Ault Alliance Announces Extension of Pending Exchange Offer
LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$AP #AULT–Ault Alliance, Inc. (“Ault Alliance” or the “Company”) (NYSE American: AULT), announced today that it is extending the expiration date of its previously announced offer (the “Offer”) to holders of Ault Alliance’s outstanding of Class A Common Stock (the “Common Stock”), to exchange up to 333,333,333 shares of Common Stock for up to $50,000,000 aggregate liquidation preference of its 10.00% Series H Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock (“Series H Preferred Stock”). The terms and conditions of the Offer are described in the Amended and Restated Offer to Purchase dated April 20, 2023 and the related Letter of Transmittal, as they may be amended or supplemented from time to time (collectively, the “Offer Documents”). Except as otherwise described in this press release, all other terms of the Offer as described in the Offer Documents remain unchanged.
The change to the Offer is that the expiration date of the Offer has been extended to one minute after 11:59 p.m. (12:00 midnight) New York City time on Wednesday May 17, 2023, unless further extended. The Offer was previously scheduled to expire at one minute after 11:59 p.m. (12:00 midnight) New York City time on April 28, 2023.
The exchange ratio remains 200 shares of Common Stock for three shares of Series H Preferred Stock. However, if the Company amends the exchange ratio it will file an amendment to the Offer Documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”).
Computershare Trust Company, N.A., the Exchange Agent for the Offer, the Exchange Agent for the Offer, has advised the Company that, as of one minute following 11:59 p.m. (12:00 midnight), New York City time, on April 28, 2023, an aggregate of approximately 13,292,651 shares of Common Stock were validly tendered and not withdrawn from the Offer.
This press release is for informational purposes only and shall not constitute an offer to sell or exchange nor the solicitation of an offer to buy the Series H Preferred Stock or any other securities. The Offer is not being made to any person in any jurisdiction in which the offer, solicitation or sale is unlawful. Any offers of the Series H Preferred Stock will be made only by means of the Offer to Exchange.
The complete terms and conditions of the Offer are set forth in the Amended and Restated Offer to Exchange dated April 20, 2023 that has been filed with the SEC on Schedule TO. Stockholders of Ault Alliance are strongly encouraged to read the Schedule TO and related exhibits because they contain important information about the Offer. The Schedule TO and related exhibits will be available without charge at the Securities and Exchange Commission’s website at http://www.sec.gov and will be delivered without charge to all stockholders of Ault Alliance.
About Ault Alliance, Inc.
Ault Alliance, Inc. is a diversified holding company pursuing growth by acquiring undervalued businesses and disruptive technologies with a global impact. Through its wholly and majority-owned subsidiaries and strategic investments, Ault Alliance owns and operates a data center at which it mines Bitcoin and provides mission-critical products that support a diverse range of industries, including metaverse platform, oil exploration, crane services, defense/aerospace, industrial, automotive, medical/biopharma, consumer electronics, hotel operations and textiles. In addition, Ault Alliance extends credit to select entrepreneurial businesses through a licensed lending subsidiary. Ault Alliance’s headquarters are located at 11411 Southern Highlands Parkway, Suite 240, Las Vegas, NV 89141; www.ault.com.
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 U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to, the Company’s Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K. All filings are available at www.sec.gov and on the Company’s website at www.ault.com.
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