ASX ANNOUNCEMENT 2018

 

ASX - December 20, 2018

Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (ASX: AB1) (Animoca or the Company) advises Ms Alyn Tai has resigned as Company Secretary of Animoca, and Mr Julian Rockett has been appointed as Company Secretary, with effect from 19 December 2018. 

ASX - December 18, 2018

Highlights:

  • Animoca Brands partners with Atari to make blockchain versions of the popular mobile games RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch and Goon Squad 

  • Atari, established in 1972, is a pioneering brand in video games, game consoles, personal computers, and game publishing

  • RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch has over 19 million downloads and is part of the popular RollerCoaster Tycoon theme park simulation video game franchise

  • Atari will take an upfront consideration of US$250,000 for the licencing deal in scrip at A$0.11 per share, becoming a strategic shareholder in Animoca Brands

  • Animoca Brands will share the Games’ revenue with Atari after the first US$500,000 of gross revenue

  • MOU executed with Atari to develop a strategic partnership to explore ongoing opportunities in gaming, product development, blockchain, and other areas

ASX - December 17, 2018

In brief

  • Partnership with iClick expected to generate new initial revenue of A$11 million for Animoca Brands in 2019

  • Increase Animoca Brands market share in China, the world's largest mobile games market

  • Increase performance on media services

  • Market intelligence for Animoca Brands and partners

ASX - December 13, 2018

Notice Pursuant to Section 708A(5)(e) of the Corporations Act

Animoca Brands Corporation Limited ACN 122 921 813 (the Company) gives notice under section 708A(5)(e) of the Corporations Act as follows:

(a) On 13 December 2018, the Company issued 54,074,080 fully paid ordinary shares.

(b) The shares were issued without disclosure to the investors under Part 6D.2 of the Corporations Act.

(c) As at the date of this notice the Company has complied with:

(i) the provisions of Chapter 2M of the Corporations Act as they apply to the Company; and

(ii) Section 674 of the Corporations Act.

(d) As at the date of this notice there is no excluded information required to be disclosed under section 708A(6)(e) of the Corporations Act.

ASX - December 13, 2018

New issue announcement, application for quotation of additional securities and agreement

ASX - December 12, 2018

Name of Director: Yat Siu

Date of last notice: 22 November 2018

 

Name of Director: Holly Liu

Date of last notice: 22 November 2018

ASX - December 11, 2018

Highlights:

  • Animoca Brands and China-based iClick Interactive Asia Limited (NASDAQ: ICLK) establish strategic partnership

  • The Company will become a strategic reseller of iClick in a transaction which is expected to provide to Animoca Brands initial revenue of US$8 million (approx. A$11 million) per annum

  • Animoca Brands and its subsidiary Zeroth will analyse and monetise iClick’s data platform of over 780 million user profiles

  • The deal diversifies Animoca Brands business model by generating revenues in other parts of the gaming, media and technology ecosystem, as well as expanding the Company’s footprint in China

  • Animoca Brands intends to invest up to US$2 million to develop the media and advertising opportunity, including developing products and services to monetise iClick’s China audience data

  • To support the expansion plan, the company has raised A$6 million at a premium of $0.098 per share from strategic investors including Katherine Yip (founder of Pacific Alliance Group and co-founder and partner of Vina Capital), Moses Tsang (founder of AP Capital and founding chairman of Goldman  Sachs Asia Pacific), Sonny Vu (founder of Misfit), and Yat Siu (chairman and co-founder of Animoca Brands)

ASX - December 10, 2018

Animoca Brands Corporation Limited Opts Exp 7/9/20 @ $0.07

Top 20 Listing

ASX - December 10, 2018

New issue announcement, application for quotation of additional securities and agreement

ASX - December 07, 2018

The securities of Animoca brands Corporation Limited ('AB1') will be placed in trading halt at the request of AB1, pending it releasing an announcement.

​ASX - December 05, 2018

Offer

For an issue of up to 45,000,000 Options to Placement Applicants who participated in the Placement by the Company (Offer).

