleased to announce that it has completed the closing of a second tranche of its previously announced private placement (the "Private Placement").
On May 10, 2022, the Company issued 822,500 units of the Company (the "Units") at a price of $0.40 per Unit for aggregate gross proceeds of $329,000. Each Unit consists of one common share in the capital of the Company (a "Common Share") and one Common Share purchase warrant (a "Warrant"). Each Warrant will entitle the holder thereof to purchase one Common Share at a price of $0.60 per Common Share at any time up to 4:00 p.m. (Toronto time) on or before the earlier of the date that is two years following the closing date. The Units, including all underlying securities thereof, will have a hold period of four months and one day from the date of issue.
The Company is also pleased to announce that it has received a 30-day extension from the TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSXV") to close the final tranche of its Private Placement. The extended final date for acceptance by the TSXV of the Private Placement is June 11, 2022.
As previously announced on April 1, 2022, the Company completed an initial closing of the Private Placement on March 31, 2022 (the "First Tranche"). Under the First Tranche, the Company issued 625,000 Units at a price of $0.40 per Unit to James McInnes, CEO of the Company, and 625,000 units on the same terms to Vasiliki McInnes, COO of the Company, for aggregate gross proceeds of $500,000.
The net proceeds of the Offering will be used by the Company for sales and marketing of new franchise locations, upgrading manufacturing facilities, completing existing corporate restaurant construction projects and general working capital purposes.
The Private Placement remains subject to TSXV final acceptance.
Required Early Warning Report Disclosure
Under the closing, BoxOne Ventures Inc. ("BoxOne") acquired 250,000 Common Shares and 250,000 Warrants. Prior to the closing, BoxOne owned 13,012,500 Common Shares representing approximately 15.3% of the issued and outstanding voting securities of the Company on an undiluted basis and diluted basis. Following the closing, BoxOne will own 13,262,500 Common Shares and 250,000 Warrants representing approximately 15.6% of the issued and outstanding voting securities of the Company on an undiluted basis and 15.8% on a diluted basis. BoxOne acquired the Units for investment purposes only and intends to review its holdings on a continuing basis and such holdings may be increased or decreased in the future. A copy of the Form 62-103F1 – Early Warning Report filed in connection with this disclosure may be found on www.SEDAR.com.
Investor Relations Services
The Company has retained Hybrid Financial Ltd. ("Hybrid") to provide marketing services to Odd Burger. Hybrid has been engaged to heighten market and brand awareness for Odd Burger and to broaden Odd Burger's reach within the investment community.
Hybrid has agreed to comply with all applicable securities laws and the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange in providing the services.
Hybrid has been engaged by the Company for an initial period of 12 months (the "Initial Term") and then shall be renewed automatically for successive six-month periods thereafter, unless terminated by the Company in accordance with the Agreement. Hybrid will be paid a monthly fee of $22,500, plus applicable taxes, during the Initial Term.
About Odd Burger Corporation
Odd Burger Corporation is a chain of company-owned and franchised vegan fast-food restaurants as well as a food technology company that manufactures and distributes a line of plant-based protein and dairy alternatives under the brand Preposterous Foods to foodservice channels. Odd Burger restaurants operate as smart kitchens, which use state-of-the art cooking technology and automation solutions to deliver a delicious food experience to customers craving healthier and more sustainable fast food. With small store footprints optimized for delivery and takeout, advanced cooking technology, competitive pricing, a vertically integrated supply chain along with healthier ingredients, Odd Burger is revolutionizing the fast-food industry by creating guilt-free fast food. Odd Burger Corporation is traded on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol ODD, on the OTCQB under ODDAF, and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under IA9. For more information visit https://www.oddburger.com.
This news release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws, for the purpose of providing information about management's current expectations and plans relating to the future. Readers are cautioned that reliance on such information may not be appropriate for other purposes. Any such forward-looking information may be identified by words such as "proposed", "expects", "intends", "may", "will", and similar expressions. Forward looking information contained or referred to in this news release includes, among others, statements relating to completion of the Offering, regulatory approval for the Offering, insider participation in the Offering, use of proceeds of the Offering and other similar statements. Forward-looking information is based on a number of factors and assumptions which have been used to develop such information, but which may prove to be incorrect including, but not limited to material assumptions with respect to the completion of the Offering and the use of proceeds of the Offering. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking information are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking information because the Company can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking information include, among others, the impact of, uncertainties and risks associated with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, economic conditions, the risks that required regulatory approvals are not obtained, and that the Offering may not be completed due to closing conditions not being satisfied. There is no certainty that the Offering will be completed.
For a more comprehensive discussion of the risks faced by the Company, please refer to the Company's Annual Information Form, and other filings, filed with Canadian securities regulatory authorities at www.sedar.com. The forward-looking information in this news release reflects the current expectations, assumptions and/or beliefs of the Company based on information currently available. Any forward-looking information speaks only as of the date on which it is made and, except as may be required by applicable securities laws, the Company disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise. The forward-looking information contained in this news release is expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.
This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of securities in the United States or in any province, state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under securities laws of any such province, state or jurisdiction. The securities referenced herein may not be offered or sold in the United States except in transaction exempt from or not subject to the registration requirements of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and applicable state securities laws. This news release is not to be disseminated in the United States.
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
SOURCE Odd Burger Corporation
Company Codes: TorontoVE:ODD, Frankfurt:IA9, OTC-BB:ODDAF, OTC-PINK:ODDAF
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