SOURCE: NeuLion, Inc.

NeuLion, Inc.

November 19, 2015 17:13 ET

NeuLion Converts Its Preference Shares

PLAINVIEW, NY--(Marketwired - November 19, 2015) - NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN), a leading technology product and service provider that specializes in the digital video broadcasting, distribution and monetization of live and on-demand content to Internet-enabled devices, today filed a Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission announcing it had executed a conversion and settlement agreement with the holders of its Class 3 and Class 4 Preference Shares (collectively, the "Preference Shares"), whereby these holders agreed to convert their Preference Shares for shares of common stock of the Company on a 1-to-1 basis and for aggregate consideration totaling $4,130,600. The consideration of $4,130,600 was paid in the form of 8,176,210 shares of the Company's common stock (the "Additional Shares"), with the number of shares received calculated based on the five-day volume weighted average price of the Company's common stock immediately prior to conversion.

The holders of the 17,176,818 issued and outstanding Class 3 Preference Shares received in the aggregate an equal number of shares of the Company's common stock as well as 5,737,691 Additional Shares. The holders of the 10,912,265 issued and outstanding Class 4 Preference Shares received in the aggregate an equal number of shares of the Company's common stock as well as 2,438,519 Additional Shares. The Company issued a total of 36,265,293 shares of its common stock.

The holders of the Class 3 Preference Shares were JK&B Capital V Special Opportunities Fund, L.P. ("JK&B Special Opp.") and JK&B Capital V, L.P. ("JK&B Capital"), both of which are controlled by Company director David Kronfeld, and The Gabriel A. Battista Revocable Trust Under a Trust Declaration dated August 22, 2006, which is controlled by Company director Gabriel A. Battista. The holders of the Class 4 Preference Shares were JK&B Special Opp. and JK&B Capital. Charles B. Wang, the Chairman of the Board of the Company, has a pecuniary interest of 85% in, but does not exercise control over, JK&B Special Opp. Mr. Wang is married to Nancy Li, the Executive Vice President and a director of the Company.

As a result of the transaction, the Company currently has no Preference Shares issued and outstanding.

About NeuLion
NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN) offers solutions that power the highest quality digital experiences for live and on-demand content up to 4K on any device. Through its end-to-end technology platform, NeuLion enables digital content management, distribution and monetization for content owners worldwide, including the NFL, NBA, World Surf League, Univision Deportes, Euroleague Basketball and others. With the recent acquisition of DivX, LLC, NeuLion also operates a robust consumer electronics licensing business that has enabled over 1 billion devices worldwide with secure, high-quality video playback, and delivers a DivX consumer software offering that has been downloaded over 1 billion times. NeuLion's customers include major sports, entertainment and global content companies as well as major consumer electronics manufacturers and software companies. NeuLion is headquartered in Plainview, NY. For more information about NeuLion, visit www.NeuLion.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
Certain statements herein are forward-looking statements and represent NeuLion's current intentions in respect of future activities. Forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of the words "will," "expect," "seek," "anticipate," "believe," "plan," "estimate," "expect," and "intend" and statements that an event or result "may," "will," "can," "should," "could," or "might" occur or be achieved and other similar expressions. These statements, in addressing future events and conditions, involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Although the forward-looking statements contained in this release are based upon what management believes to be reasonable assumptions, NeuLion cannot assure readers that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this release and NeuLion assumes no obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances, except as required by law. Many factors could cause NeuLion's actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including: our ability to derive anticipated benefits from the acquisition of DivX; our ability to successfully integrate the operations of DivX; our ability to realize some or all of the anticipated benefits of our partnerships; general economic and market segment conditions; our customers' subscriber levels and financial health; our ability to pursue and consummate acquisitions in a timely manner; our continued relationships with our customers; our ability to negotiate favorable terms for contract renewals; competitor activity; product capability and acceptance rates; technology changes; regulatory changes; foreign exchange risk; interest rate risk; and credit risk. These factors should be considered carefully and readers should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements. A more detailed assessment of the risks that could cause actual results to materially differ from current expectations is contained in the "Risk Factors" section of NeuLion's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014, which is available on www.sec.gov and filed on www.sedar.com.

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