Wins Finance Holdings Inc. Receives Delisting Determination Letter from Nasdaq
BEIJING and NEW YORK, May 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Wins Finance Holdings Inc. ("Wins Finance" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: WINS), a diversified investment and asset management company that provides integrated financing solutions to small and medium enterprises ("SMEs") in China, today announced that on May 22, 2020, the Company received a delisting determination letter (the "Determination Letter") from the staff of the Listing Qualifications Department of The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC ("Nasdaq"). The Determination Letter notified the Company that since it had not filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2019 (the "2019 20-F") by May 13, 2020, the deadline by which the Company was to file the 2019 20-F in order to regain compliance with Listing Rule 5250(c)(1), the Company's common stock is subject to delisting from The Nasdaq Capital Market.
The Determination Letter further noted that unless the Company requested an appeal of the Staff's determination no later than 4:00 pm Eastern Time on May 29, 2020, trading of the Company's common stock on The Nasdaq Capital Market will be suspended at the opening of business on June 2, 2020, and a Form 25-NSE would be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") removing the Company's securities from listing and registration on The Nasdaq Stock Market.
The Company intends to timely request a hearing before the Nasdaq Hearings Panel (the "Panel") under Listing Rule 5815(a) to present its plan to regain compliance with Listing Rule 5250(c)(1), which request will automatically stay the delisting of the Company's securities for 15 calendar days from the date of the request. In connection with its request for a hearing, the Company also intends to request a further stay of the suspension of trading and delisting of the Company's common stock while the appeals process is pending. The Panel will notify the Company of its decision if it will allow the Company's common stock to continue to trade on The Nasdaq Capital Market pending the Panel's decision.
As disclosed previously, the Company is working assiduously to complete its delinquent filing with SEC and to regain compliance with the Nasdaq listing rule as soon as possible.
About Wins Finance
Wins Finance is a diversified investment and asset management company listed on Nasdaq. The Company is focused on identifying value accretive investment opportunities and assets in China and the United States that can be enhanced through the strategic involvement of its established management team and its familiarity with the Chinese investment community to help generate long-term value for shareholders. Wins Finance is well positioned to leverage its expertise and existing operations in China to build a comprehensive platform for the provision of lending and other financing solutions to the under-served small and medium enterprise segment. For more information, please visit www.winsholdings.com.
Forward Looking Statements
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