MicroVision Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock and Warrants
REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MicroVision, Inc. (Nasdaq:MVIS), a leader in innovative ultra-miniature laser display technology, today announced that it intends to offer to sell, subject to market and other conditions, shares of its common stock and warrants to purchase shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. will act as underwriter in the offering. MicroVision intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes.
The securities described above are being offered by MicroVision pursuant to its registration statement on Form S-3 previously filed and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities in the offering, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction. The offering may be made only by means of the preliminary prospectus supplement and the prospectus relating to the proposed offering, copies of which may be obtained, when available, from Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Attention: Syndicate Prospectus Department, 85 Broad Street, New York, NY, 10004, by telephone at 212-667-8563, or via email at EquityProspectus@opco.com.
MicroVision provides the PicoP® display technology platform designed to enable next-generation display capabilities for consumer devices and vehicle displays. The company's PicoP display technology uses highly efficient laser light sources which can create vivid images with high contrast and brightness.
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Certain statements contained in this release, including those relating to MicroVision’s expectations regarding the proposed offering and use of proceeds, and those statements using words such as “designed to” and “intends” are forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: our ability to successfully complete the offering on terms and conditions satisfactory to us; the possible adverse impact on the market price of our shares of common stock due to the dilutive effect of the securities to be sold in the offering; capital market risks; our ability to raise additional capital when needed; our, or our customers', failure to perform under open purchase orders; our financial and technical resources relative to those of our competitors; our ability to keep up with rapid technological change; government regulation of our technologies; our ability to enforce our intellectual property rights and protect our proprietary technologies; the ability to obtain additional contract awards; the timing of commercial product launches and delays in product development; the ability to achieve key technical milestones in key products; dependence on third parties to develop, manufacture, sell and market our products; potential product liability claims; and other risk factors identified from time to time in the company's SEC reports, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the SEC. Except as expressly required by federal securities laws, we undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, changes in circumstances or any other reason.
Additional information relating to MicroVision can be found on EDGAR at www.sec.gov.
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Source: MicroVision, Inc.
Released June 14, 2012