Toronto-based Q4, a capital markets communications platform, has resumed its plan for an initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The number of common shares to be sold and price per share have not yet been determined. Earlier this year, the company priced its IPO to raise C$150 million. Q4’s investors include First Ascent Ventures, Information Venture Partners and Napier Park Financial Partners.
Q4 Inc. Files Amended and Restated Preliminary Prospectus for Initial Public Offering of Common Shares
TORONTO, ON, October 7, 2021 – Q4 Inc. (“Q4” or “the Company”), a leading capital markets communications platform provider, today announced that it has filed, and obtained a receipt for a second amended and restated preliminary base PREP prospectus with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada other than Québec and an amended and restated preliminary base PREP prospectus with the securities regulatory authorities in Québec (collectively, the “preliminary prospectus”), in connection with the proposed initial public offering of its common shares (the “Offering”). The number of common shares to be sold and price per common share have not yet been determined.
The Company’s common shares are being offered by a syndicate of underwriters led by CIBC Capital Markets, National Bank Financial Inc. and Credit Suisse Securities (Canada), Inc. (together, the “Joint Bookrunners”), and including Canaccord Genuity Corp., Raymond James Ltd., RBC Capital Markets, Stifel Nicolaus Canada Inc., TD Securities Inc. and INFOR Financial Inc.
The preliminary prospectus contains important information relating to the Offering and is still subject to completion or amendment. The preliminary prospectus is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. There will not be any sale or any acceptance of an offer to buy the common shares until after a receipt for the final prospectus has been issued.
Q4 has applied to list its common shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) under the symbol “QFOR”. Listing is subject to the approval of the TSX in accordance with its original listing requirements. The TSX has not conditionally approved the Company’s listing application.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities of Q4 in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. These securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”) or any U.S. state securities law and may not be offered or sold in the United States except in compliance with the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable U.S. state securities laws or pursuant to an exemption therefrom.
About Q4 Inc.
Q4 Inc., 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 customer relationship management solution, and shareholder and market analytics tools. The firm is a trusted partner to over 2,500 public companies including approximately 50% of the S&P 500 constituent companies. Q4 is based in Toronto, with offices in New York and London. To learn more, visit: www.q4inc.com