Public offering of 7,500,000 shares of common stock at an offering price of $1.00 per share
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 30, 2020-- Second Sight Medical Products Inc. (NASDAQ: EYES), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable visual prosthetics that are intended to create an artificial form of useful vision for blind individuals, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 7,500,000 shares of common stock, no par value (the “Common Stock”) at an offering price of $1.00 per share of Common Stock for aggregate gross proceeds of $7,500,000, prior to deducting underwriting discounts, commissions and other offering expenses. The offering is expected to close on May 5, 2020, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
Second Sight Medical Products intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for accrued expenses, working capital and general corporate purposes, which may include, without limitation, engaging in partnerships, business combinations, or acquisitions or investing in businesses that may or may not be related to its current operations.
ThinkEquity, a division of Fordham Financial Management, Inc., is acting as representative of the underwriters in the offering.
A shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-221228) relating to the shares of common stock to be issued in the proposed offering was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and is effective. A preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus describing the terms of the proposed offering was filed by the Company with the SEC. The securities may be offered only by means of a prospectus, including a prospectus supplement, forming a part of the effective registration statement. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to the securities being offered may also be obtained from ThinkEquity, a division of Fordham Financial Management, Inc., 17 State Street, 22nd Floor, New York, New York 10004, by telephone at (877) 436-3673, by email at email@example.com. Electronic copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus will also be available on the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.