BALLERUP, Denmark, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LiqTech International, Inc. ("LiqTech") (NYSE MKT: LIQT), a clean technology company that manufactures and markets highly specialized filtration technologies, today announced it has closed its previously-announced registered firm commitment underwritten public offering of 8,000,000 shares at a price to public of $1.50 per share, which included all 1,043,478 shares subject to the underwriter's over-allotment option. LiqTech estimates net proceeds from the offering to be approximately $10.8 million, after deducting underwriting discounts and estimated offering expenses. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to fund a portion of the purchase price for its previously announced acquisition of the operations of Provital Solutions A/S. If the acquisition is not completed, LiqTech intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to pay transaction expenses, and for other general corporate purposes.
Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC acted as sole managing underwriter of the offering.
A shelf registration statement relating to these securities was previously filed with, and declared effective by, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on July 7, 2014. A preliminary prospectus supplement related to the offering was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on July 16, 2014. A final prospectus supplement related to the offering was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on July 23, 2014. Copies of the final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus for the offering may be obtained by contacting Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC, 222 South Ninth Street, Suite 350, Minneapolis, MN 55402, by calling 612-334-6300. An electronic copy of the final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the offering is available on the website of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov.
This announcement shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be any offer or sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.
About LiqTech International, Inc.:
LiqTech International, Inc., a Nevada corporation, is a clean technology company that for more than a decade has developed and provided state-of-the-art technologies for gas and liquid purification using ceramic silicon carbide filters, particularly, highly specialized filters for the control of soot exhaust particles from diesel engines and for liquid filtration. Using nanotechnology, LiqTech develops products using proprietary silicon carbide technology. LiqTech's products are based on unique silicon carbide membranes, which facilitate new applications and improve existing technologies. For more information, please visit www.liqtech.com.
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