ETHER CAPITAL COMPLETES INITIAL ETHER PURCHASE PROGRAM
Company has purchased 42,587 Ether tokens at an average cost of US$687.
Toronto, ON, May 11, 2018 – Ether Capital Corporation (NEO: ETHC) (“Ether Capital” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has completed its initial investment in Ether, purchasing a total of C$37.6 million, equal to 42,587 Ether tokens with an average cost of C$882 (US$687) per token. This represents approximately 90% of the Company’s total available capital as per the filing statement available on SEDAR and dated April 3, 2018 (the “Filing Statement”).
The current market value of the Company’s holdings represents a 7% premium to the average cost base, as at 4:00 pm on May 10, 2018, and is inclusive of trading costs and commissions.
As at May 10, 2018, the Company’s Ether holdings totalled as follows:
Note: Having regard for market liquidity and price volatility, it should not be assumed that the Company's Ether holdings could be disposed of at the market prices quoted in this release.
Ether Capital now provides investors with significant exposure to Ether, Ethereum’s native utility token. In addition, the Company continues to execute on its business plan to selectively develop and/or acquire Ethereum-based businesses and is regularly evaluating opportunities pursuant to this. This model provides investors with a unique combination of direct Ether exposure and the upside potential of direct investment into businesses that are leading the way in industry-shifting disruptive technologies.
The Company provides regularly updated disclosure of its Ether holdings in the investors section of its website, available at http://ethcap.co/.
(1) As at 4:00 pm ET on May 10, 2018
(2) Based on the average price paid in CAD to acquire Ether over the period of April 18, 2018 to May 10, 2018
(3) Trading price represented in CAD. Converted from USD to CAD using the Bank of Canada daily exchange rate of 1.2775 multiplied by the trading price of US$735.40 as at 4:00 pm ET on May 10, 2018 per Gemini auction data (https://gemini.com/auction-data)
(4) Multiplying the number of Ether tokens by the unit prices may not provide exact values due to rounding of per-unit prices.
About Ether Capital Corporation
Ether Capital is a Toronto-based technology company whose objective is to become the central business and investment hub for the Ethereum ecosystem. Ether Capital will invest in Ethereum’s native utility token “Ether” as a strategic asset, and selectively invest in or acquire Ethereum-based businesses. Founded by a highly experienced Board of Directors and management team, Ether Capital has the resources, experience and relationships to support businesses and invest in industry-shifting disruptive technologies. For more information, visit http://ethcap.co/
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