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Section 1: 8-K (CURRENT REPORT)

 

 

United States

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

 

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 8, 2018

 

Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd.

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in charter)

 

Virginia   001- 34024   11-3588546
(State or other jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
  (Commission File No.)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

1044 Northern Boulevard, Suite 305

Roslyn, New York 11576-1514

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (718) 888-1814

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

☐     Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17CFR230.425)

 

☐     Soliciting material pursuant to Rule14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17CFR240.14a-12)

 

☐     Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17CFR240.14d-2(b))

 

☐     Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17CFR240.13e-4(c))

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company ☐

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐

 

 

 

 

 

 

Item 1.01Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

 

On November 8, 2018, Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. (the “Company”) entered into a Share Purchase Agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”) with Mr. Xiangbin Huang, an accredited and sophisticated investor based in People’s Republic of China (the “Investor”) pursuant to which the Company agreed to sell to the Investor, and the Investor agreed to purchase from the Company, through a private placement, such number of shares (the “Shares”) of the common stock, no par value per share, of the Company (“Common Stock”), that shall be issuable at a purchase price per share equal to 120% of the average closing price of the Common Stock on NASDAQ Stock Market over the five consecutive trading day period immediately prior to the closing of the transaction for aggregate gross proceeds to the Company of $1,000,000. The Shares are restricted shares and cannot be resold without an effective registration statement or a valid exemption. In addition, the Purchase Agreement set forth a one-year restrictive period.

 

The Investor has also agreed to cause the entity he controls to offer the Company the opportunity to provide pharmaceutical cold chain logistics services in Chengdu area and throughout China.

 

The foregoing description of the Purchase Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in their entirety by reference to the Purchase Agreement which is attached as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit No.   Description
     
10.1   Securities Purchase Agreement dated November 8, 2018

 

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SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

Date: November 14, 2018

 

  Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd.
     
  By: /s/ Lei Cao
  Name:  Lei Cao
  Title: Chief Executive Officer

 

 

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Section 2: EX-10.1 (SECURITIES PURCHASE AGREEMENT DATED NOVEMBER 8, 2018)

Exhibit 10.1

 

SHARE PURCHASE AGREEMENT

 

THIS SHARE PURCHASE AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”) is dated as of November 8, 2018, by and among Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd., a Virginia corporation, (the “Company”), and the investors listed on the Schedule of Buyers attached hereto (individually, a “Buyer” and collectively, the “Buyers”).

 

WHEREAS:

 

A. The Company and each Buyer is executing and delivering this Agreement in reliance upon the exemption from securities registration afforded by Section 4(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “1933 Act”), and Rule 506 of Regulation D (“Regulation D”) as promulgated by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) under the 1933 Act.

 

B. Each Buyer wishes to purchase, and the Company wishes to sell, upon the terms and conditions stated in this Agreement, that number of shares (the “Shares”) of common stock of the Company, without par value per share (the “Common Stock”), set forth opposite such Buyer’s name in the Schedule of Buyers.

 

C. In order to induce the Company to sell the Shares to the Buyers under the terms set forth herein, the Buyers have committed to direct certain business opportunities to the Company to perform, as described in greater detail herein.

  

NOW, THEREFORE, the Company and each Buyer hereby agree as follows:

 

1. PURCHASE AND SALE OF SHARES.

 

(a) Sale of Shares. Subject to the satisfaction (or waiver) of the conditions set forth in Sections 6 and 7 below, the Company shall issue and sell to each Buyer, and each Buyer severally, but not jointly, agrees to purchase from the Company on the Closing Date (as defined below), such number of Shares as is set forth opposite such Buyer’s name in the Schedule of Buyers (the “Closing”).

 

(b) Closing. The date and time of the Closing (the “Closing Date”) shall be 10:00 a.m., Eastern Standard Time, November [ ], 2018 or such other time and date as is mutually agreed to by the Company and each Buyer and after notification of satisfaction (or waiver) of the conditions to the Closing set forth in Sections 6 and 7 below at the offices of Pryor Cashman LLP at 7 Times Square, New York, NY 10036.

 

 

 

 

(c) Purchase Price. The aggregate purchase price for the Shares to be purchased by each such Buyer at the Closing (the “Purchase Price”) shall be the amount set forth opposite each Buyer’s name in the Schedule of Buyers. The per share price shall be 120% of the average closing price of the Company’s shares of Common Stock on NASDAQ during the five consecutive trading day period immediately prior to the Closing. 

