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 17, 2019 (December 17, 2019)


ClearOne, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)







(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)


5225 Wiley Post Way, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, Utah



(Address of principal executive offices)


(Zip Code)


+1 (801) 975-7200

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


Not applicable

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


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Securities Registered Pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, $0.001


The NASDAQ Capital Market





Item 3.02              Unregistered Sale of Equity Securities.


On December 17, 2019, ClearOne, Inc. (the “Company”) completed its previously announced issuance and sale of $3,000,000 of secured convertible notes of the Company (the “Notes”) and warrants (the “Warrants”) to purchase 340,909 shares of common stock, par value $0.001 per share of the Company (the “Common Stock”), in a private placement transaction exemption from registration pursuant to Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Rule 506 of Regulation D promulgated thereunder. The Notes and Warrants were issued and sold to Edward D. Bagley, an affiliate of the Company, on the terms and conditions of a Note Purchase Agreement dated December 8, 2019 between the Company, certain subsidiary guarantors of the Company, and Mr. Bagley, as further described in the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 9, 2019 and is incorporated herein by reference.


The Company intends to use the proceeds from the sale of the Notes and Warrants for general corporate purposes and working capital.



Item 7.01              Regulation FD.


See Item 3.02 above which is incorporated herein by reference.







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.







Date: December 17, 2019


/s/ Zeynep Hakimoglu



Zeynep Hakimoglu



Chief Executive Officer

(Principal Executive Officer)