Internet, Everywhere - June 6, 2023 - Shopify Inc. (NYSE, TSX: SHOP), a provider of essential internet infrastructure for commerce, announces that it has completed the previously announced sale of the majority of its former Shopify Logistics business to Flexport, a leading tech-driven global logistics platform, in accordance with the transaction agreement dated May 3, 2023. In connection with the sale, Shopify received stock representing a 13% equity interest in Flexport, which is incremental to its existing equity interest in Flexport. This transaction takes the logistics solution Shopify has been building and places it in the hands of a trusted and mission-aligned partner, Flexport.
The Company intends to share further details regarding the impact of the sale on its results of operations for the second quarter ending June 30, 2023 on its next earnings call.
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