Microbot Medical (MBOT) Announces $1.5 Million Registered Direct Offering

June 2, 2023 12:37 PM EDT

Microbot Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: MBOT) today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements for the purchase and sale of 701,756 shares of the Company’s common stock at a purchase price of $2.1375 per share of common stock in a registered direct offering priced at-the-market under Nasdaq rules. In addition, in a concurrent private placement, the Company will issue unregistered series C preferred investment options. The series C preferred investment options to purchase up to 350,878 shares of common stock have an exercise price of $2.075 per share and are immediately exercisable for a period of five and one-half years following issuance. The closing of the registered direct offering and the concurrent private placement is expected to occur on or about June 6, 2023, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

H.C. Wainwright & Co. is acting as the exclusive placement agent for the offerings.

The gross proceeds to the Company from the offerings are expected to be $1.5 million, before deducting the placement agent’s fees and other offering expenses payable by the Company. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offerings for the continued development, commercialization and regulatory activities for the Company’s LIBERTY® Robotic System, expansion and development of additional applications derived from the Company’s existing IP portfolio, and for working capital and other general corporate purposes.

The shares of common stock described above (but not the series C preferred investment options issued in the concurrent private placement or the shares of common stock underlying such series C preferred investment options) are being offered by the Company pursuant to a “shelf” registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-250966) previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and declared effective by the SEC on December 4, 2020. The offering of the shares of common stock is made only by means of a prospectus, including a prospectus supplement, forming a part of the effective registration statement. A final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the registered direct offering will be filed with the SEC. Electronic copies of the final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus may be obtained, when available, on the SEC’s website at or by contacting H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC at 430 Park Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10022, by phone at (212) 865-5711 or e-mail at [email protected].

The series C preferred investment options described above are being issued in a concurrent private placement under Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and Regulation D promulgated thereunder and, along with the shares of common stock underlying the series C preferred investment options, have not been registered under the Securities Act, or applicable state securities laws. Accordingly, the series C preferred investment options and underlying shares of common stock may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an effective registration statement or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and such applicable state securities laws.

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