SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- X Financial (NYSE: XYF) (the "Company" or "we"), a leading technology-driven personal finance company in China, today announced that it will change the ratio of its American depositary shares ("ADSs") representing its Class A ordinary shares from one (1) ADS representing two (2) Class A ordinary shares to one (1) ADS representing six (6) Class A ordinary shares.
From the perspective of an ADS holder, the ADS ratio change will have the same effect as a one-for-three reverse ADS split. There will be no change to the Company's Class A ordinary shares. The effect of the ratio change on the ADS trading price on the New York Stock Exchange is expected to take place at the open of trading on November 19, 2020 (U.S. Eastern Time). On expected effective date, ADS holders of the Company will be required to surrender their old ADSs to the Company's depositary bank, The Bank of New York Mellon as Depositary (the "Depositary"), for cancellation of every three (3) existing ADSs for one (1) new ADS. Only whole ADSs will be distributed. The Depositary will attempt to sell any fractional ADSs and distribute the cash proceeds to ADR holders.
As a result of the change in the ADS ratio, the ADS price is expected to increase proportionally, although the Company can give no assurance that the ADS price after the change in the ADS ratio will be equal to or greater than three times the ADS price before the change.
About X Financial
X Financial (NYSE: XYF) (the "Company") is a leading technology-driven personal finance company in China focused on meeting the huge demand for credit from individuals and small-to-medium-sized enterprise owners. The Company's proprietary big data-driven risk control system, WinSAFE, builds risk profiles of prospective borrowers using a variety data-driven credit assessment methodology to accurately evaluate a borrower's value, payment capability, payment attitude and overall creditworthiness. X Financial has established a strategic partnership with ZhongAn Online P&C Insurance Co., Ltd. in multiple areas of its business operations to directly complement its cutting-edge risk management and credit assessment capabilities. ZhongAn Online P&C Insurance Co., Ltd. provides credit insurance on X Financial's investment products which significantly enhances investor confidence and allows the Company to attract a diversified and low-cost funding base from individuals, enterprises and financial institutions to support its growth. X Financial leverages financial technology to provide convenient, efficient, and secure investment services to a wide range of high-quality borrowers and mass affluent investors which complements traditional financial institutions and helps to promote the development of inclusive finance in China.
For more information, please visit: http://ir.xiaoyinggroup.com.
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For investor and media inquiries, please contact:
Mr. Frank Fuya Zheng
Mr. Eric Yuan
Phone: +86-10- 5900-1548
Ms. Linda Bergkamp
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