Vancouver, British Columbia—(Newsfile Corp. – September 16, 2021)—Copperleaf Technologies Inc. (TSX: CPLF) (“Copperleaf” or the “Company”), a provider of enterprise decision analytics software solutions, announced today that it has filed, and obtained a receipt for, a preliminary base PREP prospectus (the “Preliminary Prospectus”) with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories in Canada for a proposed initial public offering of common shares in the capital of the Company (the “Offering”).
The Offering is led by BofA Securities, BMO Capital Markets and William Blair & Company, as joint bookrunners, and CIBC Capital Markets, RBC Capital Markets, Canaccord Genuity and Cormark Securities (collectively, the “Underwriters”). Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP is acting as legal counsel to the Company and Stikeman Elliott LLP is acting as legal counsel to the Underwriters.
The Preliminary Prospectus contains important information relating to these securities and has been filed with securities commissions or similar authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada. Copies of the Preliminary Prospectus may be obtained from any of the Underwriters listed above. There will not be any sale or any acceptance of an offer to buy the securities until a receipt for the final prospectus has been issued.
The Preliminary Prospectus has not yet become final for purposes of a distribution of securities to the public. No securities regulatory authority has either approved or disapproved the contents of this news release. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale or any acceptance of an offer to buy these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the time of receipt for the final long-form prospectus or other authorization is obtained from the securities regulatory authority in such province or territory. Copies of the Preliminary Prospectus are available under the Company’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 (the “U.S. Securities Act”), as amended, or any state securities laws, and may not be offered, sold or delivered, directly or indirectly, in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, “U.S. persons” (as defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act). Accordingly, the securities may not be offered or sold within the United States unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or pursuant to exemptions from the registrations requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws.
Completion of the Offering is subject to the receipt of customary approvals, including regulatory approvals and conditional listing approval of the Company’s common shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange (the “TSX”). The TSX has not conditionally approved the Company’s listing application and there is no assurance that the TSX will approve the listing application.
Copperleaf provides enterprise decision analytics software solutions to companies managing critical infrastructure. We leverage operational and financial data to empower our clients to make investment decisions that deliver the highest business value. What sets us apart is our commitment to providing extraordinary experiences, shaped by people who care deeply, products that deliver exceptional value, and partnerships that stand the test of time. Copperleaf is a patron of The Institute of Asset Management and actively participates in shaping the future of asset management standards, including ISO 55000. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, our solutions are distributed and supported by regional staff and partners worldwide. Together, we are transforming how the world sees value.
This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities legislation, which reflect management’s current expectations regarding future events. Forward‐looking information is based on a number of assumptions and is subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the Company’s control, which could cause actual results and events to differ materially from those that are disclosed in or implied by such forward‐looking information. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, failure to complete the Offering and the failure to receive customary approvals, and the factors discussed under “Risk Factors” in the preliminary base PREP prospectus of the Company dated September 15, 2021. Copperleaf disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
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For further information, please contact:
James Bowen, CFA