HARRISON, N.Y., July 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MGT) announced today that it has filed the Preliminary Proxy Statement for its upcoming meeting of shareholders. The document can be accessed via the Company's website, www.mgtci.com, or at www.sec.gov.
The Proxy includes information for stockholders to vote on the proposed issuance of shares to consummate the announced acquisitions of assets from D-Vasive, Inc. and Demonsaw LLC. In order to simplify these transactions, and meet certain customary tax issues, the two acquisitions have been effectively combined into one. This new structure was accomplished by D–Vasive purchasing Demonsaw, with MGT buying the combined company pending stockholder approval. MGT will acquire the same agreed-upon assets and the sellers will have received the same agreed-upon consideration. The total number of MGT common shares to be issued to D-Vasive is 43,800,000 (equaling the earlier 23,800,000 for D-Vasive and 20,000,000 for Demonsaw).
Stockholders will also vote on the election of John McAfee as Executive Chairman of the Board, the Company's name change to "John McAfee Global Technologies, Inc.", along with other proposals. Subject to SEC review, and mandatory notice requirements, MGT's shareholder meeting is still expected to occur in August 2016.
John McAfee, MGT's proposed Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "We are pleased to file the proxy for the upcoming shareholder meeting, at which our shareholders will vote on various proposals to implement the previously announced strategic shift in MGT's business. We are excited to move a step closer towards positioning the Company to address various cyber threats through advanced protection technologies for enterprise and personal tech devices."
MGT also announced that, effective immediately, it intends to use social media platforms, including Twitter and Facebook, under the usernames "@MGTCI," "@officialmcafee," "@MGTCI" and "@officialmcafee," as a means of disclosing information about the Company, its services and other matters and for complying with its disclosure obligations under SEC Regulation Fair Disclosure. The information the Company posts through these social media channels may be deemed material. Accordingly, investors should monitor these accounts in addition to following the Company's press releases, SEC filings and public conference calls and webcasts. This list of usernames and social media platforms may be updated from time to time. Please note that Mr. McAfee also uses "@officialmcafee" as a means for personal communications and observations. Also, MGT will continue to utilize its investor relations website, www.mgtci.com; press releases; SEC filings and public conference calls and webcasts to disclose material financial and operational information to investors.
About MGT Capital Investments, Inc.
MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MGT) is in the process of acquiring a diverse portfolio of cyber security technologies. With cyber security industry pioneer, John McAfee, at its helm, MGT Capital is positioned to address various cyber threats through advanced protection technologies for mobile and personal tech devices, including tablets and smart phones. The Company is currently in the process of acquiring D-Vasive, a provider of leading edge anti-spy software, and Demonsaw, a provider of a secure and anonymous file sharing software platform.
MGT Capital intends to change its corporate name to "John McAfee Global Technologies, Inc." upon closing of the D-Vasive transaction.
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KCSA Strategic Communications
Director of Corporate Communications
MGT Capital Investments, Inc.
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SOURCE MGT Capital Investments, Inc.
Released July 8, 2016