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SPI Energy Co., Ltd. Signs Term Sheet for the disposition of its Chinese business

HONG KONG, Aug. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SPI Energy Co., Ltd. (“SPI Energy” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: SPI), a global provider of renewable energy solutions and cryptocurrency miner hosting services for business, residential, government and utility customers and investors, today announced that it has entered into a term sheet with Lighting Charm Limited ( the “Buyer”), an affiliate of Tracy Zhoushan, the spouse of Xiaofeng Peng, the Company’s Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer. The term sheet provides that the Company will sell the Buyer 100% of the shares of SPI China (HK) Limited, which holds all of the Company’s assets and liabilities related to its business in China (the “Acquired Business”). These assets include EPC business, PV projects, Internet finance lease related business, E-commerce and others.

The Buyer will pay the Company $1.00 to acquire the assets and the Company will grant the Buyer the option (the “Option”) to purchase from the Company up to 10,000,000 of the Company’s Ordinary Shares par value of US$ 0.00001 per share (the “Ordinary Shares”), which Option will be exercisable by the Buyer at any time on or prior to the date that is three years after the date of the term sheet. The Option Exercise Price shall be the average closing price of the Ordinary Shares on Nasdaq during 60 (sixty) consecutive trading days preceding the date of the term sheet (the “Option Exercise Price”). The Company and its any subsidiaries will be entitled to repurchase the Acquired Business at the same Purchase Price. The closing will be subject to the execution of definitive agreements, satisfactory due diligence and a fairness valuation report by independent appraisal firm.

About SPI Energy Co., Ltd.

SPI Energy Co., Ltd. is a global provider of renewable energy solutions and cryptocurrencies miner hosting service for business, residential, government and utility customers and investors. SPI Energy focuses on the EPC/BT, storage and O2O PV market including the development, financing, installation, operation and sale of utility-scale and residential PV projects in China, Japan, Europe and North America. The Company operates an online energy e-commerce and investment platform in China, B2B e-commerce platform offering a range of PV, storage products in Australia as well as online platform (Umining.io) offering global VIP miner hosting service. The Company has its operating headquarters in Hong Kong and maintains global operations in Asia, Europe, North America and Australia.

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