Calgary, Alberta – (June 13, 2018) — Crown Capital Partners Inc. (“Crown” or the “Company”) (TSX: CRWN) announced today that it has closed its previously announced “bought deal” public offering of $20 million aggregate principal amount of 6.00% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures (the “Debentures”) due June 30, 2023 (the “Offering”). The Debentures will trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “CRWN.DB”.
The Offering was co-led by BMO Capital Markets and National Bank Financial Inc. and included AltaCorp Capital Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc., Cormark Securities Inc., GMP Securities L.P., Raymond James Ltd. and TD Securities Inc.
The net proceeds of the Offering will be used to repay indebtedness under the Company’s credit facility, which will then be available to be drawn, as required, to fund new financing transactions by the Company.
Crown (TSX:CRWN) is a specialty finance company focused on providing capital to successful Canadian and select U.S. companies. Crown also manages capital pools, including some in which Crown has a direct ownership interest. Crown originates, structures and provides tailored special situation and long-term financing solutions to a diversified group of private and public mid-market companies in the form of loans, royalties and other structures with minimal or no ownership dilution.
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