Major owner of Hydra Industries Acquisition Corp. just picked up 2,700,000 shares

Llc Mihi, a major owner of Hydra Industries Acquisition Corp., recently acquired 2,700,000 shares of the company. The buys took place at $0.00 per share (and therefore, likely the result of option or restricted share grants), on December 23, 2016. Mihi now owns 3,023,750 shares of the company. Mihi operates out of New York, NY. Some additional info was provided as follows:

Macquarie Group Limited is the ultimate indirect parent of MIHI LLC and may be deemed to beneficially own the Issuer's securities held thereby. These 2,700,000 common shares of Inspired Entertainment, Inc., formerly known as Hydra Industries Acquisition Corp. (the "Issuer") consist of 500,000 founder shares which are subject to transfer restrictions (as disclosed on under "Transfer restrictions on founder shares" on Form S-1 filed August 19, 2014) and 2,200,000 common shares, which were acquired at the consummation of the Issuer's initial business combination pursuant to the Contingent Forward Purchase Contract, dated October 24, 2014, by and between Hydra Industries Acquisition Corp. and MIHI LLC (the "Contingent Forward Purchase Contract"). Pursuant to the Contingent Forward Purchase Contract, MIHI LLC acquired, for an aggregate purchase price of $20,004,347.83, upon the initial business combination, but in multiple steps, (i) 2,200,000 Issuer common shares, (ii) 2,000,000 warrants to purchase one-half of one share of the Issuer's common stock, at an exercise price of $5.75 per half share, (continued from Footnote 2) and (iii) 500,000 founder shares of the Issuer. The acquisition of such securities is being reported now in connection with the Issuer's consummation of a business combination on December 23, 2016. As an inducement to the agreement of certain institutional and accredited investors (the "Purchasers") to purchase shares of the Issuer, from public stockholders in advance of the Issuer's proposed business combination, MIHI LLC agreed to transfer for no value 3,500,000 private placement warrants to Hydra Industries Sponsor LLC (the "Sponsor"). Pursuant to the Promissory Note, dated as of March 16, 2016, by and between the Issuer and MIHI LLC, MIHI LLC converted its $250,000 sponsor loan note into 500,000 warrants of the Issuer. The exercise price of the warrants is $5.75 per half share. Warrants may only be exercised for whole shares (2 warrants at $11.50 per share).

The above information was disclosed in a filing to the SEC. To see the filing, click here.

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Other recent filings from the company include the following:

Confidential treatment order - April 20, 2017
Registration statement under Securities Act of 1933 - April 7, 2017
Departure of Directors or Certain - March 29, 2017

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