NaturalShrimp, Inc. Closes $3,000,000 Registered Direct Offering
Dallas, Texas, June 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- NaturalShrimp, Inc. (OTCQB: SHMP), a Biotechnology Aquaculture Company that has developed and patented the first shrimp-focused commercially operational RAS (Recirculating Aquaculture System), announced today that it has closed a registered direct offering of 7,500,000 shares of the Company’s common stock for gross proceeds of $3,000,000 pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3. The investor purchased the shares at a fixed price of $0.40 per share. This brings the total raised under the S-3 to $18M at an average price of $.525/share.
The Company intends to use the proceeds in connection with transactions related to previously announced letters of intent and plant expansions and retrofits at its NaturalShrimp Iowa location.
The securities (including warrants to purchase 1,100,000 shares of common stock at an exercise price of $0.01) were offered pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement (333-253953) that the Company previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), which became effective on March 22, 2021. Final prospectus supplements relating to, and describing the terms of, the registered direct offering will be filed with the SEC shortly and will be available on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sales 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 such state or other jurisdiction.
NaturalShrimp, Inc. is a publicly traded aquaculture Company, headquartered in Dallas, with production facilities located near San Antonio, Texas and Webster City, Iowa. The Company has developed the first commercially viable system for growing shrimp in enclosed, salt-water systems, using patented technology to produce fresh, never frozen, naturally grown shrimp, without the use of antibiotics or toxic chemicals. NaturalShrimp systems can be located anywhere in the world to produce gourmet-grade Pacific white shrimp. For more information visit www.naturalshrimp.com.
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Released June 29, 2021