CUI Global, Inc. Announces Pricing Of $42.0 Million Follow-On Offering

    CUI Global, Inc. Announces Pricing Of $42.0 Million Follow-On Offering

PR Newswire

TUALATIN, Ore., April 12, 2013

TUALATIN, Ore., April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --CUI Global, Inc. ("CUI Global"
or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CUI), a platform company dedicated to the
acquisition, development, and commercialization of new, innovative
technologies, today announced it has priced an underwritten public offering of
8,400,000 shares of its common stock at a price to public of $5.00 per share.
Additionally, the Company has granted the underwriters the option to purchase
up to an additional 1,260,000 shares of its common stock to cover
over-allotments, if any, at the price to public. The offering is expected to
close on or about April 17, 2013, subject to satisfaction of closing
conditions.

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The total gross proceeds of the offering are approximately $42.0 million.
After deducting the underwriters' discount and other estimated offering
expenses payable by CUI Global, the net proceeds are expected to be
approximately $39.1 million. The Company intends to use approximately £17.0
million of the net proceeds of the offering, or $26.2 million based on the
exchange rate of $1.5385 = £1.0000 as of the New York market close on April
11, 2013, to fund the purchase price of Orbital Gas Systems Limited
("Orbital-UK"). It intends to use the remaining net proceeds to pay down
approximately $2.0 million of its long term debt, as well as for working
capital and general corporate purposes.

Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC is acting as sole book-running manager of the
offering. Merriman Capital, Inc. is acting as co-manager of the offering.

A registration statement relating to shares of the common stock of CUI Global
has been declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. This
offering is being made by CUI Global by means of a written prospectus forming
part of the effective registration statement. A copy of the final prospectus
for the offering may be obtained from Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC at 222
South Ninth Street, Suite 350, Minneapolis, MN 55402, phone number(612)
334-6300, or from Merriman Capital, Inc. at 135 East 57^th Street, 24^th
Floor, New York, NY 10022, phone number (646) 292-1400.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation
of an offer to buy nor may there be any sale of these securities in any state
or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful
prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such
state or jurisdiction.

About CUI Global, Inc.
Delivering Innovative Technologies for an Interconnected World . . . . .

CUI Global is a publicly traded platform company focused on the acquisition
and development of innovative companies and technologies. From its Vergence
GasPT2 platform targeting the energy sector, to its subsidiary CUI Inc.'s
digital power platform targeting the networking and telecom industries, CUI
Global has built a diversified portfolio of leading technologies that touch
many markets.

About CUI, Inc.

CUI Inc. is a technology company dedicated to the development and distribution
of electro-mechanical products. Its broad power and component product
portfolios allow customers to address design challenges across a range of
industries and applications. Built on a solid foundation of core operating
principals, CUI seeks to maximize value for customers through their
engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain capabilities. As an industry
leader, CUI continues to invest in the future through new technologies,
talented employees, expanded manufacturing capabilities, and a growing global
reach.

For more information, please visit www.cuiglobal.com and www.cui.com.

Important Cautions Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This document contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward-looking statements,
including statements regarding the company's pending acquisition of
Orbital-UK, the integration of Orbital-UK, the anticipated financial results
of the combined company and the combined company's anticipated marketing and
sales efforts, are all subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause
actual results to vary materially from those projected in the forward-looking
statements. The company may experience significant fluctuations in future
operating results due to a number of economic, competitive, and other factors,
including, among other things, our reliance on third-party manufacturers and
suppliers, government agency budgetary and political constraints, new or
increased competition, changes in market demand, completion of the pending
acquisition of Orbital-UK and the successful integration of the two
businesses, and the performance or reliability of our products. These factors
and others could cause operating results to vary significantly from those in
prior periods, and those projected in forward-looking statements. Additional
information with respect to these and other factors, which could materially
affect the company and its operations, are included in certain forms the
company has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the
most recent annual report on Form 10-K.

SOURCE CUI Global, Inc.

Website: http://www.cuiglobal.com
Contact: Company Contact: CUI Global, Inc., Media Contact: Maggie Lefor, Main:
503-612-2300, press@cuiglobal.com; Investor Relations: CUI Global, Inc., Main:
503-612-2317, investors@cuiglobal.com; Outside IR contact: BPC Financial
Marketing, John Baldissera, 800-368-1217
 
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