BEIJING, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Bit Digital, Inc. (Nasdaq:BTBT) (the "Company"), an emerging bitcoin mining company headquartered in New York, U.S. today announced that the Company's name officially changed from Golden Bull Limited to "Bit Digital, Inc." effective on September 14, 2020. In the previous days, the Company elected two new independent directors in the AGM and disposed of the old peer-to-peer lending business.
On September 10, 2020, the Cayman Islands recorded the Certificate of Incorporation on Change of Name, officially changing the Company's name to "Bit Digital, Inc." which the company's management believes will provide a focused corporate image that more closely reflects the operating bitcoin mining business.
On September 4, 2020, the Company held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) and elected two new independent directors, Ms. Ichi Shih and Mr. Chaohui Deng. Ms. Ichi Shih has over 15 years of experience building and advising corporations through internal financial management, M&A transactions, and capital market transaction across several global regions with a Master's degree in International Finance and Business from Columbia University and the U.S. CPA Certificate. Mr. Chaohui Deng has over 20 years working experience of management and investment in several listed companies and holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Hengyang Industrial College, China. The Company believes that the election of two experienced and specialized directors will strengthen the Company's internal governance, improve internal control, and enhance the Company's overall image in the global capital markets.
On September 8 2020, the Company entered into a certain share purchase agreement (the "Disposition SPA") by and among a BVI company Sharp Whale Limited (the "Purchaser"), Point Cattle Holding Limited (the "Subsidiary") and Golden Bull Limited (now Bit Digital, Inc., the "Seller"). Pursuant to the Disposition SPA, the Purchaser agreed to purchase the Subsidiary in exchange for nominal consideration of $10.00 and other good and valuable consideration (the "Purchase Price"). The Board of Directors approved the transaction contemplated by the Disposition SPA (the "Disposition"). The closing of the Disposition occurred on September 8, 2020, and represented the Company complete disposition of the peer-to-peer lending business and focus onto the bitcoin mining business and its auto leasing business in the U.S. once the Coronavirus pandemic is curtailed.
The series of recent reforms to the Company is expected to help us integrate global resources and bitcoin mining resources to supply bitcoin network and gain bitcoin. Mr. Erke Huang, Chief Financial Officer of the Company, stated, "We started our bitcoin mining business and are very pleased to make increasing revenues from it since early 2020. We believe that the bitcoin mining business will continue to bolster the Company's income and increase shareholder value."
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SOURCE Bit Digital, Inc.