nLIGHT, Inc. Launches Initial Public Offering

nLIGHT, Inc. Launches Initial Public Offering

VANCOUVER, Wash., April 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — nLIGHT, Inc. (“nLIGHT”) announced today that it has commenced an initial public offering of 5,400,000 shares of its common stock. The underwriters will also have the option for 30 days to purchase up to an additional 810,000 shares of common stock. The initial public offering price is currently estimated to be between $13.00 and $15.00 per share. nLIGHT’s common stock has been approved for listing on the Nasdaq Global Market under the ticker symbol “LASR.”

Stifel and Raymond James are acting as lead book-running managers for the proposed offering. Needham & Company, Canaccord Genuity and D.A. Davidson & Co. are acting as co-managers for the proposed offering.

The proposed offering will be made only by means of a prospectus filed as part of an effective registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Form S-1. Copies of the preliminary prospectus, when available, may be obtained from Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, Attention: Prospectus Department, One Montgomery Street, Suite 3700, San Francisco, CA 94104, by telephone at 415-364-2720 or by email at [email protected], or by contacting Raymond James, Attention: Equity Syndicate, 880 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg, FL 33716, by telephone at 800-248-8863 or by email at [email protected]

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. 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 these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About nLIGHT, Inc.

nLIGHT is a leading provider of high-power semiconductor and fiber lasers used in a broad range of applications in the industrial, microfabrication, and aerospace and defense markets.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains, and oral statements made from time to time by nLIGHT’s representatives may contain, “forward-looking statements.” Forward-looking statements include statements regarding the proposed public offering and other references to future periods. Forward-looking statements are based on nLIGHT’s current expectations and assumptions regarding capital market conditions, nLIGHT’s business, the economy and other future conditions. Because forward-looking statements relate to the future, they are, by their nature, subject to inherent uncertainties, risks and changes in circumstances that are difficult to predict. As a result, nLIGHT’s actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking statement made in this press release speaks only as of the date on which it is made. nLIGHT undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.

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