TORONTO, February 17, 2022 /CNW/ – Engagement Labs Inc. (“Engagement Labs”) and DGTL Holdings Inc. (“DGTL Holdings”) today announced that at Engagement Labs’ annual and special general meeting of shareholders held Monday, February 14, 2022, more than 98% of the votes cast on the proposed plan of arrangement (the “Arrangement”) between Engagement Labs and DGTL Holdings voted in favor of the Arrangement. The Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) issued a final order on February 16, 2022 allowing the arrangement to proceed. Engagement Labs and DGTL Holdings are in the process of filing final documentation with the TSX Venture Exchange (“TSX-V”) to effect the merger for trading purposes. Upon confirmation from the TSX-V that additional common shares of DGTL (“DGTL Holdings Shares”) issuable to shareholders of Engagement Labs will be issuable, the outstanding common shares of Engagement Labs (“Engagement Shares Labs”) will be exchanged for shares of DGTL Holdings Shares on the basis of one DGTL Holdings Share for every 8,803 Engagement Labs Shares held. It is expected that the shares of Engagement Labs will be delisted from the TSX-V following the completion of the Arrangement, which the parties believe will occur on February 25, 2022. Engagement Labs shareholders will be required to file a Letter of Transmittal with Computershare Investor Services Inc. in order to receive the DGTL Holdings shares to which they are entitled. Registered shareholders received the Letter of Transmittal by mail. Shareholders who hold their Engagement Labs Shares through an intermediary (i.e. a broker) should contact their broker to confirm that the DGTL Holdings Shares issued in exchange for their Engagement Labs Shares have been deposited on their brokerage account. Shareholders should allow three business days from the delisting date to confirm deposit of such shares. Registered Engagement Labs shareholders who need help exchanging their Engagement Labs stock for DGTL Holdings stock can contact Computershare for assistance at 1800-564-6253.
DGTL Holdings Inc. acquires and accelerates transformative digital media, marketing and advertising software technologies powered by artificial intelligence (AI). DGTL (aka Digital Growth Technologies and Licensing) specializes in accelerating SaaS (Software as a Service) businesses marketed at the enterprise level in the content, analytics, and distribution, through a combination of unique capitalization structures. DGTL Holdings Inc. is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange as “DGTL”, on the OTCQB as “DGTHF” and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange as “A2QB0L”. For more information, visit: www.dgtlinc.com.
As a wholly owned subsidiary of DGTL Holdings Inc., Hashoff is an enterprise-level self-service CaaS (content as a service) based on proprietary artificial intelligence and machine learning technology ( AI-ML). Hashoff’s AI-ML platform operates as a full-service content management system, designed to empower global brands by identifying, optimizing, engaging, managing and tracking top-ranked digital content publishers for marketing campaigns localized brands. Hashoff is fully commercialized and currently serves many global brands by providing direct access to the global gig economy of over 150 million independent content creators.
Hashoff’s client portfolio includes global brands in a range of key growth categories, including Anheuser Busch-InBev, Nestlé, Post Holdings, Danone and Keurig-Dr. Pepper, Dunkin BrandsThe Container Store, TJ Maxx, Ulta Beauty and Pizza Hut Live Nation, The CW, Scribd, Syneos Health and Novartis, etc. To learn more, visit: https://dgtlinc.com/technology.
About Engagement Labs
Engagement Labs (TSXV:EL) is a leading data and analytics company providing social intelligence to Fortune 500 brands and companies.
The Company’s TotalSocial® platform focuses on the entire social ecosystem by combining powerful online (social media) and offline (word of mouth) data with predictive analytics. Engagement Labs has a decade-long proprietary database of unique brand, industry, and competitive intelligence coupled with its industry-leading predictive analytics that use machine learning and artificial intelligence to reveal social metrics that increase marketing ROI and core revenue for its diverse group. of clients.
To learn more, visit www.engagementlabs.com.
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