YOC AG decides on capital increase / private placement and additional debt financing leads to cash inflow amounting to EUR 1.1 million
Berlin, 22 April 2015, 12:47 – The Management Board und Supervisory Board of YOC AG (Frankfurt, Prime Standard, ISIN DE0005932735) have today resolved to implement a capital increase from authorised capital against cash contributions in the amount of 253.973 new shares under the exclusion of subscription rights of existing shareholders. Within the framework of a private placement, all shares have been placed with current and new investors, including the Management Board and Supervisory Board members, at the issue price of EUR 3.15 per share. The gross issue proceeds from the capital increase will come to EUR 0,8 Mio. million. The company’s capital stock will thereby increase by EUR 253,973.00 (equivalent to about 8.16 %), and will, after the entry of the capital increase in the commercial register, amount to EUR 3,112,473.00 .The new shares will be released for trading in the regulated market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange without prospectus.
Furthermore, the company has agreed upon concomitant debt financing under normal market conditions with the designated year of maturity of 2017, leading to a further inflow of EUR 0.3 million for YOC AG.
The funds derived from the capital increase serve to strengthen equity, and shall be used, together with the funds from debt financing, mainly for the further development of business, in particular the development of new products.
Further capital measures are not intended in the medium term.
Since its foundation in 2001, YOC has been a pioneer and market leader for mobile advertising, and is currently the leading independent provider of mobile advertising solutions within Europe. Thanks to its ground-breaking technologies such as Programmatic Media Trading and Programmatic Data Targeting, YOC enables advertisers to access specific target groups and make efficient use of their advertising budgets. YOC provides its own SDK infrastructure, a publisher frontend and innovative advertising formats for optimised marketing of mobile advertising inventory. Top international advertisers such as Microsoft, Google, Mercedes-Benz, Vodafone, Coca-Cola, Dior and Samsung work with YOC to implement several thousand campaigns across Europe every month. YOC has an impressive, high-quality mobile premium inventory comprising a portfolio of over 300 international publishers, with extensive coverage and guaranteed brand safety – both for branding and for performance goals. Through its platforms, YOC reaches around 40 million Internet users per month in Europe. In 2012, YOC received the Mobile Gold Award from Cannes Lions for the YOC Mystery Ad format. YOC has been listed in the Prime Standard on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange since 2009, and today it employs 70 people at offices in Berlin, Düsseldorf, London, Madrid, Paris and Vienna.