AcuityAds Announces Closing of US$57.5M Initial Public Offering in the United States and Public Offering Canada
AcuityAds Holdings Inc., a technology leader that provides targeted digital media solutions enabling advertisers to connect intelligently with audiences across digital advertising channels, announced the closing of its previously-announced marketed public offering of common shares in the United States and Canada. A total of 5,665,025 common shares of AcuityAds were sold, including 738,916 common shares following the exercise in full by the underwriters of their over-allotment option, at a price of US$10.15 per share, for gross proceeds to the Company of US$57,500,003.75.
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AcuityAds expects that the net proceeds of the offering will be used primarily to strengthen the Company’s financial position and allow it to pursue its growth strategies, which include: funding ongoing operations; building on successes in digital advertising and marketing solutions, including possibly expanding its current business through acquisitions of, or investments in, other complementary businesses, products or technologies, and other general corporate purposes.
The offering was conducted through a syndicate of underwriters led by Canaccord Genuity and Needham & Company, who are acting as joint lead book-running managers and representatives of the underwriters for the offering. RBC Capital Markets and TD Securities Inc. are also acting as book-running managers for the offering, with Lake Street Capital Markets, LLC, Roth Canada, ULC, Eight Capital, Desjardins Securities Inc., Echelon Wealth Partners Inc. and Paradigm Capital Inc. as co-managers (collectively, the “Underwriters”).
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The public offering was made in all provinces and territories of Canada, other than Quebec, only by means of the base shelf prospectus and prospectus supplement and in the United States only by means of the registration statement, including the base shelf prospectus and prospectus supplement. Such documents contain important information about the offering. Copies of the base shelf prospectus and the prospectus supplement can be found on SEDAR at www.sedar.com, and a copy of the registration statement and final prospectus supplement can be found on EDGAR at www.sec.gov. Copies of such documents may also be obtained from any of the following sources: Canaccord Genuity LLC, Attention: Syndicate Department, 99 High Street, 12th Floor, Boston MA 02110, by email at email@example.com; and Needham & Company, LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 250 Park Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10177, by telephone at 800-903-3268.
No securities regulatory authority has either approved or disapproved the contents of this press release. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the common shares in any province, state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such province, state or jurisdiction.