YOKNEAM ILIT, Israel and MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ReWalk Robotics Ltd. (RWLK) (“ReWalk” or the “Company”) today announced the closing of its previously announced registered direct offering of approximately 816,914 ordinary shares at a purchase price of $5.2025 per ordinary share, priced at-the-market. The gross proceeds from the offering, before deducting placement agent fees and offering expenses, are approximately $4.25 million.
H.C. Wainwright & Co. acted as the exclusive placement agent for the offering.
ReWalk also issued unregistered warrants to purchase up to 408,457 ordinary shares. The warrants have a term of 5.5 years, are exercisable immediately and have an exercise price of $5.14 per ordinary share.
ReWalk intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for (i) sales, marketing and reimbursement expenses related to market development activities and broadening third-party payor coverage and (ii) research and development costs related to, in the shorter term, its ReStore™ exo-suit designed to assist patients who have had a stroke, and, in the longer term, expansion of the Company’s technological platform to address other medical indications affecting the ability to walk.
The ordinary shares described above were offered pursuant to a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-20983), which was declared effective by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on May 9, 2016. Such ordinary were offered by means of a prospectus, including a prospectus supplement, forming a part of the effective registration statement. Copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to the registered direct offering may be obtained at the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov. Electronic copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the registered direct offering may also be obtained by contacting H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC at 430 Park Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10022, by calling (646) 975-6996 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The warrants described above were offered in a private placement pursuant to an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Act”), and, along with the ordinary shares issuable upon their exercise, have not been registered under the Act, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration with the SEC or an applicable exemption from such registration requirements.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a 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 the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About ReWalk Robotics Ltd.
ReWalk Robotics Ltd. develops, manufactures and markets wearable robotic exoskeletons for individuals with lower limb disabilities as a result of spinal cord injury or stroke. ReWalk’s mission is to fundamentally change the quality of life for individuals with lower limb disability through the creation and development of market leading robotic technologies. Founded in 2001, ReWalk has headquarters in the U.S., Israel and Germany. For more information on the ReWalk systems, please visit www.rewalk.com.
ReWalk® is a registered trademark of ReWalk Robotics Ltd. in Israel and the Unites States.
In addition to historical information, this press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, and Section 21E of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such forward-looking statements include those relating to the proposed offering of ReWalk’s ordinary shares, including the intended use of proceeds of the offering and projections regarding ReWalk’s future performance and other statements that are not statements of historical fact and, in some cases, may be identified by words like “anticipate,” “assume,” “believe,” “continue,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” “potential,” “predict,” “project,” “future,” “will,” “should,” “would,” “seek” and similar terms or phrases. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based on management’s current expectations, which are subject to uncertainty, risks and changes in circumstances that are difficult to predict and many of which are outside of ReWalk’s control. Important factors that could cause ReWalk’s actual results to differ materially from those indicated in the forward-looking statements include, among others: ReWalk’s ability to secure capital from equity and debt financings in light of limitations under its effective registration statement on Form S-3, the price range of its ordinary shares and conditions in the financial markets, and the risk that such financings may dilute its shareholders or restrict its business; ReWalk’s ability to regain compliance with various continued listing requirements of the Nasdaq Capital Market, its related ability to raise the market price of its ordinary shares sufficiently through a reverse share split to cure one of several Nasdaq listing deficiencies, and the risk that its ordinary shares will be delisted if it regains compliance; the risk of decreased liquidity in the market for ReWalk’s ordinary shares and a reduced market capitalization of the Company following the reverse share split, and the risk of dilution following the related increase in authorized share capital; ReWalk’s expectations regarding future growth, including its ability to increase sales in its existing geographic markets, and to expand to new markets and achieve its planned expense reductions; the conclusion of ReWalk’s management and the previous opinion of ReWalk’s auditors in that there are substantial doubts as to ReWalk’s ability to continue as a going concern; ReWalk’s ability to maintain and grow its reputation and the market acceptance of its products; ReWalk’s ability to achieve reimbursement from third-party payors for its products; ReWalk’s limited operating history and its ability to leverage its sales, marketing and training infrastructure; ReWalk’s expectations as to its clinical research program and clinical results; ReWalk’s ability to improve its products and develop new products; ReWalk’s ability to repay its secured indebtedness; the outcome of ongoing shareholder class action litigation relating to ReWalk’s initial public offering; ReWalk’s compliance with medical device reporting regulations to report adverse events involving its products and the potential impact of such adverse events on ReWalk’s ability to market and sell its products; ReWalk’s ability to gain and maintain regulatory approvals; ReWalk’s expectations as to the results of, and the Food and Drug Administration’s potential regulatory developments with respect to, ReWalk’s mandatory post-market 522 surveillance study; ReWalk’s ability to maintain adequate protection of its intellectual property and to avoid violation of the intellectual property rights of others; the risk of a cybersecurity attack or breach of ReWalk’s information technology systems significantly disrupting its business operations; ReWalk’s ability to establish a pathway to commercialize its products in China; the risk of substantial dilution resulting from periodic issuances of its ordinary shares; ReWalk’s ability to maintain relationships with existing customers and develop relationships with new customers; the impact of the market price of ReWalk’s ordinary shares on the determination of whether ReWalk is a passive foreign investment company; and other factors discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in ReWalk’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2018 filed with the SEC and other documents subsequently filed with or furnished to the SEC. Any forward-looking statement made in this press release speaks only as of the date hereof. Factors or events that could cause ReWalk’s actual results to differ from the statements contained herein may emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for ReWalk to predict all of them. Except as required by law, ReWalk undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.
Chief Financial Officer
ReWalk Robotics Ltd.