|Transaction Eliminated a Nearly $20 million Liability Included Registration Rights for 1,857,143 Shares|
SAN DIEGO, May 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Turtle Beach Corporation (NASDAQ: HEAR), the leading gaming headset and audio accessory brand, today announced it has filed a registration statement for 1,857,143 shares issued in connection with the April 26, 2018 transaction that retired $19.3 million in Series B Preferred Stock of Turtle Beach's subsidiary, VTB Holdings, Inc. These shares were issued to The Special Situations Funds and 180 Degree Capital Corp. as part of that transaction, which included an agreement to register the new shares.
Juergen Stark, CEO, Turtle Beach commented, "Last month we facilitated the Series B exchange transaction, which retired a nearly $20 million liability at a discount of more than 50%, and we are filing the registration statement to satisfy our obligation to the stockholders who received shares in the transaction."
For more information, please see the registration statement on Form S-3 filed on May 22, 2018 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
About Turtle Beach Corporation
Turtle Beach (www.turtlebeach.com and corp.turtlebeach.com) has been revolutionizing console multiplayer gaming since the very beginning with its wide selection of industry leading, award-winning gaming headsets. Whether you're a professional esports athlete, hardcore gamer, casual player or just starting out, Turtle Beach has the gaming headset to help you truly master your skills. Amazing audio quality, crystal-clear communication, lightweight and comfortable designs, innovative and advanced technology, and ease-of-use are just a few features that have made Turtle Beach a fan-favorite brand for gamers the world over. Made for Xbox and PlayStation(R) consoles as well as for PC and mobile devices, having a Turtle Beach gaming headset in your arsenal gives you the competitive advantage. The Company's shares are traded on the NASDAQ Exchange under the symbol: HEAR.
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