New York, June 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via SEAPRWire.com) — Bit Origin Limited (NASDAQ: BTOG) (“Bit Origin” or the “Company”), an emerging growth company engaged in crypto mining business with diversified expansion strategies, today announced that the Company has entered into a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) with an American Counterparty to purchase 750 Antminer S19j Pro (100 TH/s) Bitcoin Miners, which are expected to ramp up the hash rate of the Company’s miner fleet by 75,000 TH/s. The anticipated purchase of miners will increase the Company’s Bitcoin miners to 4,378 units, producing approximately 416.2 PH/s when all miners are operating at full capacity, and it is expected to produce 52.68 BTCs per month when all miners are deployed.
Pursuant to the LOI, the Company agrees to purchase 750 Antminer S19j Pro (100 TH/s) Bitcoin Miners in an aggregate value of US$5,625,000. The Company expects to enter into a definitive agreement and expects the transaction to be completed in the coming weeks, subject to the customary conditions, and the miners are expected to be delivered to the Company’s U.S. mining facility upon assigning of the definitive agreement. As the transaction proceeds, the Company will publicly disclose required information either through press releases or SEC filings, as appropriate.
Mr. Lucas Wang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, commented, “The proposed asset purchase plan from the LOI will greatly enhance our hash rate capacity, and it is another important approach in our growth strategies to expand our business since we have completed our new company name change. Under the guidance of our strong leadership, we will continue to source the best miners at competitive pricing with strong relationships in the industry. The management team of the Company is making significant efforts to scale up our mining capacity rapidly, accelerate business growth, and ultimately create long-term value for our shareholders.”
About Bit Origin Limited
Bit Origin Limited, formerly known as China Xiangtai Food Co., Ltd., is an emerging growth company operating in the United States and engaged in crypto mining business. The Company is also actively deploying blockchain technologies, alongside diversified expansion strategies. For more information, please visit https://bitorigin.io.
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