Los Angeles, California, May 31, 2022 — McapMediaWire — Crown Electrokinetics Corp. (NASDAQ: CRKN) (“Crown” or the “Company”), a leading smart glass technology company, announced that it has signed a definitive term sheet for debt financing. The debt facility will be used to fund two purpose-built roll-to-roll lines for production of Crown’s DynamicTint film as well as to fund working capital through end of calendar year 2023.
The new roll-to-roll lines will enable Crown to produce film at any length and at widths of 12 inches up to 72 inches. Once the new lines are producing at capacity, Crown expects Smart Window Insert annualized revenues of approximately $220 million and EBITDA of $40 million. Crown expects to receive both lines by Summer of 2023.
The transaction is subject to the parties’ execution of definitive agreements and customary closing conditions. The terms of the debt financing will be disclosed after the funding closes, which is expected to occur over the next two months.
About Crown Electrokinetics
Crown is a smart glass technology company and the creator of DynamicTint We Make Your Glass Smarter. Originally invented by Hewlett-Packard (HP, Inc.), our technology allows any glass surface to transition between clear and dark in seconds. With applications to a wide array of windows, including commercial buildings, automotive sunroofs, and residential skylights, we partner with leading glass and film manufacturers for mass production and distribution. At the core of our technology is a thin film that is powered by electrically charged pigment which not only replaces common window tints but is also a more sustainable alternative to traditional window treatments. With its unique ability to be retrofitted to existing glass, DynamicTint offers myriad benefits related to reducing carbon emissions. The company is supported by a robust patent portfolio.
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