Liberty Announces US$1 Million Investment by Viken Detection

Wilmington, MA USA – February 28, 2024 – Liberty Defense Holdings Ltd. (“Liberty” or the “Company”) (TSXV: SCAN, OTCQB: LDDFF, FRANKFURT: LD2A), a leading technology provider of AI-based next generation detection solutions for concealed weapons and threats, is pleased to announce that it has closed an investment by Viken Detection Corp. (“Viken”) pursuant to which Viken purchased 9,090,909 units of the Company (the “Units”) at an issue price of US$ 0.11 per Unit (approximately C$0.15), for gross proceeds of US$1 million (the “Offering”).

Each Unit consists of one common share of the Company and one common share purchase warrant (a “Warrant“). Each Warrant will entitle the holder thereof to acquire, on payment of C$0.20 to the Company, one common share of the Company, subject to adjustment in certain circumstances, unit February 26, 2027. The Warrants will contain blocker language restricting the exercise of the Warrants in the event such exercise results in Viken holding more than 9.9% of the outstanding voting securities of the Company.

“This investment further demonstrates the commitment from Viken in the HEXWAVE technology and the overall need for next-generation on person screening technology, to detect non-metallic and metallic threats” said Bill Frain, Liberty’s CEO. “Unfortunately, we continue to see acts of violence in the Americas requiring enhanced security measures, and this investment will help us accelerate the delivery of product to the marketplace.”

The proceeds from the Offering will be used to further the production of HEXWAVE technology and for general corporate purposes.

The Offering is being conducted pursuant to an exemption from the prospectus requirements under applicable securities laws. The securities issued pursuant to the Offering are subject to hold period expiring June 27, 2024.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities in the United States. The securities described herein have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”) or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available. This press release is not for distribution to U.S. newswire services nor for dissemination in the United States. Any failure to comply with this restriction may constitute a violation of U.S. securities laws.

On Behalf of Liberty Defense

Bill Frain
CEO & Director

About Liberty Defense

Liberty Defense (TSXV: SCANOTCQB: LDDFFFRANKFURT: LD2A) provides multi-technology security solutions for concealed weapons detection in high volume foot traffic areas and locations requiring enhanced security such as airports, stadiums, schools, and more. Liberty’s HEXWAVE system uses millimeter wave, advanced 3D imaging, and AI technologies that have been secured under exclusive license and developed proprietarily to automatically detect all types of concealed metallic and non-metallic weapons and other prohibited items. Liberty is also developing the next generation of aviation passenger screening with the millimeter wave-based, High-Definition Advanced Imaging Technology (HD-AIT) body and shoe scanner technologies as part of its technology portfolio. Liberty is committed to protecting communities and preserving peace of mind through superior security detection solutions. Learn more: LibertyDefense.com

 

For further information about Liberty, please contact:

Jay Adelaar
Senior Vice President of Capital Markets, Liberty Defense
604-809-2500
jay@libertydefense.com

For further sales information, please contact:

Ian McNaughton
Senior Director Business development
613-292-3669
imcnaughton@libertydefense.com

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

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By their nature, forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause our actual results, performance or achievements, or other future events, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. There are a number of important factors that could cause Liberty’s actual results to differ materially from those indicated or implied by forward-looking statements and information. Such factors include, among others: currency fluctuations; limited business history of the parties; disruptions or changes in the credit or security markets; results of operation activities and development of projects; project cost overruns or unanticipated costs and expenses; and general development, market and industry conditions. The parties undertake no obligation to comment on analyses, expectations or statements made by third parties in respect of their securities or their respective financial or operating results (as applicable).

Liberty cautions that the foregoing list of material factors is not exhaustive. When relying on Liberty’s forward-looking statements and information to make decisions, investors and others should carefully consider the foregoing factors and other uncertainties and potential events. Liberty has assumed that the material factors referred to in the previous paragraph will not cause such forward-looking statements and information to differ materially from actual results or events. However, the list of these factors is not exhaustive and is subject to change and there can be no assurance that such assumptions will reflect the actual outcome of such items or factors. The forward-looking information contained in this press release represents the expectations of Liberty as of the date of this press release and, accordingly, are subject to change after such date. Liberty does not undertake to update this information at any particular time except as required in accordance with applicable laws.

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