SOL Global Provides Interim Unaudited Financials for the First Quarter Ended February 2024

Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – April 29, 2024) – SOL Global Investments Corp. (CSE: SOL) (OTC Pink: SOLCF) (FSE: 9SB) (“SOL Global” or the “Company“) today reported unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended February 29, 2024. The Company is pleased to present a general operational update regarding its assets and investments. All figures in this press release are in Canadian dollars, unless otherwise indicated.

Unaudited Q1 FY 2024 Results

  • For the quarter-ended February 29, 2024, the Company recorded a net loss of $1.5 million vs. quarter-ended February 28, 2023, net loss of $10.8 million. This represents a favourable change of $9.3 million between periods.

  • Total unrealized gain from investments totalled $0.7 million for the quarter-ended February 29, 2024, compared to an unrealized loss of $12.8 million for the quarter-ended February 28, 2023. This represents a favourable change of $13.5 million between periods.

  • Total realized loss from investments totalled $0.2 million for the quarter-ended February 29, 2024, compared to a realized loss of $5.9 million for the quarter-ended February 28, 2023. This represents a favourable change of $5.7 million between periods.

  • The unaudited Net Asset Value (“NAV“) per share is equal to $0.11 on February 29, 2024, vs. $0.91 on February 28, 2023.

“SOL is confident that it has turned the corner and will see good results in the coming months ahead,” said Paul Kania, CFO and Interim CEO. “Some of our core holdings have been trending upwards and we have significant liquidity events on the horizon.”

Portfolio Highlights for Q1 2024

  • Damon Motors Inc. (“Damon“), a global technology leader disrupting urban mobility, and makers of the award winning HyperSport electric motorcycle. Anchored by its proprietary electric powertrain, HyperDrive, Damon aims to set a new standard for motorcycle safety and sustainability worldwide. On October 23rd, 2023, Damon announced it had entered into a definitive agreement with Inpixon Ltd., to undergo a reverse merger with a proposed spin-off entity of Inpixon, Grafiti Holding Inc., consisting of Inpixon Ltd.’s data analytics division based in the UK. This strategic move aims at listing the company on the Nasdaq, subject to initial listing application approval, reflecting a significant step towards enhancing market visibility and shareholder value. With over $88 million in pre-production reservations, this merger is poised to bolster Damon’s financial standing and market presence while aligning with their mission of advancing motorcycle safety and performance through cutting-edge technology. In March 2024, Damon announced that it had taken a significant step towards full-scale commercialization by partnering with Swiss die casting company, Aluwag AG and Taiwan-based advanced manufacturing company, Fukuta Elec & Mach. Co. Together, these companies will help Damon produce its innovative die-cast battery case and compact motor-gearbox at scale. Visit[1]

  • Tevva Motors Ltd. (“Tevva“), a UK-based designer and manufacturer of zero-emission medium duty trucks with an innovative combination of battery electric and hydrogen fuel-cell range extender technology, is currently launching large-scale commercial production of its fully electric 7.5-ton truck. On March 9, 2023, Tevva secured government plug-in truck grant (PITrG) eligibility for its 7.5-ton battery-electric truck, making it the only battery-electric truck from a British manufacturer to qualify for the award. The grant pays for 20% of the purchase price, representing a £16,000 reduction in the total cost of ownership. Tevva continues to make strides in the hydrogen and electrification systems for commercial vehicles, working towards contributing to the reduction of emissions and advancing zero-emission transportation solutions. Visit[2]

  • Kiwi Campus Inc. (“Kiwibot“), a robotic last-mile delivery service, is operating more than 550 robots in over 35 locations across the United States as well as in Dubai. Kiwibot has also signed an agreement for an additional 1,200 robots with Careem in Dubai for last-mile food delivery services. Careem is Uber’s food delivery service in the Middle East. In April 2024, Kiwibot acquired Auto Mobility Solutions, a Taipei-based company specializing in chips for robotics and autonomous driving. Kiwibot aims to enhance its capabilities by integrating Auto’s technology into its AI-powered robotics and expand into Asia, leveraging Auto’s presence in Taiwan and China to extend beyond college campuses. In December 2023, it announced a $10 million deal with Swiss-based Kineo finance to invest in their fleet of autonomous robots. Prior to the deal, Kiwibot signed a $20 million contract with food services giant, Sodexo, to deploy more than 1,200 delivery “Kiwibots” across 50 college campuses in the US. Sodexo is a global food services and facilities company in more than 80 countries that operates in college campuses across the United States. Visit[3]

  • Onet Global Inc. (“Navier“), a long-range, high-speed electric hydrofoiling boat manufacturer is beginning production on its 30-foot, all-electric Navier 30 model for direct consumer sales. Investors include Boston-based NextView Ventures and Propeller VC, as well as individuals like Rich Miner, the Cambridge-based co-creator of the Android operating system, and Google cofounder Sergey Brin. Tesla CEO Elon Musk was recently spotted taking the sleek-looking Navier prototype for a test drive in San Francisco Bay. In 2023, Navier announced the start of its pilot program with San Francisco Water Taxi. In January 2024, Navier announced a new partnership with Stripe. Under the agreement, Stripe will pay Navier to shuttle employees from Larkspur, where a number of them are concentrated, to its office near Oyster Point, both reducing emissions and also saving passengers hours of commuting time. It plans to use the pilot program to transport people around the Bay Area as a way of showing how smaller hydrofoil vehicles can ease traffic jams in coastal cities for much less money and with much less pollution than big ferries. Visit[4].

