SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 11, 2017
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
12100 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1275
Los Angeles, CA
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (310) 484-5200
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On May 16, 2017, ITUS Corporation (we, us, our, or the Company) closed its recently announced public offering of common stock for gross proceeds of approximately $3.6 million. The offering was a shelf takedown off of our registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-206782) and was conducted pursuant to a placement agency agreement (the Agreement) between us and Dawson James Securities, Inc., the sole placement agent on a best-efforts basis with respect to the offering (the Placement Agent), that was entered into on May 11, 2017. We sold 3,425,376 shares of common stock in the offering at a purchase price of $1.05 per share. The material terms of the offering are described in a prospectus supplement which was filed by us with the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to Rule 424(b) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, on May 15, 2017. The Agreement contains customary representations, warranties and agreements of us and the Placement Agent. We also agreed in the Agreement to indemnify the Placement Agent against certain liabilities.
The foregoing description of the Agreement is not complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the form of the Agreement, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report and is incorporated by reference herein.
A copy of the opinion of Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP relating to the legality of the securities offered by us is attached as Exhibit 5.1 hereto.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
The following exhibits are filed with this Current Report on Form 8-K:
Exhibit No. Description
5.1 Opinion of Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP
10.1 Placement Agency Agreement, dated May 11, 2017, between ITUS Corporation and Dawson James Securities, Inc.
23.1 Consent of Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP (included in Exhibit 5.1)
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 hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: May 16, 2017
/s/ Robert A. Berman
Name: Robert A. Berman
Title: President and Chief Executive Officer