Flow Capital Announces Early Payout and 9% Book Value Gain on Successful Investment
TORONTO, May 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Flow Capital Corp. (TSXV: FW) (“Flow Capital”) announced today that an investment made last year in a US-based software company has been repaid. The early exit is expected to generate a net gain of approximately US$1.7M (~CA$2.2M) in both early redemption fees and success-based exit fees. This represents an increase in book value of approximately $0.07 per share, a gain of more than 9% from the reported book value of approximately $0.745/share at year-end December 2021.
“A prepayment like this is a reflection of the exponential growth that technology start-ups can experience with the help of our flexible growth capital. This result is also a testament to the strength of our origination capabilities and our ability to identify and fund high-yielding, high-growth companies. Finally, these types of investment successes highlight the creation of exceptional shareholder value that our business model can generate,” said Alex Baluta , CEO of Flow Capital.
Repaid principal along with realized gains will be reinvested in new, high-quality companies, seeking interest income and warrant-based equity gains, creating more value for Flow shareholders.
Flow Capital invites growing technology companies looking for lightweight founder-friendly growth capital to apply for funding directly on their website at www.flowcap.com/apply.
About the feed Capital
Flow Capital Corp. is a diversified alternative asset investor and advisor specializing in providing low-dilutive capital to emerging growth companies. For more information on Flow Capital, please visit www.flowcap.com.
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