ASX - November 22, 2018

Name of Director: Yat Siu

Date of last notice: 25 June 2018

 

Name of Director: Holly Liu

Date of last notice: 29 June 2018

ASX - November 21, 2018

Highlights:

  • Gen Kanai, formerly director of Asia community engagement at Mozilla, appointed as director of strategic partnerships

  • At Mozilla, Mr Kanai was responsible for partnerships for the Japan market, helped launch Firefox OS, and grew Mozilla’s presence in Japan, China, Southeast and South Asia

  • Extensive international experience in business development in software and mobile industries

  • A mentor for 500 Startups and Chinaccelerator startup acceleration programmes

  • Mr Kanai will advance the Company’s blockchain strategy and partnership initiatives

  • Focus on developing business in Japan, including for Zeroth, the Company’s AI accelerator, which recently partnered with Softbank’s DEEPCORE

ASX - November 19, 2018

Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (ASX:AB1, the “Company”) is pleased to advise that its subsidiary Zeroth has entered into a strategic partnership with AI incubator DEEPCORE, a wholly owned subsidiary of global technology player SoftBank Group Corp. (TYO: 9984).

ASX - November 16, 2018

Notice Pursuant to Section 708A(5)(e) of the Corporations Act

ASX - November 16, 2018

New issue announcement, application for quotation of additional securities and agreement

ASX - November 08, 2018

In accordance with Listing Rule 3.13.2 and section 251 AA of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (ASX: AB1) (the Company) advises the results of the Company’s Extraordinary General Meeting which took place today, 8 November 2018.

ASX - November 02, 2018

Highlights:

  • Animoca Brands invests in Series A financing for Dapper Labs, the company behind CryptoKitties

  • Dapper Labs raised US$15m in the round from investors that include Venrock, GV, Samsung NEXT, Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, and others

  • Animoca Brands is the China distributor for CryptoKitties

ASX - October 31, 2018

Financial Highlights:

  • Generated unaudited revenues of $4.6m during Q3 2018, representing an increase of 283% on the same period last year and bringing the total unaudited revenues for the year to date to $12.9m, an increase of 79% over the $7.2m recorded in the corresponding period in 2017 

  • Cash receipts for Q3 2018 totalled $2.9m, up 73% on the same period last year

  • Cash receipts for the year to date totalled $8.9m, an increase of about 65% over the $5.4m recorded in the corresponding period in 2017

  • Raised a total of $6m via two oversubscribed placements to strategic investors including directors Yat Siu and Holly Liu, strategic advisor Wilhelm Taht, leading Hong Kong conglomerate Sun Hung Kai, and blockchain partners, including Lympo

  • The Company ended the quarter with $5.6m in cash and cash equivalents

ASX - October 26, 2018

Highlights:

  • Finalised agreement granting Beijing Bosi Interactive the license to develop and publish in China the Android and HTML5 versions of Animoca Brands’ Crazy Kings mobile game

  • Animoca Brands will receive an upfront payment of A$1 million plus a monthly revenue share of net revenue generated by the Android and HTML5 versions of the game in China 

  • Beijing Bosi Interactive is a mobile games distribution and marketing company with relationships with China’s three major telecom companies 

  • Animoca Brands exploring opportunities to licence other games through BBI to generate additional revenue and product uptake

ASX - October 15, 2018

Highlights:

  • Animoca Brands strategically partners with Mind Fund, a leading venture capital company, and Helix, an accelerator launched by Mind Fund and Hedera Hashgraph (Hedera Hashgraph recently raised US$120 million)

  • Mind Fund will subscribe to US$1 million (approximately A$1.4 million) worth of Animoca Brands shares, priced at A$0.10 per share

  • Upon commencement of the first batch of the Helix Accelerator programme in January 2019, Mind Fund will have a 90-day option to purchase an additional US$100,000 (approximately A$140,000) worth of Animoca Brands shares, at a price per share of A$0.15

  • Hedera Hashgraph provides distributed ledger technology that offers very high transactions per second needed to scale blockchain networks and applications

  • Animoca Brands, Mind Fund, and Hedera Hashgraph share a common vision of a decentralised future with blockchain platforms that are highly scalable, efficient, fast, and that can attract the first hundreds of millions of consumers to blockchain products

  • Helix will invest a minimum of US$100,000 (approximately A$140,000) in the upcoming token sale for the blockchain version of The Sandbox, on the condition that the game offers compatibility with Hedera Hashgraph. The Sandbox is developed by Pixowl, which was recently acquired by Animoca Brands  

ASX - October 15, 2018

Highlights:

  • Animoca Brands strategically partners with six blockchain-focused developers and companies including Datum, LikeCoin, Musicoin, OST, Harmony, and I-House

