Guardforce AI Announces Closing of $10.0 Million Registered Direct Offering
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / April 8, 2022 / Guardforce AI Co., Limited ("Guardforce AI" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:GFAI)(NASDAQ:GFAIW), an integrated security solutions provider, today announced the closing of its previously announced securities purchase agreement with certain institutional investors to purchase approximately $10.0 million worth of its ordinary shares in a registered direct offering.
Under the terms of the securities purchase agreement, the Company sold approximately 8.7 million shares of its ordinary shares at a price of $1.15 per share.
The gross proceeds to the Company from the registered direct offering are estimated to be approximately $10.0 million, before deducting the placement agent's fees and other estimated offering expenses.
EF Hutton, division of Benchmark Investments, LLC, acted as exclusive placement agent for the offering.
The offering of the ordinary shares described above were offered by the Company pursuant to a "shelf" registration statement on Form F-3 (File No. 333-261881) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and declared effective by the SEC on January 5, 2022, and the accompanying prospectus contained therein.
The offering was made only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus. The final prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus relating to the securities being offered in the registered direct offering were filed with the SEC on April 8, 2022.
Copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to this offering may be obtained on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov or by contacting EF Hutton, division of Benchmark Investments, LLC, Attention: Syndicate Department, 590 Madison Avenue, 39th Floor, New York, NY 10022, by email at email@example.com, or by telephone at (212) 404-7002.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About Guardforce AI Co., Ltd.
Guardforce AI Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ:GFAI, GFAIW) is a global integrated security solutions provider that is focused on developing robotic solutions and information security services that complement its well-established secured logistics business. With more than 40 years of professional experience, Guardforce AI is a trusted brand name that protects and transports the high-value assets belonging to public and private sector organizations. Guardforce AI develops and provides innovative technologies and services that enhance safety and protection.
For more information, visit www.guardforceai.com
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