ZTEST Electronics Inc.
Primary Exchange: CNSX
Under the Symbol: ZTE
Thursday, December 27, 2018 9:25 AM
NORTH YORK, ON / ACCESSWIRE / December 27, 2018 / ZTEST Electronics Inc. (“ZTEST” or the “Company“) (CSE – “ZTE“) is pleased to announce that it will be closing the first tranche of its non-brokered private placement (the “Offering“) announced on December 17, 2018 with the sale of 440,000 working capital units (“Units“) at $0.30 per Unit for gross proceeds of $132,000 on December 28, 2018. The Offering will remain open until the earlier of the sale of the remaining Units and January 15, 2018.
Each Unit consists of one (1) common share and one half (0.5) of a common share purchase warrant. Each full warrant entitles the holder to acquire an additional common share of the Company at $0.40 for eighteen (18) months from closing. Eligible Finders will be paid $7140 and be issued 23,800 broker warrants. Each broker warrant entitles the holder to acquire one (1) common share of ZTEST at $0.30 for eighteen (18) months from closing. All securities issued pursuant to the first tranche of the Offering will be subject to a statutory hold period expiring on April 29, 2019.
The proceeds of the Offering will be used for working capital and to invest in Twenty49 Ltd (“Twenty49“), based in Waterloo, Ontario, and operating in the US through its wholly owned subsidiary as disclosed in the December 17, 2018 Press Release.
An insider of the Company subscribed for 100,000 Units of the Offering. The insider private placement is exempt from the valuation and minority shareholder approval requirements of Multilateral Instrument 61-101 (“MI 61-101“) by virtue of the exemptions contained in sections 5.5(a) and 5.7(1) (a) of MI 61-101 in that the fair market value of the consideration for the securities of the Company issued to the insider did not exceed 25% of its market capitalization.
About ZTEST Electronics Inc.
ZTEST Electronics Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary Permatech Electronics Corp. (“Permatech”), offers Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) to a wide range of customers. Permatech’s offering includes Materials Management, Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Assembly, Testing and Design services. Permatech operates from a 20,000 square foot, ISO 9001:2015 certified facility in North York, Ontario, Canada. The company serves customers in the Medical, Power, Computer, Telecommunications, Wireless, Industrial and Consumer Electronics markets requiring high quality, quick-turnaround, small and medium size production runs. ZTEST also holds a 25.29% equity interest in Conversance Inc. (“Conversance”). ZTEST has entered into a non-binding letter of intent to invest $293,200 in Twenty49 in exchange for a 27.14% equity ownership interest in Twenty49.
About Conversance Inc.
Conversance, a private company based in Waterloo, Ont., founded by Mr. Chen, is focused on developing and marketing proprietary artificial-intelligence supported distributed ledger technologies. Mr. Chen is an electrical engineer with a strong background in radio frequency, digital signal processing, VLSI (very-large-scale integration), complex systems, chemistry and physics. Mr. Chen joined Research in Motion (now BlackBerry) in 1999, becoming a senior member of the office of the chief technology officer, where he was instrumental in many of Blackberry’s key telephony innovations and patents. While at BlackBerry, the office of the CTO first began looking into blockchain in 2008.
About Twenty49 Technologies Inc.
Twenty49, based in Waterloo, Ont., and founded by David Hwang, is focused on providing a suite of technologies that enable Cannabis entities to boost operational efficiencies and increase revenues. Mr. Hwang is a physicist by training with a wide-ranging background including startup CEO (with several successful exits mostly in the Hospitality space), Hedge Fund Quant, and Cannabis entrepreneur. Mr. Hwang will be leveraging his data monetization experience in hospitality technology and simply applying these past learnings to the nascent Cannabis vertical. Mr. Hwang is a sought-after speaker on the subject of data monetization (TEDx Raleigh, BigDataTech Talks, etc.) and has received several honors including; RSPA Most Innovative Solution Award, Big Data Innovation Summit (Finalist).
For more information contact:
Steve Smith, CEO
email: [email protected]
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SOURCE: ZTEST Electronics Inc.