Enablence Technologies Closes $6 million Debenture Offering and Securities for Debt Transaction
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Ottawa, Canada – June 30, 2017 – Enablence Technologies Inc. (“Enablence” or the “Company”) (TSXV: ENA), a leading supplier of optical components and subsystems for access, metro and long-haul markets, today announced the closing of the previously announced private placement of unsecured convertible debentures (the “Debentures”) for gross proceeds of approximately $6 million (the “Debenture Offering”).
The Debentures bear interest at a rate of 10% per annum, payable quarterly commencing on September 30, 2017 and are convertible, at the option of their holder, into common shares of the Company (the “Shares”) at a price of $0.08 per Share representing a conversion rate of approximately 12,500 Shares per $1,000 of principal amount of Debentures. The Debentures will mature on June 30, 2020.
As previously announced, the Company also entered into a debt settlement agreement with a creditor to settle outstanding cash advances totalling $2 million by the issuance of 7,142,857 Shares for an aggregate value of $500,000 and the issuance of $1.5 million principal amount of Debentures (the “Securities for Debt Transaction”).
The securities issued under the Debenture Offering and the Securities for Debt Transaction are subject to a four-month hold period pursuant to applicable securities laws until October 31, 2017.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities in the United States, or for the account or benefit of U.S. persons (as such term is defined in Regulation S under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended).
About Enablence Technologies Inc.
Enablence is a publicly traded company that designs, manufactures and sells optical components and subsystems to a global customer base. It utilizes its patented technologies, including planar lightwave circuit (“PLC”) intellectual property, in the production of an array of photonic components and broadband subsystems that deliver a key portion of the infrastructure for current and next-generation telecommunication systems. The Company’s product lines address all three segments of optical networks: access – connecting homes and businesses to the network; metro – communication rings within large cities; and long-haul – linking cities and continents. For more information, visit www.enablence.com.
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