  • Core Scientific, Inc. (“Core Scientific“), the Texas-based bitcoin mining firm, announced on January 23, 2024, that it had successfully completed its Chapter 11 reorganization, materializing with a strengthened balance sheet. The listing of its common stock, tranche 1 warrants and tranche 2 warrants on the NASDAQ under the symbols CORZ, CORZW, and CORZZ, respectively, occurred on January 24, 2024. Core Scientific has made significant progress throughout its emergence including paying off its DIP financing, finalizing an oversubscribed $55 million Equity Rights Offering. On March 12, 2024, Core Scientific announced, in its fiscal year 2023 results, that it owned and managed 724 megawatts of infrastructure, the largest owned infrastructure footprint among publicly listed miners in North America. A total of 19,274 bitcoin were earned in its data centers; 13,762 bitcoin by self-mining for its account, more than any other publicly listed miner in North America, and an estimated 5,512 for its hosting clients’ accounts. SOL Global invested US$11.3 million in senior secured convertible notes in September 2022. Under the terms of the restructuring plan, SOL received convertible notes and stock equal to approximately $1.203 of value for every $1 par face amount of principal. Approximately 46% of recovered securities were received in the form of new secured convertible notes, and 54% in new freely trading common shares. Visit[5]

  • Andretti Acquisition Corp. (“Andretti“) On March 28, 2024, Andretti announced the closing of its business combination with Zapata AI. This merger marks a significant milestone for both entities, combining Zapata AI’s expertise in industrial generative AI with Andretti’s capital resources. The completion of this transaction positions the newly formed entity to leverage its collective strengths and pursue growth opportunities in the evolving landscape of artificial intelligence and industrial applications. Zapata AI is an industrial generative AI software company using advanced algorithms that leverage quantum techniques and have the potential to revolutionize existing AI solutions. Zapata AI currently has a commercial partnership with Andretti Autosport, in which Zapata AI’s Orquestra® platform provides the Andretti INDYCAR® team with real-time analytics to inform race strategy and deliver performance edges. Visit[6]

  • Build a Rocket Boy, a Scotland-headquartered game development company founded by one of the former lead developers behind the Grand Theft Auto franchise, announced January 17, 2024, it had raised $110 million in a Series D round of funding ahead of commercial launch. The company has pitched community-driven gaming with an immersive open-world platform. Build a Rocket Boy’s Series D round was led by New York-based investment firm RedBird Capital Partners, with participation from NetEase Games, Galaxy Interactive, Endeavor, Alignment Growth, Woodline Partners and GTAM Partners, among others. SOL Global participated in the Series C round in January 2022, through an investment in the amount of US$2 million through a third-party LP. Visit[7]

  • Jones Soda Co. (“Jones Soda“). On March 14, 2024, Jones Soda announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2023. The company continued to gain market share in its core soda business with the addition of new partners across its distribution. Net loss improved to $4.9 million, or $(0.05) per share, compared to a net loss of $6.4 million, or $(0.07) per share. Adjusted EBITDA improved to $(4.1) million compared to $(4.6) million. Visit [8]

  • Simply Better Brands Corp. (“SBBC“). On November 29, 2023, SBBC announced third quarter sales of $19.4 million or 45% year-over-year growth. Third quarter results reflect year-over-year growth in all strategic brands of TRUBAR, No B.S. Skincare, PureKana, and Vibez, while delivering positive adjusted EBITDA of $0.1 million.. As a result of TRUBAR exceeding the bar category sales velocities at Costco, TRUBAR was able to access national distribution at Costco during the previous quarter. PureKana, a leading plant-based wellness brand, remained focused on its customer acquisition initiative, adding over 61,925 customers during the quarter and replenishing the sales funnel into a subscription model. Visit[9]

  • House of Lithium Ltd. (“House of Lithium“) is the Company’s electric mobility platform and climate technology focused portfolio investment. It continues to support its portfolio companies while closely monitoring market conditions. The Company is confident that House of Lithium is poised for significant growth given the long-term tailwinds for the electric mobility and climate technology industries as the world continues to electrify to support the transition to lower-emission transportation and energy.

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Real Estate Update

  • 2400-2500 North Miami Avenue is set to be the most prestigious residential address in Wynwood with a thoughtful and diverse unit mix, an abundance of amenities, significant office space in a submarket eager for continued deliveries and activated ground-floor destination retail space. The site’s premier location offers immediate access to a variety of landscaped parks, diverse indoor and outdoor restaurants and food halls, and premier shops.

