Routemaster Appoints James Lanthier as Chief Executive Officer and Announces $2 Million Private Placement
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATESTORONTO, Oct. 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Routemaster Capital Inc. (TSXV: RM) (“Routemaster” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that James Lanthier has been appointed President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company.Mr. Lanthier is a seasoned technology and media executive with a strong background in M&A and finance. His prior public company roles include CEO of Tangelo Games, as COO and a member of the founding management team of Mood Media, and COO / CFO of Fun Technologies, sold to Liberty Media. Mr. Lanthier has extensive capital markets and M&A experience and, additionally, has served as Non-Executive Director of a number of public companies.Mr. Lanthier replaces Fred Leigh, the former President, Chief Executive Officer and director of the Company. Management and board of directors of the Company would like to thank Mr. Leigh for his services and continued support of the Company.Private PlacementThe Company is also pleased to announce that it intends to complete a non-brokered private placement financing of up to 40,000,000 units (a “Unit”) at a price of $0.05 per Unit for gross proceeds of up to $2,000,000.00 (the “Offering”). Each Unit will consist of one common share of the Company and one half of a common share purchase warrant (each whole warrant, a “Warrant”), entitling the holder to acquire one additional common share of Routemaster at an exercise price of $0.10 for a period of 24 months from issuance.Closing of the Offering is expected to occur on or about November 8, 2019. All securities issued in connection with the Offering will be subject to a statutory hold period of four-months and one day. Completion of the Offering is subject to a number of conditions, including without limitation, receipt of TSX Venture Exchange approval.In connection with the Offering, a finder’s fee may be payable in line with the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange. Routemaster intends to use the proceeds of the Offering for potential investment opportunities and general corporate purposes.About Routemaster Capital Inc.:
Routemaster Capital Inc. is a Canadian investment company that carries on business with the objective of enhancing shareholder value. For further information, please contact:
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Tel: +1 (416) 861-1685FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS: This news release contains certain forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the intended use of proceeds, closing conditions and timing and other matters relating to the Offering. These statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from results contemplated by the forward-looking statements. When relying on forward-looking statements to make decisions, investors and others should carefully consider the foregoing factors and other uncertainties and should not place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. The Company does not undertake to update any forward looking statements, oral or written, made by itself or on its behalf, except as required by applicable law.This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”) or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.
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