Kopin Corporation (Nasdaq: KOPN), a leading developer of innovative
wearable computing technologies and solutions, today announced the
closing of an underwritten public offering of 7,272,727 shares of its
common stock. Total gross proceeds to Kopin from this offering were
approximately $8.0 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and
offering expenses payable by Kopin.
Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., a subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann
Financial Services Inc. (NYSE American: LTS), acted as sole book running
manager in connection with the public offering.
The shares were offered pursuant to an effective shelf registration
statement (File No. 333-228549) declared effective by the Securities and
Exchange Commission on December 14, 2018. A prospectus supplement and
the related prospectus have been filed with the SEC and are available on
the SEC’s website located at http://www.sec.gov.
Copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus
relating to the offering may be obtained from Ladenburg Thalmann & Co.,
Attn: Prospectus Department, 277 Park Ave, 26th floor, New
York, NY 10172 or by calling 212-409-2080.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a
solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any offer or 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 such state or jurisdiction.
Kopin Corporation is a leading developer and provider of innovative
wearable technologies and critical components for integration into
wearable computing systems for military, industrial and consumer
products. Kopin’s technology portfolio includes ultra-small displays,
optics, speech enhancement technology, voice-interface and hands-free
control software, low-power ASICs, and ergonomically designed smart
headset reference systems. Kopin’s proprietary components and technology
are protected by more than 300 global patents and patents pending. For
more information, please visit Kopin’s website at www.kopin.com.
This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the
meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995,
including, but not limited to, all statements relating to the expected
use of the net proceeds from the offering of common stock. Words such as
“expects,” “intends,” “would,” “may” and variations of such words and
similar expressions, and the negatives thereof, are intended to identify
such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on
Kopin’s current expectations and assumptions and are subject to inherent
uncertainties, risks and changes in circumstances that may differ
materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements.
Such risks and uncertainties can be found in Kopin’s filings with the
SEC under the caption “Risk Factors,” including its most recent annual
report on Form 10-K available at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.