NEW WESTMINSTER, BC, Sept. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DigitalTown, Inc. (OTC: DGTW) (the “Company”) announces that the Company has filed for relief under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Minnesota, St. Paul Division, paving the way for business continuity, profitability and sustained growth in shareholder value.
Following the announcement of a new management team in May 2019, DigitalTown began making substantial progress on their commitment of cleaning up the Company’s balance sheet and exploring opportunities that would bring value to the Company’s shareholders. DigitalTown was successful in converting over $2 million of debt into stock and structuring a go-forward plan with appropriate financing measures. The plan’s execution was conditional on negotiating a satisfactory resolution with its former CEO who had an active, previously disclosed lawsuit against the Company at that time. DigitalTown’s various negotiation efforts were unsuccessful, leading