No impact on HIVE’s liquidity position, operations or commercial arrangements.
HIVE remains well capitalized and well positioned in the current digital currency landscape.
This press release constitutes a “Designated Press Release” within the meaning of the Company’s February 2, 2021 Supplement to its abridged prospectus dated January 27, 2021.
Vancouver, British Columbia – (Newsfile Corp. – October 25, 2021) – HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd. (TSXV: HIVE) (Nasdaq: HIVE) (FSE: HBF) (the “Company” or “HIVE”) has announced that the previously released financial statements for the interim period ended June 30, 2021 and 2020, and related discussions and analysis of Management (collectively the “Original Documents”) have been reformulated and reissued (collectively the “Redefined Documents”) and under the Company Profile on www.sedar.com. A false mark-to-market value found in the original documents resulted in the 25,000 Ethereum coin inventory being higher and overestimating the company’s profits by about $ 5.0 million. Reported sales for the quarter remain unchanged. The result is made up of two main components, cash flow from operations and changes in liquid assets such as stocks, bonds, and digital assets such as Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). The reported income from operations has not changed, however the price used to value the 25,000 ETH Coins in our Cold Wallet has been recalculated and reduced by $ 200 per ETH Coin, with this amount expected to be in The following quarter until September 2021 will be withdrawn in full to increase the mark-to-market value of ETH coins.
The effects of the adjustment will have no impact on the day-to-day operations of the business, digital currency mining revenues, equipment, or other assets. The restatement is non-cash and has no impact on the company’s positive operating results. The stock of cryptocurrency coins as of June 30, 2021 remains unchanged and unaffected as reported. The stock of ETH will remain the same for the following quarter, while the BTC stock increased in the calendar quarter of 2021 from July to September.
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Details of the changes are fully described in Note 27 of the amended condensed consolidated interim financial statements for the three months ended June 30, 2021 and 2020, which were filed with SEDAR on October 25, 2021.
About HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd.
HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd. went public in 2017 as the first cryptocurrency mining company with a green energy and ESG strategy.
HIVE is a growth-oriented technology stock in the emerging blockchain industry. As a company whose shares are traded on a major exchange, we build a bridge between the digital currency and blockchain sector and traditional capital markets. HIVE owns state-of-the-art, green power data center facilities in Canada, Sweden and Iceland, where we only get green power for mining in the cloud and HODL for both Ethereum and Bitcoin. Since the beginning of 2021, HIVE has kept the majority of its ETH and BTC coin mining rewards safe. Our stocks offer investors exposure to digital currency mining operating margins as well as a portfolio of cryptocurrencies such as ETH and BTC. Since HIVE also has hard assets such as data centers and advanced multi-use servers, we believe that our stocks offer investors an attractive opportunity to get involved in the cryptocurrency space. HIVE traded over 2 billion shares in 2020.
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Except for historical facts, this press release contains “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable Canadian and US securities laws based on expectations, estimates and projections as of the date of this press release. “Forward-looking information” in this press release includes, but is not limited to, statements relating to information about statements about the effects of the reformulated documents, the potential for the company’s long-term growth, and the company’s business goals and objectives.
Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in such forward-looking information include, but are not limited to: the risk that additional information may be obtained after filing the reformulated documents; the volatility of the digital currency market; the company’s ability to successfully mine digital currencies; the company may not be able to liquidate its current holdings of digital currencies as necessary or profitably at all; a significant drop in digital currency prices can have a material adverse effect on the company’s business; the volatility of digital currency prices; sustained effects of the COVID-19 pandemic could severely affect the company’s performance as supply chains are disrupted and prevent the company from completing its expansion plans or operating its assets; and other related risks, as further set out in the company’s registration statement and other documents disclosed in the company’s filings at www.sec.gov/EDGAR and www.sedar.com.
The forward-looking information in this press release reflects the company’s current expectations, beliefs and / or beliefs based on information currently available to the company. In conjunction with the forward-looking information contained in this press release, the company has made assumptions about the current profitability in the mining of cryptocurrencies (including pricing and volume of current transaction activity); profitable use of the company’s assets in the future; the company’s ability to liquidate its holdings of digital currencies for profit as needed; historical digital currency prices and the company’s ability to mine digital currencies will be consistent with historical prices; and there will be no rules or laws preventing the company from doing its business. The company has also assumed that no material events will occur outside the normal course of business of the company. While the company believes that the assumptions inherent in any forward-looking information are reasonable, forward-looking information is not a guarantee of future performance and accordingly, undue reliance should not be placed on such information due to its inherent uncertainty.
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