NEW YORK, May 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban Tea, Inc. (the "Company") (MYT), a premier retailer of specialty teas and baked goods in China, announced today the closing of its previously announced registered direct offering on May 29, 2019 to certain institutional investors of 2,845,000 ordinary shares and warrants to purchase up to 1,809,420 ordinary shares, at a purchase price of $1.62 for one ordinary share and a corresponding warrant, for proceeds of approximately $4.6 million. The warrants will be exercisable immediately following the date of issuance for a period of five years at an exercise price of $1.86 per share.
After deducting the placement agent's commission and other offering expenses payable by the Company, the net proceeds to the Company were approximately $4.1 million. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes and working capital.
The securities described above were being offered by the Company pursuant to a "shelf" registration statement on Form F-3 (Registration No. 333-227211), including a base prospectus, previously filed with and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on September 19, 2018. A prospectus supplement and an accompanying base prospectus relating to the offering were filed with the SEC on May 28, 2019 and are available on the SEC's website located at http://www.sec.gov. Electronic copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus may also be obtained from FT Global Capital, Inc., 5 Concourse Parkway, Suite 3000, Atlanta, GA 30328, at 770-350-2698.
FT Global Capital, Inc. acted as the exclusive placement agent for this offering.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. Any offering will be made only by means of a prospectus, including a prospectus supplement, forming a part of the effective registration statement.
About Urban Tea, Inc.
Urban Tea, Inc. is an emerging specialty tea product distributer and retailer headquartered in Changsha City, Hunan Province, China. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Shanghai Ming Yun Tang Tea Limited ("Shanghai MYT") which controls Hunan Ming Yun Tang Brand Management Co., Ltd. ("Hunan MYT"), the Company currently market a wide range of trendy tea drinks, light meals, and pastries targeting China's new urban generation in Hunan province. Our products are focused on not only their taste but also their aesthetic presentation and health benefits. Our products are currently being offered via our own stores. We expect to start selling our products in our managed and JV stores in mid-2019. For more information, please visit: ir.h-n-myt.com.
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