Zecotek Closes First Tranche of Non-Brokered Private Placement
Singapore, February 9, 2011 – Zecotek Photonics Inc. (TSX-V: ZMS; Frankfurt: W1I), a developer of leading-edge photonics technologies for medical, industrial and scientific markets, today announced that the Company has closed on the first tranche of the non-brokered private placement announced on January 18, 2011. The Company has sold 8,900,000 units of the Company at a price of $0.53 per unit for gross proceeds of $4,717,000.
Each unit consists of one common share and one-half of one common share purchase warrant. Each whole warrant entitles the holder to acquire one common share at an exercise price of $0.70 per common share at any time on or before the 24-month anniversary of the closing of the offering. The Warrant’s exercise period will automatically accelerate if the common shares of the Company trade above $1.25 for a period of 10 consecutive trading days.
Net proceeds from the funds raised will be used to complete licensing agreements and technology transfer for commercialization in the Company’s three operating division, to build and maintain patents of the IP portfolio and for general working capital purposes.
Pursuant to the financing, the Company will pay finder’s fees of $282,416 and issued 621,670 non-transferable finder’s warrants. Each finder’s warrant entitles the holder to purchase one Share at $0.70 for a period of 24 months after the date the private placement closes. All shares and warrants are subject to a four-month hold period expiring on June 9, 2011.
– 30 –
Zecotek Photonics Inc. (TSX-V: ZMS; Frankfurt: W1I), is a photonics technology company developing high-performance crystals, photo detectors, lasers, optical imaging and 3D display technologies for commercial applications in the medical diagnostics and high-tech industries. Founded in 2003, the company operates three distinct divisions: imaging, lasers and 3D display, with labs located in Canada, USA, Singapore and Russia. Zecotek commercializes its novel, patented and patent-pending photonic technologies directly and through strategic alliances and joint ventures with multinational OEMs, distributors and other industry leaders. For more information, please visit www.zecotek.com.
This press release may contain forward-looking statements that are based on management’s expectations, estimates, projections and assumptions. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks and uncertainties, which are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual future results and trends may differ materially from what may have been stated.
For Additional Information Please Contact:
Zecotek Photonics Inc.
T: (604) 827-5212
CHF Investor Relations
Julia Clark, Account Manager
T: (416) 868-1079 x236
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Service Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the content of this news release. If you would like to receive news from Zecotek in the future please visit the corporate website at www.zecotek.com.