Media Central Corporation Inc. Completes $1.6-million Convertible Debenture Unit Offering
TORONTO, February 19, 2020 – Media Central Corporation Inc. (“MediaCentral” or the “Company”) (CSE:FLYY, FSE:3AT) reports that it has completed a non-brokered private placement offering (the “Financing”) for gross proceeds of $1,626,000, subject to final regulatory and exchange approvals.
The Financing consists of 10% senior secured convertible debenture units (the “Debenture”) at an issue price of $1,000 per Debenture. The Debentures will have a maturity that is 24 months from the closing date of the Financing and will bear interest at a rate 10.0% per annum, payable quarterly.
Each Debenture may be converted at the option of the holder into 14,285 common shares (the “Common Shares”) of the Company and 7,142 common share purchase warrants (the “Warrants”). Each Warrant entitles the holder to acquire one Common Share at an exercise price of $0.20 at any time up to 24 months from the closing date. The conversion price for the Common Shares is equal to $0.07 per share and the Debentures are subject to prepayment and forced conversion terms under certain circumstances. The Debentures are subject to a four-month hold period under applicable Canadian securities law.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the Offering to complete the closing of the previously announced acquisition of The Georgia Straight (See press release dated January 6, 2020) and for general working capital purposes.
In connection with the Financing, the Company paid cash fees of $112,480 and issued 1,606,777 finder’s options. The finder’s options are exercisable into common shares of the Company at a price of $0.20 per share for a period of 24-months from the closing date.
About Media Central Corporation Inc.
Media Central Corporation Inc. (CSE: FLYY, FSE: 3AT) is an independent media company situated to acquire and develop high-quality publishing assets starting with the recent acquisition of NOW Communications Inc. and the launch of digital cannabis platform CannCentral.com. MediaCentral is consolidating and digitally monetizing the over 100 million coveted and premium readers of the 100 alternative weekly newspapers across North America, creating the most powerful untapped audience of influencers.
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