SOURCE: Legacy Ventures International Inc.

Legacy Ventures International Inc.

December 16, 2015 06:00 ET

Legacy Ventures Welcomes G Scott Paterson to the Advisory Committee

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - Dec 16, 2015) - Legacy Ventures International Inc. ("Legacy Ventures" or the "Company") (OTCQB: LGYV) is pleased to announce that media/technology venture capitalist Mr. G Scott Paterson has joined the Advisory Committee of Legacy Ventures. Mr. Paterson serves as chairman of Symbility Solutions Inc., a cloud-based SaaS provider of software to the insurance industry; chairman of Engagement Labs Inc., a cloud-based SaaS provider of software for marketers; a director and chair of the Audit & Risk Committee of Lions Gate Entertainment, a mini major film and television studio; and chairman of QYOU Media Inc., a PayTV service available in over 20 countries in EMEA showcasing the world's best made-for-the-web short form content.

Mr. Paterson was instrumental in the evolution of NeuLion Inc., having led the company's predecessor company, JumpTV, as chairman and CEO through a successful August 2006 US$65 million IPO led by Morgan Stanley, and a subsequent February 2007 US$100 million secondary financing. In 2008, Mr. Paterson negotiated JumpTV's takeover of NeuLion, becoming vice chairman of the board, a role he held until June 2015. NeuLion is a world leader specializing in digital video broadcasting, distribution and monetization on behalf of clients such as the NFL and NBA.

Mr. Paterson previously served as chairman and CEO of Yorkton Securities Inc., which, during his tenure, was Canada's leading technology and entertainment-focused investment bank raising over $3 billion as lead underwriter. Mr. Paterson has also served as chairman of the Canadian Venture Stock Exchange and vice chairman of the Toronto Stock Exchange.

"We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Paterson to the Legacy Advisory Committee," said Evan Clifford, CEO of Legacy Ventures. "We look forward to his highly respected and valued guidance as we explore strategic ventures and continue to expand the Legacy portfolio."

In 2009, Mr. Paterson obtained an ICD.D designation by graduating from the Rotman Institute of Corporate Directors at the University of Toronto, and in 2014 he obtained a Certificate in Entertainment Law from Osgoode Hall Law School.

Mr. Paterson serves the community as chairman of the Merry Go Round Children's Foundation and a Governor of Ridley College.

About Legacy Ventures International Inc.
Legacy Ventures International Inc. is a management company incorporated in Nevada. Upon its recent acquisition of RM Fresh Brands of Toronto, Canada, it is in the food and beverage distribution business of innovative, trend-setting products across North America. With a focus on sustainable, category changing consumables, RM Fresh Brands represents a portfolio of highly desirable brands, including Boxed Water. 

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