Xigem Technologies Provides Update on Proposed Acquisitions
June 23, 2021
Due Diligence Completed on Shipit.to and FOOi Transactions. Definitive Agreements In Progress
TORONTO, June 23, 2021 – Xigem Technologies Corporation (CSE:XIGM) (FSE:2C1) (“Xigem” or the “Company”), a technology provider for the emerging remote economy, today provided updates on the status of its proposed and previously announced strategic investment and strategic acquisition. Due diligence has been completed for both the Alperton Ltd. (doing business as “Shipit.to”) and FOOi Inc. transactions. The parties to each transaction are working to finalize the definitive agreements. Subject to the execution of the definitive agreements and the receipt of any regulatory approvals, both transactions are expected to be completed within twenty-one to thirty days, if not sooner.
The Company announced on April 20, 2021 that it had entered into a letter of intent to acquire a 21% interest in Shipit.to for US$1.1 million, to be satisfied through a mix of cash and common shares of Xigem. Privately owned and based in Israel, Shipit.to is a digital logistics platform with a mission to create supply chain clarity for its customers. The platform uses IoT and machine learning to analyze the needs of the supply chain, predict the risks to its goals, and aid in the decision-making process required to avoid hazards along the entire supply chain. More information is available at www.shipit.to.
On May 10, 2021, the Company announced that it had signed a letter of intent with FOOi Inc. contemplating the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of FOOi Inc. for consideration of $500,000, to be satisfied in common shares in the capital of Xigem on the basis of a deemed price equal to $0.40 per share. The primary asset to be acquired is a commercialized, software-as-a-service, cloud-based, and peer-to-peer payment application (“FOOi”). FOOi is a mobile app that was built to facilitate all digital payments and was successfully commercialized, having effectively acquired and processed transactions for tens of thousands of users. More information is available at www.fooi.ca
About Xigem Technologies Corporation
Established in Toronto, Ontario, Xigem Technologies Corporation (CSE:XIGM) (FSE:2C1) is positioned to become a leading SaaS technology platform for the emerging near trillion dollar remote economy, with software capable of improving the capacity, productivity, and overall remote operations for businesses, consumers and other organizations. iAgent, the Company’s patented technology, will provide organizations, businesses and consumers with the tools necessary to thrive in a vast array of remote working, learning and treatment environments.
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SOURCE: Xigem Technologies Corporation
On behalf of the Company:
Brian Kalish, Chief Executive Officer