ZBB Energy Corporation: Announces proposed public offering of common stock

MILWAUKEE, WI–(Marketwired – March 13, 2014) –

ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE MKT: ZBB) (the “Company”), a leading developer of intelligent, renewable energy power platforms and hybrid vehicle control systems, today announced that it is proposing to offer shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. The Company expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15 percent of the shares of common stock offered in the public offering to cover over-allotments, if any. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for working capital and general corporate purposes. The final terms of the offering will depend on market and other conditions at the time of pricing, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering.

National Securities Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: NHLD), is acting as sole book-running manager for the offering.

ZBB Energy Corporation intends to offer and sell these securities pursuant to its existing shelf registration statement (File No. 333-171957), including a base prospectus, as declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on March 21, 2011. A preliminary prospectus supplement describing the terms of the offering has been filed with the SEC and is available on the SEC’s website located at http://www.sec.gov. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus may be obtained by contacting the book-running manager at the following address:

National Securities Corporation
410 Park Ave, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Attn: Kim Addarich
Telephone: (212)-417-8164
Email: [email protected]

A final prospectus supplement describing the terms of the offering will be filed with the SEC. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities of ZBB Energy Corporation, and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale of any security 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.