AURORA, Ontario, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX, FSE: "HBP" / OTCQX: "HXBPF") today announced that it has accepted subscriptions for the purchase, by way of private placement, of a total of 6,625,000 units at $2.05 per unit, for gross proceeds totaling CDN$13,581,250. The Company anticipates closing the private placement by September 11, 2009.
Each unit consists of one common share and one common share purchase warrant, with each common share purchase warrant entitling the holder to purchase one common share of the Company at a price of $2.87 for up to three years after the closing date of the private placement. Proceeds of the placement will be used for working capital to support the Company's expanding clinical trial initiatives.
About Helix BioPharma Corp.
Helix BioPharma Corp. is a biopharmaceutical company specializing in the field of cancer therapy. The Company is actively developing innovative products for the prevention and treatment of cancer based on its proprietary technologies. Helix's product development initiatives include its novel L-DOS47 new drug candidate and its Topical Interferon Alpha- 2b. Helix is listed on the TSX and FSE under the symbol "HBP" and the OTCQX International Market under the symbol "HXBPF".
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