NEW YORK -- Frederick's of Hollywood Group Inc. (NYSE Amex: FOH) ("Company") today announced that it has closed a private placement with accredited investors to purchase 2,907,051 shares of its common stock at $1.05 per share for gross proceeds of approximately $3,050,000. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for working capital and general corporate purposes. Avalon Group Ltd. acted as placement agent in the transaction.
Under the terms of the offering, the investors also received two-and-a-half year Series A warrants to purchase up to an aggregate of 1,162,820 shares of common stock at an exercise price of $1.25, and five-year Series B warrants to purchase up to an aggregate of 1,162,820 shares of common stock at an exercise price of $1.55. Both warrants become exercisable on the six-month anniversary of the closing date. The Company has agreed to register for resale under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, the shares of common stock and the shares underlying the warrants issued to the investors.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein. The securities offered and sold in the private placement have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any state securities laws, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration, or an applicable exemption from registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and applicable state securities laws.
Forward Looking Statement
Certain of the matters set forth in this press release are forward-looking and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. These statements are based on management's current expectations or beliefs. Actual results may vary materially from those expressed or implied by the statements herein. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are the following: competition; business conditions and industry growth; rapidly changing consumer preferences and trends; general economic conditions; large variations in sales volume with significant customers; addition or loss of significant customers; continued compliance with government regulations; loss of key personnel; labor practices; product development; management of growth, increases in costs of operations or inability to meet efficiency or cost reduction objectives; timing of orders and deliveries of products; foreign government regulations and risks of doing business abroad; and the other risks that are described from time to time in Frederick's of Hollywood Group Inc.'s SEC reports. Frederick's of Hollywood Group Inc. is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any obligation to, update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, changes in assumptions or otherwise.
About Frederick's of Hollywood Group Inc.
Frederick's of Hollywood Group Inc. conducts its business through its multi-channel retail division and wholesale division. Through our multi-channel retail division, we primarily sell women's intimate apparel and related products under our proprietary Frederick's of Hollywood® brand through 132 specialty retail stores nationwide, our world-famous catalog and an online shop at www.fredericks.com. With its exclusive product offerings including Seduction by Frederick's of Hollywood and the Hollywood Extreme Cleavage® bra, Frederick's of Hollywood is the Original Sex Symbol®. Through our wholesale division, we design, manufacture, source, distribute and sell women's intimate apparel throughout the United States and Canada.