Kaixin Auto Holdings Announces Preferred Financing Transaction

Chaoyang District, CHINA


BEIJING, April 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kaixin Auto Holdings (“Kaixin” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: KXIN) today announced that it has entered into a definitive securities purchase agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”) with Renren Inc., a 72% shareholder of the Company as of the date of this announcement (the “Purchaser”) on March 31, 2021 and completed the closing on the same date.

Pursuant to the Purchase Agreement, the Purchaser invested $6,000,000 in newly designated convertible preferred shares of the Company. The preferred shares are convertible into the Company’s ordinary shares at a conversion price of $3.00, subject to customary adjustments pursuant to the Purchase Agreement.

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Kaixin Auto Holdings
Email: ir@kaixin.com