  • Animoca Brands will conduct a mutual investment with each company via a share and token swap in aggregate totalling US$1 million (about A$1.4 million), with Animoca Brands shares priced at about A$0.10 each 

  • Swapped shares and tokens will be subject to a 24-month escrow period

  • The partnerships will accelerate development for Animoca Brands blockchain products such as WalletPet and The Sandbox and provide opportunities for Zeroth companies. It will also focus on new product creation and innovation, with the aim to promote blockchain usage, adoption, co-invest and co-develop, and to enhance the utility and value of existing tokens and projects

  • The Parties aim to accelerate the adoption of DApps and promote each other’s efforts in areas such marketing, token sales, and product launches

  • Represents another step in the Company’s strategy to introduce blockchain technology and products to the consumer mass market, with the goal of establishing itself as an industry leader in blockchain games and applications 

  • The Company previously entered into a similar collaboration agreement with Decentraland, an Ethereum-powered, decentralised platform offering tools to let people create 3D content, games and applications

  • The Company intends to generate revenue from these projects through development fees, non-fungible token purchases, and token and coin sales

ASX - October 11, 2018

The securities of Animoca Brands Corporation Limited ('AB1') will be placed in trading halt at the request of AB1, pending it releasing an announcement. Unless ASX decides otherwise, the securities will remain in trading halt until the earlier of the commencement of normal trading on Monday, 15 October 2018 or when the announcement is released to the market.

ASX - October 11, 2018

Trading in the securities of the entity will be temporarily paused pending a further announcement.

ASX - October 05, 2018

Time: 10:00 am (Hong Kong time)

Date: November 8, 2018

Place: Unit 417-421, Level 4 Cyberport 1, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong SAR

ASX - October 04, 2018

Highlights:

  • Animoca Brands signs collaboration agreement with Decentraland to co-develop two games for the Decentraland platform 

  • Decentraland raised US$26 million from its MANA token sale last year - powerful validation of the potential of blockchain games with ownership and reward characteristics 

  • Some of the highest profile global blockchain investors have invested in Decentraland including Barry Silbert’s Digital Currency Group (DCG), Kenetic Capital, FBG Capital, CoinFund, and Hashed

  • Decentraland is an Ethereum-powered, decentralized platform offering tools to let people create 3D content, games and applications

  • Animoca Brands will provide relevant branded IP and game development expertise, and Decentraland will provide LAND parcels for hosting 

  • The Parties will conduct a mutual investment via a share and token swap equating to US$0.5 million (about A$0.7 million) each, with Animoca Brands shares and MANA tokens priced at a 14-day VWAP on signing (about A$0.10 per share for Animoca Brands shares). The swapped shares and tokens will be subject to a 12-month escrow period

  • Animoca Brands will assist in fast-tracking the development of utility for MANA tokens using its blockchain gaming development capabilities, extensive IP portfolio, and mechanisms to increase user engagement and revenue 

  • Decentraland’s Genesis Content Program, a US$5 million fund dedicated to supporting game development on Decentraland, will provide additional funding for the games co-developed by Decentraland and Animoca Brands

  • Animoca Brands relationship with Decentraland will assist in raising funds for the upcoming The Sandbox token sale

ASX - October 03, 2018

Highlights:

  • Ed Fries, creator of Microsoft Game Studio and co-founder of the Xbox project, appointed as strategic advisor

  • Mr Fries was a special advisor to Pixowl and The Sandbox and has joined Animoca Brands as part of the transaction

  • Appointment significantly strengthens advisory team which includes ex Rovio EVP, Wilhelm Taht

  • Mr Taht played a significant role in the market-changing Angry Birds game which boasts of 4 billion downloads

  • Mr Fries will focus on enhancing Animoca Brands’ operational base and mobile blockchain development capabilities

ASX - October 02, 2018

Name of director: David Kim

Date of last notice: 4 October 2016

Date that director ceased to be director: 27 September 2018

ASX - October 02, 2018

Highlights:

  • Animoca Brands entered into an Earn-In Agreement to acquire a majority stake in Venture Classic Limited, the operational company of Zeroth SPC

  • Total consideration is A$1.5 million, comprised of A$1m cash contribution earn-in, and A$0.5m in Animoca Brands shares

  • The A$1 million cash contribution will go directly into Zeroth’s operational company as an earn-in, which is expected to cover two years of  operating costs

  • Upon completion of this transaction, Animoca Brands will hold 67% of the equity ownership in Venture Classic

