China XD Plastics Announces the Closing of a Registered Direct Offering of $20 Million

Oct 08, 2010, 08:30 ET from China XD Plastics Company Limited

HARBIN, China, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China XD Plastics Company Limited ("China XD Plastics" or the "Company"), (Nasdaq: CXDC), one of the leading Chinese manufacturers engaged in the development, manufacture, and distribution of modified plastics primarily for use in automotive applications in China, today announced the successful closing of its previously announced sale to institutional investors of approximately $20 million of common stock, at a price of $6.00 per share, in a registered direct offering. The Company issued a total of 3,333,334 shares to the institutional investors together with warrants to purchase a total of 1,666,667 shares of common stock.  

Rodman & Renshaw, LLC, a subsidiary of Rodman & Renshaw Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: RODM), acted as the exclusive placement agent for the transaction.

The securities described above were offered pursuant to a shelf registration statement (File No. 333-167423), which was declared effective by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on July 6, 2010. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities described herein, 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. Copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying base prospectus relating to this offering may be obtained at the SEC's website at or by request at

About China XD Plastics Company Limited

China XD Plastics Company Limited, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Harbin Xinda Macromolecule Material ("Xinda"), develops, manufactures, and distributes modified plastics, primarily for use in the production of automobile parts and components. The Company's specialized plastics are used to produce: exterior parts, such as automobile bumpers, rearview and sideview mirrors and license plate parts; interior parts, such as door panels, dashboard, steering wheel, glove compartment and safety belt components; and functional components, such as air conditioner casings, heating and ventilation casings, engine covers, and air ducts. The Company's specialized plastics are utilized in more than 30 automobile brands manufactured in China, including Audi, Red Flag, Volkswagen and Mazda. The Company's wholly-owned research institute is dedicated to the research and development of modified plastics, and benefits from the cooperation with well-known scientists from prestigious universities in China. At present, 159 Xinda's automotive-specific modified plastic products have been certified by one or more of the automobile manufacturers in China. For more information please visit

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains certain statements that may include "forward-looking statements." All statements other than statements of historical fact included herein are "forward-looking statements." These forward-looking statements are often identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "believes," "expects" or similar expressions, involving known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, they do involve assumptions, risks and uncertainties, and these expectations may prove to be incorrect. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. The Company's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of factors, including the risk factors discussed in the Company's periodic reports that are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and available on the SEC's website ( All forward-looking statements attributable to the Company or persons acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by these risk factors. Other than as required under the securities laws, the Company does not assume a duty to update these forward-looking statements.

For more information, please contact:

China XD Plastics Company Ltd.

Mr. Taylor Zhang, CFO

Phone: +1-212-747-1118 (New York)

Mr. Allan Lao, IR Director

Phone: +86-451-8434-6600 (Harbin)


Taylor Rafferty (US):

Mahmoud Siddig, Director

Phone: +1-212-889-4350


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