JINJIANG, China , Jan. 17,
2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Antelope Enterprise Holdings
Limited (NASDAQ Capital Market: AEHL) ("Antelope Enterprise" or the
"Company"), which operates KylinCloud, a leading social and
livestreaming ecommerce platform with 200,000+ anchors and
influencers, and a legacy ceramic tiles manufacturing business in
China, today announced that it has
conducted a follow-on private placement or PIPE (Private Investment
in Public Equity) financing announced on January 13th, 2023, with an investment
management firm based in New York.
The PIPE financing is for the sale of 1,234,568 ordinary shares at
a price per share of $0.81, the
closing price of its ordinary shares on the Nasdaq Capital Market
as of January 10, 2023. The gross
proceeds of the private placement are $1.0
million, before deducting any fees or expenses.
The Company plans to use the net proceeds from the offering for
the expansion of the Company's social ecommerce business and for
general corporate purposes.
Will Zhang, CEO of Antelope
Enterprise, commented, "This follow-on private placement is
indicative of strong investor interest in the growth potential of
KylinCloud, our social ecommerce business. The total financing of
$2.3 million for our two recent PIPEs
bolsters our balance sheet to accelerate the ongoing transformation
of the Company into a leading pure play in the fast-growing social
and livestreaming sector in China."
The securities being issued and sold in the private placement
have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as
amended (the "Securities Act"), or any state's securities laws, and
are being issued and sold pursuant to an exemption from
registration provided for under the Securities Act. The securities
may not be offered or sold in the United
States, except pursuant to an effective registration
statement or an applicable exemption from the registration
requirements of the Securities Act. This press release shall not
constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy
any 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 the registration or
qualification under the securities laws of any such state or
About Antelope Enterprise Holdings Limited
Antelope Enterprise Holdings Limited holds a 51% ownership
position in Hainan Kylin Cloud Services Technology Co., Ltd
("KylinCloud"), which operates a leading social and live streaming
ecommerce platform with 200,000+ anchors and influencers. The
Company also operates a legacy ceramic tiles manufacturing business
For more information, please visit our website at
http://www.aehl-kylin.com/, or follow the Company on Twitter at
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Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section
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include, without limitation, the continued stable macroeconomic
environment in the PRC, the PRC real estate, construction and
technology sectors continuing to exhibit sound long-term
fundamentals, our ability to bring additional ceramic tile
production capacity online going forward as our business improves,
our ceramic tile customers continuing to adjust to our product
price increases, our ability to sustain our average selling price
increases and to continue to build volume in the quarters ahead,
and whether our enhanced marketing efforts will help to produce
wider customer acceptance of the new price points; and our ability
to continue to grow our business management, information system
consulting, and online social commerce and live streaming business.
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