TEL AVIV, Israel, April 5, 2012 — InspireMD, Inc. (OTC BB: NSPR) (the “Company” or “InspireMD”), a medical device company focusing on the development and commercialization of its proprietary stent platform technology for use in patients with Acute Myocardial Infarctions, today announced it has closed on a private placement of Senior Secured Convertible Debentures in the face amount of $11.7 million with two institutional investors. The Debentures are being issued with an Original Issue Discount, resulting in proceeds of $11.0 million before deducting commissions and expenses in connection with the offering. InspireMD expects that the net proceeds from this financing will be used for conducting clinical trials, expanding its sales and marketing division and general working capital purposes.
Palladium Capital Advisors, LLC acted as a financial advisor to the Company. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. acted as lead placement agent for the financing and JMP Securities LLC acted as co-lead placement agent.