On February 17, 2023 BTQ AG completed a business combination transaction (the “Transaction”) with Sonora Gold & Silver Corporation, which was renamed BTQ Technologies Corp. (“BTQ”).
BTQ AG was a private company incorporated in the Principality of Liechtenstein focused on developing computer-based technology related to post-quantum cryptography, particularly as it applies to blockchain technologies and their protection from the emerging security risk of quantum computing.
The Transaction was completed by way of a share exchange agreement and included a concurrent offering of subscription receipts for gross aggregate proceeds of $7,200,000.
Subsequent to the Transaction closing, February 21, 2023 commenced trading on the CBOE Canada (formerly the NEO Exchange) under the symbol “BTQ”.
Farris LLP represented BTQ during the Transaction and in connection with the subsequent listing on the NEO, with a team led by Jay Sujir and Daniel Everall and which included Jeff Hart and Jeff Scheffel.