TORONTO, Jan. 12, 2017 /CNW/ - SQI Diagnostics Inc. (TSX-V: SQD; OTCQX: SQIDF), a life sciences and diagnostics company that develops and commercializes proprietary technologies and products for advanced microarray diagnostics ("SQI" or the "Company"), today announced that it intends to extend the expiry of 2,965,000 outstanding common share purchase warrants ("the Warrants") of the Company, which were issued in connection with the Company's January 2014 private placement financing. The extension of the warrants was approved by members of the Board of Directors who are independent of this series of warrants.
Each Warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one common share of the Company at any time until the close of business on January 26, 2017 at an exercise price of $0.64 per common share, after giving effect to an adjustment arising from the Company's July 2016 rights offering, in accordance with the terms of the warrant. Subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange, the Warrants will be amended, effective January 12, 2017, to extend the term of such Warrants until January 26, 2019.
About SQI Diagnostics
SQI Diagnostics is a life sciences and diagnostics company that develops clinical grade multiplexed microarray and molecular assays run on its automated instrumentation for the pharmaceutical research, animal health, and clinical diagnostics markets. SQI develops custom research and diagnostic assays that are multiplexed; meaning the simplification, consolidation and automation of many individual tests into one. This increases sample throughput, reduces time, cost and chance for human error, and provides excellent data quality. For more information, please visit sqidiagnostics.com.
Investor Relations Contact:
Chief Executive Officer
416.674.9500 ext. 229
Vice President of Finance and Administration
416.974.9500 ext. 277
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SOURCE SQI Diagnostics Inc.
For further information: Investor Relations Contact: Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Morris, 416.674.9500 ext. 229, [email protected]; Vice President of Finance and Administration, Patricia Lie, 416.974.9500 ext. 277, [email protected]