AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. Announces Effectiveness of Previously Filed Form S-3 Registration Statement

PHILADELPHIA--()--AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:AGFS) (“AgroFresh” or the “Company”) today announced that the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) has declared effective its registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-207106), which was originally filed on September 24, 2015 (the “Registration Statement”).

The Registration Statement registers the issuance by the Company of shares of its common stock that are issuable upon the exercise of the warrants issued in the Company’s initial public offering, as well as the resale of 4,878,048 shares of common stock that were originally issued and sold in a private placement (the “Private Placement”) consummated in connection with the Company’s initial business combination whereby the Company became AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. on July 31, 2015.

The Registration Statement was filed to satisfy AgroFresh’s obligations under the warrant agreement entered into in connection with the Company’s initial public offering, as well as its obligations under the subscription agreements entered into in connection with the Private Placement.

Neither the filing nor the effectiveness of the Registration Statement corresponds to any stockholder’s request to sell shares of the Company’s common stock, but rather documentation of agreements made prior to the closing of Boulevard Acquisition Corp’s purchase of AgroFresh from The Dow Chemical Company.

This press release is not intended to be and shall not constitute an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful. The prospectus contained in the Registration Statement may be obtained online at or, upon request, from Sloane & Company, 7 Times Square 17th Floor, New York, NY 10036 Attn: Erica Bartsch.

About AgroFresh

AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGFS) is a global industry leader in providing innovative data-driven specialty solutions aimed at enabling growers and packers of fresh produce to preserve and enhance the freshness, quality and value of fresh produce and to maximize the percentage of produce supplied to the market relative to the amount of produce grown. Its flagship product is the SmartFresh™ Quality System, a freshness protection technology proven to maintain firmness, texture and appearance of fruits during storage and transport. SmartFresh is currently commercialized in 45 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit


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AgroFresh Solutions, Inc.