VANCOUVER, Nov. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Clearmind Medicine Inc. (Nasdaq and CSE: CMND), (FSE: CWY0) (“Clearmind” or the “Company”), a biotech company focused on discovery and development of novel psychedelic-derived therapeutics to solve major undertreated health problems, today announced the closing of its underwritten public offering of 1,153,847 common shares at a price to the public of US$6.50 per share (CAD$8.65), for aggregate gross proceeds of US$7.5 million, prior to deducting underwriting discounts and offering expenses. The closing occurs following a 1-for-30 reverse stock split, which was effective at 5:30 p.m. on September 30, 2022.
In addition, the Company has granted Aegis Capital Corp. (“Aegis”) a 45-day option to purchase up to 173,077 additional common shares, equal to 15% of the number of shares sold in the offering solely to cover over-allotments, if any. The public purchase price per additional common share will be US$6.50 per share (CAD$8.65). If Aegis exercises the option in full for common shares, the total gross proceeds of the offering including the overallotment are expected to be approximately US$8.6 million before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and offering expenses. All securities sold as part of the offering may not be sold, transferred, hypothecated or otherwise traded on or through facilities of Canadian Securities Exchange or otherwise in Canada or for the benefit of a Canadian resident until March 18, 2023.
Aegis Capital Corp. acted as sole book-running manager for the offering.
Additionally, Aegis has received 57,692 underwriter warrants, each such warrant entitling the agents to receive one common share upon payment of US $8.125 per share, exercisable six (6) months after the commencement of sales of this offering and expiring on a date which is no more than five (5) years after the commencement of sales of the offering.
A registration statement on Form F-1 (No. 333-265900) relating to the securities being sold in this offering was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on November 14, 2022. The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the final prospectus may be obtained on the SEC’s website, www.sec.gov, or by contacting Aegis Capital Corp., Attention: Syndicate Department, 1345 Avenue of the Americas, 27th Floor, New York, NY 10105, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by telephone at (212) 813-1010.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About Clearmind Medicine Inc.
Clearmind is a psychedelic pharmaceutical biotech company focused on the discovery and development of novel psychedelic-derived therapeutics to solve widespread and underserved health problems, including alcohol use disorder. Its primary objective is to research and develop psychedelic-based compounds and attempt to commercialize them as regulated medicines, foods or supplements.
The Company’s intellectual portfolio currently consists of seven patent families. The Company intends to seek additional patents for its compounds whenever warranted and will remain opportunistic regarding the acquisition of additional intellectual property to build its portfolio.
Shares of Clearmind are listed for trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol “CMND”, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol “CWY0” and on the OTC Markets under the symbol “CMNDF”.
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This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any province in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The securities issued, or to be issued, under the underwriter warrants have not been, and will not be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.
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