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Black Diamond Group Limited ("Black Diamond" or the "Company") (TSX:BDI) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced bought deal common share financing with a syndicate of underwriters (the "Underwriters") co-led by Raymond James Ltd. and Peters & Co. Limited and including BMO Capital Markets, Cormark Securities Inc., Acumen Capital Finance Partners Limited, and National Bank Financial Inc. At closing, a total of 8,506,666 common shares of the Company were issued at a price of $3.75 per common share, including 773,333 common shares issued in conjunction with the exercise in full of the over-allotment option granted to the Underwriters, for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $31,900,000 (the "Offering").
The net proceeds of the Offering are expected to be used to repay the debt drawn to fund the purchase price of the acquisition of the modular workspace rental fleet and related assets, including the Britco brand, from Britco LP, a wholly-owned subsidiary of WesternOne Inc. that was announced on March 6, 2017.
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This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws. In particular, this news release contains forward-looking statements with respect to the use of proceeds of the Offering and the Company's indebtedness. Although Black Diamond believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on them because Black Diamond can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. These forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond Black Diamond's control including, without limitation, the risk that Black Diamond will expend the net proceeds of the Offering in a manner different than that indicated herein, the impact of general economic conditions, industry conditions, fluctuation of commodity prices, fluctuation of exchange rates, environmental risks, industry competition, availability of qualified personnel and management, stock market volatility, timely and cost effective access to sufficient capital from internal and external sources. As a consequence, actual results may differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned that the forgoing list of factors is not exhaustive. Additional information on these and other factors that could affect Black Diamond's operations and financial performance are included in Black Diamond's annual information form and other reports on file with Canadian securities regulatory authorities and may be accessed through the SEDAR website (www.sedar.com) and at Black Diamond's website (www.blackdiamondgroup.com). Black Diamond disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, other than as required by law.
About Black Diamond
Black Diamond Group provides workforce accommodation, modular buildings, energy services, and full turnkey lodging and major project solutions including planning and management, logistics, and catering to customers in Canada, the United States and Australia. We serve diverse sectors including oil and gas, mining, power, construction, engineering, military, government, and education.
Black Diamond has four core business units: Black Diamond Camps & Lodging, BOXX Modular, Black Diamond Energy Services and Black Diamond International. Learn more at www.blackdiamondgroup.com.