GRANT, Fla., Oct. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Kaival Brands Innovations Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: KAVL) (“Kaival Brands”), the exclusive global distributor of products manufactured by Bidi Vapor, LLC (“Bidi Vapor”), today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 4,700,000 shares of its common stock and accompanying warrants to purchase up to 3,525,000 shares of common stock. Each share of common stock was sold together with 0.75 warrants at a combined public offering price of $1.70, for gross proceeds of approximately $8.0 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and offering expenses. The warrants have an exercise price of $1.90 per share, are exercisable immediately and will expire five years following the date of issuance. In addition, Kaival Brands has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 705,000 shares of common stock and/or warrants to purchase 528,750 shares of common stock to cover over-allotments at the public offering price, less the underwriting discount, of which Maxim Group LLC has exercised its option to purchase an additional 528,750 warrants. All of the shares of common stock and warrants were offered by the Company.
Kaival Brands currently intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for working capital and general corporate purposes.
Maxim Group LLC acted as sole book-running manager for the offering.
The public offering was made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-258339), previously filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on July 30, 2021 and declared effective on August 10, 2021. The securities were offered only by means of a prospectus. A final prospectus supplement was filed on October 1, 2021, with the SEC and forms a part of the effective registration statement. Copies of the final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the public offering may be obtained by contacting Maxim Group LLC, at 300 Park Avenue, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10022, Attention: Syndicate Department, or by telephone at (212) 895-3745 or by email at [email protected].
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 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.
About Kaival Brands Innovations Group, Inc.
Based in Grant, Florida, Kaival Brands is a company focused on growing and incubating innovative and profitable products into mature and dominant brands in their respective markets. Our vision is to develop internally, acquire, own, or exclusively distribute these innovative products and grow each into dominant market-share brands with superior quality and recognizable innovation. Kaival Brands is the exclusive global distributor of all products manufactured by Bidi Vapor.
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SOURCE Kaival Brands