MicroStrategy Sells $500 Million Notes To Buy Bitcoin

MicroStrategy has successfully sold off $500 million worth of notes (“the notes”) which it announced it was selling on June 8th in a press conference, to buy Bitcoin. The notes were sold to qualified institutional buyers in a private offering in reliance to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933. They were all sold to persons outside of the United States in accordance with Regulation S under the Securities Act.

At the time of offering, MicroStrategy estimated that the net proceeds from the sale of the notes and related guarantees after deducting initial discounts and commissions and estimated offering expense payable by MicroStrategy would be $488 million.

MicroStrategy Confirms Sale Of Notes

In a press release that came out earlier today, MicroStrategy states that the notes and guarantees were all sold to qualified institutional buyers under the Securities Act.

“The notes are fully and unconditionally guaranteed on a senior secured basis, jointly and severally, by MicroStrategy Services Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of MicroStrategy, and may be similarly guaranteed by certain subsidiaries of MicroStrategy that may be formed or acquired after the closing of the offering.”

There was massive interest in buying the notes offered by the corporation as the company reportedly received more than $1.5 billion in orders for the notes worth $500 million.

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CEO Michael Saylor who has always been bullish on Bitcoin said the plan was to buy more Bitcoin to add to its portfolio which now sits at approximately 92,079 Bitcoins.

The press release also issued a notice;

“This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the notes or any other securities, nor shall there be any sale of the notes or the related guarantees in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful under…

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