SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 12, 2018
SEVEN STARS CLOUD GROUP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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No. 4 Drive-in Movie
Theater Park, No. 21 Liangmaqiao Road,
Chaoyang District, Beijing, China 100125
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 212-206-1216
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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|Item 1.01.||Entry Into A Material Definitive Agreement.|
On January 12, 2018, Seven Stars Cloud Group, Inc. (the “Company” or “SSC”) entered into a Stock Purchase Agreement (the “DBOT Purchase Agreement”) with Delaware Board of Trade Holdings, Inc. (“DBOT”) and DBOT-I LLC (the “Seller”) pursuant to which the Seller agreed to sell 500,000 shares of common stock of DBOT to the Company and the Company issued an aggregate of 320,000 shares of Common Stock of the Company to the Seller. The Seller agreed to a 1 year lock up period for the shares of common stock of the Company received by the Seller pursuant to the DBOT Purchase Agreement. The foregoing description of the DBOT Purchase Agreement is not purported to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the complete text of such agreement which we will file as an exhibit to our next Annual Report on Form 10-K.
|Item 3.02.||Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities.|
The information pertaining to the sale of shares of the Company’s common stock discussed in Item 1.01 of this Form 8-K is incorporated herein by reference in its entirety. The Company issued the shares of its Common Stock in reliance on exemptions from registration provided by Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act, Rule 506 of Regulation D promulgated thereunder and/or Regulation S under the Securities Act.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|SEVEN STARS CLOUD GROUP, INC.|
|Date: January 19, 2018||By:||/s/ Bruno Wu|
|Chief Executive Officer|