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Lynx International Completes Acquisition of a Controlling Curiosity in Southeast Asia EMI Licensed Banking Establishment

Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – July 21, 2021) – Lynx International Digital Finance Company (CSE: LYNX) (OTC Pink: CNONF) (FSE: 3CT0) (“Lynx” or the “Firm”) is happy to announce that on July 20, 2021, it formally closed the acquisition of 100% of the issued and excellent shares of Ausphil Applied sciences Pty. Ltd. (“Ausphil“), an Australian personal firm that holds a 52.15% fairness curiosity in a Philippines-licensed monetary establishment, Binangonan Rural Financial institution Inc. (“BRB” or the “Financial institution“), (the “Transaction“).

Stated Michael Penner, CEO, “We’re extraordinarily excited to incorporate the Binangonan Rural Financial institution in our portfolio of vertically built-in fee firms. The acquisition of the Financial institution now permits Lynx to learn totally from the benefits of the streamlined synergies that exist between the options offered by Direct Agent 5’s Philippines and Australia licensed worldwide cash-in/cash-out community, and the worldwide card buying and issuing, infrastructure offered by the Vasu and PayRight unique regulated partnerships in every of the Philippines and Singapore. BRB can now act because the organizational banking hub to facilitate the deposit and motion of cash between every of those operational entities and their purchasers world wide because it now joins the Lynx International unified fee know-how platform. We look ahead to providing each native and worldwide B2B and B2C clients a easy, cost-efficient technique of sending, receiving or making funds historically or digitally, anyplace, at any time. For Lynx, the BRB acquisition represents the profitable consummation of one more key foundational piece essential to deliver the unbanked and underbanked to the fast-growing international e-commerce market.”

As a licensed Rural Financial institution with an Digital Cash Issuer license, BRB is within the distinctive place of mixing the historical past and popularity of a legacy monetary establishment with the improved capabilities now afforded to it by means of e-money transactions. The administration groups of Lynx and BRB plan to increase the service choices of the Financial institution to incorporate the issuing of branded pay as you go playing cards, service provider buying e-commerce fee processing options, and a strategic POS & ATM/micro-ATM rollout throughout the nation to aggressively proceed on its roadmap to be acknowledged globally as a number one supplier of full vertically built-in fee and monetary know-how options.


Binangonan Rural Financial institution Inc. began as a rural financial institution within the Philippines in October 1961. In August 2017, BRB secured an Digital Cash Issuer (EMI) license permitting it to supply e-money companies to its clients. E-money is a financial worth electronically saved in handy fee devices that buyers can use to purchase or pay for items and companies, to switch or remit cash, and/or to withdraw funds. Such devices embody money playing cards, e-wallets accessible through cell phones, saved worth playing cards, and different comparable merchandise. BancNet, to which BRB is a registered member, is the Philippines’ single ATM swap operator. It permits its members’ clients to transact at ATMs, point-of-sale terminals, the web and cell phones. BRB is moreover a participant of the Philippine Funds Settlements System (PhilPaSS). This method will assist in processing and settling interbank excessive worth fee transactions by the demand deposit accounts of the financial institution maintained with the BSP.

Transaction Closing Monetary Metrics

Pursuant to the Settlement, the Firm acquired 100% of the issued and excellent shares of Ausphil in alternate for two,543,897 frequent shares of the Firm (the “Consideration Shares“) to the present shareholders of Ausphil, along with combination money funds of USD$565,600. An extra USD$232,733 is due and payable September 19, 2021 and USD$86,250 is due and payable on December 1, 2021. Lynx additionally granted to the shareholders of Ausphil 1,775,000 share buy warrants (the “Consideration Warrants“) entitling the holders to buy an extra 1,775,000 frequent shares of Lynx (“Shares“) at a value per Share of $1.24. The Consideration Warrants will expire July 20, 2023. Sure extra shares of Lynx could also be payable within the occasion that the Financial institution achieves sure agreed monetary milestones.

Lynx additional bought debt owing by Ausphil to sure collectors, within the combination principal quantity of USD$1,136,496, by the issuance of 1,269,433 frequent shares of the Firm (the “Debt Consideration Shares“) and a money fee of USD$276,667, due and payable July 30, 2021.

