DRONE VOLT, the French manufacturer of drones, civilian professionals, announces the completion of a capital increase of € 1.4 million taken out in major part by the fund for the SmallCaps one of the 4 biggest French institutions of collective management.
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SME Capital Commission has also contributed € 0.5 million in advising long-term investors. SME Capital Council renews its trust in DRONE VOLT.
Investors have been attracted by the unique positioning of DRONE VOLT among the companies listed in Paris. The Group is today the only “pure player” of the drone civilian professional with a full range of design, construction and value-added services (training, software, and maintenance). This strategic focus is bearing fruit and has resulted in the 1st quarter of 2017 with a growth of 36% in turnover and a doubling of the gross margin. This fundraiser comes to accompany the rise in power of this model.
This fundraising took the form of a private placement, carried out with cancellation of the preferential subscription right (DPS), with a restricted circle of investors for an amount, issuance premium included, of 1.423.484,04 .
The issue price of the 1.655.214 new shares has been fixed at 0,86 , being the average weighted by the volumes of the closing price of the last five sessions preceding the decision of the board of directors to launch the operation (0,94 ) with a discount of 8.5%.
The share capital of DRONE-VOLT post-operation is divided into 18.049.467 shares with a nominal value of 0.03 euros each. The dilution resulting from this capital increase represents 9.2% of the share capital after this transaction. The new shares will be admitted to trading on Alternext Paris and assimilated to existing shares as of June 13, 2017.
This offering was conducted in accordance with the provisions of articles L. 225-136 of the French commercial Code and L. 411-2 II of the French monetary and financial Code, as well as the 12th resolution of the combined General Meeting of shareholders of DRONE VOLT dated as of may 11, 2017 and the decision of the board of directors as of the date of 3 June 2017. In pursuance of the provisions of the article L. 411-2 of the French monetary and financial Code and article 211-2 of the general regulations of the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), this operation has not given rise to a prospectus submitted to the visa of the AMF.
DRONE VOLT also plans to file soon with the AMF a request for the transfer of the group rating EI (private placement) to E2 (companies having made a public offering) of the Alternext Paris, in order to give a better visibility of the company to its shareholders and to the market and access to new categories of investors.
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About DRONE VOLT
Established in 2011, DRONE VOLT located in France, Benelux, Canada, Denmark, the United States and in Switzerland, is a company specialized in the design, manufacture and marketing of drones to civilians for professional use. Global partner, it offers its customers business solutions “key in hand” including different services and pilot training.
The young innovative company, which achieved a turnover of 6.8 million euros in 2016 (+90%), is the leader of the drone audiovisual. It also provides the administration and industry for the realization of aerial shots. Among its customers, the company has FRANCE TELEVISIONS, TF1, the Gendarmerie Air Transport (GTA), POINT.P, a, etc DRONE VOLT is qualified as “Innovative Company” by Bpifrance.
DRONE VOLT is a publicly traded company listed on the market Alternext Paris :
Action : Mnémo : ALDRV.PA – ISIN Code : FR0013088606 – Eligible : PEA, PEA-PME
BSA : Mnémo : DRVBS – ISIN code : FR001286054
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