New Wave Esports Corp. Grants Stock Options, Restricted Share Units & Retains Ubika Corporation To Enhance Investor Relations

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VANCOUVER , Oct. 25, 2019 /CNW/ – NEW WAVE ESPORTS CORP. (the “Company” or “New Wave Esports“) announces that it has granted an aggregate of 7,400,000 options to purchase common shares of the Company (“Options“) to certain directors, officers and consultants. The Options are exercisable at a price of $0 .15 and will expire on October 24, 2024 .

New Wave Esports (CNW Group/New Wave Esports)

The Company also granted 7,400,000 restricted share units of the Company (“RSUs“) to certain directors, officers and consultants. 1,850,000 RSUs vested on October 24, 2019 , 1,850,000 RSUs will vest on February 24, 2020 , 1,850,000 RSUs will vest on June 24, 2020 and 1,850,000 RSUs will vest on October 24, 2020 .

All Options and RSUs were granted in accordance with the Company’s stock option plan and restricted share unit plan as approved by the Company’s shareholders on September 20 , 2019, and as disclosed in the Company’s listing statement which is available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com). 

Investor Relations

The Company also announces that it has retained Ubika Corporation (“Ubika“) as a consultant to provide investor relations and capital markets advisory services on behalf of New Wave Esports. Ubika offers a comprehensive research, communication and capital market exposure program designed to actively highlight the investment potential of companies like New Wave Esports.

Ubika will provide services for an initial term of four (4) months (the “Initial Term“). The Company will pay Ubika a cash total of $27,500 for the Initial Term, as well as 183,333 common shares of the Company which have been issued to Ubika at a price of $0.15 . The common shares issued to Ubika are restricted from trading until February 26, 2020 .

ABOUT NEW WAVE ESPORTS CORP.

New Wave Esports is an esports and competitive gaming company that provides capital and support services to esports organizations, teams, leagues, events, platforms, tools, and technology innovators.

The Company’s vision is to drive, energize, and accelerate the global growth of esports and competitive gaming, including affiliated companies, organizations, and technologies with the goal of enhancing experiences for players, fans, industry professionals, and investors.

New Wave Esports plays a pivotal role in enhancing all aspects of the industry. They do this by opening the doors of opportunity for future growth in esports and competitive gaming.

The Company has leadership teams located in Toronto, Ontario and Los Angeles, California . For more company information and contact details, visit http://newwaveesports.com

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SOURCE New Wave Esports

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