Mobix Labs Secures $100 Million Committed Equity Facility

March 19, 2024

Capital Enhances Financial Flexibility for Future Growth and M&A Strategy

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 19, 2024-- Mobix Labs Inc. (Nasdaq: MOBX) (“Mobix Labs”), a fabless semiconductor company developing disruptive next-generation connectivity solutions that span from wired to next-generation wireless solutions, including 5G, today announced that it has entered into a $100 million common stock purchase agreement (the “agreement”) with B. Riley Principal Capital II, LLC (“B. Riley”).

Under this agreement, B. Riley has committed to purchasing, subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions, up to $100 million of Mobix Labs Class A common stock (the “common stock”), with the per share price to be determined based on market prices. Mobix Labs is under no obligation to sell its common stock under the agreement, and the timing of any sales, are solely at the discretion of Mobix Labs. The price, amount, and maximum number of shares of common stock sold per sale will be determined by the terms of the agreement. Further details about the agreement will be included in a Form 8-K that Mobix Labs will file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”).

Mobix Labs' CEO, Fabian Battaglia, expressed enthusiasm regarding the announcement, highlighting the potential benefits of this new funding source. “This strategic financing is anticipated to enable us to expedite the realization of our growth strategy, particularly in the development of disruptive mmWave 5G and C-Band wireless solutions. Furthermore, it is expected to provide us with a financing source to position us to deliver cutting-edge connectivity and filtering products tailored for next-generation communications systems, with a keen focus on critical sectors such as aerospace, military, and high reliability markets. We are honored to collaborate with B. Riley in the execution of our business model and remain confident in our long-term growth prospects.”

Keyvan Samini, President, and Chief Financial Officer of Mobix Labs, emphasized the significance of this new financial milestone. “We believe that the securing of up to $100 million provides us with financial flexibility essential for accelerating our merger and acquisition strategy. This committed equity facility is anticipated to provide an additional funding source that will help accelerate Mobix Labs' growth trajectory and enhance shareholder value within a shorter timeframe. Our commitment remains steadfast in executing strategic acquisitions aimed at bolstering cash flow and expanding into new markets.”

The issuance of the shares of common stock under the agreement will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and will be issued in reliance on the exemption from registration requirements thereof provided by Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act and Regulation D promulgated thereunder. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of any of the securities referred to in this press release in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

Forward-Looking Statements

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About Mobix Labs

Based in Irvine, California, Mobix Labs is a fabless semiconductor company delivering mmWave 5G and C-Band wireless solutions and delivering connectivity and filtering products for next-generation communication systems supporting the aerospace, military, and high-reliability markets. The Company’s True Xero active optical cables are designed to meet customer needs for high-quality active optical cable solutions at an affordable price. The Company’s electromagnetic filtering products, which were acquired in the EMI Solutions, Inc. (“EMI”) acquisition, are used in military and aerospace applications. These technologies are designed for large and rapidly growing markets where there are increasing demands for higher-performance communication and filtering systems that utilize an expanding mix of both wireless and connectivity technologies. More information on the company can be found by visiting

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