Enter into Subscription Agreements to Purchase Securities for $2 Million
JACKSONVILLE, FL / ACCESSWIRE / May 16, 2019 / GEE Group Inc. (NYSE American: JOB) ('the Company' or 'GEE Group'), a provider of professional staffing services and human resource solutions, today announced that members of its Senior Management and Board of Directors have entered into subscription agreements to purchase $2 million of newly issued 'Convertible Subordinated Notes' from the Company. The purchase price has been received by GEE Group pending final closing.
GEE Group entered into 'Subscription Agreements' with certain of its officers and directors to purchase in the aggregate principal amount of $2,000,000, 8% Convertible Subordinated Notes (the 'Notes') of the Company in connection with an exempt offering of the Notes by GEE Group to accredited investors under 'Regulation D' of the Securities Act of 1933. The Notes provide the holders with noncash, payment in kind ('PIK') interest of 8% payable in the form of a newly issued Series C 8% Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock ('Series C Preferred Stock'). The Notes are convertible at the option of the holders into the Series C Preferred Stock which are convertible at the holder's option to GEE Group common stock, The Company anticipates that it will use the proceeds from the sale of the Notes for general corporate purposes and to fund its growth initiatives.
Derek E. Dewan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GEE Group, commented, 'Members of the Company's Senior Management and Board of Directors are bullish on GEE Group's future and continue to support the Company with both their time commitment and financially. We are all encouraged about the opportunities to grow GEE Group and capitalize on the talent and resources we have in the Company.'
About GEE Group
GEE Group Inc. is a provider of specialized staffing solutions and is the successor to employment offices doing business since 1893. The Company operates in two industry segments, providing professional staffing services and solutions in the information technology, engineering, finance and accounting specialties and commercial staffing services through the names of Access Data Consulting, Agile Resources, Ashley Ellis, General Employment, Omni-One, Paladin Consulting and Triad. Also, in the healthcare sector, GEE Group, through its Scribe Solutions brand, staffs medical scribes who assist physicians in emergency departments of hospitals and in medical practices by providing required documentation for patient care in connection with electronic medical records (EMR). Additionally, the Company provides contract and direct hire professional staffing services through the following SNI brands: Accounting Now®, SNI Technology®, Legal Now®, SNI Financial®, Staffing Now®, SNI Energy®, and SNI Certes.
In addition to historical information, this press release contains statements relating to the Company's future results (including certain projections, pro forma financial information, and business trends) that are 'forward-looking statements' within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Act of 1934, as amended, (the 'Exchange Act'), and are subject to the 'safe harbor' created by those sections. The statements made in this press release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements that are predictive in nature and depend upon or refer to future events. Such forward-looking statements often contain, or are prefaced by, words such as 'will', 'may,' 'plans,' 'expects,' 'anticipates,' 'projects,' 'predicts,' 'pro forma', 'estimates,' 'aims,' 'believes,' 'hopes,' 'potential,' 'intends,' 'suggests,' 'appears,' 'seeks,' or variations of such words or similar words and expressions. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, are based on certain assumptions, and are subject to various known risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the Company's control, and cannot be predicted or quantified and, consequently, as a result of a number of factors, the Company's actual results could differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Certain factors that might cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements include, without limitation: (i) the loss, default or bankruptcy of one or more customers; (ii) changes in general, regional, national or international economic conditions; (iii) an act of war or terrorism or cyber security breach that disrupts business; (iv) changes in the law and regulations; (v) the effect of liabilities and other claims asserted against the Company including the failure to repay indebtedness or comply with lender covenants; (vi) changes in the size and nature of the Company's competition; (vii) the loss of one or more key executives; (viii) increased credit risk from customers; (ix) the Company's failure to grow internally or by acquisition or the failure to successfully integrate acquisitions; (x) the Company's failure to improve operating margins and realize cost efficiencies and economies of scale; (xi) the Company's failure to attract, hire and retain quality recruiters, account managers and salesmen; (xii) the Company's failure to recruit qualified candidates to place at customers for contract or full-time hire; and such other factors as set forth under the heading 'Forward-Looking Statements' in the Company's annual reports on Form 10-K, its quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and in the Company's other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). More detailed information about the Company and the risk factors that may affect the realization of forward-looking statements is set forth in the Company's filings with the SEC. Investors and security holders are urged to read these documents free of charge on the SEC's web site at http://www.sec.gov. The Company is under no obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) and does not intend to publicly update, revise or alter its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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