  • Zeroth is Asia’s first artificial intelligence (“AI”) accelerator, having accelerated 33 startups, and also has investments in eight blockchain-related companies

  • Venture Classic is revenue-generating, and has collected about A$0.46 million in management fees in the first half of 2018; it is entitled to 30% carried interest from any capital gains realized from Zeroth’s portfolio

  • Animoca Brands is already an investor in Zeroth SPC (see ASX announcement of 18 December 2017)

  • The Company’s fitness & AI subsidiary OliveX is a graduate of the Zeroth acceleration programme, and subsequently received a A$0.77m government grant

  • Animoca Brands will leverage its partners to underwrite up to US$2 million in cash contribution to Zeroth SPC, which will grant entitlement to claims on proceeds from the startups accelerated by Zeroth

  • The strategic investment in Zeroth’s operational company will increase Animoca Brands’ access and equity exposure to industry-leading AI and blockchain startups and their talent and technology

  • Sun Hung Kai & Co Limited, a shareholder of the Company, entered into an MOU to develop a deeper strategic partnership with Zeroth SPC, which may include direct investments and further potential investment into either Zeroth SPC or its segregated portfolios

ASX - September 28, 2018

The securities of Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (‘AB1’) will be placed in trading halt at the request of AB1, pending it releasing an announcement. Unless ASX decides otherwise, the securities will remain in trading halt until the earlier of the commencement of normal trading on Tuesday, 2 October 2018 or when the announcement is released to the market.

ASX - September 27, 2018

Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (ASX:AB1, the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Crazy Defense Heroes (the “Game”) for Android devices has beta-launched in selected countries.

ASX - September 27, 2018

Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (ASX:AB1, “the Company”) announces that Mr Yat Siu, co-founder and director of Animoca Brands, has been appointed Chairman of the Company’s board of directors, effective today.

ASX - September 20, 2018

Highlights:

  • Animoca Brands and OpenST Limited partner to develop products utilising blockchain technology developed by OST.com Limited (OST KIT, OpenST Protocol and OpenST Mosaic Protocol)

  • Animoca Brands will act as an advisor to OpenST Limited

  • OpenST is a set of protocols that can be utilised by holders to create their own branded tokens leveraging the security of Ethereum and also the scalability of OST’s utility chains

  • OpenST Limited previously raised 46,828 Ether in a token sale at the end of 2017

  • OST.com Limited is backed by prominent investors including Tencent, the world’s largest gaming company, 500 Startups, and Greycroft

  • The partnership represents another step in the Company's strategy to introduce blockchain technology and products to the consumer mass market 

ASX - September 14, 2018

Contents:

  • The Company and Industry

  • Blockchain and Games

  • Key Developments

  • A.I. Capability and Optionality

  • Appendix

ASX - September 07, 2018

Animoca Brands Corporation Limited ACN 122 921 813 (the Company) gives notice under section 708A(5)(e) of the Corporations Act as follows:

(a) On 7 September 2018, the Company issued 21,428,573 fully paid ordinary shares.

(b) The shares were issued without disclosure to the investors under Part 6D.2 of the Corporations Act.

(c) As at the date of this notice the Company has complied with:

(i) the provisions of Chapter 2M of the Corporations Act as they apply to the Company; and

(ii) Section 674 of the Corporations Act.

(d) As at the date of this notice there is no excluded information required to be disclosed under section 708A(6)(e) of the Corporations Act.

ASX - September 07, 2018

New issue announcement, application for quotation of additional securities and agreement

ASX - August 31, 2018

Interim Financial Statements for the Half-Year ended 30 June 2018

ASX - August 27, 2018

Highlights:

  • Animoca Brands to acquire 100% of independent mobile game company Pixowl, Inc., for an upfront consideration of US$4.875 million (A$6.65 million), of which US$519,512 (about A$709,133, or 10.7%) is cash and the rest is in shares, with a lock-up period of up to 24 months

  • Pixowl is an independent mobile game company focused on world builder games, with a portfolio that includes The Sandbox, Peanuts: Snoopy’s Town Tale, Garfield: Survival of the Fattest, and Goosebumps HorrorTown

  • Pixowl generated US$1.8 million (A$2.46 million) revenue in the first half of 2018

  • The Sandbox is among the world’s largest independent user-generated content platforms and gaming ecosystems, with 40 million downloads and over one million monthly active users

  • Pixowl is developing a blockchain version of The Sandbox, considered one of the most anticipated blockchain games globally, and will leverage the capabilities of Animoca Brands and partners like HTC and Dapper Labs (CryptoKitties)

  • Pixowl will launch of the world’s first marketplace for user-generated non-fungible tokens (NFTs), where players will trade game assets

  • Pixowl’s games portfolio includes major brands: Snoopy, Goosebumps, The Loud House, WonderPark, and Garfield.

