Welcome!

News Feed Item

Naked Announces Final Closing of $7.3 million Oversubscribed Private Placement to Fuel Growth and Expansion of Lifestyle Brand

NEW YORK, NEW YORK and VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/09/14 -- Naked Brand Group Inc. (OTCQB:NAKD) ("Naked" or "the Company") today announces the final closing of a $1,150,350 oversubscription of its private placement financing (the "Offering") of units (the "Units"), bringing total aggregate gross proceeds to $7,309,832 million, including the initial closing amount of $6,159,482 as previously announced on June 10, 2014.

The final closing of the oversubscribed Offering follows Naked's announcement in early June of a new senior management team headed by Carole Hochman as CEO & Chief Creative Officer, Michael Flanagan as COO/CFO, and Carlos Serra as the VP of Sales and Merchandising. The addition of new capital resources and highly experienced leadership will enable Naked to pursue a strategy to establish itself as a global lifestyle brand offering innovative and luxurious inner, lounge, sleep and active wear to both men and women.

"We are thrilled by the success of this private placement," said Carole Hochman, Naked's new CEO and Chief Creative Officer. "This additional capital is a critical component of the transformation of Naked into a company empowered to realize its potential as a brand and as an organization. We are already hard at work to make that potential a reality by expanding our distribution, extending our collections and beginning to increase awareness of our brand. We believe the future holds great promise for Naked."

The funds raised from the sale of the Units will be used for marketing and new product development and design, as well as general working capital requirements. The aggregate gross proceeds were raised through the sale of 292 Units at a price of $25,000 per Unit. Each Unit consisted of: (i) a 6% convertible senior secured debenture in the principal amount of $25,000 (the "Convertible Debentures") and (ii) a warrant to purchase 166,667 common shares of the Company at an exercise price of $0.15 per share, subject to adjustment (the "Warrants"). The Convertible Debentures are convertible into common shares at a conversion price of $0.075 per share, subject to adjustment, and mature on June 10, 2017. Interest of 6% per annum is payable quarterly in cash or in kind at the option of the Company. Each Warrant is exercisable for a period of five years from the date of issuance and if, following the 24 months after the initial closing, the volume weighted average price for the Company's common shares is greater than $0.40 per share for a period of twenty (20) consecutive trading days, then the Company may deliver a notice (the "Notice") to the Warrant holder notifying such holder that the Warrants must be exercised within thirty (30) days from the date of delivery of such Notice, otherwise the Warrants will expire on the thirty-first (31st) day after the date of delivery of the Notice. Aggregate gross cash proceeds to the Company from the exercise of all of the Warrants would equal $7,309,832.

None of the securities offered in the Offering have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), or applicable state securities laws. Accordingly, the securities may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an effective registration statement or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and such applicable state securities laws. Pursuant to the terms of a registration rights agreement entered into with the purchasers, the Company has agreed to file, within 60 days of July 8, 2014, a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission registering the resale of the common shares issuable upon conversion of the Convertible Debentures and exercise of the Warrants. Any offering of Naked's securities under the resale registration statement referred to above will be made only by means of a prospectus.

This release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities, nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.

ABOUT NAKED BRAND GROUP

Established in 2010, Naked® is a global lifestyle brand offering one of the world's most comfortable and luxurious lines of innerwear and loungewear. The Naked core brand philosophy is to provide apparel that makes people feel sexy and stylish while being as comfortable as wearing nothing at all. The brand's goal is to create a new standard for how apparel products worn close to the skin fit, feel and function. Naked® apparel for men is currently sold at a premium fashion stores in North America, including Holt Renfrew, Hudson Bay Company and Nordstrom, as well as online stores such as Amazon.com, Hisroom.com and Freshpair.com.

