Raising capital for investments in new royalty generating gaming projects and potential stand-alone go-public strategy
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Victory Square Technologies Inc. (“Victory Square” or the “Company”) (CSE:VST) (VSQTF) (6F6.F) is pleased to announce V2 Games Inc. (“V2 Games”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, is raising $3,000,000 CAD in a private placement offering (the “Private Placement”) of unsecured convertible debentures (each, a “Debenture”) for gross proceeds of $3,000,000.
Each Debenture issued pursuant to the Private Placement has an issue price of $1,000, a term of two years from the date of issuance and will accrue interest at a rate of 8% per annum. The principal amount of the Debentures, plus accrued and unpaid interest, will be payable in cash on the maturity date unless otherwise converted into common shares of V2 Games prior to such date.
V2 Games is a video and mobile game ventures firm focusing on royalty investments in high-value gaming projects featuring globally-recognized intellectual properties. The company generates cash flow by streaming revenue share from recognizable gaming projects. Examples of these projects include: Pacific Rim: Breach Wars, Rune: Ragnarok, and Hello Kitty. V2 Games previously developed the hit mobile game PAC-MAN Bounce, which got over 20 million downloads.
V2 Games has also incubated and invested in some leading eSports start-ups, including Pepper Esports Inc. and Cash Live. Cash Live recently received an additional $150,000 USD investment from SnapChat.
V2 Games intends to use the net proceeds of the Private Placement for investments in royalty generating gaming projects, general working capital purposes and to prepare for an arrangement to potentially spin-out V2 Games.
"It has been exciting to witness and be a part of the rapid growth of this space in recent years," said Shafin Diamond Tejani, Chief Executive Officer of Victory Square. "This financing will allow us to build on our growing portfolio of high-value gaming projects featuring globally recognized intellectual properties and our strategy to maximize shareholder value, which includes a working towards the arrangement to spin-out V2 Games.”
‘"With additional funding into V2 Games, we’re excited to lay the groundwork for our possible public listing, work alongside an even more extensive collection of Internationally renowned IP holders," said Sam Chandola, founder of V2 Games.
For further information about the Company, please contact:
Investor Relations Contact – Alex Tzilios
Shafin Diamond Tejani, CEO & Director
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