Alvarion 6-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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Alvarion® Receives NASDAQ Notification Related to Minimum Bid Requirement
Tel Aviv, Israel, May 1, 2012 – Alvarion® Ltd. >(NASDAQ: ALVR), a provider of optimized wireless broadband solutions addressing the connectivity, coverage and capacity challenges of public and private networks today announced that it received a notice from The NASDAQ Stock Market (“NASDAQ”) advising the company it has failed to comply with NASDAQ’s minimum bid requirement of $1.00 per share necessary for continued inclusion on the NASDAQ Global Select Market. The NASDAQ letter has no immediate effect on the listing of the company’s ordinary shares.
Alvarion has been provided 180 calendar days, or until October 23, 2012, to regain compliance with the minimum bid price requirement. To regain compliance, the closing bid price of the company’s ordinary shares must be at least $1.00 per share for a minimum 10 consecutive business days.
If the company does not regain compliance within the initial 180-day period, but otherwise meets the continued listing requirements for market value of publicly held shares and all other initial listing standards for the NASDAQ Capital Market, except for the bid price requirement, the NASDAQ staff may grant the company an additional 180 calendar days to regain compliance. If the Company is not granted an additional 180 day calendar period, then NASDAQ will provide written notification that the Company’s securities will be delisted and the Company may appeal the determination to the NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Panel.
Alvarion Ltd. (NASDAQ:ALVR) provides optimized wireless broadband solutions addressing the connectivity, coverage and capacity challenges of telecom operators, smart cities, security, and enterprise customers. Our innovative solutions are based on multiple technologies across licensed and unlicensed spectrums. (www.alvarion.com)
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on the current expectations or beliefs of Alvarion’s management and are subject to a number of factors and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements: our failure to fully implement the 2012 plan referred to above, our inability to reallocate our resources and rationalize our business in a more efficient manner, potential impact on our business of the current global macro-economic uncertainties, the inability of our customers to obtain credit to purchase our products as a result of global credit market conditions, the failure to fund projects under the U.S. broadband stimulus program, continued delays in 4G license allocation in certain countries; the failure of the products for the 4G market to develop as anticipated; Alvarion’s inability to capture market share in the expected growth of the 4G market as anticipated, due to, among other things, competitive reasons or failure to execute in our sales, marketing or manufacturing objectives; the failure of the Alvarion’s strategic initiatives to enable Alvarion to more effectively capitalize on market opportunities as anticipated; the potential incurrence by Alvarion of unknown liabilities of Wavion; the failure of Alvarion to effectively integrate the business and technology of Wavion into that of Alvarion and Alvarion’s products and realize the expected synergies from the acquisition; the failure of Alvarion to gain market acceptance for the Wavion products as contemplated; the failure of the markets for Wavion’s and Alvarion’s products to grow as anticipated; inability to further identify, develop and achieve success for new products, services and technologies; increased competition and its effect on pricing, spending, third-party relationships and revenues; as well as the inability to establish and maintain relationships with commerce, advertising, marketing, and technology providers and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company’s 20-F Annual Report Risk Factors section as well as in other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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