The Consideration Shares, Debt Consideration Shares and any Shares issued upon train of the Consideration Warrants are topic to regulatory and voluntary pooling restrictions on resale within the following combination quantities till the next dates: (a) 65% of the Consideration Shares, Debt Consideration Shares and any Shares issued upon train of the Consideration Warrants, shall be topic to restrictions on resale till November 20, 2021; (b) an extra 15% of the Consideration Shares and Debt Consideration Shares and an extra 15% of any Shares issued upon train of the Consideration Warrants, shall be topic to restrictions on resale till January 20, 2022; (c) an extra 10% of the Consideration Shares and Debt Consideration Shares and an extra 10% of any Shares issued upon train of the Consideration Warrants, shall be topic to restrictions on resale till April 20, 2022; and (d) an extra 10% of the Consideration Shares and Debt Consideration Shares and an extra 10% of any Shares issued upon train of the Consideration Warrants, shall be topic to restrictions on resale till July 20, 2022. 100% of the Consideration Shares, Debt Consideration Shares and any Shares issued upon train of the Consideration Warrants may even be topic to a statutory maintain interval of 4 months and someday from the Closing Date.

In reference to the Transaction, the Firm additionally issued 158,994 frequent shares of the Firm as a finder’s charge (the “Finder’s Charge“). All such shares issued as a part of the Finder’s Charge are topic to the identical resale restrictions because the Consideration Shares as set out above.

The Transaction doesn’t represent a basic change for the Firm and doesn’t lead to a change of management of the Firm inside the that means of relevant securities legal guidelines and the insurance policies of the Canadian Securities Change.


Lynx seeks to grow to be a pacesetter in monetary know-how, options, and companies for large-scale retailers, monetary establishments and different B2B business companions by means of integration to the Lynx digital fee platform. The Firm’s fee options are powered by a broad suite of fee applied sciences and companies. The Firm has focused banking and fintech relationships in ASEAN and Oceania, a area with a inhabitants approaching 700 million, that may present Lynx a monetary community hub location to service and function a world conventional and digital monetary infrastructure. By working with chosen banking and/or licensed EMI companions, the Firm will have the ability to supply a digital fee platform with a full suite of fee options, which can embody service provider buying options; card issuing; remittance and foreign exchange; and custodial digital asset companies, together with digital pockets companies. The Firm seeks natural development whereas investigating potential strategic acquisitions that will contribute essential know-how functions, extra companies and income streams, and that may complement or improve current choices and probably enhance or expedite the trail to future profitability. Whereas Lynx believes that important near-term alternatives exist for the Firm’s strategic initiatives, there will be no assurance that targets and targets will probably be reached or that any such underlying efforts or agreements will present profitable or constructive outcomes ought to they be carried out.

For extra info, please contact:
Michael Penner, CEO
(604) 396-9974


FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: Sure info contained herein could represent “forward-looking info” below Canadian securities laws, together with the described initiatives of BRB and the targets and targets of Lynx. The financial materiality of the acquisition of a controlling curiosity in BRB is unknown because of the contingent nature of outcomes which may be generated. At this time limit, Lynx considers the BRB acquisition is unlikely to yield a considerable short-term financial profit for Lynx or BRB, nevertheless, Lynx and BRB contemplate that the enterprise relationship helps the group’s strategic development plans. Usually, forward-looking info will be recognized by means of forward-looking terminology similar to, “will probably be”, or variations of such phrases and phrases or statements that sure actions, occasions, or outcomes “will” happen. Ahead-looking statements are based mostly on the Firm’s estimates and are topic to recognized and unknown dangers, uncertainties and different components that will trigger the precise outcomes, stage of exercise, efficiency, or achievements of Lynx to be materially totally different from these expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements or forward-looking info, together with capital expenditures, different prices, or implied future forecasts. The Firm additional once more cautions that every one forward-looking statements are inherently unsure, and that precise efficiency could also be affected by a variety of materials components, a lot of that are past the Firm’s management. Such components embody, amongst different issues: dangers and uncertainties referring to the Firm’s restricted working historical past and the necessity to adjust to environmental and governmental rules. There will be no assurance that such statements will show to be correct, as precise outcomes and future occasions may differ materially from these anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers mustn’t place undue reliance on forward-looking statements and data. Lynx is not going to replace any forward-looking statements or forward-looking info which can be integrated by reference herein, besides as required by relevant securities legal guidelines.

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