TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 20, 2016) -
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LOGiQ Asset Management Inc. (formerly, Aston Hill Financial Inc.) (the "Company" or "LOGiQ") (TSX:LGQ) announces it has completed a non-brokered private placement (the "Private Placement") for $5.2 million.
The Private Placement consists of the issuance of an aggregate of 34.4 million common shares in the capital of the Company (each, a "Common Share") at a price of $0.15 per Common Share for gross proceeds of $5.2 million. PowerOne Capital Markets Limited acted as a finder in connection with the private placement. Finder's fees of 6% cash and 6% in broker warrants exercisable for 24 months from the date of closing of the private placement at $0.15 per common share were paid in connection with the private placement.
Proceeds from the Private Placement are expected to be used to fund future acquisitions and for general corporate purposes.
"LOGiQ has been built as a platform to consolidate other independent asset management firms and to attract top investment talent," says Joe Canavan, President and CEO of LOGiQ Asset Management. "This capital infusion will facilitate potential future acquisitions consistent with our goal to build the size and scale we need to be in a position to deliver superior, cost-efficient investment solutions, and ultimately better value, to all of our stakeholders," adds Joe.
LOGiQ Asset Management Inc. (TSX:LGQ) is a diversified asset management company with a suite of retail mutual funds, closed end funds, hedge funds and segregated institutional funds. LOGiQ Asset Management Inc. is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.
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