Kaixin Auto Holdings Announces Receipt of Nasdaq Letter Regarding Second Minimum Bid Price Compliance Period
BEIJING, March 29, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kaixin Auto Holdings ("Kaixin" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: KXIN) today announced the receipt of a notification letter (the “Nasdaq Letter”) dated on March 28, 2023 from the Listing Qualifications department of the Nasdaq Stock Market (“Nasdaq”), notifying Kaixin that, as of March 28, 2023, the Company’s listed security has not regained compliance with the requirement of maintaining a minimum bid price of $1 per share pursuant to Nasdaq Rule 5550(a)(2). However, the Nasdaq Staff has determined that the Company is eligible for an additional 180 calendar day period, or until September 25, 2023, to regain compliance pursuant to Nasdaq Rule 5810(c)(3)(A).
If at any time during this additional time period the closing bid price of the Company’s security is at least $1 per share for a minimum of 10 consecutive business days, the Nasdaq will provide written confirmation of compliance and this matter will be closed. If compliance cannot be demonstrated by September 25, 2023, the Staff will provide written notification that the Company’s securities will be delisted. At that time, the Company may appeal the Staff’s determination to a Hearings Panel.
About Kaixin Auto Holdings
Kaixin Auto Holdings is one of the primary dealership networks in the premium used car segment and new car sales in China. Supported by the rapid growth of China's used car market and leveraging its own hybrid business model that offers both strong online and offline presence, Kaixin is in the process of transforming from a nationwide dealerships network to one of the important players in China’s electric vehicle market.
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