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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Block One Capital Inc. (BLOK.V)(ES3.F) (the “Company” or “Block One”), is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement offering of 5,000,000 units (the "Units") at a price of $1.00 per Unit for gross proceeds of $5,000,000 (the "Offering"). Each Unit will consist of one (1) common share in the capital of the Company (a "Share") and one-half (1/2) common share purchase warrant. Each full Warrant shall be exercisable to acquire one additional Share at a price of $1.50 for a period of two years from the date of closing. In the event that the Shares trade at a closing price of greater than $2.50 per Share for ten (10) consecutive trading days, the Company may accelerate the expiry date of the warrants to expire on the 30th day after the date on which such notice is given by Block One.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to fund its ongoing investment strategy in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space. The Offering is expected to close immediately upon TSX Venture Exchange approval.
“We are extremely pleased with the interest we have received from the investment community and potential partners regarding our first two investments in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space,” said Mr.David Berg, CEO and Director of Block One.
Block One will pay a commission or finder's fee to qualified parties of 8% of the Private Placement proceeds in units (the “Compensation Units”) equal to 8% of the number of Units sold in the Private Placement. The Compensation Units shall have the same terms as the Units.
Closing of the Offering is subject to a number of conditions, including receipt of TSX Venture Exchange approval. All securities issued in connection with the Offering will be subject to a statutory hold period of four months plus a day from the date of issuance in accordance with applicable securities legislation.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Chief Executive Officer and Director
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This news release contains forward-looking statements that are based on the Company’s expectations, estimates and projections regarding its business and the economic environment in which it operates, including with respect to completion of the Offering and the timing thereof. Although Block One believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to control or predict. Therefore, actual outcomes and results may differ materially from those expressed in these forward-looking statements and readers should not place undue reliance on such statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include fluctuations in the price of Bitcoin, general economic, market or business conditions, including the general acceptability of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency, risks associated with regulatory changes, availability of personnel, materials and equipment on a timely basis, accidents or equipment breakdowns, uninsured risks and receipt of necessary Exchange approvals. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update them publicly to reflect new information or the occurrence of future events or circumstances, unless otherwise required to do so by law.
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 and has in no way passed upon the merits of the qualifying transaction and has neither approved nor disapproved of the contents of this press release.
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