NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:TNXP) (Tonix), today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 9,500,000 units, consisting of 9,500,000 shares of common, and warrants to purchase an aggregate of 4,750,000 shares of common stock, at an offering price of $0.55 per unit. The underwriter also purchased additional warrants to acquire 712,500 common shares pursuant to the over-allotment option exercised in part by the underwriter. The warrants have an exercise price of $0.63 per share and are exercisable for a period of five years. The units were sold at the public offering price of $0.55 per unit, bringing the aggregate gross proceeds from the offering to $5.2 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other offering expenses.
Dawson James Securities, Inc. acted as the sole book-running manager for the offering.
The shares described above were offered by Tonix pursuant to a registration statement previously filed with and subsequently declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). A final prospectus supplement relating to the offering was filed with the SEC and is available, along with the accompanying base prospectus, on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp.
Tonix is developing next-generation medicines for common disorders of the central nervous system, with its lead program focusing on posttraumatic stress disorder. This disorder is characterized by chronic disability, inadequate treatment options, high utilization of healthcare services, and significant economic burden. This press release and further information about Tonix can be found at www.tonixpharma.com.
Safe Harbor / Forward-Looking Statements
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