Sphere 3D Corp. begins strategic review of debt financing options | Business

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 7, 2022–

Sphere 3D Corp. (“Sphere 3D” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: ANY), which is dedicated to becoming the leading carbon-neutral bitcoin mining company operating on an industrial scale, announced today that it will explore options for debt financing to raise capital to fund the Company’s growth and maximize shareholder value.

Sphere 3D will evaluate its potential debt financing options to fund the company’s purchase of S19j Pro bitcoin miners, expansion of its mining fleet, and growth into new areas of cryptocurrency and blockchain. The review is part of an ongoing initiative by Sphere 3D’s Board of Directors to optimize the company’s operations and financing to facilitate growth and generate shareholder value.

“Raising capital is essential to achieving our growth objectives. We plan to identify debt financing options that meet our financing needs while creating long-term shareholder value,” said Patricia Trompeter, CEO of Sphere 3D.

Jefferies LLC acts as financial advisor to Sphere 3D in this review. No timeline has been set for this process and no guarantee that the Company will enter into a loan agreement or enter into a financing transaction following this review.

About 3D Sphere

Sphere 3D Corp. (Nasdaq: ANY) is a carbon-neutral cryptocurrency miner with decades of proven expertise in enterprise data services. The company is rapidly expanding its industrial-scale mining operations through capital-efficient sourcing of next-generation mining equipment and partnerships with top data center operators. The company’s mining operation currently has 1,000 S19j Pro miners in operation, with plans to deliver another 4,000 miners in the second quarter of 2022 and an additional 55,000 S19j Pro miners by the end of 2022. Sphere 3D has approximately 6.0 p.e. of capacity under contract for deliveries this year. Sphere 3D is dedicated to growing shareholder value while honoring its commitment to strict environmental, social and governance standards. For more information about the Company, please visit Sphere3D.com.

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CONTACT: 3D Sphere

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Kurt Kalbfleisch

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SOURCE: 3D Sphere Corp.

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PUBLISHED: 04/07/2022 08:18 AM/DISC: 04/07/2022 08:18 AM

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