ShiftPixy, Inc. (Nasdaq: PIXY) ("ShiftPixy" or the "Company"), a Miami-based disruptive worker engagement and management platform, today announced the pricing of its "reasonable best efforts" public offering of 2,066,667 units at a public offering price of $1.50 per unit. Each unit consists of one share of common stock (or a prefunded warrant in lieu thereof) and one common warrant each exercisable for one share of common stock at an exercise price of $1.50 per share. The common warrants will be immediately exercisable and expire five years from the date of issuance. The pre-funded warrants and accompanying common warrants are identical to the units, except that each pre-funded warrant is immediately exercisable for one share of common stock at an exercise price of $0.0001, the purchase price for a pre-funded warrant and accompanying common warrants is $1.4999 and the pre-funded warrants do not expire until exercised. Gross proceeds from the offering, before deducting the placement agent’s fees and other offering expenses, are expected to be approximately $3.1 million.
The closing of the offering is expected to occur on or about July 14, 2023, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the public offering for general corporate purposes, including working capital. In connection with the offering, the Company has entered into an agreement with existing investors of the Company who participated in this offering to reduce the exercise price of outstanding warrants to purchase up to 1,186,742 shares of common stock, in the aggregate, which were issued in the Company's previous offerings in 2020 and 2022 (the "Prior Warrants"), to $1.50 per share, effective upon the closing of this offering. All of the other terms of the Prior Warrants will remain unchanged.
A.G.P./Alliance Global Partners is acting as the sole placement agent for the offering.
A registration statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-272133) relating to the sale of these securities was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on July 11, 2023. This offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. A final prospectus relating to the offering will be filed with the SEC and will be available on the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov. Electronic copies of the prospectus may be obtained, when available, from A.G.P./Alliance Global Partners, 590 Madison Avenue, 28th Floor, New York, NY 10022, or by telephone at (212) 624-2060, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the 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.
ShiftPixy is a disruptive human capital services enterprise, revolutionizing employment in the Gig Economy by delivering a next-gen platform for workforce management that helps businesses with shift-based employees navigate regulatory mandates, minimize administrative burdens and better connect with a ready-for-hire workforce. With expertise rooted in management’s more than 25 years of workers’ compensation and compliance programs experience, ShiftPixy adds a needed layer for addressing compliance and continued demands for equitable employment practices in the growing Gig Economy.
Forward Looking Statements
Any statements contained in this press release that do not describe historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include, among other things, statements regarding the anticipated use of proceeds from the offering and the anticipated closing date of the offering. Although such forward-looking statements are based upon what management of the Company believes are reasonable assumptions, there can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate. If any of the risks or uncertainties, including those set forth below, materialize or if any of the assumptions proves incorrect, the results of the Company, could differ materially from the results expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements we make. The risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, risks associated with the nature of the Company’s business model; the Company’s ability to execute its vision and growth strategy; the Company’s ability to attract and retain clients; the Company’s ability to assess and manage risks; changes in the law that affect the Company’s business and its ability to respond to such changes and incorporate them into its business model, as necessary; the Company’s ability to insure against and otherwise effectively manage risks that affect its business; competition; reliance on third-party systems and software; the Company’s ability to protect and maintain its intellectual property; and general developments in the economy and financial markets. These and other risks are discussed in the Company’s filings with the SEC, including, without limitation, its Annual Report on Form 10-K, and its periodic and current reports on Form 10-Q and Form 8-K. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements if circumstances or management's estimates or opinions should change, except as required by applicable securities laws. The information in this press release shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and will not be deemed an admission as to the materiality of any information that is required to be disclosed solely by Regulation FD. Further information on these and other factors that could affect the financial results of the Company, is included in the filings we make with the SEC from time to time. These documents are available on the "SEC Filings" subsection of the "Investor Information" section of the Company’s website at https://ir.shiftpixy.com/financial-information/sec-filings, or directly from the SEC’s website at https://www.sec.gov.
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