  • Ed Fries, the creator of Microsoft Game Studios and co-founder of the Xbox project, is a special advisor to Pixowl and The Sandbox, and will continue his advisory role after the Acquisition

  • The Acquisition provides significant synergy and strategic value for gaming and blockchain development

  • Pixowl’s highly experienced team will enhance Animoca Brands’ operational base and mobile/blockchain development capability

ASX - August 24, 2018

Highlights:

  • Animoca Brands named one of the world’s Top 50 Developers by PocketGamer.biz

  • PocketGamer.biz is the world’s leading B2B mobile games industry portal

  • The Top 50 Developers represent the best game companies from across the sector, with Fortnite developer Epic Games coming in first place

  • List also includes industry titans Tencent, NetEase, King, Netmarble, Roblox, Supercell, Playrix, Com2us, and Peak Games

  • Companies in the Top 50 Developers list are selected by experts at PocketGamer and external advisors based on the most exciting products, innovation, revenue, influence, potential, and company growth, among others

ASX - August 15, 2018

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Integration of Animoca Brand’s Game Portfolio into iCandy is progressing well, with the integration expected to be completed by the the end of 2018

ASX - August 15, 2018

The suspension of trading in the securities of Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (the ‘Company’) will be lifted immediately, following the release by the Company of an announcement regarding strategic investments in the Company.

ASX - August 15, 2018

Highlights:

  • Animoca Brands receives strategic investments totalling A$1.5 million from Sun Hung Kai and Lympo

  • The placement was conducted at A$0.07 per share, which representings a 10% premium to the 30-day volume-weighted average price (VWAP)

  • Sun Hung Kai, one of Asia’s leading investment groups, invests A$1 million

  • Leading blockchain fitness company and strategic partner Lympo invests A$0.5 million, further consolidating its partnership with the Company

  • Lympo will act as lead investor in an upcoming funding round for Animoca Brands’ health and fitness subsidiary OliveX (HK) Limited

  • Animoca Brands and Sun Hung Kai to develop opportunities in blockchain and artificial intelligence

  • Animoca Brands to leverage Sun Hung Kai’s expertise in corporate development

ASX - August 13, 2018

Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (ASX:AB1, “the Company”) wishes to provide an update in relation to the Company’s voluntary suspension.

ASX - August 10, 2018

The securities of Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (the ‘Company’) will be suspended from quotation immediately under Listing Rule 17.2, at the request of the Company, pending the release of an announcement regarding a proposed investment in the Company by a strategic partner.

ASX - August 08, 2018

The securities of Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (the ‘Company’) will be placed in trading halt at the request of the Company, pending the release of an announcement by the Company. Unless ASX decides otherwise, the securities will remain in trading halt until the earlier of the commencement of normal trading on Friday, 10 August 2018 or when the announcement is released to the market.

ASX - July 31, 2018

Key points 

  • The Company recognised record cash receipts of $3.6 million for the quarter

  • Record unaudited revenues of approximately $8.2 million for the quarter, including one-off items

  • Positive operating cash flow of $0.26 million received during the quarter

  • The Board of Directors is strengthened by the addition of Holly Liu and Chris Whiteman, as well as Wilhelm Taht joining as a strategic advisor

  • The Company announces a global licensing deal with the Coolabi Group to develop a mobile game based upon the hit children’s fantasy novel franchise Beast Quest

  • Animoca Brands partners with Red Robot KK to develop, market, and operate a gamified cryptocurrency wallet app

  • Proposal by the Company is awarded a grant by a Hong Kong government fund to develop an AI-based exercise app

  • Post the quarter, Animoca Brands raised $4.5 million in a heavily oversubscribed placement to strategic investors and signed a landmark deal with HTC Corporation, a global leader in the innovation and design of smartphones, connected devices, and virtual reality

ASX - July 27, 2018

Name: Asyla Investments Limited

ACN/ARSN (if applicable): N/A

There was a change in the interests of the substantial holder on: 21 JUNE 2018

The previous notice was given to the company on 03 JANUARY 2018

The previous notice was dated 02 JANUARY 2018

ASX - July 27, 2018

Highlights:

