Boca Raton, FL – December 21, 2023 – Grom Social Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: GROM; GROMW) (“Grom” or the “Company”), a media, technology and entertainment company dedicated to family-friendly programming, web filtering technology and safe social media for kids, today announced the first closing of its previously announced private placement of a convertible promissory note with an initial principal amount of $4,000,000 (the “Notes”). The Notes are being issued pursuant to the securities purchase agreement, dated as of November 9, 2023 (as amended) with a single institutional investor (the “Investor”)., In connection with the purchase and sale of the Notes, the Company has agreed to issue to the Investor, warrants to acquire a total of 1,514,072 shares of Common Stock consisting of (1) 757,036 shares of Common Stock with an exercise price of $1.78 per share of Common Stock and (ii) 757,036 shares of Common Stock with an exercise price of $.001 per share of Common Stock.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the private placement for general working capital and administrative purposes.
EF Hutton LLC acted as exclusive placement agent for the offering.
The shares of common stock and warrants described above have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or an applicable exemption from such registration requirements. The securities were offered only to accredited investors. Pursuant to a registration rights agreement with the investors, the Company has agreed to file one or more registration statements with the SEC covering the resale of the shares of common stock and the shares issuable upon exercise of the pre-funded warrants and warrants.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities 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.
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