  • The project includes total floor area of 900,000+ square feet and a total residential unit count of 542 apartments, including a mix of unit types ranging from Studios to 2+ Bedrooms with 196 units under 650 square feet and 346 units that exceed 650 square feet. The project is designed to incorporate a wide array of indoor and outdoor amenities, reflecting the unique scale and culture of the Wynwood area. The prime location of the site provides residents with immediate access to beautifully landscaped parks, a variety of indoor and outdoor dining options including food halls, and top-tier shopping destinations. Visit[10]

About SOL Global Investments Corp.:

SOL Global is a diversified international investment and private equity holding company. Its investment partnerships range from minority positions to large strategic holdings and advisory mandates. Key business segments include electric mobility, digital asset technology, esports & gaming, new age wellness, and residential commercial real estate.

CONTACT INFORMATIONSOL Global Investments Corp.Paul Kania, Interim CEO, CFOPhone: (212) 729-9208Email: [email protected][11]

Non-IFRS Financial Measures

This press release includes references to net asset value, which is a financial measure that does not have a standardized meaning prescribed by IFRS. Net asset value is calculated as the value of total assets less the value of total liabilities at a specific date. The Company believes this non-IFRS measure does not only provide management with comparable financial data for internal financial analysis but also provides meaningful supplemental information to investors. In particular, management believes this financial measure can provide information useful to its shareholders in understanding the performance of the Company and may assist in the evaluation of its business relative to that of its peers. Investors are cautioned that this non-IFRS measure should not be construed as an alternative to the measurements calculated in accordance with IFRS as, given the non- standardized meaning, it may not be comparable to similar measures presented by other issuers.



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Cautionary Statements

This press release contains “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable securities laws. All statements contained herein that are not clearly historical in nature may constitute forward-looking information. In some cases, forward-looking information can be identified by words or phrases such as “may”, “will”, “expect”, “likely”, “should”, “would”, “plan”, “anticipate”, “intend”, “potential”, “proposed”, “estimate”, “believe” or the negative of these terms, or other similar words, expressions and grammatical variations thereof, or statements that certain events or conditions “may” or “will” happen, or by discussions of strategy. The forward-looking information contained in this press release includes, without limitation, the estimated NAV of the Company in the Company’s financial statements, future operational plans of House of Lithium, strategic plans for House of Lithium to go public, and the Company’s expectations regarding its ability to operate.

Forward-looking information is based upon certain material assumptions that were applied in drawing a conclusion or making a forecast or projection, including management’s perceptions of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments, as well as other considerations that are believed to be appropriate in the circumstances. While we consider these assumptions to be reasonable based on information currently available to management, there is no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct.

By their nature, forward-looking information is subject to inherent risks and uncertainties that may be general or specific and which give rise to the possibility that expectations, forecasts, predictions, projections or conclusions will not prove to be accurate, that assumptions may not be correct and that objectives, strategic goals and priorities will not be achieved. A variety of factors, including known and unknown risks, many of which are beyond our control, could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking information in this press release including the inability or failure of the Company’s portfolio companies to execute their business and strategic plans as contemplated or at all, inability or failure of House of Lithium to complete a go-public transaction as planned or at all, the receipt of all applicable stock exchange and regulatory approvals for House of Lithium’s go-public transaction, the inability or failure of the Company’s or House of Lithium’s portfolio companies to execute their business and strategic plans as contemplated or at all, changes in national or regional economic, legal, regulatory and competitive conditions.

Other risk factors include the risks resulting from investing in the US marijuana industry, which may be legal under certain state and local laws but is currently illegal under U.S. federal law; the risks of investing in securities of private companies which may limit the Company’s ability to sell or otherwise liquidate those securities and realize value; reliance on management; the ability of the Company to service its debt; the Company’s ability to obtain additional financing from time to time to pursue its business objectives; competition; litigation; inconsistent public opinion and perception regarding the medical-use and adult-use marijuana industry; and regulatory or political change. Additional risk factors can also be found in the Company’s current MD&A, which has been filed on SEDAR+ and can be accessed at Readers are cautioned to consider these and other factors, uncertainties and potential events carefully and not to put undue reliance on forward-looking information.[12]

The forward-looking information contained herein is made as of the date of this press release and is based on the beliefs, estimates, expectations and opinions of management on the date such forward-looking information is made. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, estimates or opinions, future events or results or otherwise or to explain any material difference between subsequent actual events and such forward- looking information, except as required by applicable law.

Financial Outlook

The Company and its management believe that the estimated NAV contained in this press release is reasonable as of the date hereof and is based on management’s current views, strategies, expectations, assumptions and forecasts, and have been calculated using accounting policies that are generally consistent with the Company’s current accounting policies. This estimate is considered future-oriented financial outlook and financial information (collectively, “FOFI“) under applicable securities laws. This estimate has been approved by management of the Company as of the date hereof. Such FOFI is provided for the purposes of presenting information about management’s current expectations and goals in determining the intrinsic value of the Company’s aggregate investments. However, because this information is highly subjective and subject to numerous risks, including the risks discussed above under “Cautionary Statements”. The FOFI should not be relied on as necessarily indicative of future results. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the FOFI prove incorrect, then the actual results could vary materially from the estimate. Although management of the Company has attempted to identify important risks factors, other uncertainties and factors not known to the Company could cause actual results to differ materially from the estimate. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any FOFI, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by securities laws.

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