UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 6-K


Report of Foreign Private Issuer Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

For the month of May 2020


Commission File Number: 001-35135


Sequans Communications S.A.
(Translation of Registrant’s name into English)

15-55 boulevard Charles de Gaulle
92700 Colombes, France
Telephone : +33 1 70 72 16 00
(Address of Principal Executive Office)



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Private Placement

On May 15, 2020, Sequans Communications S.A. (the “Company”) completed a private placement of 428,869 American Depositary Shares (the “ADSs”) to Bpifrance Participations (“BPI”) at a price of $5.15 per ADS, which equals the offering price to the public of ADSs sold in the underwritten public offering that closed on May 14, 2020. As a result of the issuance of ADSs to BPI in the private placement, the previously disclosed loan from BPI pursuant to the Shareholder Loan Agreement dated April 2, 2020 between the Company and BPI providing for an unsecured shareholder loan in an aggregate principal amount of $2.2 million was discharged.



















SIGNATURES


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, thereunto duly authorized.

 
 
 
 
 
 
SEQUANS COMMUNICATIONS S.A.
(Registrant)
 
 
Date: May 15, 2020
By:  
 /s/ Deborah Choate
 
 
 
Deborah Choate 
 
 
 
Chief Financial Officer
 
 





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