Oct 16, 2023 6:30 AM
The Note and Warrants were paid by A&C through (i) approximately
The Note accrues interest at the rate of 10% per annum, is due five years after issuance, and is secured by a first priority security interest in all the assets of the Company and its subsidiaries, though certain collateral comprising the security interest is subordinated to a security interest previously granted by the Company and certain of its subsidiaries to an existing lender.
The Note is convertible, at the option of A&C, into shares of Common Stock at a conversion price equal to the greater of (i)
A&C received Warrants to purchase up to 47.7 million shares of Common Stock, exercisable for five years at
Milton “Todd” Ault, III, Executive Chairman of AAI and Chief Executive Officer of A&C, commented, “A&C’s and its affiliates’ commitment to the Company dates back to late 2016. Despite various evolutions, name shifts, and acquisitions effectuated by AAI, AAI’s primary objective to foster a resilient holding company remains unchanged. This debt restructuring reflects A&C’s ongoing dedication to enable AAI to meet its financial commitments and expand its business. Upon conversion of the Note, should A&C elect to pursue such conversion, A&C looks forward to demonstrating its confidence in AAI through becoming the largest stockholder of AAI.”
The Note and Warrants will not be convertible and/or exercisable unless and until approval is obtained for conversion and exercise from the NYSE American, and thereafter, not into more than an aggregate of 19.99% of the total shares of Common Stock outstanding as of the date of the Agreement, unless the Company obtains stockholder approval.
Additional information regarding the securities described above and the terms of the Agreement, the Note and the Warrants will be included in a Current Report on Form 8-K to be filed with the
The Note and Warrants were issued in reliance upon the exemption from the securities registration afforded by Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) as promulgated by
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities, nor will there be any sale of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.
For more information on AAI and its subsidiaries, AAI recommends that stockholders, investors, and any other interested parties read AAI’s public filings and press releases available under the Investor Relations section at www.Ault.com or at www.sec.gov/.
This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements generally include statements that are predictive in nature and depend upon or refer to future events or conditions, and include words such as “believes,” “plans,” “anticipates,” “projects,” “estimates,” “expects,” “intends,” “strategy,” “future,” “opportunity,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “could,” “potential,” or similar expressions. Statements that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on current beliefs and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties.
Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update any of them publicly in light of new information or future events. Actual results could differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement as a result of various factors. More information, including potential risk factors, that could affect the Company’s business and financial results are included in the Company’s filings with the
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