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Augme Technologies Announces Successful Closing of $20.2 Million Public Offering of Common Stock(November 17, 2011)
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/17/11 -- Augme Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGT) ("Augme") ("the Company"), a technology and services leader in interactive media marketing that offers the only patented and innovative end-to-end mobile marketing platform, today announced the closing of its previously announced public offering of 9,400,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $2.15 per share. In connection with the offering, the Company also granted to the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to 1,410,000 additional shares of common stock from the Company to cover any over-allotments.
The Company currently intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for organic expansion in existing and new markets, for general corporate purposes, to pay in full a promissory note in the amount of $1 million issued to Hipcricket, Inc. on August 25, 2011 and, if we decide to pay the amount in cash instead of in common stock, to pay up to $2 million in tax liability coverage to the holders of Hipcricket, Inc. options.
Northland Capital Markets is acting as sole book-running manager, and ThinkEquity LLC and Brean Murray, Carret & Co. are acting as co-managers in the offering.
The offering was conducted pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement (File No. 333-175191) relating to these securities that was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 13, 2011. A preliminary prospectus supplement related to the offering was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The securities may be offered only by means of a prospectus, including a prospectus supplement, forming a part of the effective registration statement. Copies of the final prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus related to this offering may be obtained from the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at http://www.sec.gov or by contacting Northland Capital Markets, 45 S. Seventh St., Suite 2000, Minneapolis, MN 55402, by calling (612) 851-5966, or by emailing Andrew Pafko, email@example.com
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of offers to buy any securities of the Company, and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale of any security in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About Augme Technologies, Inc.
Augme Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGT) provides strategic services and mobile marketing technology to leading consumer and healthcare brands. Its platforms, including AD LIFE, have provided measurable successes across an industry-leading 130,000+ campaigns for such clients as Macy's, MillerCoors, Nestle, KFC, and Clear Channel. Augme's offerings allow marketers, brands, and agencies the ability to plan, create, test, deploy, and track mobile marketing programs across every mobile channel, including SMS, 2D/QR codes, mobile websites, advertising networks, social media and branded apps. Augme's platforms facilitate consumer brand interaction and the ability to track and analyze campaign results. Using its own patented device-detection and proprietary mobile content adaptation software, AD LIFE solves the mobile marketing industry problem of disparate operating systems, device types, and on-screen mobile content rendering. Augme also provides business to consumer utilities including national mobile couponing solutions, strategic mobile healthcare tools, custom mobile application development, and consumer data tracking and analytics. In addition to AD LIFE, Augme owns Hipcricket and licenses the digital broadcast platform BOOMBOX®. Augme is headquartered in New York City, with operations in Seattle, Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, Chicago, Tucson and London. For more information, visit www.augme.com.
Augme Technologies, Inc., Augme, AD LIFE, BOOMBOX®, AD SERVE and the Augme logo are trademarks of Augme Technologies, Inc. All rights reserved. 2009-11.
This release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements regarding our expected future financial position, results of operations, cash flows, financing plans, business strategy, products and services, competitive positions, growth opportunities, plans and objectives of management for future operations, as well as statements that include words such as "anticipate," "if," "believe," "plan," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "may," "could," "should," "will," and other similar expressions are forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are beyond our control, which may cause actual results, performance, or achievements to differ materially from anticipated results, performance, or achievements. Factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements include those set forth in Augme's Form 10-K for the year ended February 28, 2011 and more recent reports and registration statements filed with the SEC. Augme Technologies, Inc. is under no obligation (and expressly disclaims any such obligation) to update or alter such forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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