HALIFAX, May 27 /CNW/ - MedMira Inc., ("MedMira") (TSX Venture: MIR,
NASDAQ: MMIRF), a developer and marketer of rapid diagnostic technology and
solutions, announced today that it has completed the draw down against its
equity line of credit with YA Global Investments LP which was announced on May
7, 2009. MedMira will use this capital to support new and ongoing sales and
business development action plans.
Under the terms negotiated in the equity line, YA Global Investments has
purchased 1,797,194 common shares from MedMira at an average price of $ 0.0835
which is 96.5% of the daily volume weighted average price ("VWAP") over a 10
day pricing period, beginning on May 8, 2009 and ending on May 22, 2009 for
net proceeds of $142,500.00 representing the draw down amount ($150,000.00)
less a 5% utilization fee. The shares are not subject to a hold period.
MedMira is a leading developer and manufacturer of flow-through rapid
diagnostics. The company's tests provide hospitals, labs, clinics and
individuals with reliable, rapid diagnosis for diseases such as HIV and
hepatitis C in just three minutes. The company's tests are sold under the
Reveal(R), MiraWell(R), MiraCare(TM) and Multiplo(TM) brands in global
markets. MedMira's rapid HIV test is the only one in the world to achieve
regulatory approvals in Canada, the United States, China and the European
Union. MedMira's corporate offices and manufacturing facilities are located in
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. For more information visit MedMira's website at
This news release contains forward-looking statements, which involve risk
and uncertainties and reflect the company's current expectation regarding
future events. Actual events could materially differ from those projected
herein and depend on a number of factors including, but not limited to,
changing market conditions, successful and timely completion of clinical
studies, uncertainties related to the regulatory approval process,
establishment of corporate alliances and other risks detailed from time to
time in the company quarterly filings.
The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this statement.
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For further information: Andrea Young, Corporate Communications, (902)