 

2. COMPANY RIGHT OF FIRST REFUSAL ON SHIPPING AGENCY SERVICES. Beginning on the date of signing this Agreement, any of the Buyers, directly or indirectly, owns any Shares of the Company or holds (or causes any designate to hold) any Officer or Director position with the Company.

 

(a) Such Buyer shall cause the entity he controls to offer the Company the opportunity to provide pharmaceutical cold chain logistics services in Chengdu area and throughout China.

 

(b) In the absence of any agreement to the contrary, the services provided under this Section 2 will be provided at the Company’s ordinary pricing rates and terms.

 

(c) The waiver by the Company of its right of first refusal to provide services in any response to any offer from the entity controlled by the Buyer shall apply only to that offer and shall not constitute a general waiver of the Company’s right of first refusal.

 

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3. BUYER’S REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES. Each Buyer, severally and not jointly, represents and warrants to the Company with respect to only itself that:

 

(a) No Sale or Distribution. Such Buyer is acquiring the Shares for its own account and not with a view towards, or for resale in connection with, the public sale or distribution thereof, except pursuant to sales registered or exempted under the 1933 Act. Such Buyer is acquiring the Shares hereunder in the ordinary course of its business. Such Buyer does not presently have any agreement or understanding, directly or indirectly, with any Person to distribute any of the Shares.

 

(b) Accredited Investor Status. Such Buyer is an “accredited investor” as that term is defined in Rule 501(a) of Regulation D.

 

(c) Reliance on Exemptions. Such Buyer understands that the Shares are being offered and sold to it in reliance on specific exemptions from the registration requirements of United States federal and state securities laws and that the Company is relying in part upon the truth and accuracy of, and such Buyer’s compliance with, the representations, warranties, agreements, acknowledgments and understandings of such Buyer set forth herein in order to determine the availability of such exemptions and the eligibility of such Buyer to acquire the Shares.

 

(d) Information. Such Buyer and its advisors, if any, have been furnished with all materials relating to the business, finances and operations of the Company and materials relating to the offer and sale of the Shares that have been reasonably requested by such Buyer. Such Buyer and its advisors, if any, have been afforded the opportunity to ask questions of the Company. Neither such inquiries nor any other due diligence investigations conducted by such Buyer or its advisors, if any, or its representatives shall modify, amend or affect such Buyer’s right to rely on the Company’s representations and warranties contained herein. Such Buyer understands that its investment in the Shares involves a high degree of risk and is able to afford a complete loss of such investment. Such Buyer has sought such accounting, legal and tax advice as it has considered necessary to make an informed investment decision with respect to its acquisition of the Shares.

 

(e) No Governmental Review. Such Buyer understands that no United States federal or state agency or any other government or governmental agency has passed on or made any recommendation or endorsement of the Shares or the fairness or suitability of the investment in the Shares nor have such authorities passed upon or endorsed the merits of the offering of the Shares.

 

(f) Transfer or Resale. Such Buyer understands that (i) the Shares have not been and are not being registered under the 1933 Act, and may not be offered for sale, sold, assigned or transferred unless (A) subsequently registered thereunder or (B) such Buyer shall have delivered to the Company an opinion of counsel, in a form reasonably acceptable to the Company, to the effect that such Shares to be sold, assigned or transferred may be sold, assigned or transferred pursuant to an exemption from such registration; and (ii) neither the Company nor any other Person is under any obligation to register the Shares under the 1933 Act or any state securities laws or to comply with the terms and conditions of any exemption thereunder.

 

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(g) Legends. Such Buyer understands that the stock certificates, unless and until registered, shall bear a restrictive legend in substantially the following form (and a stop-transfer order may be placed against transfer of such stock certificates):

 

