Graph Blockchain Announces Closing of RTO Transaction
TORONTO, Nov. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Datametrex AI Limited (“Datametrex”) (TSXV: DM, FSE: D4G) is pleased to announce the closing of the reverse takeover transaction of Graph Blockchain Inc (formerly Reg Technologies Inc. (“RegTech”)) (the “Company”) with Graph Blockchain Limited (“Graph”), an associated company of Datametrex AI Limited, as previously announced on June 29, 2018 and October 1, 2018 (the “Transaction”).
In connection with the Transaction, RegTech, Graph and 2659468 Ontario Inc. (“RegTech Subco”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of RegTech, entered into a definitive amalgamation agreement (the “Definitive Agreement”) whereby RegTech and Graph merged by way of 3-corner amalgamation between RegTech, Graph, and RegTech Subco.
The Transaction involved the acquisition by the Company of all of the issued and outstanding common shares in the capital of Graph (“Graph Shares”). As part of the Transaction, Graph amalgamated with RegTech Subco to form “Graph Blockchain Limited.”, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company.
Graph Blockchain Inc. received conditional approval for the listing of its common shares (“Common Shares”) from the Canadian Securities Exchange (“CSE”) on October 25, 2018. The Company is in the process of submitting its final materials to the CSE.
“As management, it’s exciting to see all the diligent and focused work of every employee of Graph come to fruition as we take the company public. The consecutive milestones hit by the company throughout the year has allowed us to grow and develop into a successful company, authenticated by our multi-national client list, and the best part is, this is just the beginning,” says Peter Kim, incoming Chairman and CEO of Graph.
“We have been incubating Graph through Datametrex, and we are thrilled to see it at the very end of the process, to become a stand-alone public company. We are extremely proud of the team and how much they have achieved in such a short time. With the existing pipeline getting executed and expanding, our commitment to Datametrex shareholders in adding value through this joint venture stands firm as we begin realizing the benefit as a major shareholder of Graph,” says Andrew Ryu, Chairman and CEO of Datametrex.
Consolidation and Name Change
Prior to the completion of the Transaction, RegTech consolidated its issued and outstanding shares on a 10:1 basis.
As a result of the Transaction, the Company changed its name to “Graph Blockchain Inc.”
In connection with the Transaction, the Company issued:
- an aggregate of 131,688,200 Common Shares in exchange for the outstanding Graph Shares;
- an aggregate of 3,354,867 warrants to purchase Common Shares in exchange for the outstanding warrants to purchase Graph Shares, each exercisable into one Common Share at a price of $0.40 with an expiry date of May 6, 2020; and
- an aggregate of 1,665,818 finder’s warrants to purchase Common Shares in exchange for the outstanding finder’s warrants to purchase Graph Shares, each exercisable into one Common Share at a price of $0.083 with an expiry date of January 10, 2020.
Following completion of the Transaction, the Company has an aggregate of 138,284,581 Common Shares issued and outstanding.
It is anticipated that the Common Shares will begin trading on or about November 9, 2018 on the CSE under the trading symbol “GBLC” following publication of a bulletin by the CSE in respect of the closing of the Transaction and the listing of the Common Shares (“Bulletin”).
Changes in Board and Management
Upon completion of the Transaction, Paul Chute, Dr. James Slinger and Susanne Robertson resigned their positions as directors of the Company. Paul Chute also resigned his position as the sole officer of the Company.
Peter Kim, David Posner, and Todd Shapiro have been appointed as directors of the Company.
Peter Kim has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer and Steve Kang has been appointed the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of the Company.
The Company has prepared a listing statement in connection with the Transaction (the “Listing Statement”) that provides a detailed description of the Transaction. Upon issuance of the Bulletin by the CSE, the Listing Statement along with the Definitive Agreement will be filed and made available under the Company’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
About Graph Blockchain Inc.
Graph develops leading-edge private blockchain business intelligence and data management solutions. Graph’s powerfully unique solution has translated into a high growth trajectory, with the company securing multiple prototype development contracts with multi-national conglomerates, and the opportunity to sell across client subsidiaries as a full enterprise product.
About Datametrex AI Limited
Datametrex AI Limited is a technology focused company with exposure to four exciting verticals. Big Data, collecting data from retail point of sales environments. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning through its wholly owned subsidiary, Nexalogy (www.nexalogy.com). Implementing Blockchain technology for secure Data Transfers through its joint venture company, Graph Blockchain (www.graphblockchain.com). Industrial scale Cryptocurrency Mining through its wholly owned subsidiary, Ronin Blockchain Corp (www.roninblockchain.com).
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For further information, please contact:
Peter Kim – President & COO Graph Blockchain Limited
Phone: (647) 465-3647
Jeffrey Stevens – President & COO Datametrex AI Limited
Phone: (647) 400-8494
Forward Looking Statements:
The information in this press release includes certain information and statements about management’s view of future events, expectations, plans and prospects that constitute forward looking statements, including statements with respect to the anticipated date of listing of the Company’s shares on the CSE. These statements are based upon assumptions that are subject to significant risks and uncertainties, including assumptions that all conditions to the listing of the Company’s shares on the CSE will be satisfied and all requisite approvals will be received in a timely manner. Although the Company considers these assumptions to be reasonable based on currently available information, the same may prove to be incorrect, and the forward looking statements in this press release are subject to numerous risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause future results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such forward looking statements. Such risk factors may include, among others, the risk that required approvals and the satisfaction of material conditions to listing are not satisfied or waived in a timely manner or at all. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in forward looking statements are reasonable, no assurance can be given that the expectations of any forward looking statements will prove to be correct. Except as required by law, the Company disclaims any intention and assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward looking statements to reflect actual results, whether as a result of new information, future events, changes in assumptions, changes in factors affecting such forward looking statements or otherwise.