Proceeds to be used for establishing Asia-based manufacturing for TFC-1067
VANCOUVER, July 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Sirona Biochem Corp. (TSX-V: SBM) (FSE: ZSB) ("Sirona") is pleased to announce it has arranged a non-brokered private placement for gross proceeds of $1,000,000. The private placement consists of 2,500,000 units, (the "Units") at a price of $0.40 per Unit. Each Unit consists of one common share and one transferable share purchase warrant, each whole warrant exercisable into one additional common share of the Company for a period of 3 years from the date of issue at a price of $0.60 per share subject to an acceleration clause.
The Company is proposing to pay a finder's fee to an agent or agents that assist in procuring the proceeds of the offering. Such Fee shall consist of a cash fee equal to no more than 8% of the total proceeds of the Private Placement placed by such finder and warrants up to 8% of the number of Units the finder sells in the Private Placement (the "Finder's Warrants"). The Finder's Warrants will be exercisable into one additional Share of the Company at a price of CAD$0.60 per Share for a period of 3 years from the closing date of the Private Placement.
Sirona Biochem is offering the strategic financing to diversify its shareholder base to include Asia-based investors who wish to establish an initial equity position in the company. The funds from this financing, in addition to general working capital, will be used to establish Asian-based manufacturing for TFC-1067.In addition, proceeds from the private placement will also be allocated to accelerate Sirona's anti-ageing and anti-wrinkle projects.
"We are excited about this financing, principally because it positions strategic investors that will strengthen ties to our expanding presence in Asia", reports Dr. Howard Verrico, CEO of Sirona Biochem. "Sirona now has a healthy balance sheet that will allow us to focus on continued growth of the company."
About Sirona Biochem Corp.
Sirona Biochem is a cosmetic ingredient and drug discovery company with a proprietary platform technology. Sirona specializes in stabilizing carbohydrate molecules with the goal of improving efficacy and safety. New compounds are patented for maximum revenue potential.
Sirona's compounds are licensed to leading companies around the world in return for licensing fees, milestone fees and ongoing royalty payments. Sirona's laboratory, TFChem, is located in France and is the recipient of multiple French national scientific awards and European Union and French government grants. For more information, please visit www.sironabiochem.com.
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