Avicanna Closes $2.8 Million Oversubscribed Financing – Biotech CBD Pharmaceuticals
AVICANNA ANNOUNCES CLOSING OF STRATEGIC PRIVATE PLACEMENT
Avicanna Inc. has closed a strategic non-brokered private placement offering of 7,949,433 units of the company at a price of 35 cents per unit for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $2,782,000. Each Unit is comprised of one common share in the capital of the Company (each, a “Common Share”) and one-half of one (0.5) Common Share purchase warrant of the Company (each whole warrant, a “Warrant”). Each Warrant shall entitle the holder thereof to acquire one (1) Common Share at an exercise price of $0.40 per share, subject to adjustment in certain events, for a period of 36 months.
The Company intends to use the proceeds from the Offering for general working capital purposes, general and administrative expenses, expenditures related to production and manufacturing, research and clinical development.
The Unit Shares, Warrants, and any securities issuable upon conversion or exercise thereof, are subject to a four-month hold period under applicable securities laws in Canada. The Offering is subject to certain conditions including, but not limited to, the receipt of all necessary approvals, including the approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange.
About Avicanna Inc.
Avicanna is a commercial-stage international biopharmaceutical company focused on the advancement and commercialization of evidence-based cannabinoid-based products for the global medical and pharmaceutical market segments. Avicanna has an established scientific platform including R&D and clinical development that has led to the commercialization of more than thirty products across various market segments:
Medical Cannabis & Wellness Products: Marketed under the RHO Phyto brand these medical and wellness products are a line of pharmaceutical-grade cannabinoid products containing varying ratios of cannabidiol (“CBD”) and tetrahydrocannabinol (“THC”). The product portfolio contains a full formulary of products including oral, sublingual, topical, and transdermal deliveries that have controlled dosing, enhanced absorption and stability studies supported by pre-clinical data. The formulary is marketed with consumer, patient and medical-community education and training.
Pharmaceutical Pipeline: Leveraging Avicanna’s scientific platform, vertical integration, and real-world evidence, Avicanna has created a pipeline of patent-pending drug candidates that are indication-specific and in various stages of clinical development and commercialization. These cannabinoid-based drug candidates look to address unmet medical needs in the areas of dermatology, chronic pain, and various neurological disorders. Avicanna’s first pharmaceutical preparation (Trunerox) is in the drug registration stage in South America.