Washington, D.C. 20549






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 23, 2020



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware   001-33834   36-4419301
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)


File Number)

  (I.R.S. Employer
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900 East Green Street

Bensenville, Illinois

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(847) 295-7000

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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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 Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, par value $.001 per share Preferred Share Purchase Right

  RBCN   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC







Item 2.01 Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets


On June 23, 2020, Rubicon Sapphire Technology (Malaysia) SDN. BHD. (the “Company”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Rubicon Technology, Inc. (“RTI”), completed the previously announced sale to Computime (Malaysia) SDN. BHD (the “Purchaser”) of its sixty (60)-year leasehold land held under PN 11295, Lot 10010 (previously H.S.(D) 57673, PT 4627), Mukim 01, Daerah Seberang Perai Tengah, Negeri Pulau Pinang, Malaysia measuring 12,383 square metres in area together with all the buildings erected thereon bearing assessment address No. 3065, Tingkat Perusahaan 4A, Kawasan Perusahaaan Perai, 13600 Perai, Penang (the “Property”) pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Sale and Purchase Agreement (the “Agreement”), dated as of December 19, 2019.


The full text of the Agreement was filed as Exhibit 10.1 to RTI’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 19, 2019 and is incorporated herein by reference.


The gross sale price for the Property was Ringgit Malaysia 20,750,000 (approximately $4.8 million based upon today’s exchange rate which is subject to significant fluctuation on a daily basis). The Company realized net proceeds of approximately Ringgit Malaysia 20,000,000 (approximately $4.6 million based upon today’s exchange rate which is subject to significant fluctuation on a daily basis) after the payment of consent fees, real estate taxes, brokerage and legal fees, transfer and withholding taxes and other expenses.







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 hereunto duly authorized.


Dated: June 24, 2020 By: /s/ Timothy E. Brog
  Name:  Timothy E. Brog
  Title: Chief Executive Officer