UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

 

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

 

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) July 2, 2019

 

VUZIX CORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

 

001-35955 04-3392453
(Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

25 Hendrix Road, Suite A, West Henrietta, New York 14586

(Address of principal executive offices)(Zipcode)

 

(585) 359-5900

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

 

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

¨Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
¨Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.001 VUZI Nasdaq Capital Market

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company ¨

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨

 

 

 

 

 

Item 8.01 Other Events.

 

On July 2, 2019, Vuzix Corporation (the “Company”) closed its previously announced registered direct offering of 5,479,454 shares of the Company’s common stock, and warrants to purchase an aggregate of up to 5,479,454 shares of common stock, with an exercise price of $4.10 per share. The Company received gross proceeds of $20,000,007, before deducting placement agent fees and offering expenses.

 

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SIGNATURES

 

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.

 

Date:  July 5, 2019 VUZIX CORPORATION
     
 

By:

/s/ Grant Russell

   

Grant Russell

Chief Financial Officer

 

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