The Real Brokerage Inc. Receives C$32.8 Million in Proceeds from Accelerated Warrant Exercises
NEW YORK and TORONTO, June 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Real Brokerage Inc. (“Real” or the “Company”) (TSXV: REAX) (NASDAQ: REAX), a national, technology powered real estate brokerage in the United States, announces that it has received C$32,845,011.20 in proceeds from accelerated warrant exercises.
The warrant exercises follow Real’s listing of its common shares (“Common Shares”) on The Nasdaq Capital Market (the “Nasdaq”) on June 15, 2021. In connection with the Nasdaq listing, Real delivered an “Acceleration Notice” to certain funds managed by Insight Venture Management LLC (“Insight Partners”) providing for the acceleration of the expiry date to 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on June 30, 2021 of an aggregate of 4,321,712 post-consolidated, previously issued Common Share purchase warrants (the “Warrants”), issued to Insight Partners on December 2, 2020, at a post-consolidated exercise price of C$7.60 per Common Share. All Warrants held by Insight Partners were exercised for Common Shares.
“We are pleased to have received over C$32.8 million in proceeds from these warrant exercises which further strengthens our balance sheet,” said Tamir Poleg, co-founder and CEO of Real. “We feel the warrant exercises reflect the value Insight Partners sees in the future of Real and we would like to thank them for their continued support.”
The Warrants were issued to Insight Partners as part of the previously announced US$20 Million strategic investment by Insight Partners into the Company on December 2, 2020. For further details of the Insight investment, please see the Company’s press release dated December 3, 2020.
Early Warning Disclosure
This press release is issued under the early warning provisions of the Canadian securities legislation. The following private equity funds managed by Insight Partners and indirectly controlled by Insight Holdings Group, LLC, acquired 4,321,712 Common Shares pursuant to the exercise of the Warrants (and reference to “Insight Funds” in this section “Early Warning Disclosure” means the following funds): Insight Partners XI, L.P.; Insight Partners (Cayman) XI, L.P.; Insight Partners XI (Co-Investors), L.P.; Insight Partners XI (Co-Investors) (B), L.P.; Insight Partners (Delaware) XI, L.P.; and Insight Partners (EU) XI, S.C.Sp.
Prior to the Warrant exercise, Insight Funds had ownership and control of (i) preferred units of a U.S. subsidiary of the Company, Real PIPE, LLC (the “Preferred Units”), exchangeable for 4,321,712 Common Shares, (ii) nil Common Shares, (iii) Warrants exercisable for 4,321,712 Common Shares and (iv) options of Real (“Options”) exercisable for 25,000 Common Shares, collectively representing approximately 19.47% of the issued and outstanding Common Shares on a partially-diluted basis assuming (a) the exchange of all of the Preferred Units owned or controlled by Insight Partners for Common Shares, (b) the exercise of all of the Warrants owned or controlled by Insight Partners for Common Shares and (c) the exercise of all of the Options owned or controlled by Insight Partners for Common Shares.
Immediately after the Warrant exercise, Insight Partners, through certain funds managed by Insight Partners, have ownership and control of (i) Preferred Units exchangeable for 4,321,712 Common Shares, (ii) 4,321,712 Common Shares (representing approximately 12.05% of the issued and outstanding Common Shares on a non-diluted basis), (iii) nil Warrants and (iv) Options exercisable for 25,000 Common Shares, collectively representing approximately 19.47% of the issued and outstanding Common Shares on a partially-diluted basis and assuming (a) the exchange of all of the Preferred Units owned or controlled by Insight Partners for Common Shares and (b) the exercise of all of the Options owned or controlled by Insight Partners for Common Shares.
Insight Funds acquired the Common Shares for investment purposes. An early warning report with additional information in respect of the foregoing matters will be filed and made available www.sedar.com under Real’s profile. To obtain copies of the early warning report, please contact Insight Funds at the details below.
The address of the Insight Funds is c/o Insight Venture Management LLC, 1114 Avenue of the Americas, Floor 36, New York, NY, 10036. Contact: Andrew Prodromos, Insight Partners, (212)-931-5239.
Real’s head office is located at 133 Richmond Street West, Suite 302, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 2L3.
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