LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BitNile Holdings, Inc. (NYSE American: NILE), a diversified holding (“BitNile“or the”Company”) announced today that it and certain of its subsidiaries have borrowed $18.9 million in term loan principal (the “Loans“) of a group of institutional investors (the “Funding”). The loans have a maturity of 18 months, which can be extended to 24 months, bear interest at the rate of 8.5% per annum and are secured by certain assets of the Company and various subsidiaries. Beginning in January 2023, lenders have the right to require the Company to make monthly payments of $0.6 million, increasing to $1.1 million in November 2023. The loans were issued with an initial issue discount of $1.89 million.
The lenders received warrants to purchase approximately 4.5 million common shares of the Company, exercisable for four years at $0.45 per share and warrants to purchase approximately 4.5 million common shares of the Company, exercisable for four years at $0.75 per share, subject to adjustment.
The loans are guaranteed by Ault Lending, LLC, a subsidiary of the Company, Ault & Company, Inc., a subsidiary of the Company, and Milton C. Ault, III, Executive Chairman of the Company and Chief Executive Officer of ‘Ault & Company, Inc.
Proceeds from the financing will be used for the purchase of a private aircraft, which will be used for business and charter services, and for general working capital purposes.
For more information about BitNile and its subsidiaries, BitNile recommends that shareholders, investors and any other interested parties read BitNile’s public documents and press releases available in the Investor Relations section at www.BitNile.com or available on www.sec.gov.
About BitNile Holdings, Inc.
BitNile Holdings, Inc. is a diversified holding company that continues to grow by acquiring undervalued companies and disruptive technologies with global impact. Through its wholly and majority owned subsidiaries and strategic investments, BitNile owns and operates a data center in which it mines Bitcoin and provides mission-critical products that support a wide range of industries, including mining petroleum, defense/aerospace, industrial, automotive, medical/biopharmaceutical, karaoke audio equipment, hotel and textile operations. Additionally, BitNile extends credit to certain entrepreneurial businesses through an approved lending subsidiary. BitNile’s corporate headquarters are located at 11411 Southern Highlands Parkway, Suite 240, Las Vegas, NV 89141; www.BitNile.com.
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