Transaction Complements Previously Announced Acquisition of MK Garments’ Manufacturing Factory
FAIRFIELD, NJ / ACCESSWIRE / July 20, 2021 / Jerash Holdings (US), Inc. (NASDAQ:JRSH) (the “Company” or “Jerash”), which manufactures and exports custom, ready-made, sports and outerwear for leading global brands, today announced its wholly owned subsidiary, Jerash Garments and Fashions Manufacturing Co., Ltd., has signed a definitive agreement with Kawkab Venus Al Dowalyah Lisenaet Albesah to acquire the physical premises of the previously announced MK Garments manufacturing factory, in Amman, Jordan, for $2.7 million in cash.
The physical premises being acquired consist of a 71,000 square-foot building and land that house the apparel manufacturing operations. The transaction, which is expected to be completed by November 2021, complements Jerash’s previously announced acquisition of the factory of MK Garments, which is expected to close in August.
“We are pleased to have executed this part of the agreement, under which Jerash will own the building and land for the manufacturing operations,” said Sam Choi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “This transaction enables us to save on operational expenses and gives us flexibility for future expansion as our business continues to grow. We already are receiving orders for this new facility, which is expected to allow Jerash to increase production capacity by approximately 20 percent.”
About Jerash Holdings (US), Inc.
Jerash Holdings (US), Inc. manufactures and exports custom, ready-made, sports and outerwear for leading global brands and retailers, including Walmart, Costco, New Balance, G-III (which owns brands such as Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, DKNY, and Guess), American Eagle, and VF Corporation (which owns brands such as The North Face, Timberland, and JanSport). Jerash’s existing production facilities comprise four factory units, one workshop, and four warehouses, and Jerash currently employs approximately 4,500 people. The total annual capacity at its facilities was approximately 12.0 million pieces as of March 31, 2021. Additional information is available at www.jerashholdings.com.
Forward Looking Statements
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Judy Lin Sfetcu or Roger Pondel
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