BioSante Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BPAX) Announces Reverse Stock Split in Order to Maintain NASDAQ Listing
6/1/2012 9:58:09 AM
LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioSante Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: BPAX) announced today that it intends to effect a reverse split of its common stock and class C special stock at a ratio of 1-for-6. The reverse stock split will become effective at 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, June 1, 2012. BioSante’s common stock will begin trading on The NASDAQ Global Market on a split-adjusted basis when the market opens on Monday, June 4, 2012. At an annual meeting of stockholders held on May 30, 2012, BioSante’s stockholders, by an affirmative vote of at least a majority of the outstanding shares and approximately 80 percent of the votes cast, granted to the Board of Directors the authority to effect a reverse stock split, determine the exact split ratio so long as it is not less than 1-for-2 and not more than 1-for-10 and proceed with the reverse stock split, in the Board’s discretion.