TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - SOL Global Investments Corp. ("SOL") (CSE:SOL) (OTCPK: SOLCF) (Frankfurt:9SB) announces that it has filed an early warning report in connection with a disposition of common shares ("Common Shares") of Frankly Inc. ("Frankly") (TSX-V:TLK). Frankly's head office is located at 50 West 17th Street, 11th Floor, New York, New York, 10011.
On November 6, 2019, SOL disposed of ownership and control of 400,000 Common Shares through the facilities of the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Disposition"). The consideration received per Common Share under the Disposition was $0.48, for total consideration received of $189,352. The completion of the Disposition together with other dispositions of Common Shares by SOL since SOL's early warning report filed on June 6, 2019 (the "June 6 Report") resulted in a 2.49% decrease in SOL's Common Share holding from the 16.3% holding reported in the June 6 Report.
Immediately prior to the Disposition, SOL beneficially owned 4,596,600 Common Shares, representing approximately 15.1% of the issued and outstanding Common Shares on a non-diluted basis. Immediately following the completion of the Disposition, SOL beneficially owned 4,196,600 Common Shares, representing approximately 13.81% of the issued and outstanding shares Common Shares on a non-diluted basis.
SOL sold the securities for investment purposes. SOL may, depending on market and other conditions, increase or decrease its beneficial ownership in Frankly's securities, whether in transactions over the open market, by privately negotiated arrangements or otherwise, subject to a number of factors, including general market conditions and other available investment and business opportunities.
This news release is being issued in accordance with National Instrument 62-103 - The Early Warning System and Related Take-Over Bid and Insider Reporting Issues.
For more information or to obtain a copy of the early warning report filed in respect of this press release, contact SOL at the contact details noted below.
About SOL Global Investments Corp.
SOL is an international investment company with a focus on investing in cannabis and cannabis related companies in legal U.S. states, the hemp and CBD marketplaces and the emerging European cannabis and hemp marketplaces with an objective of providing shareholders with a long term return through capital appreciation, dividends and interest from its investments. If SOL believes there is a strategic reason to do so, it may also invest in companies not in the cannabis sector.
SOL's head office is located at 100 King Street West, Suite 5600, Toronto, Ontario, M5X 1C9.
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