“THE SECURITIES EVIDENCED BY THIS CERTIFICATE ARE GOVEREND BY THAT CERTAIN SHARE PURCHASE AGREEMENT DATED November [ ], 2018 (THE “PURCHASE AGREEMENT”) AND HAVE NOT BEEN REGISTERED UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED (THE “SECURITIES ACT”), OR THE SECURITIES LAWS OF ANY STATE OR OTHER JURISDICTION. THE SECURITIES MAY NOT BE OFFERED, SOLD, PLEDGED OR OTHERWISE TRANSFERRED (A) IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE TERMS OF THE PURCHASE AGREEMENT, INCLUDING IN PARTICULAR THE RESTRICTION AGAINST SALE FOR A PERIOD OF ONE (1) YEAR AFTER RECEIPT OF THE SECURITIES AND (B) EXCEPT (1) PURSUANT TO AN EXEMPTION FROM REGISTRATION UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OR (2) PURSUANT TO AN EFFECTIVE REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT, IN EACH CASE IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL APPLICABLE STATE SECURITIES LAWS AND THE SECURITIES LAWS OF OTHER JURISDICTIONS, AND IN THE CASE OF A TRANSACTION EXEMPT FROM REGISTRATION, UNLESS THE COMPANY HAS RECEIVED AN OPINION OF COUNSEL REASONABLY SATISFACTORY TO IT THAT SUCH TRANSACTION DOES NOT REQUIRE REGISTRATION UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT AND SUCH OTHER APPLICABLE LAWS.”

 

The legend set forth above shall be removed and the Company shall issue a certificate without such legend to the holder of the Shares upon which it is stamped, if, unless otherwise required by state securities laws, (i) such Shares are registered for resale under the 1933 Act or (ii) in connection with a sale, assignment or other transfer, such holder provides the Company with a legal opinion reasonably acceptable to the Company, to the effect that such sale, assignment or transfer of the Shares may be made without registration under the applicable requirements of the 1933 Act.

 

(h) Validity; Enforcement. This Agreement has been duly and validly authorized, executed and delivered on behalf of such Buyer and shall constitute the legal, valid and binding obligations of such Buyer enforceable against such Buyer in accordance with their respective terms, except as such enforceability may be limited by general principles of equity or to applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium, liquidation and other similar laws relating to, or affecting generally, the enforcement of applicable creditors’ rights and remedies.

 

(i) No Conflicts. The execution, delivery and performance by such Buyer of this Agreement and the consummation by such Buyer of the transactions contemplated hereby will not (i) result in a violation of the organizational documents of such Buyer or (ii) conflict with, or constitute a default (or an event which with notice or lapse of time or both would become a default) under, or give to others any rights of termination, amendment, acceleration or cancellation of, any agreement, indenture or instrument to which such Buyer is a party, or (iii) result in a violation of any law, rule, regulation, order, judgment or decree (including federal and state securities laws) applicable to such Buyer, except in the case of clauses (ii) and (iii) above, for such conflicts, defaults, rights or violations which would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a material adverse effect on the ability of such Buyer to perform its obligations hereunder.

 

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(j) Residency. Such Buyer is a resident of that jurisdiction specified below its address on the Schedule of Buyers.

 

(k) Certain Trading Activities. Other than with respect to the transactions contemplated herein, since the time that such Buyer was first contacted by the Company or any other Person regarding the investment in the Company set forth herein, neither the Buyer nor any Affiliate of such Buyer which (x) had knowledge of the transactions contemplated hereby, (y) has or shares discretion relating to such Buyer’s investments or trading or information concerning such Buyer’s investments and (z) is subject to such Buyer’s review or input concerning such Affiliate’s investments or trading (collectively, “Trading Affiliates”) has directly or indirectly, nor has any Person acting on behalf of or pursuant to any understanding with such Buyer or Trading Affiliate, (i) effected or agreed to effect any purchase or sale of the Shares, (ii) taken, directly or indirectly, any action designed to cause or to result, or that could reasonably be expected to cause or result, in the stabilization or manipulation of the price of any security of the Company, or (iii) paid or agreed to pay to any person any compensation for soliciting another to purchase or sell any securities of the Company.

 

(l) No Consideration. Such Buyer has not paid any consideration, directly or indirectly, to any officer, director or employee of the Company or any Subsidiary.

 

4. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF THE COMPANY.

 

The Company represents and warrants to each of the Buyers that:

 

(a) Organization and Qualification. The Company and its “Subsidiaries” (which for purposes of this Agreement includes any joint venture or any entity in which the Company, directly or indirectly, owns any of the capital stock or holds an equity, contractual or other interest) are entities duly organized and validly existing and, to the extent legally applicable, in good standing under the laws of the jurisdiction in which they are formed, and have the requisite power and authorization to own their properties and to carry on their business as now being conducted. Each of the Company and its Subsidiaries is duly qualified as a foreign entity to do business and, to the extent legally applicable, is in good standing in every jurisdiction in which its ownership of property or the nature of the business conducted by it makes such qualification necessary, except to the extent that the failure to be so qualified or be in good standing would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. As used in this Agreement, “Material Adverse Effect” means any material adverse effect on the business, properties, assets, operations, results of operations, condition (financial or otherwise) or prospects of the Company and its Subsidiaries, individually or taken as a whole, or on the transactions contemplated hereby or by the agreements and instruments to be entered into in connection herewith, or on the authority or ability of the Company to perform its obligations under this Agreement.

