NanoViricides, Inc. Announces Completion of Previously Reported $5 Million in Shelf Offering - Company Reports Having More Than Two Years of Cash on Hand
Published: Dec 27, 2012
WEST HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NanoViricides, Inc. (OTC BB: NNVC) (the "Company"), announced today that it has received the final tranche of $2.5M from Seaside 88, LP (“Seaside”), thereby completing the total of a $5M financing. This raise, and the receipt of the initial $2.5M tranche, was previously announced on June 29, 2012. This investment enables the Company to retain more than 24 months of current operating expenses as cash in hand. This strengthened financial position will allow the Company to defray certain additional testing costs for its anti-influenza drug candidate leading to an IND application, and to support the budgeted costs of certain additional equipment needed for production of the future clinical batches of its drug candidates. This final tranche was received on Friday, December 21, 2012. The Company received $2.5M upon closing, with a net of approximately $2.32M after deducting brokerage commission and expenses. Seaside purchased the final 2,500 shares of NanoViricides Series C Preferred Stock at the purchase price of $1,000 per share for an aggregate purchase price of $2,500,000. A certain number of the preferred C shares will convert to common stock automatically every 14 days. The amount of common stock issued at each conversion will be equal to 15% of the average volume of common stock traded in the previous two weeks, plus common stock resulting from conversion of accrued dividend (see below). There were no warrants associated with this transaction.