Eyenovia, Inc. Announces Closing of Approximately $6.0 Million Private Placement
NEW YORK, March 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eyenovia Inc. (NASDAQ:EYEN) a clinical stage ophthalmic biopharmaceutical company developing a pipeline of microdose therapeutics utilizing its patented piezo-print technology, announced that today it closed its previously announced private placement of units which resulted in gross proceeds of $5,984,931 before deducting the placement agent's fees and estimated offering expenses.
Each unit consists of (i) one share of common stock, par value $0.0001 per share, (ii) a one-year warrant to purchase 0.5 of a share of common stock, and (iii) a five-year warrant to purchase 0.75 of a share of common stock. The units were priced to the public at $2.21425 per unit.
The proceeds of the offering are expected to be used, together with other available funds, for the MicroLine and MicroPine clinical studies, to advance MicroStat’s new drug application, and for working capital and general corporate purposes.
National Securities Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:NHLD), acted as the sole Placement Agent.
The securities offered and sold by Eyenovia in the private placement were not registered under the Securities Act of 1933 or state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, or the SEC, or an applicable exemption from such registration requirements. Eyenovia has agreed to file a registration statement with the SEC covering the resale of the shares of common stock, including shares of common stock issuable upon exercise of the warrants, to be issued in the private placement. Any resale of Eyenovia’s securities under such resale registration statement will be made only by means of a prospectus.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy these securities nor will there be any offer or sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.
Eyenovia is a clinical stage ophthalmic biopharmaceutical company developing a pipeline of microdose therapeutics utilizing its patented piezo-print delivery technology. Eyenovia’s pipeline is currently focused on the late-stage development of microdosed medications for presbyopia, myopia progression and mydriasis. For more information please visit www.eyenovia.com
Forward Looking Statements
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