NaturalShrimp Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Assets of F&T Water Solutions LLC
Dallas, Texas, July 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE — NaturalShrimp, Inc., an aquaculture Company which has developed and patented the first commercially operational Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) for shrimp, announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to acquire the assets of F&T Water Solutions LLC for $10,000,000, consisting of $3,000,000 in cash and the balance due in stock, subject to adjustment. The transaction is subject to successful completion of the offering previously announced in the filed 8K.
William J. Delgado, CFO of NaturalShrimp, commented, “We are extremely excited about this acquisition. It will consolidate our Intellectual Property as it pertains to non-shrimp aquatic species and other RAS opportunities into a new wholly owned subsidiary. We will be retaining all IP related to aquaculture and related initiatives. F&T does maintain additional water and water related opportunities that will be evaluated for potential sale or spin-out as appropriate.”
Gerald Easterling, CEO of NaturalShrimp, added, “NaturalShrimp has been working with F&T since 2014. Throughout this time, we have successfully applied for the patents around our current Electro-Coagulation (EC) technology. We also expect to file additional patents around the expansion of the application and use of the EC technology. In addition, in conjunction with F&T and others, we have launched several trials around salmon, barramundi, and tilapia. We are very excited to continue our success of these ventures along with other JV opportunities to come.”
Peter Letizia, President of F&T Water Solutions LLC, added, “We are very happy to be making this transition to NaturalShrimp. It is our belief that they will be able to expand the EC technologies and other technologies currently under trial into a cohesive strategy that will benefit the planet.”
ABOUT NATURALSHRIMP: NaturalShrimp, Inc. is a publicly traded aqua-tech Company, headquartered in Dallas, with production facilities located near San Antonio, Texas. The Company has developed the first commercially viable system for growing shrimp in enclosed, salt-water systems, using patented technology to produce fresh, never frozen, naturally grown shrimp, without the use of antibiotics or toxic chemicals. NaturalShrimp systems can be located anywhere in the world to produce gourmet-grade Pacific white shrimp.
ABOUT F&T WATER SOLUTIONS: F&T Water Solutions is an advanced water treatment company specializing in electrocoagulation and chemical free integrated technologies. F&T offers an advanced water treatment system, Variable Electro Precipitator(TM) (VEP(TM)), in conjunction with other pre and post treatment components to provide portable and fixed based solutions to our customers.
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