 

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(b) Authorization; Enforcement; Validity. The Company has the requisite power and authority to enter into and perform its obligations under this Agreement and to issue the Shares in accordance with the terms hereof. The execution and delivery of the Agreement by the Company and the consummation by the Company of the transactions contemplated hereby, including, without limitation, the reservation for issuance and the issuance of the Shares have been duly authorized by the Company’s Board of Directors and no further filing, consent, or authorization is required by the Company, its Board of Directors or its shareholders. This Agreement has been duly executed and delivered by the Company, and constitutes the legal, valid and binding obligations of the Company, enforceable against the Company in accordance with its terms, except as such enforceability may be limited by general principles of equity or applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium, liquidation or similar laws relating to, or affecting generally, the enforcement of applicable creditors’ rights and remedies.

 

(c) No Conflicts. The execution, delivery and performance of this Agreement by the Company and the consummation by the Company of the transactions contemplated hereby will not (i) result in a violation of the Company’s Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws (the “Organizational Documents”) or any certificate of designations or other constituent documents of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, any capital stock of the Company or any similar governing documents of its Subsidiaries or (ii) unless such conflict or default could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, conflict with, or constitute a default (or an event which with notice or lapse of time or both would become a default) in any respect under, or give to others any rights of termination, amendment, acceleration or cancellation of, any agreement, indenture or instrument to which the Company or any of its Subsidiaries is a party, or (iii) result in a violation of any law, rule, regulation, order, judgment or decree (including foreign, federal and state securities laws and regulations and the rules and regulations of The NASDAQ Capital Market (the “Principal Market”) and applicable laws of the People’s Republic of China (“China”)) applicable to the Company or any of its Subsidiaries or by which any property or asset of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries is bound or affected.

 

(d) Consents. Neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries is required to obtain any consent, authorization or order of, or make any filing or registration with, any court, governmental agency or any regulatory or self-regulatory agency or any other Person in order for it to execute, deliver or perform any of its obligations under or contemplated by this Agreement in accordance with the terms hereof, except for the following consents, authorizations, orders, filings and registrations (none of which is required to be filed or obtained before the Closing): (i) the filing of such forms with the Principal Market as may be required to be filed reflecting the issuance of the Shares to the Buyers, which shall be done pursuant to the rules of the Principal Market, and (ii) the filing with the SEC of Form D. The Company and its Subsidiaries are unaware of any facts or circumstances that might prevent the Company from obtaining any of the application or filings pursuant to the preceding sentence.

 

(e) Acknowledgment Regarding Buyer’s Purchase of Shares. The Company acknowledges and agrees that each Buyer is acting solely in the capacity of an arm’s length purchaser with respect to this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby and that no Buyer is (i) an officer or director of the Company, (ii) an “affiliate” of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries (as defined in Rule 144) or (iii) to the knowledge of the Company, a “beneficial owner” of more than 10% of the Ordinary Shares (as defined for purposes of Rule 13d-3 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “1934 Act”)).

 

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(f) No General Solicitation. Neither the Company, nor any of its Subsidiaries or affiliates, nor any Person acting on its or their behalf, has engaged in any form of general solicitation or general advertising (within the meaning of Regulation D) in connection with the offer or sale of the Shares.

 

(g) No Integrated Offering. None of the Company, its Subsidiaries, any of their affiliates, and any Person acting on their behalf has, directly or indirectly, made any offers or sales of any security or solicited any offers to buy any security, under circumstances that would require registration of any of the Shares under the 1933 Act or cause this offering of the Shares to be integrated with prior offerings by the Company for purposes of the 1933 Act or any applicable shareholder approval provisions, including, without limitation, under the rules and regulations of any exchange or automated quotation system on which any of the securities of the Company are listed or designated. None of the Company, its Subsidiaries, their affiliates and any Person acting on their behalf will take any action or steps referred to in the preceding sentence that would require registration of any of the Shares under the 1933 Act or cause the offering of the Shares to be integrated with other offerings.

