AMPD Ventures Announces Updates to Previously Announced Private Placement
November 27, 2020
Vancouver, British Columbia – November 27th, 2020 - AMPD Ventures Inc. (“AMPD” or the “Company”, CSE: AMPD; FRA: 2Q0) announces certain updates to the private placement previously announced on November 19th, 2020. As per the announcement, the Company is expected to issue and sell up to 5,000,000 units (the “Units”) at a price of CAD $0.10 per Unit for aggregate proceeds of up to CAD $500,000 (the “Private Placement”). Each Unit will be comprised of one common share (each a “Unit Share”) and one-half of one common share purchase warrant having an exercise price of CAD $0.15 per Share and a term of 12 months from the date of closing of the Private Placement (each a “Unit Warrant”).
The Company intends to use the proceeds from the Private Placement for general working capital purposes. The Private Placement is subject to regulatory approval and all securities issued will be subject to a four-month hold period.
It was previously announced that Mr. Anthony Brown, CEO of the Company, was expected to participate in the Private Placement and to purchase 1,000,000 Units for aggregate proceeds of CAD $100,000. The Company now announces that, prior to the closing of the Private Placement, it is anticipated that Mr. Brown will sell up to 1,000,000 Shares at CAD $0.11 per Share from his personal holdings, with the proceeds from such sale to be used to acquire an equal number of Units under the Private Placement in addition to the previously announced purchase of 1,000,000 Units.
Mr. Paul Mari, VP of Operations of the Company, is also expected to sell up to 400,000 Shares at CAD $0.11 per Share from his personal holdings, with the proceeds from such sale to be used to acquire an equal number of Units under the Private Placement.
Ms. Christene Best, VP of Sales of the Company, is expected to participate in the Private Placement and to purchase 50,000 Units for aggregate proceeds of CAD $5,000.
The participation in the Private Placement by Mr. Brown, Mr. Mari, and Ms. Best as insiders of the corporation constitutes a “related party transaction” as defined in Multilateral Instrument 61-101 – Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions (“MI61-101”) which has been incorporated by the policies of the Canadian Securities Exchange (the “CSE”).
The Private Placement is exempt from the formal valuation and minority shareholder approval requirements of 61-101 as, among other things, neither the fair market value of the securities issued to related parties nor the consideration for such securities exceed 25% of the Company’s market capitalization.
An updated material change report in connection with the Private Placement will be filed less than 21 days before the closing of the Private Placement. The Company believes this shorter period is reasonable and necessary in the circumstances as the Company wishes to complete the Private Placement in a timely manner.
About AMPD Ventures Inc.
AMPD specializes in providing high performance cloud and compute solutions for low latency applications, including video games and eSports, digital animation and visual effects, and big data collection, analysis, and visualization.
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/s/ “Anthony Brown”
CEO & Director
AMPD Ventures Inc.
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