Ault Global Holdings Sells 9.9% Equity Interest in Universal Security Instruments, Inc.

January 29, 2021 at 6:30 AM EST

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 29, 2021-- Ault Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE American: DPW) a diversified holding company (the “Company”), announced that as of January 27, 2021, the Company had sold 228,967 shares of common stock of Universal Security Instruments, Inc. (NYSE American: UUU) at a weighted average price of $10 per share in the open market, for total gross proceeds of $2,290,198 before deducting commissions. As of the close of business on January 27, 2021, the Company owned no shares of Universal Security Instruments, Inc. For further information, see the Schedule 13D/A filed by the Company on January 28, 2021.

Milton “Todd” Ault, III, the Executive Chairman of the Company, stated, “As we outlined in December of 2017, we see a favorable opportunity to follow an activist strategy to add shareholder value. We announced our initial ownership stake in Universal Security Instruments in December 2020, and with the recent sale of our position, we realized a gain of approximately $1.6 million. We expect our activist strategy will be an important part of our business model going forward.”

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About Ault Global Holdings, Inc.

Ault Global Holdings, Inc. is a diversified holding company pursuing growth by acquiring undervalued businesses and disruptive technologies with a global impact. Through its wholly and majority-owned subsidiaries and strategic investments, the Company provides mission-critical products that support a diverse range of industries, including defense/aerospace, industrial, automotive, telecommunications, medical/biopharma, and textiles. In addition, the Company extends credit to select entrepreneurial businesses through a licensed lending subsidiary. Ault Global Holding’s headquarters are located at 11411 Southern Highlands Parkway, Suite 240, Las Vegas, NV 89141; www.AultGlobal.com.

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