Public offering of common stock
About the Client
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.
About the Deal
GP Bullhound acted as financial advisor on Neonode’s 2.5m public offering. The public offering consisted of 2,490,612 shares of Neonode common stock, of which 1,168,939 shares are being offered by Neonode and an aggregate of 1,321,673 shares are being offered by selling stockholders affiliated with Neonode, at a price to the public of $6.60 per share. 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 have granted the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to an aggregate of 373,592 additional shares of common stock to cover overallotments, if any. The offering is expected to close on or about September 16, 2013, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
Gross proceeds to the company from the offering are expected to be $7,715,000.00. The company anticipates using its net proceeds from the offering primarily for general corporate purposes, including capital expenditures and working capital. The company will not receive any proceeds from the sale of any shares by the selling stockholders.
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 prospectus supplement related to the offering will be filed with the SEC and will be available on the SEC’s website.