LATHAM, N.Y., Jan. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Plug Power Inc. (Nasdaq:PLUG), a leader in providing clean, reliable energy solutions, today announced that it has priced an underwritten registered offering of 10,000,000 shares of its common stock and accompanying warrants to purchase 4,000,000 shares of its common stock. The shares and the warrants will be sold together in a fixed combination, with each combination consisting of one share of common stock and 0.40 of a warrant to purchase one share of common stock, at a price to the public of $3.00 per fixed combination for gross proceeds of $30.0 million. The securities were placed with a single institutional investor. The warrants will have an exercise price of $4.00 per share, are immediately exercisable and will expire on January 15, 2019.
Cowen and Company, LLC is acting as the sole underwriter for the offering.
Net proceeds, after underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated fees and expenses payable by Plug Power, and assuming the warrants are not exercised, will be approximately $28.0 million.Plug Power intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for working capital and other general corporate purposes including, capital expenditures. The securities described above are being offered by Plug Power Inc. pursuant to a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (No. 333-173268) including a base prospectus, previously filed and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The securities may be offered only by means of a prospectus. A preliminary prospectus supplement related to the offering was filed with the SEC on January 10, 2014 and a final prospectus supplement related to the offering will be filed with the SEC and will be available on the SEC's website located at www.sec.gov. Electronic copies of the final prospectus supplement, when available, also may be obtained from Cowen and Company, LLC (c/o Broadridge Financial Services, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY, 11717, Attn: Prospectus Department, Phone: 631-274-2806, Fax: 631-254-7140). 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 jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.