8i Enterprises Acquisition Corp. Announces Pricing of $50 Million Initial Public Offering

NEW YORK, March 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — 8i Enterprises Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: JFKKU) (the “Company”) announced today that it priced its initial public offering of 5,000,000 units at $10.00 per unit. The units are expected to be listed on The NASDAQ Capital Market (“NASDAQ”) and trade under the ticker symbol “JFKKU” beginning tomorrow, March 28, 2019. Each unit consists of one ordinary share, one warrant to purchase one-half of one ordinary share, and one right to receive one-tenth of one ordinary share upon the consummation of the Company’s initial business combination. Once the securities comprising the units begin separate trading, the ordinary shares, warrants and rights are expected to be listed on NASDAQ under the symbols “JFK,” “JFKKW,” and “JFKKR,” respectively.

The underwriter has been granted a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 750,000 units offered by the Company to cover over-allotments, if any.

The offering is expected to close on April 1, 2019, subject to customary closing conditions.

Chardan is acting as sole book running manager in the offering and Brookline Capital Markets, a Division of CIM Securities, LLC, is acting as co-manager.

A registration statement relating to these securities being sold in this offering was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on March 27, 2019. The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus, copies of which may be obtained by contacting Chardan Capital Markets, LLC, 17 State Street, 21st floor, New York, New York 10004. Copies of the registration statement can be accessed through the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, 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 registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About 8i Enterprises Acquisition Corp.

8i Enterprises Acquisition Corp. is a British Virgin Islands company incorporated as a blank check company for the purpose of entering into a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, recapitalization, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses or entities. The Company’s efforts to identify a prospective target business will not be limited to a particular industry or geographic region, although the Company intends to focus on targets located in Asia.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release includes forward looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Forward looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. Such forward-looking statements, including the successful consummation of the Company’s initial public offering or exercise of the underwriter’s over-allotment option, are subject to risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from the forward- looking statements. The Company expressly disclaims any obligations or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in the Company’s expectations with respect thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based.

For more information, please contact:

At the Company:
William Yap, CFA

Chief Financial Officer

Email: ir@8icorp.com 

Phone: +65 6788-0388

Investor Relations:
Tony Tian, CFA    

Weitian Group LLC

Email: ttian@weitianco.com

Phone: +1 732-910-9692

SOURCE 8i Enterprises Acquisition Corp.

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