PLx Pharma Inc. Announces Closing of Registered Direct Offering
The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering, together with current cash resources, to advance Aspertec 325 mg to market-readiness; to obtain supplemental regulatory approval of Aspertec 81 mg; to fund the technology transfer and the commercial scale validation and manufacturing necessary to support both efforts; to begin funding the hiring of a physician directed sales force to support the commercial launch of Aspertec in both dose forms and the expansion of its management team; and to fund working capital, capital expenditures and other general corporate purposes, which may include the acquisition or licensing of other products, businesses or technologies.
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The shares of common stock sold in the registered direct offering were offered by the Company pursuant to a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-204830), previously filed with the
The unregistered warrants described above were offered in a private placement under Section4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Act”), and Regulation D promulgated thereunder and, along with the common shares issuable upon exercise, have not been registered under the Act, and may not be offered or sold in
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