BOSTON, Oct 20, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Converted Organics Inc. (NASDAQ:COIN, COINU, COINW, COINZ) today announced that it has closed its previously announced public offering of 17,250,000 units, including 2,250,000 units reflecting the exercise in full of the underwriters' over-allotment option, at a price per unit of $1.06 to the public. Each unit consists of one share of common stock and one newly created Class H warrant, with each Class H warrant exercisable for one share of common stock at an exercise price of $1.30 per share. The warrants will expire on October 14, 2014. The units are listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol "COINU" and the Class H warrants are expected to be listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol "COINW," at such time as the warrants are detached from the units. The approximately $16.4 million of net proceeds to the Company, after deducting the underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses, will be used for further development and execution of the Company's sales and marketing plan, strategic growth initiatives, other general corporate purposes, and to repay the six-month note the Company issued in September 2009 in the principal amount of $1,540,000.
The sole bookrunning manager of the offering is Chardan Capital Markets, LLC.
A registration statement relating to these securities was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 14, 2009. The offering was made by the Company only by means of a written prospectus forming part of the effective registration statement. Copies of the final prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from the offices of Chardan Capital Markets, LLC at 17 State Street, New York, NY, 10004.
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 registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.
About Converted Organics Inc.
Converted Organics (NASDAQ:COIN, www.convertedorganics.com), based in Boston, MA, is dedicated to producing high-quality, all-natural, organic soil amendment and fertilizer products through food waste recycling.
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