Toronto-based Anaergia, an organic waste recovery platform, has priced its initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange to raise C$175 million. The IPO, expected to close on June 23, could raise C$26.25 million more if its greenshoe option is fully exercised. Anaergia last year secured an investment from First Sentier Investors. It has also secured funding from Export Development Canada, Global H20 Investments, Macquarie Capital and Tandem Expansion Fund.
BURLINGTON, ON, June 18, 2021 /CNW/ – Anaergia Inc. (“Anaergia” or the “Company”), an integrated waste-to-value platform created to eliminate greenhouse gases by cost-effectively turning organic waste into renewable natural gas, fertilizer and water, announced today that it has filed with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada, and obtained a receipt for, a final long-form base PREP prospectus (the “Final Prospectus”) and has entered into an underwriting agreement for its initial public offering of subordinate voting shares in the Company (the “Offering”). The Offering consists of a treasury offering of 12,500,000 subordinate voting shares of Anaergia at a price of C$14.00 per subordinate voting share for gross proceeds of C$175 million.
The Offering is being made through a syndicate of underwriters co-led by TD Securities Inc. and Barclays Capital Canada Inc., (the “Joint Bookrunners”) and including CIBC Capital Markets, Scotiabank, National Bank Financial Inc., Raymond James Ltd., Roth Canada, ULC and Canaccord Genuity Corp. (collectively with the Joint Bookrunners, the “Underwriters”). The Underwriters have also been granted an over-allotment option (the “Over-Allotment Option”) to purchase up to an additional 1,875,000 subordinate voting shares at a price of C$14.00 per share for additional gross proceeds of C$26.25 million. The Over-Allotment Option can be exercised for a period of 30 days from the closing date of the Offering.
The Offering is expected to close on June 23, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions. The subordinate voting shares are expected to begin trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (the “TSX”) on an “if, as and when issued” basis, on June 18, 2021 in Canadian dollars under the symbol “ANRG”. The TSX has conditionally approved the listing of the subordinate voting shares, subject to the Company fulfilling the listing requirements and conditions of the TSX.
Torys LLP is acting as legal counsel to Anaergia and Goodmans LLP is acting as legal counsel to the Underwriters.
The Final Prospectus, which contains important information relating to the Company, the subordinate voting shares and the Offering, has been filed with the securities commissions or similar authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada, and a supplemented PREP prospectus (the “Supplemented Prospectus”) containing pricing information and other important information relating to the Company, the subordinate voting shares and the Offering will be filed shortly. Copies of the Final Prospectus and the Supplemented Prospectus may be obtained from any of the Joint Bookrunners and will be available under Anaergia’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
No securities regulatory authority has either approved or disapproved the contents of this news release. The securities under the Offering have not been, and will not be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”), or the securities laws of any state of the United States and may not be offered, sold or delivered, directly or indirectly, in the United States, except pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or solicitation of an offer to buy any of these securities in any jurisdiction in which the offering or sale thereof is not permitted.
Anaergia was created to eliminate a major source of greenhouse gases (“GHGs”) by cost effectively turning organic waste into renewable natural gas (“RNG”), fertilizer and water through the use of proprietary technologies. With a track record of delivering innovative projects, Anaergia is uniquely positioned to provide solutions to today’s most pressing resource recovery challenges using a broad portfolio of proven technologies and multiple project delivery methods. Anaergia is one of the world’s only companies with a proprietary portfolio of end-to-end solutions that integrate solid waste processing as well as wastewater treatment with organics recovery, high efficiency anaerobic digestion, RNG production and recovery of fertilizer and water from organic residuals. The combination of these technologies enhances carbon-negative biogas, clean water and natural fertilizer production, utilizes a minimized footprint and lowers waste and wastewater treatment costs and GHG emissions.