Investview, Inc. (OTCQB: INVU), a global distributor of financial education tools, content, research and technology, has entered into a securities purchase and intellectual capital transaction with a financial services and technology investment fund to purchase $11 million of its common stock in a private placement. The terms of the share purchase agreement are itemized in the 8K filed April 29th, 2020.
The shares of common stock are offered through a Convertible Secured Promissory Note (“Note”). As a key term of the agreement, INVU will acquire the proprietary Prodigio SMART Trading System and its software IP.
The gross proceeds to the Company from the registered direct offering private placement are expected to be approximately $11 million before an estimated $50,000 in offering expenses. The Company intends to use the proceeds to acquire and expand automated algorithms in the world markets, which supports its RIA and Fintech Brokerage initiatives to purchase additional equipment, further the development of liquid immersion for high powered computing applications and to reduce company debt.
The purchase is structured over a series of closing dates of which the first closing was completed and released $1.3 Million in funds with the second closing, subject to certain conditions, to take place on or before May 28th, 2020 and releases an additional $700 thousand in funds. The company has successfully negotiated the settlement of $2.4 Million of short-term debt for $1.1 Million. The remaining $900 Thousand will be used to complete its recent purchase of processing hardware. The third closing, expected to be $9.0 million, is to occur on or before October 31, 2020, subject to certain conditions.
“When I joined the company as CEO in December, I wanted to expand the company’s FinTech footprint, establish proper capitalization and reach profitability. This is a transformative and strategic financing for the company that addresses all three of these objectives. The combination of capital investment, intellectual capital and thought leadership from private equity firm DBR Capital LLC will enable us to deliver technology advancements faster through development, acquisition and partnership. On behalf of the Investview Executive team, Board of Directors and shareholders, we would like to thank our investor for this significant vote of confidence, and belief in our innovative business strategy. We are also pleased to announce the appointment of experienced fintech leaders David B. Rothrock, Managing Partner of DBR Capital LLC, and James R. Bell, CEO of MPower Trading Systems, to our Board of Directors effective April 27, 2020. Last, but not least is the additional commitment to this transaction by nearly all key shareholders, including INVU founders, officers, including the private placement investor, who have agreed to certain Lock-Up provisions,” said Joseph Cammarata, Investview Chief Executive Officer.
David B. Rothrock, Managing Partner, DBR Capital LLC, added, “We appreciate Investview’s collaborative approach and are pleased to have worked together to enhance the company’s board of directors. We believe Investview is in an excellent position to deliver tremendous value through the addition of new directors with established fintech experience. The new Board of Directors and Executive Management team have the professional experience and track record to achieve outstanding performance while maximizing shareholder value.”
The Investview family of subsidiaries is off to a strong start despite our current pandemic. Kuvera and Kuvera France have seen record paced subscription growth for the financial research and education products throughout all regions. The investment and additional technology assets will allow Kuvera to provide powerful automated trading tools and strategies for its marketing and growth initiatives.
SAFETek has built new technologies for overseeing its data mining operation that manages the processing hardware for the Apex division which provides protected and stabilized positive cash flow to its clients over a 5-year period. SAFETek, with the deployment of these recent APEX purchases, now operates one of the largest data mining operations in North America.
SAFE Management, our Registered Investment Advisor and Commodity Trading Advisor, is working to expand automated algorithmic offerings and is pleased to be able to deploy the Prodigio Trading System in the future through a subsidiary online broker dealer that will be established.
Investview plans to establish its NewCo on or before the end of 2020 for the development and operation of a U.S. and non-U.S. brokerage and financial services firm intended to deliver professional trading services catering primarily to a diverse base of self-directed (DIY) and active online brokerage investors, professional fund managers, buy-side professionals, and registered investment advisors (the “Broker-Dealer Business”).
“Investview subsidiaries educate and deliver financial technology services that result in active trading by individuals and institutions alike. Currently Investview does not benefit from this trading activity. By establishing an online broker dealer affiliate, Investview will be able to capture trading revenue we could not capture before, which we believe will significantly impact our bottom line,” added Joseph Cammarata, Investview CEO.
The securities sold in the private placement have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or state securities laws as of the time of issuance and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission or an applicable exemption from such registration requirements.
Further details regarding this private placement, including further description of the terms of the Convertible Secured Promissory Note, can be found in Investview’s (“INVU”) Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
About Investview, Inc.
Investview, Inc. is a diversified financial technology organization that operates through its subsidiaries, to provide financial research, products and technologies to individuals and companies worldwide. For more information on Investview and its family of wholly-owned subsidiaries, please visit: www.investview.com.
All statements in this release that are not based on historical fact are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking statements, which are based on certain assumptions and describe our future plans, strategies and expectations, can generally be identified by the use of forward-looking terms such as “believe,” “expect,” “may,” “should,” “could,” “seek,” “intend,” “plan,” “goal,” “estimate,” “anticipate” or other comparable terms. These forward-looking statements are based on Investview’s current beliefs and assumptions and information currently available to Investview and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. More information on potential factors that could affect Investview’s financial results is included from time to time in Investview’s public reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), including the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, and Current Reports on Form 8-K. The forward-looking statements made in this release speak only as of the date of this release, and Investview, Inc. (“INVU”) assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements to reflect actual results or changes in expectations, except as otherwise required by law.