AYRO, Inc. Announces $5.5 Million Registered Direct Offering
Austin, Texas, June 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AYRO, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: AYRO), a manufacturer of light-duty, emissions-free electric vehicles, today announced that it has entered into
definitive agreements with several institutional and accredited investors for the purchase and sale of 2,200,000 shares of the Company’s common stock, at a purchase price of $2.50 per share,
in a registered direct offering. The closing of the offering is expected to occur on or about June 19, 2020, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
The gross proceeds to the Company from this offering are expected to be approximately $5.5 million, before deducting placement agent fees and other offering expenses payable by the Company. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for working capital and general corporate purposes.
The shares of common stock are being offered by the Company pursuant to a "shelf" registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-227858) previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on October 16, 2018, and declared effective by the SEC on November 9, 2018. The offering of the securities is made only by means of a prospectus, including a prospectus supplement, forming a part of the effective registration statement. A final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the securities being offered will be filed with the SEC. Electronic copies of the final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus may be obtained, when available, on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or other 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 other jurisdiction.
Texas-based AYRO, Inc., designs and delivers compact, emissions-free electric fleet solutions for use within urban and short-haul markets. Capable of accommodating a broad range of commercial and consumer requirements, AYRO's vehicles are the emerging leaders of safe, affordable, efficient and sustainable logistical transportation. AYRO was founded in 2017 by entrepreneurs, investors, and executives with a passion to create sustainable urban electric vehicle solutions for Campus Management, Last Mile Delivery, Urban Commuting, and Closed Campus Transport. For more information, visit: www.ayro.com