EDISON, NJ, September 5, 2007– Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games and digital entertainment products for the mass market, announced it has raised approximately $6.0 million of gross proceeds in a private investment in public equity (PIPE) offering to several institutional investors.
Majesco sold to investors approximately 4 million shares of common stock and warrants to purchase up to approximately 1.6 million shares. The purchase price for the common stock was $1.50 per share. The warrants have an exercise price of $2.04 per share.
”This financing provides us with working capital to support continued expansion of our product line of high quality, easy to play games for the mass market consumer,” said Jesse Sutton, Interim CEO.“The additional funds also provide valuable flexibility, stability and agility to reduce financing costs, fund growth, and expand our intellectual property partnerships in 2008 and beyond.”
MDB Capital Group, LLC, a Santa Monica based investment bank, acted as placement agent in connection with the funds raised.
The company has agreed to file a registration statement with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission covering any future resale by the investors of the shares sold and of any shares issued upon exercise of the warrants sold in the offering no later than 45 days after the closing, and to have the registration statement declared effective within 120 days after the closing.
Following this transaction, Majesco has 28,672,121 shares of common stock outstanding.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state or jurisdiction.
About Majesco Entertainment Company
Headquartered in Edison, NJ, with an international office based in Bristol, UK, Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL) is an innovative provider of video games and digital entertainment products for the mass market, with a focus on publishing video games for leading portable systems and the Wii™ console. Product highlights include Nancy Drew™, Cooking Mama and Zoo Hospital™ for the Nintendo DS™ and Cooking Mama: Cook Off for the Wii™ console. More information about Majesco can be found online at www.majescoentertainment.com.
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