3 October 2016
Vela Technologies plc
("Vela", the "Company" or the "Group")
Completion of Fundraising
On 9 September 2016, Vela Technologies (AIM: VELA), the investing company focused on early-stage and pre-IPO disruptive technology investments, announced a conditional fundraising to raise £400,000 (no commission payable) through the issue of convertible unsecured loan notes to certain Shareholders, including Antony Laiker (a director of the Company). The funds raised through the issue of the Loan Notes will be used for additional working capital and to provide additional funds for the Company to make further investments in the future, in accordance with its investing policy.
At the General Meeting, held on 26 September 2016, all of the Resolutions set out in the Notice of General Meeting were passed. It was also announced by the Company on 26 September 2016 that the funds in connection with the Fundraising had not yet been received by Vela.
The Company can confirm that, as of today, the funds due from investors under the Fundraising have been received in full. As a result the Fundraising has now been completed and the Loan Notes have been issued.
Defined terms used in this announcement not otherwise defined shall have the same meaning as those terms defined and used in the circular sent to shareholders on 9 September 2016.
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