SCHMITT INDUSTRIES ENTERS INTO TERM SHEET WITH PROTON GREEN
Term sheet for reverse takeover transaction for one of the leading helium and hydrogen production and carbon sequestration hubs in
- Under the merger agreement, Proton Green would become a wholly owned subsidiary of Schmitt
- The Company would be renamed "
Proton Green Corporation" and the common stock would continue to trade on the Nasdaq under a new symbol
- The transaction would include a Spin-Off of Schmitt's
Ample Hillsbusiness to pre-Merger shareholders of Schmitt's common stock
The Term Sheet contemplates the execution of a merger agreement (the "Merger Agreement") whereby the security holders of Proton Green would receive Schmitt securities in the Merger, in exchange for securities held in Proton Green. In addition, the Term Sheet contemplates the Spin-Off of Schmitt's
Based on the initial valuations (without adjustment), Schmitt anticipates that the security holders of Proton Green and Schmitt would hold approximately 95% and 5%, respectively, of the combined company. Such ratio could be subject to proportional dilution for any anticipated financing in connection with the Closing, which dilution could be impacted by the Company's intent to transfer
Completion of the Merger is subject to the negotiation of a definitive Merger Agreement and related documentation, approval of the Merger and issuance of shares related to the Merger by Schmitt's Board of Directors and shareholders, approval of the continued listing by Nasdaq of Schmitt common stock on the Nasdaq Capital Market on a post-Merger basis (which is anticipated to require raising additional financing in connection with the closing of the Merger), the completion of due diligence to the satisfaction of the parties, financing and satisfaction of other conditions that are to be negotiated as part of the Merger Agreement. Accordingly, there can be no assurance that a Merger Agreement will be entered into or that the proposed Merger will be consummated. Further, readers are cautioned that those portions of the Term Sheet that describe the proposed Merger, including the consideration to be issued therein, are non-binding and provide no guarantee that a transaction will be completed. Accordingly, there can be no assurance that Schmitt's efforts to consummate the transactions contemplated by the Term Sheet will be successful.
Assuming Schmitt and Proton Green enter into the Merger Agreement, the parties will look to seek shareholder approval from Schmitt's shareholders in the fourth calendar quarter of 2022, subject to
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