Kubient Announces Pricing of Upsized $12.5 Million Initial Public Offering
NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kubient, Inc. (NasdaqCM: KBNT, KBNTW) ("Kubient" or the "Company"), a cloud-based software platform for digital advertising, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 2,500,000 units at a price of $5.00 per unit. Each unit consists of one share of Common Stock and one Warrant to purchase one share of Common Stock. The Common Stock and Warrants are immediately separable from the units and will be issued separately. The Common Stock and Warrants have been approved to list on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbols "KBNT" and "KBNTW," respectively, and are expected to begin trading on August 12, 2020. Kubient expects to receive gross proceeds of approximately $12.5 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses.
The Warrants are exercisable immediately, expire five years from the date of issuance and will have an exercise price of $5.50 per share. The offering is expected to close on August 14, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.
Maxim Group LLC and Joseph Gunnar & Co., LLC are acting as co-book-running managers for the offering. The Benchmark Company, LLC is acting as co-manager for the offering.
Kubient has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 375,000 shares of Common Stock and/or Warrants to purchase 375,000 shares of Common Stock, or any combination thereof, to cover over-allotments, if any.
The offering is being conducted pursuant to the Company's registration statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-239682) previously filed with and subsequently declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). A prospectus relating to the offering will be filed with the SEC and will be available on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov. Electronic copies of the prospectus relating to this offering, when available, may be obtained from Maxim Group LLC, 405 Lexington Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10174, at (212) 895-3745.
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, any security in any state or other 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 other jurisdiction.
Kubient is a technology company with a mission to transform the digital advertising industry to audience-based marketing. Kubient's next generation cloud-based infrastructure enables efficient marketplace liquidity for buyers and sellers of digital advertising. The Kubient Audience Cloud is a flexible open marketplace for advertisers and publishers to reach, monetize and connect their audiences. The Company's platform provides a transparent programmatic environment with proprietary artificial intelligence-powered pre-bid ad fraud prevention, and proprietary real-time bidding (RTB) marketplace automation for the digital out of home industry. The Audience Cloud is the solution for brands and publishers that demand transparency and the ability to reach audiences across all channels and ad formats.
The information contained herein includes forward-looking statements. These statements relate to future events or to our future financial performance, and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results, levels of activity, performance, or achievements to be materially different from any future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements since they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which are, in some cases, beyond our control and which could, and likely will, materially affect actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements. Any forward-looking statement reflects our current views with respect to future events and is subject to these and other risks, uncertainties and assumptions relating to our operations, results of operations, growth strategy and liquidity. We assume no obligation to publicly update or revise these forward-looking statements for any reason, or to update the reasons actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements, even if new information becomes available in the future. The safe harbor for forward-looking statements contained in the Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 protects companies from liability for their forward-looking statements if they comply with the requirements of the Act.
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Released August 11, 2020