MACAU, Sept. 14, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nature Wood Group Limited (the “Company” or “Nature Wood”), a global leading vertically-integrated forestry company that focuses on FSC business operations, today announced the closing of its initial public offering (the “Offering”) of 750,000 American Depositary Shares (“ADS”) at a price to the public of US$9 per ADS for gross proceeds of US$6.75 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and offering expenses. In addition, the Company has granted the underwriters an option, exercisable within 45 days from the closing date of the Offering, to purchase up to an additional 112,500 additional ADSs at the public offering price, less underwriting discounts and expenses, to cover over-allotment, if any. Each ADS represents eight ordinary shares of the Company. The Offering closed on 14 September, 2023 and the ADSs began trading on September 12, 2023 on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol “NWGL”.
Prime Number Capital LLC is acting as underwriter of the Offering. Loeb & Loeb LLP is acting as counsel to the Company, and Hunter Taubman Fischer & Li LLC is acting as counsel to the underwriters.
Nature Wood plans to use the net proceeds of the Offering as follows: (i) approximately 50% for acquisition of concession rights and forest-related business; (ii) approximately 35% for acquisition of factories in Europe or South America and development of new products; and (iii) the balance to fund working capital and other general corporate purposes.
A registration statement on Form F-1 (File No. 333-271425) related to the Offering has been filed with, and declared effective on September 11, 2023, U.S. Eastern time by, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
The Offering is being made only by means of a prospectus forming a part of the effective registration statement. Copies of the prospectus related to the Offering may be obtained by contacting: Prime Number Capital LLC, 1345 Avenue of the Americas, New York, 10105, or by email at email@example.com. In addition, a copy of the prospectus relating to the Offering may be obtained via the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.
About Nature Wood Group Limited
Nature Wood Group Limited is a global leading vertically-integrated forestry company that focuses on FSC business operations, timber and wood products industry. The Company’s operations cover both up-stream forest management and harvesting, and down-stream wood-processing and distribution. Nature Wood offers a broad line of products, including logs, decking, flooring, sawn timber, recycled charcoal, synthesized charcoal, machine-made charcoal and essential oils, primarily through its sales network in Europe, South Asia, South America, North America and China. For more information, please visit: www.nature-wood.com.
Safe Harbor Statement
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