Aliso Viejo, CA, August 18, 2014 – Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMSI), a leading provider of wireless and mobility solutions, today announced that it has received commitments to purchase 6,667,200 shares of its common stock for aggregate gross proceeds of $5.4 million in a private placement expected to close on or about August 20, 2014, subject to standard closing conditions. Smith Micro intends to use the net proceeds primarily for expansion of its product and customer base.
As part of the transaction, Smith Micro agreed to file a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission within 30 days of closing for purposes of registering the resale of the common stock issued in the private placement. Emerging Growth Equities, Ltd. acted as lead placement agent for the offering. Security Research Associates, Inc. acted as a member of the selling group for this offering.
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 in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state. The securities sold in the private placement have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States in the absence of an effective registration statement or exemption from registration requirements
About Smith Micro Software:
Smith Micro Software provides solutions that simplify, secure and enhance the mobile experience. Our portfolio includes a wide range of applications that manage broadband connectivity, data traffic, devices, voice and video communications over wireless networks. With 30 years of experience developing world-class client and server software, Smith Micro helps the leading mobile network operators, device manufacturers and enterprises increase efficiency and capitalize on the growth of mobile-connected consumers and workforces. For more information, visit www.smithmicro.com. (NASDAQ:SMSI)
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