JMU Limited (the “Company” or “JMU“) (Nasdaq: JMU) today announced that the Company has entered into definitive agreements regarding a private placement of US$4 million and an acquisition of cryptocurrency solutions business.
Pursuant to a share purchase agreement, the Company will issue and sell 609,162,824 ordinary shares to a New Yorkholding company wholly owned by Mr. Haohan Xu, the largest shareholder and a director of the Company, for a cash consideration of US$4 million.
The Company has also entered into a share purchase agreement with Beijing Jiatong Huineng Technology Co., Ltd. (“Beijing Jiatong Huineng”), its affiliated offshore holding company (together with Beijing Jiatong Huineng, “Jiatong Huineng Group”) and Mr. Shijie Hu, an independent third party owning Jiatong Huineng Group. Pursuant to the agreement, the Company will issue 609,162,824 ordinary shares to Mr. Shijie Hu in exchange for the entire ownership in Jiatong Huineng Group.
The transactions contemplated under the definitive agreements are subject to customary closing conditions. After the closing of these transactions, Mr. Haohan Xu will hold approximately 48.7% of the Company while Mr. Shijie Hu will hold approximately 18.3% of the Company. On a pro forma basis to give effect to these transactions and the previously announced divestment by the Company of its food supply chain business in July 2019, the Company’s stockholders’ equity as of June 30, 2019 would be approximately US$16.0 million. Please see the unaudited pro forma consolidated balance sheet as of June 30, 2019 at the end of this press release.
“These transactions are part of the Company’s continuing efforts to increase working capital and explore new business opportunities,” commented Ms. Hua Zhou, the chairperson of the board of directors and the chief executive officer of the Company. “Jiatong Huineng Group develops a SaaS asset transaction platform based on blockchain and smart contract technologies and provides cryptocurrency solution services to customers. We believe that this acquisition will strengthen our R&D capabilities that help us implement a comprehensive upgrade of our service platform in terms of product functionality, platform security and stability and program compatibility.”
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