8-K 1 s108369_8k.htm 8-K



Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 4, 2017 

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)



333-209131   20-4998896


File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)



3101 Grand Oak Drive, Lansing, Michigan   48911-4224
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)



(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


Not Applicable

(Former name or former address if changed since last report)





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Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.

On December 4, 2017, XG Sciences, Inc. (the "Company") received a draw of $1 million (the "Draw") against that certain draw loan note and agreement dated December 7, 2016 (the "Note"), by and between the Company and the Dow Chemical Company (the "Lender"). In connection with the Draw, the Company issued a warrant to purchase 25,000 shares of the Company's common stock (the "Warrant") to the Lender.


Following the Draw, the Company has $5 million of secured debt financing outstanding under the Note and has issued warrants to purchase 125,000 shares of the Company's common stock to the Lender.


The material terms of the Note and the warrants issued thereunder are included in the Company's Current Report on Form 8-K filed on December 9, 2016, and are incorporated herein by reference.


Item 3.02 Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities.


See Item 2.03 above. The Warrant was issued to an accredited investor, without a view to distribution, and not through any general solicitation or advertisement. Therefore, the Company's issuance of the Warrant to the Lender was exempt from registration pursuant to Section 4(a)(2) and/or Regulation D (Rule 506) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.




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: December 6, 2017 By:  /s/ Philip L. Rose
    Chief Executive Officer