Janel Corp. to Acquire 45% of Rubicon Tech

Jul 5, 2022 By MarketDepth

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Rubicon Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: RBCN) today announced its entry into a definitive Stock Purchase and Sale Agreement with Janel Corporation.

“After careful and thorough analysis, together with the advice of our advisors, the Board has endorsed this transaction as being in the best interest of Rubicon’s stockholders.”

Timothy E. Brog, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer

Janel will commence a cash tender offer to purchase up to 45% of the outstanding shares of Rubicon’s common stock on a fully-diluted basis at a price of $20.00 per share, a 120% premium to the Company’s closing stock price on the NASDAQ on July 1st, 2022.

“We are pleased that the combined tender offer and subsequent distribution of cash to our stockholders will provide stockholders a significant premium to the current market price, while also enabling investors to retain equity in the Company and participate in its future direction.”

Timothy E. Brog, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer

Upon completion of the tender offer, Rubicon will distribute cash in the amount of $11.00 per share to the Company’s stockholders. Thereafter, Rubicon anticipates that it will commence the process to voluntarily delist from the Nasdaq Stock Market and deregister its securities with the Securities and Exchange Commission.