ROSEVILLE, Calif.—December 12, 2014 – Solar Power, Inc. ("SPI") (OTCBB:SOPW), a vertically-integrated photovoltaic ("PV") developer, today announced that it has entered into a non-binding memorandum of understanding ( "MOU") to subscribe for shares in Guocang Group Limited ("Guocang")(559:HK). SPI contemplates injecting capital in an aggregate amount of HK$1.2 billion (approximately US$154.8 million) in Guocang, along with Mr. Choi Chiu Fai Stanley, a private investor and 19% shareholder of SPI, to enable Guocang to pursue opportunities of high growth potential in the solar energy business.
Pursuant to the terms and conditions as set out in the MOU, SPI and Mr. Choi contemplate to subscribe for a total of 38,277,511,960 shares in the capital of Guocang ("subscription") at HK$0.03135 per share. Upon entry into a definitive subscription agreement and closing of the subscription, SPI and Mr. Choi will together own 91.42% of the entire issued share capital of Guocang.
The completion of the subscription is subject to certain conditions precedent, including entry into a definitive subscription agreement and satisfaction of the conditions therein, as well as obtaining certain waivers and approvals from regulatory authorities in Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. SPI, Mr. Choi and Guocang have agreed to negotiate in good faith to facilitate entry into a definitive subscription agreement within 90 days from the date of the MOU or on a later date as determined by the parties.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.
About Solar Power, Inc. (OTCBB:SOPW):
Solar Power, Inc. ("SPI") (Solar Power, Inc.) is a vertically-integrated PV developer offering its own brand of high-quality, low-cost distributed generation and utility-scale solar energy facility development services. From project development, to project financing and to post-construction asset management, SPI delivers turnkey world-class PV energy facilities and turnkey residential solar solutions to its business, government and utility customers. For additional information visit: www.spisolar.com.
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Amy Liu, Solar Power, Inc. (800) 548-8767