SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Summit Wireless Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: WISA) (the “Company” or “Summit Wireless”), a leading provider of immersive, wireless sound technology for intelligent devices and next-generation home entertainment systems, today announced that it has entered into a securities purchase agreement with institutional investors to purchase approximately $5.8 million of its common stock in a registered direct offering priced at-the-market under Nasdaq rules and warrants to purchase common stock in a concurrent private placement. The combined purchase price for one share of common stock and warrant to purchase one share of common stock will be $2.55.
Under the terms of the securities purchase agreement, Summit Wireless has agreed to sell 2,275,000 shares of common stock. In a private placement, which will be consummated concurrently with the Offering, Summit Wireless also has agreed to issue warrants to purchase up to an aggregate of 2,275,000 shares of common stock. The warrants will be immediately exercisable, will expire 5.5 years from the date of issuance and will have an exercise price of $2.55 per common share.
The gross proceeds to the Company from the registered direct offering and concurrent private placement are estimated to be approximately $5.8 million before deducting the placement agent’s fees and other estimated offering expenses. The offering is expected to close on or about June 8, 2020, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
Maxim Group LLC is acting as the sole placement agent for the offering.
The shares of common stock are being offered pursuant to a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333- 233433) previously filed and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The offering of the shares of common stock will be made only by means of a prospectus supplement that forms a part of the registration statement.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor will there be any sales of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction. A prospectus supplement relating to the shares of common stock will be filed by Summit Wireless with the SEC. When available, copies of the prospectus supplement relating to the registered direct offering, together with the accompanying prospectus, can be obtained at the SEC's website at www.sec.gov or from Maxim Group LLC, 405 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10174, Attention: Syndicate Department, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone at (212) 895-3745.
About Summit Wireless Technologies, Inc.
Summit Wireless Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: WISA) is a leading provider of immersive, wireless sound technology for intelligent devices and next generation home entertainment systems. Working with leading CE brands and manufacturers such as Harman International, a division of Samsung, LG Electronics, Klipsch, Bang & Olufsen, Xbox, a subsidiary of Microsoft, and others, Summit Wireless delivers seamless, dynamic audio experiences for high-definition content, including movies and video, music, sports, gaming/esports, and more. Summit Wireless is a founding member of WiSA, the Wireless Speaker and Audio Association, and works in association with WiSA’s members to champion what Summit Wireless believes are the most reliable interoperability standards across the audio industry. Summit Wireless is headquartered in San Jose, CA, with sales teams in Taiwan, China, Japan, and Korea. For more information, please visit: www.summitwireless.com.
Note on Forward-looking Statements
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