Neonode Inc. (NEON) today announced the commencement of an underwritten public offering of 1,978,492 shares of Neonode common stock, of which 1,000,000 shares are being offered by Neonode and an aggregate of 978,492 shares are being offered by selling stockholders affiliated with Neonode. The selling stockholders are Neonode’s executive chairman Per Bystedt, chief executive officer and director Thomas Eriksson, director Mats Dahlin, director John Reardon, and chief financial officer David Brunton. The selling stockholders expect to grant the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to an aggregate of 296,773 additional shares of common stock to cover overallotments, if any.
Neonode anticipates using its net proceeds from the offering primarily for general corporate purposes, including capital expenditures and working capital. Neonode will not receive any proceeds from the sale of any shares by the selling stockholders.
Craig-Hallum Capital Group is acting as the sole book-running manager for the offering. GP Bullhound Ltd. is acting as a financial advisor to the Company in connection with the offering.
The securities described above are being offered pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement previously filed by Neonode with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). The securities may be offered only by means of a prospectus. The prospectus and a preliminary prospectus supplement related to the offering has been filed with the SEC and is available on the SEC’s website located at http://www.sec.gov and may also be obtained from Craig-Hallum Capital Group, 222 South Ninth Street, Suite 350, Minneapolis, MN 55402, telephone 612-334-6342, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Copies of the final prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to this offering, when available, will be available on the SEC’s website located at http://www.sec.gov and may also be obtained from Craig-Hallum Capital Group, 222 South Ninth Street, Suite 350, Minneapolis, MN 55402, telephone 612-334-6342, email: email@example.com.This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. About Neonode Neonode Inc. (Nasdaq: NEON) develops and licenses Multisensing touch technologies, including features such as low latency pen or brush sensing, high speed scanning, proximity-, pressure-, and depth sensing capabilities and object-size measuring. Neonode’s patented Multisensing technology is developed for a wide range of devices such as mobile phones, tablets and e-readers, toys and gaming consoles, printers, household appliances, wearable goods and advanced automotive infotainment systems. Neonode, the Neonode logo, and Multisensing are trademarks of Neonode Inc. registered in the United States and other countries.