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RYU Apparel Announces $4 Million Private Placement including $2M from Strategic Investor Group



VANCOUVER, Feb. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - RYU Apparel Inc. ("RYU" or the "Company") (TSXV:RYU), creator of urban athletic apparel, is pleased to announce it intends to undertake a non-brokered private placement financing (the "Financing") of up to 33,333,333 shares (each, a "Share") at a price of $0.12 per Share for gross proceeds of up to $4,000,000.

The Company is offering the Financing to key strategic groups including a proposed $2,000,000 investment from the Jeremy Bieber Group who, following closing, will act in a Global Chief Influencer role for the Company.

Completion of the Financing is subject to a number of conditions, including, without limitation, receipt of all regulatory approvals, including approval of the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange").

None of the securities issued in the Offering will be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "1933 Act"), and none of them may be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the 1933 Act. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any state where such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful.

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About RYU
Respect Your Universe is an award winning urban athletic apparel and accessories brand. Designed without compromise for fit, comfort, and durability, RYU exists to facilitate human performance. For more information, visit:

On Behalf of the Board

"Marcello Leone"
Marcello Leone, CEO, President and Chairman of the Board
Tel: 604-235-2880

This news release contains forwardlooking information that involve various risks and uncertainties regarding future events. Such forwardlooking information can include, without limitation, statements based on current expectations involving a number of risks and uncertainties and are not guarantees of future performance of the Company, such as statements relating to completion of the Offering, the investment from the Jeremy Bieber Group, and the appointment of same as Global Chief Influencer. There are numerous risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and the Company's plans and objectives to differ materially from those expressed in the forwardlooking information, including: (i) adverse market conditions; (ii) the inability of RYU to complete the Offering at all or on the terms announced; or (iii) the Exchange not approving the Offering. Actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. These and all subsequent written and oral forwardlooking information are based on estimates and opinions of management on the dates they are made and are expressly qualified in their entirety by this notice. Except as required by law, the Company does not intend to update these forwardlooking statements.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE RYU Apparel Inc.

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