Mt. Olive, NJ — January 2, 2024 — Vislink Technologies, Inc. (“Vislink” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: VISL) announced today that effective January 1, 2024, Bill Sweeney was granted a time-based and performance-based award of 24,266 restricted stock units (“RSUs”) of the Company, outside of the Company’s existing equity compensation plans, in connection with Mr. Sweeney’s becoming employed as of that date as Managing Director, Military/Government of the Company. These RSUs were granted as an inducement grant material to Mr. Sweeney becoming an employee of Vislink in accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4).
Effective on January 1, 2024 as well, Kimberly Iadevaia was granted a time-based and performance-based award of 6,066 restricted stock units (“RSUs”) of the Company, outside of the Company’s existing equity compensation plans, in connection with Ms. Iadevaia’s becoming employed as of that date as VP, Human Resources of the Company. These RSUs were granted as an inducement grant material to Ms. Iadevaia becoming an employee of Vislink in accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4).
For both Mr. Sweeney and Ms. Iadevaia, 50% of the inducement RSUs are time-based and will vest as to one-third of such time-based RSUs on each anniversary date over a period of three years. The balance of the inducement RSUs are performance-based. The performance-based RSUs will vest in three equal tranches of shares upon the Company’s attainment of specified performance metrics to be set by the Board of the Directors of the Company or Compensation Committee thereof by March 31, 2024, subject in each case to Mr. Sweeney’s and Ms. Iadevaia’s continued employment by the Company on the applicable vesting date. Upon vesting, the RSUs shall be settled in shares of the Company’s common stock.
Note on Forward-looking Statements
Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking statements that involve substantial risks and uncertainties for purposes of the safe harbor provided by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve substantial risks and uncertainties for purposes of the safe harbor provided by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any statements, other than statements of historical fact included in this press release, including those regarding the Company’s strategy, new hires, future operations, future revenues, growth, profitability results, and financial position, risks of supply chain constraints and inflationary pressures, projected expenses, prospects, plans including footprint and technology asset consolidations, objectives of management, new capabilities, product and solutions launches including AI-assisted and 5G streaming technologies, expected contract values, projected pipeline sales opportunities and transactions in our sales pipeline, Q4 cash collection and revenue from late Q3 orders, acquisitions integration including the recently acquired BMS assets, cost savings, and expected market opportunities across the Company’s operating segments including the live event production market, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the sufficiency of the Company’s capital resources to fund the Company’s operations and any statements regarding future results are forward-looking statements. Vislink may not actually achieve the plans, carry out the intentions or meet the expectations or projections disclosed in any forward-looking statements such as the foregoing, and you should not place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. Such statements are based on management’s current expectations and involve risks and uncertainties, including those discussed in Vislink’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2022, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on March 31, 2023, and in subsequent filings with, or submissions to, the SEC from time to time.
The statements made in this press release speak only as of the date stated herein, and subsequent events and developments may cause the Company’s expectations and beliefs to change. While the Company may elect to update these forward-looking statements publicly at some point in the future, the Company specifically disclaims any obligation to do so, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise, except as required by law. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing the Company’s views as of any date after the date stated herein.
About Vislink Technologies, Inc.
Vislink Technologies is a global technology leader in capturing, delivering and managing high-quality live video and associated data. With a renowned heritage in video communications encompassing over 50 years, Vislink has revolutionized live video communications by delivering the highest-quality video from the scene, even in the most challenging transmission conditions—enabling broadcasters and public safety agencies to capture and share live video seamlessly and securely. Through its Mobile Viewpoint product lines, Vislink also provides live streaming solutions using bonded cellular, 5G, and AI-driven technologies for automated news and sports productions. Vislink’s shares of common stock are publicly traded on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the ticker symbol “VISL.” For more information, visit www.vislink.com.
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