IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 13, 2018--
Endologix, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELGX) (the “Company”), a developer and marketer
of innovative treatments for aortic disorders, announced today the grant
of inducement equity awards to three newly hired employees (together,
the “Awardees”). The awards were approved by the Company’s Compensation
Committee, which is comprised of independent Directors, on December 5,
2018, as an inducement material to the Awardees’ entry into employment
with the Company, as permitted under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4).
The inducement grants to the Awardees consist of options to purchase up
to an aggregate of 193,100 shares of the Company’s common stock, par
value $0.001 per share (“Common Stock”), at an exercise price of $0.68
per share (the “Awards”). The exercise price of the Awards is equal to
the closing price per share of Common Stock as reported by NASDAQ
on December 4, 2018. The date of grant for the Awards was December 5,
One-third (33%) of the shares subject to the Awards shall vest on the
first anniversary of the grant date, with the remaining shares vesting
in twenty-four (24) equal, consecutive, monthly installments as measured
from the first anniversary of the grant date.
Endologix, Inc. develops, manufactures, markets and sells innovative
medical devices for the treatment of aortic disorders. The Company's
products are intended for the minimally invasive endovascular treatment
of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). AAA occurs when a portion of the
abdominal aorta bulges into an aneurysm because of a weakening of the
vessel wall, which may result in life threatening internal bleeding upon
rupture. The overall patient mortality rate for ruptured AAA is
approximately 80%, making it among the leading causes of death in
the United States. For more information, visit www.endologix.com.
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Source: Endologix, Inc.
Vaseem Mahboob, CFO