 

(h) Equity Capitalization. As of the date hereof, the authorized capital stock of the Company consists of 10,000,000 Shares, of which as of the date hereof, 13,095,535 are issued and outstanding, 7,608,903 shares are reserved for issuance pursuant to the Company’s stock option and purchase plans and no shares are reserved for issuance pursuant to securities exercisable or exchangeable for, or convertible into, Shares. All of such outstanding shares have been, or upon issuance will be, validly issued and are fully paid and nonassessable. The Company has furnished to the Buyers true, correct and complete copies of the Company’s Organizational Documents, as amended and as in effect on the date hereof, and the terms of all securities convertible into, or exercisable or exchangeable for, Shares and the material rights of the holders thereof in respect thereto.

 

(i) Manipulation of Price. The Company has not, and to its knowledge no one acting on its behalf has, (i) taken, directly or indirectly, any action designed to cause or to result, or that could reasonably be expected to cause or result, in the stabilization or manipulation of the price of any security of the Company, (ii) paid or agreed to pay to any person any compensation for soliciting another to purchase any other securities of the Company.

 

(j) No Consideration. The Company is not aware of any consideration being paid by any Buyer, directly or indirectly, to any officer, director or employee of the Company or any Subsidiary.

 

5. COVENANTS.

 

(a) Best Efforts. Each party shall use its best efforts to timely satisfy each of the conditions to be satisfied by it as provided in Sections 6 and 7 of this Agreement.

 

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(b) Form D. The Company agrees to timely file a Form D with respect to the Shares as required under Regulation D. The Company shall, also take such action as the Company shall reasonably determine is necessary in order to obtain an exemption for or to qualify the Shares for sale to the Buyers at the Closing pursuant to this Agreement under applicable securities laws of the United States (or to obtain an exemption from such qualification). The Company shall make all filings and reports relating to the offer and sale of the Shares required under applicable securities laws of the United States following the Closing Date.

 

(c) No Disqualification Events. With respect to Shares to be offered and sold hereunder in reliance on Rule 506 under the Securities Act (“Regulation D Securities”), none of the Company, any of its predecessors, any director, executive officer, other officer of the Company participating in the offering, any beneficial owner (as that term is defined in Rule 13d-3 under the Exchange Act) of 20% or more of the Company’s outstanding voting equity securities, calculated on the basis of voting power, nor any promoter (as that term is defined in Rule 405 under the Securities Act) connected with the Company in any capacity at the time of sale of any Regulation D Securities (each, an “Issuer Covered Person” and, collectively, “Issuer Covered Persons”) is subject to any of the “Bad Actor” disqualifications described in Rule 506(d)(1)(i) to (viii) under the Securities Act (a “Disqualification Event”), except for a Disqualification Event covered by Rule 506(d)(2) under the Securities Act. The Issuer has exercised reasonable care to determine (i) the identity of each person that is an Issuer Covered Person; and (ii) whether any Issuer Covered Person is subject to a Disqualification Event. The Issuer has complied, to the extent applicable, with its disclosure obligations under Rule 506(e) under the Securities Act. The Company further covenant that none of its affiliates will offer or sell securities in a manner subject to integration pursuant to Rule 502(a) of Regulation D with the offer and sale of the Shares under this Agreement.

 

(d) Other Covered Persons. The Company is not aware of any person (other than any Issuer Covered Person) that has been or will be paid (directly or indirectly) remuneration for solicitation of any of the Buyers in connection with the sale of any Regulation D Securities.

 

(e) Limitation on Trading. Each Buyer agrees for itself and its Trading Affiliates that neither it nor its Trading Affiliates will conduct any activities in the Trading Market with respect to the Shares, including purchases, sales, or the securing of shares to borrow, for a period commencing on the Closing Date and ending at the close of trading on the Trading Market on the one (1) year anniversary of the Closing Date (or the next Trading Day, if such date is not a Trading Day).

 

6. CONDITIONS TO THE COMPANY’S OBLIGATION TO SELL.

 

The obligation of the Company hereunder to issue and sell the Shares to each Buyer at the Closing is subject to the satisfaction, at or before the Closing Date, of each of the following conditions, provided that these conditions are for the Company’s sole benefit and may be waived by the Company at any time in its sole discretion by providing each Buyer with prior written notice thereof:

 

(i) Such Buyer shall have executed each of the Transaction Documents to which it is a party and delivered the same to the Company.

