NEW YORK, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. (NasdaqCM: SINO) ("Sino-Global" or the "Company"), an international shipping agency and logistic services provider, today announced that it is proposing to offer shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. The Company expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15 percent of the shares of common stock offered in the public offering to cover over-allotments, if any. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for strategic investments, acquisitions and general corporate purposes. The final terms of the offering will depend on market and other conditions at the time of pricing, and there can be no assurance about whether or when the offering will be completed or the actual size or terms of the offering.
National Securities Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: NHLD), is acting as sole book-running manager for the offering.
Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. intends to offer and sell these securities pursuant to its existing shelf registration statement (File No. 333-194211), including a base prospectus, as declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on April 15, 2014. A preliminary prospectus supplement describing the terms of the offering has been filed with the SEC and is available on the SEC's website located at http://www.sec.gov. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus may be obtained by contacting the book-running manager at the following address:
National Securities Corporation
410 Park Ave, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Attn: Kim Addarich
Telephone: +1 (212) 417-8164
A final prospectus supplement describing the terms of the offering will be filed with the SEC. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities of Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd., and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale of any security in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd.
Founded in the United States of America ("US") in 2001, Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. is a Virginia corporation with its primary US operations in New York. The company provides its customers with comprehensive yet customized shipping agency, shipping and chartering, and inland transportation management services. As a general shipping agent, the Company serves ships coming to and departing from a number of countries and regions, including China, Australia, South Africa, Brazil, New Zealand, and Canada. 'It has signed strategic agreements with Qingdao Zhenghe Shipping Group Limited to jointly explore mutually beneficial business development opportunities; the China United Tally Co., Ltd. to develop third-party verification services at ports in China; and China Ocean Shipping Agency to develop their shipping agency business in China and internationally. For more information, please visit www.sino-global.com.
Safe Harbor Statement
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Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. Contact:
Mr. Anthony S. Chan, CPA
Executive Vice President and Acting CFO
+ 1 (718) 888-1814