Loop Industries Announces Pricing of $24.0 Million Underwritten Public Offering of Common Stock
MONTRÉAL, QC / ACCESSWIRE / September 21, 2020 / Loop Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOOP), a leading innovator in sustainable plastics technology, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 1,880,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $12.75 per share pursuant to an effective Registration Statement on Form S-3 filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). In addition, Loop Industries has granted the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 282,000 shares of its common stock. The gross proceeds from the offering, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses, are expected to be approximately $24.0 million. The offering is expected to close on or about September 23, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.
Loop Industries intends to use the net proceeds from the proposed offering for working capital and general corporate purposes, including continued investment in research and development for further innovation and funding ongoing operations.
Roth Capital Partners is acting as the sole manager for the offering.
The securities were issued and sold pursuant to Loop Industries' existing shelf registration statement (File No. 333-226789) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 10, 2018 and declared effective on August 23, 2018. A prospectus supplement describing the terms of the offering will be filed with the SEC. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in the registration statement, the related prospectus supplement and the other documents Loop Industries has filed or will file with the SEC for more complete information about Loop Industries and this offering. Copies of the effective shelf registration statement, including a base prospectus and prospectus supplement that form a part of the registration statement, may be obtained for free on the SEC's website located at www.sec.gov. Copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus may also be obtained, when available, by contacting Roth Capital Partners LLC at 888 San Clemente, Newport Beach, CA 92660, Attention: Prospectus Department or by telephone at (800) 678-9147.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the 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 registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About Loop Industries
Loop Industries is a technology company whose mission is to accelerate the world’s shift toward sustainable PET plastic and polyester fiber and away from our dependence on fossil fuels. Loop owns patented and proprietary technology that depolymerizes no and low-value waste PET plastic and polyester fiber, including plastic bottles and packaging, carpets and textiles of any color, transparency or condition and even ocean plastics that have been degraded by the sun and salt, to its base building blocks (monomers). The monomers are filtered, purified and polymerized to create virgin-quality Loop™ branded PET resin and polyester fiber suitable for use in food-grade packaging, thus enabling our customers to meet their sustainability objectives. Loop Industries is contributing to the global movement towards a circular economy by preventing plastic waste and recovering waste plastic for a more sustainable future for all.
Common shares of the Company are listed on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol “LOOP.”
This news release contains “forward-looking statements.” Such statements may be preceded by the words “intends,” “may,” “will,” “plans,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “projects,” “predicts,” “estimates,” “aims,” “believes,” “hopes,” “potential” or similar words. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, are based on certain assumptions and are subject to various known and unknown risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond Loop’s control, and cannot be predicted or quantified and consequently, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, risks and uncertainties associated with (i) commercialization of our technology and products, (ii) our status of relationship with partners, (iii) development and protection of our intellectual property and products, (iv) industry competition, (v) our need for and ability to obtain additional funding, (vi) building our manufacturing facility, (vii) our ability to sell our products in order to generate revenues, (viii) our proposed business model and our ability to execute thereon, (ix) adverse effects on the Company’s business and operations as a result of increased regulatory, media or financial reporting issues and practices, rumors or otherwise, and (x) other factors discussed in our subsequent filings with the SEC. More detailed information about Loop and the risk factors that may affect the realization of forward-looking statements is set forth in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Investors and security holders are urged to read these documents free of charge on the SEC’s web site at http://www.sec.gov. Loop assumes no obligation to publicly update or revise its forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events or otherwise
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