New York, NY /PRNewswire/ - Unique Logistics International, Inc. (OTCMKTS: UNQL) ("Unique" or the "Company"), a global logistics and freight forwarding company, today announced that it has entered into an agreement providing for an extension to purchase business assets in North and East China, Taiwan, and India.
"To build on the momentum of our business growth and with our financial management team strengthened under the leadership of CFO, Eli Kay, appointed earlier this year, we have reached agreement to extend the deadline on our purchase of logistics assets in the Asia-Pacific region," said Sunandan Ray, Chief Executive Officer of Unique. "These acquisitions are strategically important to our long-term business plan. We believe that these acquisitions solidify our position in critical Asian markets. We intend to complete these acquisitions and continue to negotiate on the options we have secured for additional acquisitions in Vietnam and South China under the Securities Purchase Agreement, dated May 29, 2020, entered into with Unique Logistics Holdings Limited, a Hong Kong company."
Under the original terms of the agreement, the Company had until May 31, 2021, to acquire a 50% interest in operations in North and East China and Taiwan (collectively, "UL China") and a 65% interest in Unique Logistics International India (Private) Limited, currently owned by Unique Logistics Holdings Limited. The new agreement extends this period to December 31, 2021.
About Unique Logistics International, Inc.
Unique Logistics International, Inc. (OTCMKTS: UNQL) through its wholly owned operating subsidiaries, is a global logistics and freight forwarding company providing a range of international logistics services that enable its customers to outsource to the Company sections of their supply chain process. The services provided are seamlessly managed by its network of trained employees and integrated information systems. We enable our customers to share data regarding their international vendors and purchase orders with us, execute the flow of goods and information under their operating instructions, provide visibility to the flow of goods from factory to distribution center or store and when required, update their inventory records.
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