NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FaceBank Group, Inc. (d/b/a fuboTV) (OTCQB: FUBO) has entered into a Purchase Agreement with Credit Suisse Capital LLC to which fuboTV sold 2,162,163 shares of the Company’s common stock at a purchase price of $9.25 per share, for an aggregate purchase price of $20,000,007.75. There were no underwriting discounts or commissions.
To date in 2020, fuboTV has strengthened its balance sheet with over $46 million in funding from institutional and private investors. As previously disclosed, the Company intends to continue to raise capital to support growth strategies and fund operation.
The sale and issuance of the Purchased Shares were made in reliance upon the exemption from registration under Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act. The Company sold the Purchased Shares to an “accredited investor” as defined in Rule 501(a) of the Securities Act and did not engage in a general solicitation or advertising with respect to the issuance and sale of the Purchased Shares.
fuboTV (OTCQB: FUBO) merged with FaceBank Group in April 2020 to create a leading digital entertainment company, combining fuboTV’s direct-to-consumer live TV streaming platform for cord-cutters with FaceBank’s technology-driven IP in sports, movies and live performances.
Named to Forbes’ Next Billion Dollar Startup list in 2019, fuboTV is the live TV streaming platform with more top Nielsen-ranked sports, news and entertainment channels for cord-cutters than any other live platform.
Continually innovating to give subscribers a premium viewing experience they can’t find with cable TV, fuboTV is regularly first-to-market with new product features and is the only virtual MVPD to stream in 4K. Other industry “firsts” for the company include entering Europe with the launch of fuboTV España in 2018. fubo Sports Network, the live, free-to-consumer TV network featuring sports stories on and off the field, launched in 2019.
This letter contains forward-looking statements of FaceBank Group, Inc. (“FaceBank”) that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. All statements contained in this press release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The words “could,” “will,” “plan,” “intend,” “anticipate,” “approximate,” “expect,” “potential,” or the negative of these terms or other similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements contain these identifying words. These forward-looking statements include, among others, statements about FaceBank’s future financial performance, the impact of management changes, any organizational restructuring, the sufficiency of capital resources to fund its ongoing operating requirements; statements about the potential benefits of the merger with fuboTV Inc.; statements about the uplisting of the combined company to a national exchange; and any other statements other than statements of historical fact. Actual results or events could differ materially from the plans, intentions and expectations disclosed in the forward-looking statements that FaceBank makes due to a number of important factors, including (i) risks related to the ability to realize the anticipated benefits of the transaction, including the risk that the businesses will not be integrated successfully, (ii) the effect of the transaction on FaceBank’s business relationships, operating results and business generally, (iii) risks that the transaction disrupts current plans and operations, (iv) risks related to the combined entity’s ability to uplist to a national securities exchange, (v) risks related to the combined entity’s access to existing capital and fundraising prospects to fund its ongoing operations and its ability to continue as a “going concern”, (vi) risks related to diverting management’s attention from FaceBank’s ongoing business operations, (vii) other business effects, including the effects of industry, market, economic, political or regulatory conditions, future exchange and interest rates, and changes in tax and other laws, regulations, rates and policies, including the impact of COVID-19 on the broader market, and (viii) the outcome of any legal proceedings that may be instituted against FaceBank related to the merger agreement or the transaction. Further risks that could cause actual results to differ materially from those matters expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements will be discussed in FaceBank’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019 which will be filed [later this month] and we encourage you to read such risks in detail. The forward-looking statements in this press release represent FaceBank’s views as of the date of this press release. FaceBank anticipates that subsequent events and developments will cause its views to change. However, while it may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, it specifically disclaims any obligation to do so. You should, therefore, not rely on these forward-looking statements as representing FaceBank’s views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.