NETLIST,INC. (NASDAQ:NLST) Files An 8-K Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing

NETLIST,INC. (NASDAQ:NLST) Files An 8-K Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing
Item 3.01 Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Ruleor Standard; Transfer of Listing.

On July6, 2018, Netlist,Inc. (the “Company”) received a letter from the Listing Qualifications Department of The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) formally notifying the Company that, based upon the Company’s continued non-compliance with the minimum $35 million market value of listed securities requirement set forth in Nasdaq Listing Rule5550(b)(2)(the “Rule”) as of July2, 2018, and its non-compliance with the alternative listing criteria set forth in the Rule, including the minimum $2.5 million stockholders’ equity requirement (the “Stockholders’ Equity Requirement”), the additional deficiency could serve as a basis for the delisting of the Company’s common stock from The Nasdaq Capital Market and, as such, the Company should present its plan to evidence compliance with the Rulefor review by the Nasdaq Hearings Panel (the “Panel”).

As previously disclosed in the Company’s Current Report on Form8-K, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April4, 2018, on March29, 2018, the Company received written notice from Nasdaq indicating that, due to the Company’s continued non-compliance with the $1.00 bid price requirement set forth in Nasdaq Listing Rule5550(a)(2)(the “Bid Price Requirement”) as of March26, 2018, the Company’s common stock was subject to delisting unless the Company timely requested a hearing before the Panel.

The Company timely requested a hearing before the Panel and at such hearing presented its plan to evidence compliance with both the Bid Price Requirement and the Stockholders’ Equity Requirement. By decision dated May17, 2018, the Panel granted the Company’s request for continued listing on The Nasdaq Capital Market subject to the Company evidencing compliance with all applicable requirements for continued listing on Nasdaq, including both the Bid Price Requirement and the Stockholders’ Equity Requirement, by no later than September25, 2018.

In accordance with the terms of the Panel’s decision, the Company intends to timely provide an update to the Panel, specifically regarding its plan to evidence compliance with the Stockholders’ Equity Requirement.


About NETLIST,INC. (NASDAQ:NLST)

Netlist, Inc. designs, manufactures and sells a range of memory subsystems for datacenter, data storage and computing markets. The Company operates in the segment of design and manufacture of memory subsystems for the server, computing and communications markets. The Company’s memory subsystems consist of combinations of dynamic random access memory integrated circuits (DRAM ICs or DRAM), NAND flash memory (NAND flash), application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) and other components assembled on printed circuit boards (PCBs). The Company primarily markets and sells its products to original equipment manufacturer (OEM) customers, hyper scale datacenter operators and data storage vendors. The Company’s products include NVvault, HyperCloud, and specialty memory modules and flash-based products. NVvault is a memory subsystem that incorporates both DRAM and NAND flash in a single persistent dual-in line memory module (DIMM) solution.

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