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TearLab Corporation (TEAR) Announces Financing Agreement


7/16/2009 8:28:49 AM

SAN DIEGO, July 16, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OccuLogix, Inc. dba TearLab Corporation (Nasdsaq:TEAR)(TSX:TLB) (the "Company) today announced that it has entered into and closed an agreement with certain investors whereby the investors agreed to provide financing (the "Financing") to the Company through the purchase of convertible secured notes, in the aggregate amount of $1.55 million. The convertible secured notes (the "Notes") evidencing the Financing, mature on the second anniversary of their issuance ("the Maturity Date"), bear interest at a rate of 12% per annum and are convertible into shares of the Company's common stock upon the request of holders of 51% or more of the outstanding principal amount of the Notes at any time after August 31, 2009 and prior to the Maturity Date. The conversion price of the Notes (the "Discount Price") will be 80% of the volume weighted average price on the NASDAQ stock market for the ten trading days prior to August 31, 2009, provided that the Discount Price will not exceed $2.40 per share and will not be less than $0.25 per share. Any such conversion is limited to prevent the number of shares issued upon conversion of the Notes from exceeding 19.9% of the outstanding common stock of the Company, measured prior to the date of the Financing.

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