SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shift (Nasdaq: SFT), a leading end-to-end ecommerce platform for buying and selling used cars, has announced shares of its common stock have begun trading on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “SFT” and warrants under ticker symbol “SFTTW.”

“Trading on the Nasdaq represents an extremely exciting milestone for our company. We want to extend a huge thanks to the entire Shift team for their hard work and dedication, our amazing customers for their trust in us to deliver an exceptional experience, and to our shareholders for their support. We look forward to delivering shareholder value for years to come,” commented George Arison, Shift co-CEO.

Toby Russell, Shift Co-CEO, added, “Shift’s completed business combination with Insurance Acquisition Corp. delivered net $300 million to fund future growth. We will continue to invest in our business and execute on our strategy to drive long-term growth. We have a massive market opportunity ahead of us and we are tremendously excited by the road ahead.”

About Shift

Shift is a leading end-to-end auto ecommerce platform transforming the used car industry with a technology-driven, hassle-free customer experience. Shift’s mission is to make car purchase and ownership simple — to make buying or selling a used car fun, fair, and accessible to everyone. Shift provides comprehensive, digital solutions throughout the car ownership lifecycle: finding the right car, having a test drive brought to you before buying the car, a seamless digitally-driven purchase transaction including financing and vehicle protection products, an efficient, digital trade-in/sale transaction, and a vision to provide high-value support services during car ownership. For more information, visit www.shift.com.   

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Investor Relations:
Mark Roberts, Blueshirt Capital Markets
IR@shift.com

Media Contact:
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