Beacon Power 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 19, 2008
BEACON POWER CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
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Item 1.01 Entry Into a Material Definitive Agreement>.
On December 19, 2008, Beacon Power Corporation (the “Company”) entered into a Placement Agency Agreement whereby Merriman Curhan Ford & Co. will receive a placement fee equal to 6.5% of the proceeds received by the Company to act as placement agent in connection with the offering, issuance and sale to investors (the “Investors”) of 8,966,00 units, each of which consists of one share of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.01 per share (the “Common Stock”), and a warrant (the “Warrant”) to purchase one share of Common Stock at an exercise price of $0.74 per share. The Warrant has a term of five years from the date of exercisability and is first exercisable six months and one day after their issuance. The Warrant is immediately separable from the units. A copy of the Placement Agency Agreement is attached as Exhibit 1.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.
On December 19, 2008, the Company entered into Subscription Agreements with the Investors pursuant to which the Investors agreed to purchase an aggregate of 8,966,000 units at a purchase price of $0.50 per unit. A copy of the form of Subscription Agreement and form of Warrant entered into between the Company and the Investors are attached hereto as Exhibits 1.2 and 1.3 and are incorporated herein by reference.
On December 22, 2008, the Company issued a press release announcing the offering. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, and is incorporated herein by reference.
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.