Ampio Pharmaceuticals announces stock sale to investor to raise $3.75M

Thursday September 1, 2016 0 comments Tags: Englewood, Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Ampion


ENGLEWOOD -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) announced it has entered into a securities purchase agreement with an institutional investor providing for the registered sale of 5,000,000 shares of common stock and accompanying warrants to purchase up to 5,000,000 shares of common stock with an exercise price of $1.00 per share, at a combined purchase price of $0.75 per share and accompanying warrant.Ampio_logoUSE

The gross proceeds to the company will approximate $3,750,000, Ampio said. The investor was not identified.

The warrants are immediately exercisable and have a term of five years from the date of issuance. Closing of the sale of securities is expected to take place on or about Sept. 1, 2016, subject to certain customary closing conditions.

The company said it intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes as well as advancing the BLA for Ampion™ and its future clinical trials.

Financial West Group is acting as the exclusive placement agent for the offering.

Ampio said the sale of the common stock and warrants are being offered pursuant to a shelf registration statement on Form S-3, which was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on Jan. 22, 2014.

A final prospectus supplement will be filed with the SEC and will form a part of the effective registration statement. 

Copies of the final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to this offering may be obtained, when available, by contacting Financial West Group, at 4510 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Westlake Village, CA 91362, by telephone at (805) 497-9222, or by email at [email protected]