MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Knightscope, Inc. [Nasdaq: KSCP] (“Knightscope” or the “Company”), a leading developer of autonomous security robots and blue light emergency communication systems, today announced that it has extinguished $6.075 million in convertible notes (“Notes”) that were previously issued in conjunction with the acquisition of CASE Emergency Systems in October 2022. The Notes were fully repaid through various conversions to Class A Common Stock pursuant to the terms of the Notes.
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“We’re excited to have this debt fully repaid and behind us. The repayment of the Notes strengthens the balance sheet and provides the Company with increased flexibility to execute our strategy of growing Knightscope,” said William Santana Li, chairman and CEO, Knightscope, Inc.
The Notes have been paid down; however, associated warrants to purchase up to 1,138,446 shares of Class A Common Stock with an initial exercise price of $3.25 per share of Class A Common Stock (subject to future anti-dilution adjustment), exercisable immediately and expiring five years from original issuance of the Notes, remain outstanding.
Knightscope is an advanced public safety technology company that builds fully autonomous security robots and blue light emergency communications systems that help protect the places people live, work, study and visit. Knightscope’s long-term ambition is to make the United States of America the safest country in the world. Learn more about us at www.knightscope.com. Follow Knightscope on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.
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