Venture-backed Q4 secures C$100m-plus in TSX debut

Toronto-based Q4, a capital markets communications platform, has closed its initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange, raising more than C$100 million.

Toronto-based Q4, a capital markets communications platform, has closed its initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange, raising more than C$100 million. The company began trading this week under the ticker symbol “QFOR”. Q4’s venture capital investors include First Ascent Ventures, Information Venture Partners and Napier Park Financial Partners.

PRESS RELEASE

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Q4 Inc. (“Q4” or “the Company”), a leading capital markets communications platform provider, started trading today on the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) under the ticker symbol “QFOR.” To celebrate the Company’s new listing on the TSX, Darrell Heaps, Chief Executive Officer, was joined by members of his Executive team on the trading floor to open the market.

“Today’s IPO is an incredible milestone for Q4 and gives us the opportunity to continue driving our growth and expansion for years to come,” said Darrell Heaps, Founder and CEO. “In executing our mission of becoming the largest capital markets communication platform we have attracted over 2500 corporate issuers, along with numerous investment banks to our suite of products. Going public and raising over $100 million in fresh capital gives us the ability to accelerate our execution and deliver on our vision of connecting corporate issuers, investment banks and investors across all of their most critical workflows. Today is Day 1 of Q4 being a public company and we see an exciting road ahead.”

The offering consists of a treasury offering of 8,334,000 common shares of the Company at a price of $12.00 per common share, for gross proceeds of $100,008,000 million. The Company and a member of Company management have also granted to the underwriters an over-allotment option, exercisable, in whole or in part, at any time for a period of 30 days following the closing of the Offering, to purchase up to an additional 1,250,100 common shares at the offering price, for additional gross proceeds of up to $15 million, if the Over-Allotment Option is exercised in full.

About Q4 Inc.
Q4 Inc. (Q4) is a leading capital markets communications platform that is transforming the way publicly traded companies, investors and investment banks make decisions to efficiently discover, communicate and engage with each other. The Q4 end-to-end technology platform facilitates interactions across the capital markets through its IR website products, virtual events solutions, capital markets CRM, shareholder and market analytics tools. The firm is a trusted partner to more than 2,500 public companies globally including 50% of the S&P 500. Q4 is based in Toronto, with offices in New York and London. Learn more at q4inc.com