AUSTIN, Texas — January 12, 2017 — Perk Inc. (TSX: PER) (“Perk” or the “Company”) announced that at a special meeting of shareholders held earlier today (the “Meeting”), Perk shareholders voted in favour of the proposed transaction pursuant to which RhythmOne PLC (“RhythmOne”) agreed to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares and class A restricted voting shares of Perk by way of a plan of arrangement under section 182 of the Business Corporations Act (Ontario) (the “Arrangement”). The Arrangement was approved by approximately 99.996% of the votes cast by all of the Perk shareholders eligible to vote at the Meeting.
Completion of the Arrangement remains conditional on approval by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) and certain other closing conditions customary for transactions of this nature. Subject to obtaining such court approval and the satisfaction or waiver of all other closing conditions, it is anticipated that the Arrangement will be completed on or about January 18, 2017.
Perk’s Rewarded Engagement Platform brings together the interests of advertisers and consumers to deliver profound insights and actionable results. With Perk, brands form deep connections with consumers to achieve greater engagement, loyalty, and conversion. Perk’s insights and intelligence solution, Perk IQ™, allows brands to measure performance and uncover valuable data around advertising attribution, brand impact, and purchase behavior. Additional information about Perk Inc. can be found at the Company’s corporate website: http://www.ir.perk.com.
RhythmOne is a technology-enabled digital media company that connects online audiences with brands through premium content across devices. Founded in 2004, RhythmOne pioneered Internet video search and works with digital advertisers, publishers and content providers to offer fully integrated, cross-screen solutions that span desktop and mobile video, rich media, display, social and native advertising, and content formats. Through its fully integrated programmatic platform, RhythmMax, RhythmOne represents digital advertising inventory across owned, controlled and extended supply sources. The RhythmMax platform includes unique brand safety technology, RhythmGuard, which combines leading third-party verification and proprietary filtering technologies to ensure inventory quality in brand safe environments. RhythmOne’s goal is to maximize the return on advertising spend and provide the most efficient and effective marketplace for digital advertising. RhythmOne is headquartered in San Francisco, California with offices in the US, UK and Canada. For more information, please visit www.rhythmone.com.
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information
This press release may contain forward-looking statements, including which may relate to, but which may not be limited to, Perk’s business; Perk’s strategy, operations and financial performance; Perk’s user and advertiser engagement; Perk’s ability to establish new marketing partnerships; Perk’s ability to expand into new markets; and Perk’s ability to acquire and integrate new businesses and technologies. Such forward-looking statements reflect Perk’s expectations about its future operating results, performance and opportunities that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. When used herein, the words “anticipate”, “believe”, “estimate”, “upcoming”, “plan”, “target”, “intend” and “expect” and similar expressions, as they relate to Perk or its management, are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on information currently available to Perk and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties, and other factors that could cause Perk’s actual results, performance, prospects, and opportunities to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to: maintenance by Perk of relationships with advertising network providers and partners; successful development of the “Perk” brand; Perk’s ability to keep up with rapid technology developments in Perk’s markets; Perk’s ability to avoid defects in products and services delivered by Perk; Perk’s ability to attract app and website developers to its SDK’s; Perk’s ability to successfully enter new business areas and geographic markets; and the success of new products developed by Perk; Perk’s ability to retain key members of its management team. Perk does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement, except as required by law.