- Company, Ad Hoc Noteholder Group and Equity Committee reach agreement in principle with respect to the economic terms of a proposed plan of reorganization
- Parties expect in the coming days to enter into a binding Restructuring Support Agreement consistent with the Restructuring Term Sheet and to finalize Debtors’ Third Amended Joint Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization and related Disclosure Statement
- Company expects to emerge from Chapter 11 by the end of the current calendar year
AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$CORZQ #bitcoin—Core Scientific, Inc. (OTC: CORZQ) (“Core Scientific” or “the Company”), a leader in high-performance blockchain computing data centers and software solutions, today announced the Company and certain of its affiliates (collectively, the “Debtors”) have reached an agreement in principle (the “Restructuring Term Sheet”) with the Ad Hoc Noteholder Group and the Equity Committee regarding the terms of a chapter 11 plan of reorganization. The agreement in principle is subject to the finalization of the Debtors’ Third Amended Joint Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization of Core Scientific, Inc. and its Debtor Affiliates and a related Disclosure Statement, and the execution of a restructuring support agreement (the “Restructuring Support Agreement”) and other definitive documentation, which the Debtors expect to enter into with the Ad Hoc Noteholder Group and the Equity Committee in the coming days. The Restructuring Support Agreement, if and when executed by the Debtors, the Ad Hoc Noteholder Group and the Equity Committee, is expected to include terms consistent with those terms set forth in the Restructuring Term Sheet.
The agreement in principle can be found on the SEC’s website, https://www.sec.gov/edgar, and on the Investors section of the Core Scientific website: https://investors.corescientific.com/investors/financials/sec-filings/default.aspx
Core Scientific’s management continues to work toward emergence by the end of the current calendar year.
ABOUT CORE SCIENTIFIC
Core Scientific (OTC: CORZQ) is one of the largest blockchain computing data center providers and miners of digital assets in North America. Core Scientific has operated blockchain computing data centers in North America since 2017, using its facilities and intellectual property portfolio for colocated digital asset mining and self-mining. Core Scientific operates data centers in Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, North Dakota and Texas. Core Scientific’s proprietary Minder® fleet management software combines the Company’s colocation expertise with data analytics to deliver maximum uptime, alerting, monitoring and management of all miners in the Company’s network. To learn more, visit http://www.corescientific.com.
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS AND EXPLANATORY NOTES
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