IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOL), the global leader in dental lasers, announced today that the subscription period for its previously announced rights offering to holders of shares of its common stock expired at 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on November 29, 2017, and these rights are no longer exercisable.
The Company received basic subscriptions and over-subscriptions for a total of 26,307,719 shares, exceeding the 26,302,703 shares offered in the rights offering. Available shares will be distributed proportionately among rights holders who exercised their over-subscription privilege based on the number of shares each rights holder subscribed for under the basic subscription right. Based on the review of results provided by the Company’s subscription agent, Computershare, Inc., the Company estimates that it will receive aggregate gross proceeds from the rights offering of approximately $12.0 million. The results of the rights offering and the Company’s estimates regarding the aggregate gross proceeds of the rights offering to be received by the Company are preliminary and subject to finalization and verification by its subscription agent.
The Company expects the subscription agent to distribute the shares and the sale proceeds during the week of December 4th.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities, and there will be no sale of any securities in any state in which such an offer, solicitation, or purchase would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification of such securities under the securities laws of any such state. A registration statement relating to the newly subscribed shares was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 8, 2017. The rights offering was made only by means of a prospectus filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 9, 2017.
About BIOLASE, Inc.
BIOLASE, Inc. is a medical device company that develops, manufactures, markets, and sells laser systems in dentistry and medicine and also markets, sells, and distributes dental imaging equipment, including three-dimensional CAD/CAM intra-oral scanners and digital dentistry software. BIOLASE’s products advance the practice of dentistry and medicine for patients and healthcare professionals. BIOLASE’s proprietary laser products incorporate approximately 220 patented and 90 patent-pending technologies designed to provide biologically clinically superior performance with less pain and faster recovery times. BIOLASE’s innovative products provide cutting-edge technology at competitive prices to deliver the best results for dentists and patients. BIOLASE’s principal products are revolutionary dental laser systems that perform a broad range of dental procedures, including cosmetic and complex surgical applications, and a full line of dental imaging equipment. BIOLASE has sold over 35,500 laser systems to date in over 90 countries around the world. Laser products under development address BIOLASE’s core dental market and other adjacent medical and consumer markets.
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