FOTV Media Networks Announces Effectiveness of Registration Statement and the Launch of its Initial Public Offering on Nasdaq
Beverly Hills, CA – August 18, 2016 – FOTV Media Networks Inc. (proposed NasdaqCM symbol: FOTV), the interrelated group of digital media companies which produces and distributes hologram, virtual reality, 360 and premium Hollywood content globally with an over-the-top (“OTT”) audience of more than 75 million monthly unique users of its live and on-demand movies and television, today announced the launch of its initial public offering of a minimum of 2,500,000 shares of common stock and a maximum of 3,750,000 shares of common stock at $8.00 per share. These shares will be offered on a “best efforts” basis. On August 12, 2016, FOTV’s registration statement for its initial public offering was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
FOTV expects the offering to close in September 2016, subject to the receipt of investor commitments for the minimum offering amount and satisfaction of other customary closing conditions, and that its shares will begin trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol “FOTV” shortly after closing. However, there can be no assurance that these conditions will be met. FOTV intends to use the proceeds of the offering to finance acquisitions of, or investments in, Internet video content, to buy and aggregate complementary businesses, to accelerate marketing and promotional activities to improve its advertising sales and brand awareness, and for general corporate purposes.
FOTV is a rapidly expanding collection of integrated, millennial-focused, digital media companies. FOTV’s current operations are conducted through four primary operating subsidiaries:
FilmOn.TV Networks Inc.: The globally accessible platform with advertiser supported linear channels and video on demand from one of the world’s largest privately-owned film and television libraries.
Hologram USA FOTV Productions Inc.: The holder of the exclusive global distribution rights for original holographic shows created from patented technology in which both famous deceased singers such as Whitney Houston and present-day artists and comedians perform as holograms. FOTV plans to launch shows at major live venues including planned hologram theaters both owned and franchised by FOTV. The content is also presented across all FOTV platforms in virtual reality and 360.
CinemaNow, LLC: The early adopter of transactional video on demand which was originally backed by Cisco, Microsoft and Lionsgate, offers new release premium movies and television episodes to buy, rent and view from licensors including the major studios and broadcasters.
OVGuide Inc.: The comprehensive source for the discovery, via search or browse, and consumption of free high quality online videos, including TV shows, full-length movies and clips from hundreds of sources. OVGuide is available across multiple platforms, including Roku where it powers a network of over 20 ad supported movie channels.
Monarch Bay Securities, LLC and Network 1 Financial Securities, Inc. are acting as the underwriters for this offering.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
The offering of the securities is made only by means of a prospectus forming a part of the effective registration statement. A copy of the prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained by contacting Monarch Bay Securities LLC, 898 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 475, El Segundo, CA 90245, Attention: Mr. Daniel J. McClory, Managing Director, Investment Banking or email or by calling 1 (949) 233-7869.
About FOTV Media Networks
FOTV Media Networks Inc. is a fast growing group of interrelated digital media companies which produces hologram, virtual reality, 360 and premium Hollywood content globally with an over-the-top (“OTT”) audience of more than 75 million monthly unique users, who consume live and on-demand movies and television, music videos, audio content and social television programming. FOTV was founded by media entrepreneur Alkiviades (Alki) David in 2007 and launched its streaming video site in the United Kingdom in 2009 and in the United States in 2010. FOTV manages its worldwide business from two central offices located in Beverly Hills, California and London, England. For more information, please visit http://fotv.filmon.com
Cautionary Note About Forward-Looking Statements
ertain matters discussed in this press release are forward-looking statements. FOTV has based these forward-looking statements on its current expectations and projections about future events. Nevertheless, these forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions about FOTV’s operations and the investments it makes, including, among others, factors discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in FOTV’s registration statement, as well as changes in the internet streaming and on-demand video market, continued litigation risks, federal, state and foreign regulatory matters, and competition, not only in the internet streaming video market, but also for traditional television and online entertainment generally. Consequently, no representation or warranty can be given that the estimates, opinions or assumptions made in or referenced by this press release will prove to be accurate. We caution you that the forward-looking statements in this press release are only estimates and predictions, or statements or current intent. Actual results or outcomes, or actions that we ultimately undertake, could differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements due to risks, uncertainties or actual events differing from the assumptions underlying these statements.
The hologram, virtual reality, 360 and premium streaming content platform launches its best-efforts underwritten offering for up to 3,750,000 shares of common stock at $8.00 per share