Vitru Announces Settlement of Rights Offering
Nov 23rd, 2022 8:09 EST
FLORIANÓPOLIS, Brazil, Nov. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vitru Limited (Nasdaq: VTRU) (“Vitru”) today announced the settlement of its previously announced rights offering (the “Rights Offering”). The Rights Offering resulted in the issuance of 926,206 common shares of Vitru (which, upon issuance, amount to approximately 2.8% of Vitru’s outstanding common shares) and raised gross proceeds of approximately U.S.$14.8 million.
As a result of the Rights Offering and Crescera’s investment pursuant to the Investment Agreement, Vitru issued a total of 4,562,569 common shares (which, upon issuance, amount to approximately 13.6% of Vitru’s outstanding common shares) and raised aggregate gross proceeds of approximately U.S.$73.1 million.
Pursuant to the Rights Offering, Vitru distributed nontransferable subscription rights to each holder of its common shares as of 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on October 21, 2022. The subscription rights were exercisable at any time during the subscription period, which commenced on October 24, 2022, and ended at 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on November 17, 2022. The unexercised subscription rights have now expired and have no value.
A prospectus supplement relating to the Rights Offering was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on October 24, 2022 and was made available on the website of the SEC.
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Vitru is the leading pure distance learning education group in the postsecondary distance learning market in Brazil. Through its invested companies, Vitru provides a complete pedagogical ecosystem focused on hybrid distance learning experience for undergraduates and continuing education students.
Vitru’s mission is to democratize access to education in Brazil through a digital ecosystem and empower every student to create their own successful story.
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