Receives Final $1 Million Debt Financing from Current Investors
AUBURN HILLS, MI / ACCESSWIRE / October 10, 2022 / Unique Fabricating, Inc. (NYSE American:UFAB), a leader in engineering and manufacturing multi-material foam, rubber, and plastic components utilized in noise, vibration, and harshness management and air/water sealing applications for the transportation, appliance, medical, and consumer/off-road markets, today announced that it completed the previously announced debt financing, securing the final $1 million of the $4 million total financing on October 7, 2022. Taglich Brothers, Inc., acted as placement agent for the financing.
- The Company received $4 million in pay-in-kind notes, bearing interest at the rate of 12% per annum. Investors in the notes also will receive warrants for up to an aggregate of 120,000 shares at an exercise price of $0.52 per share, the closing sales price of the Company's common stock on the date of the closing of the first tranche of the notes offering. Investors will receive warrants to purchase an additional 280,000 shares of common stock if the notes are not repaid within 12 months. Interest on the notes through the end of 2022 will be convertible at the holders' option into common stock at a price equal to the warrant exercise price. The notes are secured by and will be paid from the expected receipt of the Company's Employee Retention Credits (ERC) and any proceeds from the sale of a non-operational financial asset.
- The Company closed $3 million of the offering on October 4, 2022 and closed the remaining $1 million of the offering on October 7, 2022.
- The proceeds of this financing have been used to reduce the outstanding principal amount of the Company's bank term loans by $1,978,125, of which $1,228,125 was treated as a prepayment of the Company's December 31, 2022 term loan principal payment, and to reduce the outstanding borrowings on the Company's revolving line of credit by $2,021,875, which remains available to be reborrowed, subject to the Credit Agreement.
About Unique Fabricating, Inc.
Unique Fabricating, Inc. (NYSE American:UFAB) engineers and manufactures components for customers in the transportation, appliance, medical, and consumer/off-road markets. The Company's solutions are comprised of multi-material foam, rubber, and plastic components and utilized in noise, vibration and harshness ("NVH") management, acoustical management, water and air sealing, decorative and other functional applications. Unique leverages proprietary manufacturing processes, including die cutting, thermoforming, compression molding, fusion molding, and reaction injection molding to manufacture a wide range of products including air management products, heating ventilating and air conditioning ("HVAC"), seals, engine covers, fender stuffers, air ducts, acoustical insulation, door water shields, gas tank pads, light gaskets, topper pads, mirror gaskets, glove box liners, personal protection equipment, and packaging. The Company is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan. For more information, visit http://www.uniquefab.com.
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