  • Animoca Brands announces license agreement with Beijing Bosi Interactive to market and publish the Android and HTML5 versions of Crazy Kings in China

  • Animoca Brands to receive upfront payment of RMB 5.1 million (~A$1 million), as well as a share of the revenue generated by the Game

  • Beijing Bosi Interactive is a mobile games distribution and marketing company with access to China’s dominant telecom companies, which together serve approximately 1.5 billion consumers

ASX - July 25, 2018

Highlights:

  • Animoca Brands’ subsidiary OliveX and Lympo sign Agreement to collaborate and integrate Lympo tokens (LYM) in the iOS mobile exercise app 100 Squats Challenge

  • Lympo is a leading blockchain company building a platform to reward users for completing fitness challenges and connect enthusiasts from around the world

  • Agreement further extends Animoca Brands’ strategy to leverage blockchain and AI technologies, and paves the way for the world’s first “squat to earn cryptocurrency” challenge

  • Antanas Guoga, the head of Lympo’s Blockchain for Sports Foundation and a member of European Parliament, personally invested in Animoca Brands’ recent capital raise

ASX - July 20, 2018

Name: Paul John Pheby

ACN/ARSN (if applicable): N/A

There was a change in the interests of the substantial holder on 19 July 2018

The previous notice was given to the company on 02 March 2018

The previous notice was dated 02 March 2018

ASX - July 19, 2018

Animoca Brands Corporation Limited ACN 122 921 813 (the Company) gives notice under section 708A(5)(e) of the Corporations Act as follows:

(a) On 19 July 2018, the Company issued 83,600,000 fully paid ordinary shares.

(b) The shares were issued without disclosure to the investors under Part 6D.2 of the Corporations Act.

(c) As at the date of this notice the Company has complied with:

(i) the provisions of Chapter 2M of the Corporations Act as they apply to the Company; and

(ii) Section 674 of the Corporations Act.

(d )As at the date of this notice there is no excluded information required to be disclosed under section 708A(6)(e) of the Corporations Act.

ASX - July 19, 2018

New issue announcement, application for quotation of additional securities and agreement

ASX - July 11, 2018

Highlights:

  • Animoca Brands enters agreement with HTC Corporation and Dapper Labs to distribute CryptoKitties on mobile

  • HTC is a global leader in the innovation and design of smartphones, connected devices, and virtual reality

  • Dapper Labs is a subsidiary of Axiom Zen and the creator of CryptoKitties, which in February 2018 raised over US$12m from Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square, Ventures, and the founders of Dreamworks, Reddit, Coinbase, Zynga, and AngelList, among others 

  • Agreement grants HTC a limited, non-transferable right and license to publish, distribute, commercialise and promote CryptoKitties on HTC phones, including HTC’s U12+ flagship mobile device

  • Fast-tracks distribution of CryptoKitties in Greater China and enables global joint promotional and development opportunities with HTC products including the upcoming Exodus, the world’s first native blockchain phone

ASX - July 12, 2018

Highlights:

  • Animoca Brands and HTC Corporation sign a memorandum to develop opportunities for collaboration

  • HTC is a global leader in the innovation and design of smartphones, connected devices, and virtual reality

ASX - July 12, 2018

The suspension of trading in the securities of Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (the ‘Company’) will be lifted from the commencement of trading on Thursday, 12 July 2018, following the release by the Company of an announcement regarding a capital raising.

ASX - July 12, 2018

Highlights

  • Animoca Brands raises $4.5m via a heavily oversubscribed placement to strategic investors including directors Yat Siu and Holly Liu, strategic advisor Wilhelm Taht and strategic blockchain partners.

  • The new capital will be used to advance blockchain focussed initiatives, content development, marketing, AI related investment and potential acquisitions

  • In conjunction with the placement Animoca Brands has also entered a collaboration agreement with leading multinational consumer electronics company HTC Corporation

ASX - July 11, 2018

Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (ASX:AB1, “Animoca Brands” or the “Company”) wishes to further clarify the Company’s request for voluntary suspension.

July 11, 2018

The securities of Animoca Brands Corporation Limited(the ‘Company’) will be suspended from quotation immediately under Listing Rule 17.2, at the request of the Company, pending the release of an announcement regarding a proposed capital raising.

