MONTREAL, Aug. 26, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ - IOU Financial Inc. (TSXV: IOU) ("IOU Financial" or the "Company"), a leading online lender to small businesses (IOUFinancial.com), announced today the change of its auditor from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (the "Former Auditor") to KPMG LLP ("KPMG") effective August 26, 2022.
IOU Financial's board of directors accepted the resignation of the Former Auditor, which resigned of its own initiative, effective August 26, 2022, and appointed KPMG as its auditor effective on the same date and until the close of the Company's next annual general meeting of shareholders.
There was no modified opinion in the Former Auditor's audit reports with respect to the Company's financial statements for the two most recently completed fiscal years. In the opinion of the Company, no "reportable events" (as this term is defined in National Instrument 51-102 - Continuous Disclosure Obligations) has occurred between the Company and the Former Auditor.
In accordance with National Instrument 51-102, the Notice of Change of Auditor, together with the required letters from the Former Auditor and the Successor Auditor, have been reviewed by the audit committee and the board of directors and have been filed on SEDAR.
On behalf of the Company's shareholders and Board of Directors, I would like to express our sincere gratitude to PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for their past services", said Mr. Evan Price, IOU Financial's Chairman of the Board of Directors.
"We look forward to working with KPMG in the future", said Mr. David Kennedy, CFO of IOU Financial.
About IOU Financial Inc.
IOU Financial Inc. is a wholesale lender that provides quick and easy access to growth capital to small businesses through a network of preferred brokers across the US. Built on its proprietary IOU360 technology platform that connects underwriters, merchants and brokers in real time, IOU Financial has become a trusted alternative to banks by originating over US$1 billion in loans to fund small business growth since 2009. IOU was named one of the 50 Best Places to Work in Fintech for 2022 by American Banker and trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol IOU (TSXV: IOU), and on the US OTC markets as IOUFF. To learn more about IOU Financial's corporate history, financial products, or to join our broker network please visit www.IOUFinancial.com.
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SOURCE IOU Financial Inc.