TranSwitch Corporation Announces Closing of Common Stock and Warrant
Offering and Over-Allotment Option
SHELTON, Conn. -- April 3, 2013
TranSwitch Corporation (NASDAQ: TXCC) today announced the completion of its
previously announced public offering of 8,300,000 units, consisting of one
share of common stock and a warrant to purchase 0.50 of a share of common
stock, including 1,245,000 units pursuant to the exercise in full of the
over-allotment option granted to the underwriter. After the underwriting
discount and estimated offering expenses payable by the company, the company
received net proceeds of approximately $3.7 million. Maxim Group LLC acted as
sole manager for the offering.
TranSwitch intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for product
development, general corporate purposes and working capital. The units
described above are being offered by TranSwitch Corporation pursuant to a
registration statement previously filed with and subsequently declared
effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. A prospectus supplement
relating to the offering was filed with the SEC on March 28, 2013 and is
available on the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov.
In addition, on March 27, 2013, the company delivered a notice to Aspire
Capital Fund, LLC (“Aspire”) terminating the Common Stock Purchase Agreement
between the company and Aspire (the “Common Stock Purchase Agreement”). During
the first quarter of 2013, the company received proceeds of approximately $1
million from sales of 1,250,000 shares of its common stock to Aspire, pursuant
to the Common Stock Purchase Agreement. Year-to-date the company has raised a
total of approximately $4.7 million through sales of its common stock.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation
of an offer to buy any of the securities described herein, 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. Copies of the
prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus relating to the
offering may be obtained from Maxim Group LLC 405 Lexington Avenue, New York,
NY 10174, (800) 724-0761.
About TranSwitch Corporation
TranSwitch Corporation (TXCC) provides innovative integrated circuit (IC) and
intellectual property (IP) solutions that deliver core functionality for
video, voice, and data communications equipment for the customer premises and
network infrastructure markets. For the customer-premises market, we offer
multi-standard, high-speed interconnect solutions enabling the distribution
and presentation of high-definition (HD) video and data content for consumer
electronics applications. We also provide a family of best-in-class
communications processors. For the network infrastructure market, we provide
integrated multi-core network processor System-on-a-Chip (SoC) solutions for
Fixed, 3G and 4G Mobile, VoIP and Multimedia applications. TranSwitch’s
customers are leading consumer electronics and telecom equipment companies
around the globe. To learn more, please visit www.transwitch.com.
TranSwitch Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 regarding the proposed
public offering and the intended use of proceeds from the offering. The
offering is subject to market and other conditions and there can be no
assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed or as to the
actual size or terms of the offering. These forward-looking statements are
subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ
materially, including market conditions, risks associated with the cash
requirements of our business and other risks detailed from time to time in our
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and represent our views
only as of the date they are made and should not be relied upon as
representing our views as of any subsequent date. We do not assume any
obligation to update any forward-looking statements.
TranSwitch is a registered trademark of TranSwitch Corporation.
Robert A. Bosi, 203-929-8810 ext. 2465
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mary Lombardo, 203-929-8810 ext. 2254
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