Adventure Box completes a directed new share issue of 4,444,444 new shares, raising proceeds of approximately SEK 60 million
Adventure Box Technology AB (publ) ("Adventure Box" or the "Company") has, as communicated in its press release, resolved on and carried out a new share issue of 4,444,444 shares (the "Directed New Share Issue"). The subscription price of the shares in the Directed New Share Issue amounts to SEK 13.5 per share. Through the Directed New Share Issue Adventure Box will receive proceeds amounting to approximately SEK 60 million before deduction of transaction costs.
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The subscription price in the Directed New Share Issue is SEK 13.5 and has been determined through an accelerated bookbuilding procedure carried out by the Company's financial advisor Pareto Securities AB ("Pareto Securities"), it is therefore the board of directors' assessment that the subscription price is in accordance with current market conditions. The subscription price in the Directed New Share Issue constitutes a discount of approximately 9.6 percent compared to the 10-day volume weighted average price (VWAP) on Nasdaq First North Growth Market closing on 12 October 2020. Through the Directed New Share Issue Adventure Box will receive approximately SEK 60 million before deduction of transaction costs.
The reasons for the deviation from the shareholders' preferential rights is to diversify the shareholder base among Swedish and international institutional and reputable investors and at the same time raise capital in a time and cost efficient manner. The proceeds from the Directed New Share Issue will be used to finance and further accelerate growth of the Company's gaming platform. In addition, proceeds will be used for other product and market development activities, with the aim of increasing the pace of commercialization of Adventure Box's products.
The Directed New Share Issue results in a dilution of approximately 29.5 percent of the number of shares and votes in the Company. Through the Directed New Share Issue, the number of outstanding shares and votes will increase by 4,444,444 from 10,625,242 to 15,069,686. The share capital will increase by SEK 444,444.4, from SEK 1,062,524.2 to SEK 1,506,968.6.
In connection with the Directed New Share Issue, the Company has undertaken, with customary exceptions, not to issue additional shares for a period of 12 months after the outcome of the Directed New Share Issue. Board members and persons of the management holding shares have undertaken not to sell any shares in Adventure Box for a period of 180 calendar days after the outcome of the Directed New Share Issue, with customary exceptions.
Pareto Securities AB is acting as Sole Manager and Bookrunner, Törngren Magnell & Partners Advokatfirma KB is legal counsel to the Company and Baker McKenzie Advokatbyrå KB is legal counsel to Pareto Securities in connection with the Directed New Share Issue.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Christopher Kingdon, CEO Adventure Box, +46 (0)73 051 1414,
About Adventure Box Technology AB (publ)
Adventure Box is a computer game technology company based in Stockholm, Sweden. The company provides "Adventure Box", an online platform where users can make, share and play 3D games. Adventure Box is the world's only fully online, streamed consumer game engine and sharing platform for user created games. Our solution makes it easy for the user to create games. Programming skills are not required. Games are easily shared, one-click to play using streaming. There is no need for resource-demanding down- or uploading of files. Adventure Box is listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market with the ticker code ADVBOX, Redeye AB is the Company's Certified Advisor (CA) and can be reached via telephone +46 (0)8 121 576 90 or via mail email@example.com. For more information: https://corp.adventurebox.com/en/.
This information is such that Adventure Box Technology AB (publ) is obliged to disclose pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was released for public disclosure, through the agency of the contact persons above, on October 12, 2020 at 23:15 CET.
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This announcement does not identify or suggest, or purport to identify or suggest, the risks (direct or indirect) that may be associated with an investment in the new shares. Any investment decision in connection with the Directed New Share Issue must be made on the basis of all publicly available information relating to the Company and the Company's shares. Such information has not been independently verified by Pareto Securities (the "Manager"). The Manager is acting for the Company in connection with the transaction and no one else and will not be responsible to anyone other than the Company for providing the protections afforded to its clients nor for giving advice in relation to the transaction or any other matter referred to herein.