 

(ii) Such Buyer and each other Buyer shall have delivered to the Company the Purchase Price for the Shares being purchased by such Buyer at the Closing by wire transfer of immediately available funds pursuant to the wire instructions provided by the Company.

 

(iii) The representations and warranties of such Buyer shall be true and correct in all material respects (except for those representations and warranties that are qualified by materiality or Material Adverse Effect, which shall be true and correct in all respects) as of the date when made and as of the Closing Date as though made at that time (except for representations and warranties that speak as of a specific date, which shall be true and correct as of such specified date), and such Buyer shall have performed, satisfied and complied in all material respects with the covenants, agreements and conditions required by this Agreement to be performed, satisfied or complied with by such Buyer at or prior to the Closing Date.

 

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(iv) The shareholders of the company shall have consented to the issuance of the Shares to the Buyers at the Shareholder Meeting described above in Section 4(c) hereof.

 

7. CONDITIONS TO EACH BUYER’S OBLIGATION TO PURCHASE.

 

The obligation of each Buyer hereunder to purchase the Shares at the Closing is subject to the satisfaction, at or before the Closing Date, of each of the following conditions, provided that these conditions are for each Buyer’s sole benefit and may be waived by such Buyer at any time in its sole discretion by providing the Company with prior written notice thereof:

 

(i) The shareholders of the company shall have consented to the issuance of the Shares to the Buyers at the Shareholder Meeting described above in Section 4(c) hereof.

 

(ii) The Company shall have delivered to such Buyer a certificate, executed by the Secretary of the Company and dated as of the Closing Date, as to (i) the resolutions consistent with Section 3(b) as adopted by the Company’s Board of Directors in a form reasonably acceptable to such Buyer, and (ii) the Organizational Documents, each as in effect at the Closing, in the form attached hereto as Exhibit A.

 

(iii) The representations and warranties of the Company shall be true and correct in all material respects (except for those representations and warranties that are qualified by materiality or Material Adverse Effect, which shall be true and correct in all respects) as of the date when made and as of the Closing Date as though made at that time (except for representations and warranties that speak as of a specific date, which shall be true and correct as of such specified date) and the Company shall have performed, satisfied and complied in all material respects with the covenants, agreements and conditions required by this Agreement to be performed, satisfied or complied with by the Company at or prior to the Closing Date.

 

(iv) The Shares (i) shall be designated for quotation or listed on the Principal Market and (ii) shall not have been suspended, as of the Closing Date, by the SEC or the Principal Market from trading on the Principal Market.

 

(v) The Company shall have obtained all governmental, regulatory or third party consents and approvals, if any, necessary for the sale of the Shares.

 

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8. MISCELLANEOUS.

 

(a) Governing Law; Jurisdiction; Jury Trial. This Agreement will be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York applicable to agreements made and to be performed entirely in such State. This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto, and their respective successors and permitted assigns. Any right to trial by jury with respect to any dispute arising under this Agreement or any transaction or conduct in connection herewith is waived. Any dispute arising under this Agreement may be brought into the courts of the State of New York or into the Federal Court located in New York, New York and, by execution and delivery of this Agreement, the parties hereby accepts for themselves and in respect of their property, generally and unconditionally, the jurisdiction of aforesaid courts. Each party hereto hereby irrevocably waives personal service of process and consents to process being served in any such suit, action or proceeding by delivering a copy thereof via overnight delivery (with evidence of delivery) to such party at the address in effect for notices to it under this Agreement and agrees that such service shall constitute good and sufficient service of process and notice thereof. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to limit in any way any right to serve process in any manner permitted by law. If either party shall commence an action or proceeding to enforce any provisions of a this Agreement, then the prevailing party in such action or proceeding shall be reimbursed by the other party for its attorney’s fees and other costs and expenses incurred with the investigation, preparation and prosecution of such action or proceeding.

 

(b) Counterparts. This Agreement may be executed in two or more identical counterparts, all of which shall be considered one and the same agreement and shall become effective when counterparts have been signed by each party and delivered to the other party; provided that a facsimile signature shall be considered due execution and shall be binding upon the signatory thereto with the same force and effect as if the signature were an original, not a facsimile signature.

