Las Vegas, Nevada, Oct. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ICOA, Inc. (OTC PINK: ICOA) (“ICOA” or the “Company”) a publicly traded Nevada company and a national provider of wireless and wired broadband Internet networks in high-traffic public locations, currently entering the DeFi, Blockchain, NFT and Crypto Space through multiple acquisitions, announces the closing of its acquisition of iBG Finance, the World’s 1st and only insured DeFi project. The transaction is valued at USD 185,000,000.
Terms of the LOI have been met and final due diligence checks have been completed. Therefore, the Company has elected to go ahead and complete the acquisition of iBG Finance in a transaction valued at USD 185,000,000.
Aneesha Reihana, CEO and Co-Founder of iBG said “Our entire team at iBG is very excited to embark on this new journey. The outlook for iBG and ICOA is very positive. The respective teams’ values are perfectly aligned. We expect this merger to pave the way for the rise of a leader in the DeFi space and for worldwide growth.”
George Strouthopoulos, Chief Executive Officer of ICOA, Inc. added “After countless weeks of due diligence and fine-tuning, both Companies have reached satisfactory terms. We are excited about officially being in the Crypto & DeFi space, and about our ongoing initiatives to embark in the NFT space.”
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About ICOA INC.
ICOA, Inc. is a national provider of wireless and wired broadband Internet networks in high-traffic public locations. ICOA provides design, installation, operation, maintenance, and management of WI-FI hot-spot and hot-zone Internet access. ICOA owns or operates broadband access installations in high-traffic locations across 40 states, located in airports, quick-service restaurants, hotels and motels, travel plazas, marinas etc. ICOA networks are compatible with widely used 802.11x technology and with virtually all Internet service providers. ICOA is currently entering the DeFi, Blockchain and Crypto Space through multiple acquisitions.
About iBG Finance
iBG is a Decentralized Finance (DeFi) wealth management platform designed to bring simplicity to users interested in entering the cryptocurrency and the DeFi market. iBG is equipped with the latest Robo Advisory technology to offer algorithm-driven recommendations.
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