Scinai Immunotherapeutics Announces Closing of $1.33 Million Registered Direct Offering
JERUSALEM, Sept. 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via IBN – Scinai Immunotherapeutics Ltd. (Nasdaq: SCNI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing, and commercializing innovative inflammation and immunology (I&I) biological products primarily for the treatment of autoimmune and infectious diseases, today announced the closing of its previously announced registered direct offering of 1,146,552 of the Company’s American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”) (or ADS equivalents), each ADS representing four hundred (400) ordinary shares, at a purchase price of $1.16 per ADS (or ADS equivalent). In addition, in a concurrent private placement, the Company has issued unregistered warrants to purchase up to 1,146,552 ADSs representing ordinary shares. The warrants have an exercise price of $1.16 per ADS and are immediately exercisable upon issuance for a period of five and one-half years.
H.C. Wainwright & Co. acted as the exclusive placement agent for the offering.
The gross proceeds to the Company from the offering are approximately $1.33 million, before deducting the placement agent’s fees and other offering expenses payable by the Company. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general working capital, research and development, and general corporate purposes.
The ADSs (or ADS equivalents) described above (but not the unregistered warrants and the ADSs issuable thereunder) were offered by the Company pursuant to a “shelf” registration statement on Form F-3 (File No. 333-274078) previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on August 18, 2023 and declared effective by the SEC on August 25, 2023. The offering of the ADSs (or ADS equivalents) in the registered direct offering was made only by means of a prospectus, including a prospectus supplement, forming a part of the effective registration statement. A final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the registered direct offering have been filed with the SEC. Electronic copies of the final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus may be obtained on the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov or by contacting H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC at 430 Park Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10022, by phone at (212) 865-5711 or e-mail at [email protected].
The unregistered warrants described above were offered in a private placement under Section (a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Act”), and Regulation D promulgated thereunder and, along with the ADSs representing ordinary shares underlying such unregistered warrants, have not been registered under the Act, or applicable state securities laws. Accordingly, the warrants and the ADSs underlying the unregistered warrants may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an effective registration statement or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Act and such applicable state securities laws.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or other jurisdiction.
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