Agrify Enters into Binding Letter of Intent to Acquire PurePressure, the Leader in Solventless Extraction and Advanced Ice Water Hash Processing in the Cannabis and Hemp Industry

Agrify Corporation (Nasdaq:AGFY) (“Agrify” or the “Company”), the most innovative and vertically integrated provider of premium cultivation and extraction solutions for the cannabis and hemp industry, today announced it has signed a binding letter of intent to acquire PurePressure, the leader in solventless extraction and advanced ice water hash processing in the cannabis and hemp industry.

With the acquisition of PurePressure, Agrify expects to bolster its rapidly expanding extraction division by adding best-in-class solutions to its product mix in two of the fastest growing subcategories in the cannabis and hemp extraction market. PurePressure, which is located in Denver, Colorado, offers premium solventless processing products and rosin presses to support any operation, big or small. The PurePressure team has worked with over 7,000 customers to date and has developed a superior reputation for quality, reliability, precision, control, and exceptional customer service. This has resulted in record organic growth every year since PurePressure’s inception in 2015, and annual revenue for 2021 is currently projected to be approximately $10 million. The parties intend to close the acquisition by the end of December 2021, and the acquisition is expected to be accretive in early 2022.

Management Commentary 

“We are thrilled with the pending acquisition of PurePressure, a company with very impressive solventless extraction solutions, a growing portfolio of intellectual property, some of the best and brightest talent in the extraction industry, a strong product roadmap, and limitless potential,” said Raymond Chang, Chairman and CEO of Agrify. “We believe superior extraction solutions will be at the core of producing high-quality medical and recreational consumer products consistently, and the expected addition of PurePressure will make Agrify the number one source for the finest extraction solutions on the market in the cannabis and hemp industry.”

Mr. Chang added, “We are committed to providing the most comprehensive suite of cutting-edge cultivation and extraction solutions. We are confident that this acquisition, once completed, will strengthen our competitive position as a provider of choice.”

“We are immensely proud of the significant accomplishments we have achieved over the past six years,” said Ben Britton, Co-Founder and CEO of PurePressure. “We believe that becoming part of Agrify’s platform will provide PurePressure with the valuable resources needed to accelerate our growth and support our product development initiatives.”

Agreement Details
Agrify has agreed to acquire PurePressure, contingent on customary closing conditions and the negotiation of a definitive acquisition agreement, for a base purchase price of $9 million, consisting of $4 million in cash and $5 million in unregistered shares of Agrify common stock, subject to customary adjustments. There is also an additional earnout opportunity that can bring the total purchase price up to $12 million if PurePressure achieves certain financial milestones in 2022 and 2023.

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