Maryland-based renewable fuels provider New Generation Biofuels Holdings, Inc. has entered into definitive subscription agreements with investors for the sale of 1,926,250 shares of its common stock and warrants to purchase 577,875 shares of its common stock.
New Generation is offering shares of its common stock and warrants in units consisting of one share of common stock and a warrant to purchase 0.30 shares of common stock at a price of $0.80 per unit. The warrants have a term of five years, will not be exercisable for six months from date of issuance and have an exercise price of $0.90 per share. The units will not be issued or certificated and neither the units nor the warrants will trade on any exchange or be listed for quotation on any market.
The gross proceeds of the offering are expected to be approximately $1.54 million and net proceeds, after deducting the placement agent’s fee and estimated offering expenses payable by NGBF, are expected to be approximately $1.30 million. Jesup & Lamont Securities Corporation acted as the placement agent in this transaction.
The Company expects to use proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, including working capital and capital expenditures such as the costs associated with the expansion of its production facility in Baltimore, Maryland.
The offering is expected to close on or about December 16, 2009, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
New Generation Biofuels holds an exclusive license for North America, Central America and the Caribbean to commercialize proprietary technology to manufacture alternative biofuels from plant oils and animal fats that it markets as a new class of biofuel for power generation, commercial and industrial heating and marine use.