BEIJING, Feb. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Huitao Technology Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq CM: HHT) (the "Company", "we" or "Huitao"), a company primarily focused on engineering, producing, servicing, delivering and pumping a comprehensive range of advanced ready-mix concrete materials for construction projects, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Sunway Kids International Education Group Ltd. ("Sunway Kids"), an education provider headquartered in China on February 14, 2020.
Upon completion of the acquisition, pursuant to the terms of the Agreement, as amended, Sunway Kids became a wholly-owned subsidiary of HHT. Sunway Kids’ shareholders have received 1,989,262 ordinary shares of HHT and will receive an aggregate cash consideration of $2.0 million payable annually according to certain earn-out schedule based on Sunway Kids’ financial performance in the next five years.
"The closing of this acquisition represents a significant milestone to diversify our business and maximize our shareholder value," said Mr. Yang (Sean) Liu, the Chief Executive Officer of HHT. "Demand for smart education in China is rapidly increasing. We see enormous opportunities for value creation through the combination of Huitao’s advantage as a public company and Sunway Kids’ expertise in early childhood education with AI and robotic technologies. Our vision is to use Sunway Kids’ platform to expand our business horizons."
Mr. Liming Lu, General Manager of Sunway Kids, stated: "we are delighted to move forward with this partnership with HHT and excited by the opportunity to accelerate the development and delivery of even stronger education services for our customers."
About Huitao Technology Co., Ltd.
The Company is a holding company whose primary business operations are conducted through its wholly-owned subsidiaries Xin Ao Construction Materials, Inc. and Beijing Ao Hang Construction Materials Technology Co., Ltd., and our variable interest entity, Beijing Xin Ao Concrete Group and its subsidiaries. The Company engages in the production of advanced construction materials for large scale infrastructure, commercial and residential developments. The Company is primarily focused on engineering, producing, servicing, delivering and pumping a comprehensive range of advanced ready-mix concrete materials for highly technical, large scale, and environmentally-friendly construction projects. Ready-mixed concrete products are important building materials that are used in a vast majority of commercial, residential and public works construction projects. We are committed to conducting our operations with an emphasis on the extensive use of recycled waste materials, extending product life, the efficient production of our concrete materials with minimal energy usage, minimal dust and air pollution, and innovative products, methods and practices. For more information, please visit http://www.china-acm.com.
About Sunway Kids Investment Holdings Limited
Sunway Kids Investment Holding Limited is an education and health service provider for children in China. It provides a well-structured system for early childhood education, including AI and robotic technologies, intellectual campus administration SAAS system and online education courses for kids and parents. Based on the performance data analysis, Sunway Kids provides personalized growth plan for each child. Sunway Kids helps schools in increasing education quality as well as generating derivative revenues by providing targeted courses and AI lessons for kids.
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The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in these forward-looking statements: the occurrence of any event, change or other circumstances that could give rise to the terms of the Share Exchange Agreement not hereafter being memorialized in a definitive agreement; the outcome of any legal proceedings that have been, or will be, instituted against HHT or other parties to the Share Exchange Agreement following announcement of the Share Exchange Agreement and acquisition; the ability of HHT to meet NASDAQ listing standards following the acquisition and in connection with the consummation thereof; the inability to complete the acquisition due to the failure to satisfy all the closing conditions; risks that the proposed transaction disrupts current plans and operations and the potential difficulties in employee retention as a result of the announcement of the Share Exchange Agreement and consummation of the transaction described therein; costs related to the proposed acquisition; changes in applicable laws or regulations; the ability of the combined company to meet its financial and strategic goals, due to, among other things, competition, the ability of the combined company to grow and manage growth profitability, maintain relationships with customers and retain its key employees; the possibility that the combined company may be adversely affected by other economic, business, and/or competitive factors; and other risks and uncertainties described herein, as well as those risks and uncertainties discussed from time to time in other reports and other public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") by HHT.
Additional information concerning these and other factors that may impact our expectations and projections will be found in our periodic filings with the SEC, including our Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2019. HHT’s SEC filings are available publicly on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. HHT disclaims any obligation to update the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.