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Information to distributors
Solely for the purposes of the product governance requirements contained within: (a) EU Directive 2014/65/EU on markets in financial instruments, as amended ("MiFID II"); (b) Articles 9 and 10 of Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2017/593 supplementing MiFID II; and (c) local implementing measures (together, the "MiFID II Product Governance Requirements"), and disclaiming all and any liability, whether arising in tort, contract or otherwise, which any "manufacturer" (for the purposes of the MiFID II Product Governance Requirements) may
otherwise have with respect thereto, the shares in Adventure Box have been subject to a product approval process, which has determined that such shares are: (i) compatible with an end target market of retail investors and investors who meet the criteria of professional clients and eligible counterparties, each as defined in MiFID II; and (ii) eligible for distribution through all distribution channels as are permitted by MiFID II (the "Target Market Assessment"). Notwithstanding the Target Market Assessment, Distributors should note that: the price of the shares in Adventure Box may decline and investors could lose all or part of their investment; the shares in Adventure Box offer no guaranteed income and no capital protection; and an investment in the shares in Adventure Box is compatible only with investors who do not need a guaranteed income or capital protection, who (either alone or in conjunction with an appropriate financial or other adviser) are capable of evaluating the merits and risks of such an investment and who have sufficient resources to be able to bear any losses that may result therefrom. The Target Market Assessment is without prejudice to the requirements of any contractual, legal or regulatory selling restrictions in relation to the Directed New Share Issue.
For the avoidance of doubt, the Target Market Assessment does not constitute: (a) an assessment of suitability or appropriateness for the purposes of MiFID II; or (b) a recommendation to any investor or group of investors to invest in, or purchase, or take any other action whatsoever with respect to the shares in Adventure Box.
Each distributor is responsible for undertaking its own target market assessment in respect of the shares in Adventure Box and determining appropriate distribution channels.
Användarstudier och därpå genomförda produktförbättringar har resulterat i bättre användarbeteende, ökad tid spenderad på webbplatsen och fler återvändande användare.
User experience research followed by product improvements have resulted in better user behavior, increased time spent on site and more returning users.
Kära Adventure Box-ägare och/eller Adventure Box-följare!
Dear Adventure Box owner and / or Adventure Box follower,
Efter ett framgångsrikt samarbete under 2020 går nu Michael Bendtsen, välkänd spelentrepenör och en av skaparna av spelplattformen KOGAMA, in i Adventure Box ledningsgrupp som Creative Director.
After an autumn of close and successful collaboration, Michael Bendtsen, a well-known games entrepreneur and one of the creative minds behind the gaming platform KOGAMA, joins the leadership team at Adventure Box AB as Creative Director.
Adventure Box Technology AB (publ) ("Adventure Box" eller "Bolaget") meddelar härmed att Bolaget byter likviditetsgarant till Pareto Securities AB ("Pareto Securities"). Det nya avtalet träder i kraft den 1 februari 2021.
Adventure Box Technology AB (publ) ("Adventure Box" or "the Company") hereby announces that the Company is changing liquidity guarantor to Pareto Securities AB ("Pareto Securities"). The new agreement enters into force on February 1, 2021.
Adventure Box sedan tidigare kommunicerade marknadsföringsstrategi, att fokusera på de användare som skapar och delar innehåll resulterar, som väntat, i initialt färre användare. 1-6 dec sjunker antalet webbsidesbesökare med 67% jämfört med 1-6 november.
Adventure Box's previously communicated marketing strategy, focusing on users who create and share content results, as expected, in initially less users. December 1-6, the number of website visitors decreases by 67% compared to November 1-6.
Adventure Box har påbörjat en ny strategi fokuserad på att attrahera spelskapare som registrerar sig och skapar spel och har som en del i denna strategi avslutat marknadsföring mot andra kundsegment. Strategin har fallit väl ut och antalet nyregistrerade konton har ökat med 26% jämfört med oktober trots en total minskning av antalet webbsidesbesökare med 42%.
New strategy places focus on game makers
Ett kvartal kännetecknat av produktleverans och stark användartillväxt följdes upp med en nyemission som gör bolaget finansiellt starkare än någonsin förr.
A quarter characterized by product delivery and strong user growth was followed by a new share issue that makes the company financially stronger than ever before.
I linje med förväntningarna från den nya strategin fokuserad på organisk tillväxt, visar oktober på endast en mindre minskning av det totala antalet användare. Detta trots, sedan andra halvan av oktober, kraftigt minskad marknadsföring.
In line with expectations from the new strategy focused on organic growth, October shows only a small reduction in the total number of users. This despite sharply reduced marketing since the second half of October. User interest remains stable.
Med stärkt kassa prioriterar nu Adventure Box fullt ut viral tillväxt.
With strengthened liquidity, Adventure Box now fully prioritizes viral growth.
En av hjärnorna bakom spelplattformen KoGaMa har påbörjat sitt samarbete med Adventure Box. Arbetet består inte bara av att öka antalet nya användare, utan även av att hantera ett mycket stort flöde av duktiga spelskapare mellan KoGaMa och Adventure Box.
One of the brains behind the gaming platform KoGaMa has begun his collaboration with Adventure Box. His work consists not only of increasing the number of new users, but also of managing an exceptionally large flow of skilled game creators between KoGaMa and Adventure Box.
Adventure Box Technology AB