VERB Pays Off Senior Secured Debt and Cancels Equity Line of Credit
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. and LEHI, Utah, Jan. 26, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Verb Technology Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: VERB) (“VERB” or the “Company”), the leader in interactive video-based sales-enablement applications, including shoppable livestream video, announces today that it has paid off its senior secured convertible debt in full, in cash, and cancelled its equity line of credit (“ELOC”).
On January 12, 2022, the Company entered into a securities purchase agreement (the “Securities Purchase Agreement”) with three institutional investors (collectively, the “Note Holders”) providing for the sale and issuance of an aggregate original principal amount of $6,300,000 in convertible notes due 2023 (collectively the “Notes”). The Company and the Note Holders also entered into a security agreement, dated January 12, 2022 in connection with the Note Offering, pursuant to which the Company granted a security interest to the Note Holders in substantially all of its assets. Pursuant to the terms of the Securities Purchase Agreement, the Notes have been paid in full, in cash, prior to any conversion.
In addition, on January 12, 2022, the Company entered into a common stock purchase agreement (the “Common Stock Purchase Agreement”) with an institutional investor. Pursuant to the Common Stock Purchase Agreement, the Company had the right, but not the obligation, to sell to the Investor, up to $50,000,000 of newly issued shares of the Company’s common stock, subject to certain limitations and conditions. The Company has exercised its right to terminate the Common Stock Purchase Agreement effective immediately by mutual agreement of the parties.
Verb Technology Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: VERB), the market leader in interactive video-based sales applications, transforms how businesses attract and engage customers. The Company’s MARKET.live platform is a multi-vendor, multi-presenter, livestream social shopping destination at the forefront of the convergence of ecommerce and entertainment, where hundreds of retailers, brands, creators and influencers can monetize their base of fans and followers across social media channels. The Company’s Software-as-a-Service, or SaaS platform, based on its proprietary interactive video technology, is comprised of a suite of sales enablement business software products offered on a subscription basis. Its software applications are used by hundreds of thousands of people in over 100 countries and in more than 48 languages. VERB’s clients include large sales-based enterprises as well as small business sales teams, including the sales and marketing departments of professional sports teams. With approximately 150 employees and contractors, the Company is headquartered in Lehi, Utah, and maintains offices in Newport Beach, California.
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