WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - September 21, 2010) - Miraculins Inc. (TSX VENTURE: MOM) (the "Company"), a medical diagnostic company focused on developing and commercializing diagnostic tests for unmet clinical needs, announces that it has received proceeds of $850,000 from the exercise of 8,500,000 warrants issued pursuant to a private placement offering that closed on April 1, 2010 (the "Offering"). The expiry date was accelerated to September 20, 2010 based upon notice provided to all warrant holders of record on August 17, 2010 (the "Notice"). The Company will issue 8,500,000 common shares in exchange for the exercised warrants, representing 83% of the total warrants issued pursuant to the Offering.
"We are pleased by the confidence and support shown by our shareholders through the exercise of a significant number of these warrants," stated Christopher J. Moreau, president and chief executive officer of Miraculins Inc.
As outlined in the Notice, all remaining unexercised warrants from the Offering have now expired.
About Miraculins Inc.
Miraculins is a medical diagnostic development company focused on non-invasive tests for unmet clinical needs. Miraculins is bridging the gap between commercially available diagnostic tests and research conducted at leading research institutions around the world. Miraculins recently acquired the PREVU(i) Skin Cholesterol Test, an FDA cleared product for cardiovascular risk assessment. Additionally, the Company's preeclampsia program, a suite of biomarkers for the devastating disease of pregnancy called preeclampsia, is partnered with Alere, Inc. (NYSE: ALR) (formerly known as Inverness Medical Innovations), one of the world's largest diagnostic companies. For further information please visit Miraculins website at www.miraculins.com.
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