ASX - July 09, 2018

The securities of Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (the ‘Company’) will be placed in trading halt at the request of the Company, pending the release of an announcement by the Company. Unless ASX decides otherwise, the securities will remain in trading halt until the earlier of the commencement of normal trading on Wednesday, 11 July 2018 or when the announcement is released to the market.

ASX - July 02, 2018

Name of director: Nigel Finch

Date of last notice: 25 June 2018

Date that director ceased to be director: 30 June 2018

ASX - June 29, 2018

Initial Director's Interest Notice

Name of Director: Christopher Paul Whiteman

Date of appointment: 25 June 2018

Name of Director: Holly Liu

Date of appointment: 26 June 2018

ASX - June 29, 2018

Highlights:

  • Animoca Brands appoints Wilhelm Taht as strategic advisor to the board of directors

  • Mr Taht is the former executive vice president of games at Rovio, developer and publisher of the market-changing Angry Birds brand, which has over 4bn downloads

  • Mr Taht is a member of the board of directors of Nitro Games Oyj, Dodreams Ltd, and a management advisor for Remedy Entertainment

  • Mr Taht believes strongly in the Company’s strategy on blockchain gaming and AI

ASX - June 26, 2018

Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (ASX:AB1, “the Company”) is pleased to announce that leading entrepreneur Holly Liu has been appointed Non-Executive Director and strategic advisor to its board of directors.

ASX - June 25, 2018

Change of Director's Interest Notice

ASX - June 25, 2018

Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (ASX:AB1, “the Company”) advises the following updates and amendments to the agreement with iCandy Interactive Limited (ASX:ICI or ‘iCandy’) for the sale of the Company’s casual games portfolio first announced on 15 November 2017.

ASX - June 25, 2018

Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (ASX:AB1, “the Company”) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr Chris Whiteman as Non-Executive Director to the Company’s board of directors.

ASX - June 25, 2018

Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (ASX:AB1, “the Company”) announces that Dr Nigel Finch has resigned as Non-Executive Director on the Company’s board of directors, effective as of 30 June 2018.

ASX - June 25, 2018

iCandy Interactive Limited (ASX:ICI or ‘iCandy’) advises the following amendments to the agreement with Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (ASX:AB1, “Animoca”) for the sale of the AB1’s casual games portfolio first announced on 15 November 2017.

ASX - June 22, 2018

Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (ASX:AB1, “the Company”) is pleased to advise that its investee company TinyTap Ltd. (“TinyTap”) has raised US$5 million through a funding round led by Aleph Venture Capital.

ASX - June 22, 2018

Animoca Brands Corporation Limited ACN 122 921 813 (the Company) gives notice under section 708A(5)(e) of the Corporations Act as follows:

(a) On 22 June 2018, the Company issued 2,048,424 fully paid ordinary shares.

(b) The shares were issued without disclosure to the investors under Part 6D.2 of the Corporations Act.

(c) As at the date of this notice the Company has complied with:

(i) the provisions of Chapter 2M of the Corporations Act as they apply to the Company; and

(ii) Section 674 of the Corporations Act.

(d) As at the date of this notice there is no excluded information required to be disclosed under section 708A(6)(e) of the Corporations Act.

ASX - June 22, 2018

New issue announcement, application for quotation of additional securities and agreement

ASX - June 21, 2018

Animoca Brands Corporation Limited ACN 122 921 813 (the Company) gives notice under section 708A(5)(e) of the Corporations Act as follows:

(a) On 21 June 2018, the Company issued 13,205,125 fully paid ordinary shares.

(b) The shares were issued without disclosure to the investors under Part 6D.2 of the Corporations Act.

(c) As at the date of this notice the Company has complied with:

(i) the provisions of Chapter 2M of the Corporations Act as they apply to the Company; and

(ii) Section 674 of the Corporations Act.

(d) As at the date of this notice there is no excluded information required to be disclosed under section 708A(6)(e) of the Corporations Act.

ASX - June 21, 2018

New issue announcement, application for quotation of additional securities and agreement

ASX - June 13, 2018

Highlights

  • Animoca Brands releases Crazy Defense Heroes in the Middle East; Game is now available on the App Store globally

  • Game updated with new levels, new enemies, and new tower, hero, spell and equipment cards

  • Android version of the Game is expected to launch in Q3 2018

  • The Company is utilizing technology and gameplay from Crazy Defense Heroes to develop a Beast Quest game in collaboration with Coolabi Group