 

(c) Headings. The headings of this Agreement are for convenience of reference and shall not form part of, or affect the interpretation of, this Agreement.

 

(d) Severability. If any provision of this Agreement shall be invalid or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remainder of this Agreement in that jurisdiction or the validity or enforceability of any provision of this Agreement in any other jurisdiction.

 

(e) Entire Agreement; Amendments. This Agreement and the other Transaction Documents supersede all other prior oral or written agreements between the Buyers, the Company, their affiliates and Persons acting on their behalf with respect to the matters discussed herein, and this Agreement contain the entire understanding of the parties with respect to the matters covered herein and, except as specifically set forth herein, neither the Company nor any Buyer makes any representation, warranty, covenant or undertaking with respect to such matters. No provision of this Agreement may be amended other than by an instrument in writing signed by the parties hereto. No provision hereof may be waived other than by an instrument in writing signed by the party against whom enforcement is sought.

 

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(f) Notices. Any notices, consents, waivers or other communications required or permitted to be given under the terms of this Agreement must be in writing and will be deemed to have been delivered: (i) upon receipt, when delivered personally; (ii) upon receipt, when sent by facsimile (provided confirmation of transmission is mechanically or electronically generated and kept on file by the sending party); or (iii) one Business Day after deposit with an overnight courier service, in each case properly addressed to the party to receive the same. The addresses and facsimile numbers for such communications shall be:

 

If to the Company:

 

Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd.

1044 Northern Boulevard, Suite 305

Roslyn, New York 11576-1514

 

Telephone: (718) 888-1814
Facsimile: (718) 888-1148
Attention: Lei Cao, President

 

If to a Buyer, to its address and facsimile number set forth on the Schedule of Buyers, with copies to such Buyer’s representatives as set forth on the Schedule of Buyers, or to such other address and/or facsimile number and/or to the attention of such other Person as the recipient party has specified by written notice given to each other party five (5) days prior to the effectiveness of such change. Written confirmation of receipt (A) given by the recipient of such notice, consent, waiver or other communication, (B) mechanically or electronically generated by the sender’s facsimile machine containing the time, date, recipient facsimile number and an image of the first page of such transmission or (C) provided by an overnight courier service shall be rebuttable evidence of personal service, receipt by facsimile or receipt from an overnight courier service in accordance with clause (i), (ii) or (iii) above, respectively.

 

Any document shall be deemed to have been duly served if marked for the attention of the agent for service of process at its address (as set forth in Section 9(a)) or such other address in the United States as may be notified to the party wishing to serve the document and delivered in accordance with the notice provisions set forth in this Section 9(f).

 

(g) Successors and Assigns. This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties and their respective successors and assigns.

 

(h) No Third Party Beneficiaries. This Agreement is intended for the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective permitted successors and assigns, and is not for the benefit of, nor may any provision hereof be enforced by, any other Person.

 

(i) Survival. The representations and warranties of the Company and the Buyers contained in Sections 3 and 4 and the agreements and covenants set forth in Sections 5, 6 and 7 shall survive for one (1) year following the Closing and the delivery and exercise of Shares, as applicable. Each Buyer shall be responsible only for its own representations, warranties, agreements and covenants hereunder.

 

(j) Further Assurances. Each party shall do and perform, or cause to be done and performed, all such further acts and things, and shall execute and deliver all such other agreements, certificates, instruments and documents, as any other party may reasonably request in order to carry out the intent and accomplish the purposes of this Agreement and the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby.

 

(k) No Strict Construction. The language used in this Agreement will be deemed to be the language chosen by the parties to express their mutual intent, and no rules of strict construction will be applied against any party.

 

[Signature Pages Follow]

 

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, each Buyer and the Company have caused their respective signature page to this Share Purchase Agreement to be duly executed as of the date first written above.

 

  COMPANY:
   
  Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd.
     
  By: /s/ Lei Cao
  Name:  Lei Cao
  Its: President and Chief Executive Officer

 

 

 

 

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, each Buyer and the Company have caused their respective signature page to this Share Purchase Agreement to be duly executed as of the date first written above.

 

  BUYER:
     
  By:  /s/ Xiangbin Huang
  Name:  Xiangbin Huang

  

 

 

 

SCHEDULE OF BUYERS

 

Buyer  Address and
Facsimile Number
   Number of Shares
of Common Stock
   Purchase Price 
                
Xiangbin Huang          $ 

 

 

 

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