SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 9, 2012
ROCKWELL MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|30142 Wixom Road, Wixom, Michigan||48393|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code (248) 960-9009
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On February 9, 2012, Rockwell Medical Technologies, Inc. (the Company), entered into an Underwriting Agreement (the Underwriting Agreement) with Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated as representative for the underwriters named therein (the Underwriters), relating to a firm commitment underwritten registered direct offering by the Company (the Offering) of 1,845,000 shares of the Companys common stock (Common Stock). The purchase price per share is $9.50, resulting in expected gross proceeds of approximately $17.5 million. The net offering proceeds to the Company, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and the estimated offering expenses payable by the Company, are expected to be approximately $16.2 million.
The Underwriting Agreement contains representations, warranties and covenants of the Company that are customary for transactions of this type and customary conditions to closing. The shares are expected to be delivered to the Underwriters on or about February 15, 2012, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
The Common Stock will be issued pursuant to a prospectus supplement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, in connection with a shelf takedown from the Companys registration statement on Form S-3. A copy of the opinion of Dykema Gossett PLLC relating to the legality of the issuance and sale of the securities in the Offering is attached as Exhibit 5.1 hereto.
The foregoing description of the Underwriting Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the terms of the Underwriting Agreement that is attached hereto as Exhibit 1.1 and incorporated herein by reference. The benefits of the representations and warranties set forth in the Underwriting Agreement are intended only for the Underwriters in the Offering and do not constitute continuing representations and warranties of the Company to any future or other investors.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Exhibit 1.1||Underwriting Agreement between Rockwell Medical Technologies, Inc. and Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated and the other underwriters signatory thereto, dated February 9, 2012|
|Exhibit 5.1||Opinion of Dykema Gossett PLLC|
|Exhibit 23.1||Consent of Dykema Gossett PLLC (included as part of Exhibit 5.1)|
|Exhibit 99.1||Press Release, dated February 9, 2012|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|ROCKWELL MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.|
|Date: February 10, 2012||By:||/s/ Thomas E. Klema|
|Thomas E. Klema|
|Its: Chief Financial Officer|