Shopify Announces Closing of Underwriters’ Over-Allotment Option in Connection with Offering of Class A Subordinate Voting SharesSeptember 22, 2020
Ottawa, Canada – September 22, 2020 -Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SHOP) (“Shopify”) today announced that, in connection with its recent public offering of 1,100,000 Class A subordinate voting shares completed on September 18, 2020 (the “Offering”), the underwriters in the Offering exercised their option (the “Over-Allotment Option”) in full to purchase an additional 165,000 Class A subordinate voting shares (the “Additional Shares”). The sale of the Additional Shares was completed today, and brings the aggregate gross proceeds from the Offering to US$1,138,500,000, before underwriting discounts and offering costs.
The Offering was led by Citigroup, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and Credit Suisse, with RBC Capital Markets acting as Co-Manager.
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Shopify is a leading global commerce company, providing trusted tools to start, grow, market, and manage a retail business of any size. Shopify makes commerce better for everyone with a platform and services that are engineered for reliability, while delivering a better shopping experience for consumers everywhere. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, Shopify powers over one million businesses in more than 175 countries and is trusted by brands such as Allbirds, Gymshark, Heinz, Staples and many more.
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