UNITED STATES 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):
July 21, 2021
Commission File Number: 0-29923
Orbital Energy Group, Inc.
(Exact Name of registrant as specified in Its Charter)
(State or jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
1924 Aldine Western, Houston, Texas
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, $0.001 par value
Nasdaq Capital Market
Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
Registered Direct Offering
On July 21, 2021, Orbital Energy Group, Inc., a Colorado Corporation (the “Company”) entered into a securities purchase agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”) which provides for the sale and issuance by the Company of an aggregate of 10,410,959 shares (the “Shares”) of the Company’s common stock, $0.001 par value per share (the “Common Stock”) at an offering price of $3.65 per Share in a registered direct offering for gross proceeds of approximately $38.0 million before deducting the Placement Agent’s fees and related offering expenses. The Purchase Agreement contains customary representations, warranties and agreements by the Company, customary conditions to closing, indemnification obligations of the Company, other obligations of the parties and termination provisions. The Company intend to use the net proceeds for working capital and general corporate purposes.
On July 21, 2021, the Company entered into a placement agency agreement (the “Placement Agency Agreement”) with A.G.P./Alliance Global Partners (the “Placement Agent”). Pursuant to the terms of the Placement Agency Agreement, the Placement Agent agreed to use its reasonable best efforts to arrange for the sale of the Shares at a price to the public of $3.65 per Share (the “Registered Offering”). The Company will pay the Placement Agent a cash fee equal to 6.0% of the gross proceeds generated from the sale of the Shares and reimburse the Placement Agent for certain of its expenses in an amount not to exceed $50,000.
The Placement Agency Agreement contains customary representations, warranties and agreements by the Company, customary conditions to closing, indemnification obligations of the Company and the Placement Agent, including for liabilities under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, other obligations of the parties and termination provisions.
The Registered Offering is being made pursuant to a Registration Statement (No. 333-252682) on Form S-3, which was filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 6, 2021, and declared effective on April 29, 2021, as supplemented by a prospectus supplement, dated July 21, 2021, that will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The Placement Agency Agreement and Purchase Agreement are filed as Exhibits 1.1 and 10.1, respectively, to this Current Report on Form 8-K and are incorporated herein by reference. The above descriptions of the terms of the Placement Agency Agreement and Purchase Agreement are qualified in their entirety by reference to such exhibits.
The Company is filing the opinion of its counsel, Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP, as Exhibit 5.1 hereto, regarding the legality of the Shares covered by the Purchase Agreement.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
The Company issued a press release announcing the Registered Offering on July 21, 2021. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Exhibits.
The following exhibits are filed as part of this report:
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 thereunto duly authorized.
Signed and submitted this 22nd day of July 2021.
Orbital Energy Group, Inc.
/s/ Daniel N. Ford
Daniel N. Ford
Chief Financial Officer