Vertical Ventures' change of name to Arcane Crypto AB has been registered and the first day of trading with the new name will be on 5th February 2021
On 11 January 2021, an Extraordinary General Meeting in Arcane Crypto AB (the "Company" or "Arcane Crypto"), previously Vertical Ventures AB (publ), resolved on inter alia an issue of shares, amendment of the Articles of Association and change of the company name. The change of name to Arcane Crypto AB has now been registered with the Swedish Companies Registration Office (Sw. Bolagsverket) and the first day of trading with the new company name will be on 5th February 2021. Due to the change of name, the Company's ticker on Nasdaq First North Growth Market will be changed to ARCANE.
On 8 August 2020, the Company announced through a press release that the Company had entered into a share purchase agreement with the majority owners of Arcane Crypto AS, regarding the acquisition of all shares in Arcane Crypto AS through a reversed acquisition (the "Arcane transaction"). The Arcane transaction was completed on the terms set out in the press release published by the Company on 11 January 2021, following an approval from the Extraordinary General Meeting held on 11 January 2021 whereby 7,258,931,122 shares were issued as consideration in the Arcane transaction. As a result of this the total number of outstanding shares in the Company is 7,799,003,523. The consideration shares that were subscribed in the issue are delivered by the participating issuing agent in accordance with the terms of the share purchase agreement.
February 4th 2021
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About Arcane Crypto
Arcane Crypto develops and invests in projects, focusing on bitcoin and digital assets. Arcane operates a portfolio of businesses, spanning the value chain for digital finance. As a group we deliver services targeting payments, investment, and trading. In addition, we have a media and research leg.
Arcane has the ambition to become a leading player in the digital assets space by growing the existing businesses, invest in cutting edge projects, and through acquisitions and consolidation.
Arcane Crypto AB: Puremarkets announces intention to explore trading and digital asset innovation with State Street and State Street's Currenex
Puremarkets Limited ("Puremarkets" branded as Pure Digital), a company where Arcane Crypto AB ("Arcane") holds 37.5% through Arcane Crypto AS, today publicly announced that State Street's Currenex ("Currenex") have entered into an agreement to provide the trading infrastructure to the Pure Digital platform. In addition, State Street Bank & Trust Company and Puremarkets intend to explore the digital currency trading space via the Pure Digital platform based on an existing LOI between the parties.
Arcane Crypto AB: BlockFi and Arcane Research Announce Collaborative Partnership for Institutional Research
Arcane Research, a division of Arcane Crypto AS, which produces data-driven analysis and bespoke research today announced it has entered into a collaborative partnership for institutional research with BlockFi, a financial services company dedicated to building a bridge between cryptocurrencies and traditional financial and wealth management products.
Arcane Crypto completes the acquisition of Kaupang Krypto AS and resolves on a directed set-off issue of shares to the seller Bulltech AS following the acquisition
Arcane Crypto AB ("Arcane Crypto" or the "Company") has, on 13 October 2020, announced that the Company's now subsidiary Arcane Crypto AS had entered into a share purchase agreement regarding the acquisition of all shares in Kaupang Krypto AS ("Kaupang") from Bulltech AS (the "Seller"), in which the consideration consists mainly of (i) NOK 1,000,000 in cash and (ii) NOK 18,500,000 to be set-off against 155,718,793 shares (the "Consideration Shares") in Arcane Crypto (based on the volume-weighted average price of Arcane Crypto's share sixty (60) trading days preceding signing of the share purchase agreement). Closing of the transaction and issuance of the Consideration Shares has today been completed through a directed set-off issue of shares.
At the Extraordinary General Meeting in Arcane Crypto AB ("Arcane Crypto" or the "Company") on 19 March 2021, which due to the corona virus has been conducted solely through postal voting in advance pursuant to temporary legislation, the resolutions presented below were passed. All resolutions were in accordance with submitted proposals, which are described in detail in the meeting documents available on the Company's website, investor.arcanecrypto.se.
Aktieägarna i Arcane Crypto AB, org. nr. 556668-3933 ("Arcane Crypto" eller "bolaget"), kallas härmed till extra bolagsstämma att hållas fredagen den 19 mars 2021.
Arcane Crypto AB has published an updated company presentation, to be presented in the webcast with CEO Torbjørn Bull Jenssen today at 10.00am CET Investors, analysts, and media are invited to follow the webcast.
The report, which can be found at https://investor.arcanecrypto.se/, provides details of the Company's financial performance throughout 2020. Additionally, in connection with the acquisition of Arcane Crypto AS the company entered a re-listing process at Nasdaq First North. The re-listing process was successfully completed, and the company received a preliminary approval from Nasdaq on December 4th, 2020. Arcane Crypto AS was formally acquired on January 11th, 2021 and hence not being consolidated in these numbers. Except for in the section regarding significant events post the balance sheet date, the CEO comments and information on group structure and operations, this report does not contain information related to Arcane Crypto AS and its business.
Arcane Crypto completes a directed new share issue of 99,000,000 new shares, raising proceeds of approximately SEK 49.5 million from Lucerne Capital Management and Klein Invest.
Arcane Crypto AB ("Arcane Crypto" or the "Company") has on 17 February 2021, through a press release, announced that the Company has signed a binding application agreement with two potential investors following a previously announced non-binding term sheet. Arcane Crypto's board of directors has now, pursuant to the authorization granted by the Company's extraordinary general meeting held on 11 January 2021, resolved on and carried out a directed issue of 99,000,000 shares (the "Share Issue") and a directed issue of 49,500,000 warrants of series 2021/2022 (the "Warrant Issue") to the investors Lucerne Capital Management, L.P and Klein Invest AS (the "Directed Issues"). Each (1) warrant of series 2021/2022 entitles the holder to subscribe for one (1) new ordinary share in the Company during the period commencing when the warrants are registered with the Swedish Companies Registration Office up to and including 16 February 2022. The subscription price per share exercised through a warrant of series 2021/2022 is SEK 0.50. Through the Directed Issues Arcane Crypto may, upon full exercise of the warrants, receive proceeds amounting to maximum approximately SEK 74.25 million before deduction of transaction costs.
Arcane Crypto enters into binding application agreement with investors as envisaged by non-binding term sheet announced on 16 February 2021.
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On 16 February 2021, Arcane Crypto AB ("Arcane Crypto" or the "Company") announced through a press release that the Company had entered into a non-binding term sheet with Lucerne Capital Management, L.P ("LCM") and Klein Invest AS ("Klein Invest") regarding an issue of new shares and warrants in the Company. Today LCM and Klein Invest have entered into an application agreement regarding the subscription of such shares and warrants (the "Application Agreement").
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