AURORA, Ontario, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX, FSE: "HBP"; OTCQX: "HXBPF") today announced that it has closed its previously announced private placement of 6,625,000 units at $2.05 per unit.
Each unit consists of one common share and one common share purchase warrant, with each common share purchase warrant entitling the holder to purchase, subject to adjustment, 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. Net proceeds after expenses are expected to be approximately $11.7 million and will be used for working capital, primarily to support the Company's expanding clinical trial initiatives.
The securities offered will not be and have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the securities laws of any state of the United States, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.
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".
For further information contact: Investor & Media Relations Robert Flamm, Ph.D. Russo Partners LLC Tel: (212) 845-4226 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ian Stone Russo Partners LLC Tel: (619) 814-3510
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