Contacts:
Media Contact: Taryn Owens / EFGPR
[email protected]
310.432.0020 x123
[email protected]
646.336.3420

Company and Investor Contact:
Joel Primus / Naked Brand Group Inc.
[email protected]
604.855.4767

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that Avere Systems, a leading provider of enterprise storage for the hybrid cloud, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Avere delivers a more modern architectural approach to storage that doesn't require the overprovisioning of storage capacity to achieve performance, overspending on expensive storage media for inactive data or the overbui...
In his general session at 21st Cloud Expo, Greg Dumas, Calligo’s Vice President and G.M. of US operations, will go over the new Global Data Protection Regulation and how Calligo can help business stay compliant in digitally globalized world. Greg Dumas is Calligo's Vice President and G.M. of US operations. Calligo is an established service provider that provides an innovative platform for trusted cloud solutions. Calligo’s customers are typically most concerned about GDPR compliance, applicatio...
Widespread fragmentation is stalling the growth of the IIoT and making it difficult for partners to work together. The number of software platforms, apps, hardware and connectivity standards is creating paralysis among businesses that are afraid of being locked into a solution. EdgeX Foundry is unifying the community around a common IoT edge framework and an ecosystem of interoperable components.
SYS-CON Events announced today that N3N will exhibit at SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. N3N’s solutions increase the effectiveness of operations and control centers, increase the value of IoT investments, and facilitate real-time operational decision making. N3N enables operations teams with a four dimensional digital “big board” that consolidates real-time live video feeds alongside IoT sensor data a...
SYS-CON Events announced today that TidalScale will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. TidalScale is the leading provider of Software-Defined Servers that bring flexibility to modern data centers by right-sizing servers on the fly to fit any data set or workload. TidalScale’s award-winning inverse hypervisor technology combines multiple commodity servers (including their ass...
As hybrid cloud becomes the de-facto standard mode of operation for most enterprises, new challenges arise on how to efficiently and economically share data across environments. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Dr. Allon Cohen, VP of Product at Elastifile, will explore new techniques and best practices that help enterprise IT benefit from the advantages of hybrid cloud environments by enabling data availability for both legacy enterprise and cloud-native mission critical applications. By rev...
Companies are harnessing data in ways we once associated with science fiction. Analysts have access to a plethora of visualization and reporting tools, but considering the vast amount of data businesses collect and limitations of CPUs, end users are forced to design their structures and systems with limitations. Until now. As the cloud toolkit to analyze data has evolved, GPUs have stepped in to massively parallel SQL, visualization and machine learning.
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing Cloud strategies, now is the perfect time to attend 21st Cloud Expo October 31 - November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, and June 12-14, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is on the right path to Digital Transformation.
Join IBM November 1 at 21st Cloud Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, and learn how IBM Watson can bring cognitive services and AI to intelligent, unmanned systems. Cognitive analysis impacts today’s systems with unparalleled ability that were previously available only to manned, back-end operations. Thanks to cloud processing, IBM Watson can bring cognitive services and AI to intelligent, unmanned systems. Imagine a robot vacuum that becomes your personal assistant th...
Digital transformation is changing the face of business. The IDC predicts that enterprises will commit to a massive new scale of digital transformation, to stake out leadership positions in the "digital transformation economy." Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, Oct 31-Nov 2, will find fresh new content in a new track called Enterprise Cloud & Digital Transformation.
The dynamic nature of the cloud means that change is a constant when it comes to modern cloud-based infrastructure. Delivering modern applications to end users, therefore, is a constantly shifting challenge. Delivery automation helps IT Ops teams ensure that apps are providing an optimal end user experience over hybrid-cloud and multi-cloud environments, no matter what the current state of the infrastructure is. To employ a delivery automation strategy that reflects your business rules, making r...
Most technology leaders, contemporary and from the hardware era, are reshaping their businesses to do software. They hope to capture value from emerging technologies such as IoT, SDN, and AI. Ultimately, irrespective of the vertical, it is about deriving value from independent software applications participating in an ecosystem as one comprehensive solution. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Kausik Sridhar, founder and CTO of Pulzze Systems, will discuss how given the magnitude of today's applicati...
Smart cities have the potential to change our lives at so many levels for citizens: less pollution, reduced parking obstacles, better health, education and more energy savings. Real-time data streaming and the Internet of Things (IoT) possess the power to turn this vision into a reality. However, most organizations today are building their data infrastructure to focus solely on addressing immediate business needs vs. a platform capable of quickly adapting emerging technologies to address future ...
What is the best strategy for selecting the right offshore company for your business? In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Alan Winters, U.S. Head of Business Development at MobiDev, will discuss the things to look for - positive and negative - in evaluating your options. He will also discuss how to maximize productivity with your offshore developers. Before you start your search, clearly understand your business needs and how that impacts software choices.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Ryobi Systems will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Ryobi Systems Co., Ltd., as an information service company, specialized in business support for local governments and medical industry. We are challenging to achive the precision farming with AI. For more information, visit http:...