ZK International Group Co., Ltd. and The CF Opportunity Fund Complete the Second Tranche of the $5 Million Financing Priced at $1.58 per Share

WENZHOU, China, Feb. 20, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- ZK International Group Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: ZKIN) ("ZKIN," "ZK International" or the "Company"), a leading provider of advanced steel products, is pleased to announce the receipt of the second subscription in its $5 million private placement offering from the CF Opportunity Fund Ltd., which is a Bahamas-based fund.

This investment marks a pivotal moment in the Company's journey toward expansion and innovation.

On November 27, 2023, ZK International sealed a securities purchase agreement (the "Agreement") with CF Opportunity Fund Ltd.  Under this Agreement, the Investor committed to purchasing and the Company agreed to issue and sell US$5 million of ordinary shares of the Company (the "Private Placement").

Structured to be completed in three subscriptions, this Private Placement sets the stage for accelerated growth. 

Strengthening Progress: The additional investment of US$2 million, calculated at 175% of the closing bid price as of the trading day immediately preceding the Agreement's date, reinforces CF Opportunity Fund's dedication to ZK and its confidence in the Company's capacity for growth.

The Private Placement was exempted from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act.

Mr. Jiancong Huang, Chairman and CEO of ZK International Group, commented on the milestone: "We are pleased to announce the receipt of the second subscription in our $5 million private placement. This financing will provide vital capital to support our growth initiatives and strategic objectives. We look forward to leveraging these funds to drive long-term value for our shareholders."  The Chairman adds, "Our commitment to excellence and innovation remains unwavering. Through cutting-edge R&D, strategic expansion, and a relentless pursuit of excellence, we are positioning ZK International for future growth and success."

For more information please visit www.ZKInternationalGroup.com. Additionally, please follow the Company on TwitterFacebookYouTube, and Weibo. For further information on the Company's SEC filings please visit www.sec.gov.

About ZK International Group Co., Ltd.:

ZK International Group Co., Ltd. is a China-based engineering company building and investing in innovative technologies for the modern world. With a focus on designing and implementing next-generation solutions through industrial, environmental and software engineering, ZKIN owns 28 patents, 21 trademarks, 2 Technical Achievement Awards, and 10 National and Industry Standard Awards.  

ZKIN's core business is to engineer and manufacture patented high-performance stainless steel and carbon steel pipe products that effectively deliver high quality, highly-sustainable and environmentally sound drinkable water to the Chinese, Asia and European markets.  ZK International is Quality Management System Certified (ISO9001), Environmental Management System Certified (ISO1401), and a National Industrial Stainless Steel Production Licensee.  It has supplied stainless steel pipelines for over 2,000 projects, which include the Beijing National Airport, the "Water Cube" and "Bird's Nest", which were venues for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.  ZK International is preparing to capitalize on the $850 Billion commitment made by the Chinese Government to improve the quality of water, which has been stated to be 70% unfit for human contact.  

Safe Harbor Statement 

This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, words such as "may," "will," "expect," "believe," "anticipate," "intend," "could," "estimate" or "continue" or the negative or other variations thereof or comparable terminology are intended to identify forward-looking statements. In addition, any statements that refer to expectations, projections or other characterizations of future events or circumstances are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond the control of ZK International.  Actual results may differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements due to risks and uncertainties, as well as other risk factors that are included in the Company's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Although ZK International believes that the assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements are reasonable, any of the assumptions could prove inaccurate and, therefore, there can be no assurance that the results contemplated in forward-looking statements will be realized.  In light of the significant uncertainties inherent in the forward-looking information included herein, the inclusion of such information should not be regarded as a representation by ZK International or any other person that their objectives or plans will be achieved. ZK International does not undertake any obligation to revise the forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

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