Neovasc Closes $11.5 Million Offering
Neovasc Inc. (“Neovasc” or the “Company”), a leader in the development of minimally invasive transcatheter mitral valve replacement technologies, and minimally invasive devices for the treatment of refractory angina, announced today that it has closed its previously announced registered direct offering (the “Offering”) priced at-the-market under Nasdaq rules of an aggregate of 3,883,036 units (the “Units”) at a price of US$ 2.97375 per Unit for aggregate gross proceeds to the Company of approximately US$11.5 million, before deducting placement agent’s fees and estimated expenses of the Offering payable by the Company.
H.C. Wainwright & Co. acted as the exclusive placement agent for the Offering.
Each Unit consists of one common share of the Company and three-quarters of one warrant (each whole warrant, a “Warrant”) to purchase one common share. Each Warrant entitles the holder to acquire one common share of the Company at a price of US$ 2.88 at any time prior to June 16, 2025.
After deducting the placement agent’s fees and other offering expenses payable by Neovasc, the Company received net proceeds of approximately US$10.4 million. Neovasc intends to use the net proceeds from the Offering for the development and commercialization of the Neovasc Reducer™ (the “Reducer”), development of the Tiara™ (the “Tiara”) and general corporate and working capital purposes.
The Units and the securities comprising the Units were offered pursuant to a shelf registration statement (including a prospectus) previously filed with and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on July 13, 2018 and were qualified for distribution in each of the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario by way of a final prospectus supplement to the Company’s base shelf prospectus dated July 12, 2018. The Company offered and sold the securities in the United States only. No securities were offered or sold to Canadian purchasers.
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