Sarasota, Florida—July 20, 2016— xG Technology, Inc. (“xG” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: XGTI, XGTIW), a leader in providing critical wireless communications for use in challenging operating environments, announced today that it has closed the previously announced public underwritten offering of its Units. The Company sold to the underwriters 7,300,000 Units, at a price of $0.685 per Unit, each of which consists of one share of its common stock and 1.25 of a warrant to purchase one share of its common stock at an exercise price of $0.685 per share. The Company also granted to the underwriters a 45-day option to acquire an additional 1,095,000 shares of common stock and/or warrants to purchase 1,368,750 shares of common stock to cover over-allotments. On July 15, 2016, the underwriters exercised their over-allotment option to purchase warrants to purchase 1,368,750 shares of common stock. The Company received approximately $4.44 million in net proceeds from the offering, including exercise of the over-allotment option, after deducting the underwriting discount and estimated offering expenses payable by the Company.
xG intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes, including working capital, product development, partial reduction of liabilities, marketing activities, expanding its internal sales organization and further developing sales channels and other capital expenditures.
Roth Capital Partners acted as the sole book-running manager for the offering. Aegis Capital Corp. acted as co-lead manager for the offering.
The securities described above were offered by xG pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-212254) previously filed with and subsequently declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on July 14, 2016. A final prospectus relating to the offering was filed with the SEC on July 15, 2016 and is available on the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov. Copies of the final prospectus relating to this offering may also be obtained from Roth Capital Partners, LLC, Equity Capital Markets, 888 San Clemente Drive, Suite 400, Newport Beach, CA 92660 at (800) 678-9147.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities described herein, 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.
About xG Technology, Inc.
Founded in 2002, xG Technology has created a broad portfolio of intellectual property that enables always-available, always-connected and always-secure voice, broadband data and video communications. The company’s technology portfolio includes solutions marketed under xG’s xMax brand as well as under the brands of its business unit Integrated Microwave Technologies (IMT).
xMax is a patented all-IP software-defined cognitive radio network that delivers mission-assured wireless connectivity in any RF environment. xMax provides a solution to the challenges of interoperability, survivability and flexibility in expeditionary and critical communications networks. xMax can be deployed as fixed or mobile infrastructure to enhance and integrate seamlessly with legacy communications systems, both private and commercial. Access and priority can be controlled, and in the event of congestion, failure or denial of access to commercial networks, xMax provides a fully secure, scalable, private and highly resilient network for essential communications – all at zero bandwidth cost.
xMax incorporates advanced optimizing technologies that include spectrum sharing, interference mitigation, multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) and software defined radio (SDR). xMax offers key benefits for numerous industries worldwide, including military, emergency response and public safety, telemedicine, urban and rural wireless broadband, utilities, and critical infrastructure.
IMT further supports xG’s military and public safety customers with its mission-critical wireless video solutions. IMT is a leader in advanced digital microwave systems and a provider of engineering, integration, installation and commissioning services serving the MAG (Military, Aerospace & Government), broadcast, and sports & entertainment markets. IMT’s product lines include digital broadcast microwave video systems and compact microwave video equipment for licensed and license-free applications. More information on IMT can be found at www.imt-solutions.com.
Based in Sarasota, Florida, xG has over 100 patents and pending patent applications. xG is a publicly traded company listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market (symbol: XGTI) For more information, please visit www.xgtechnology.com
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