DURHAM, NC / ACCESSWIRE / January 16, 2020 / Heat Biologics, Inc. ("Heat") (NASDAQ:HTBX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of therapeutics designed to activate patients' immune systems against cancer, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering consisting of 20,000,000 shares of Common Stock together with Warrants to purchase 10,000,000 shares of Common Stock at a combined price to the public of $0.35. The gross proceeds to the Company from this offering are expected to be approximately $7,000,000, before deducting underwriting discounts, commissions and other offering expenses. The Warrants will have an exercise price of $0.385, will be exercisable upon issuance and will expire 14 months from the date of issuance. Heat Biologics, Inc. has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to 3,000,000 additional shares of Common Stock and/or additional Warrants to purchase up to 1,500,000 shares of Common Stock to cover over-allotments, if any. The offering is expected to close on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.
A.G.P./Alliance Global Partners is acting as the sole book-running manager for the offering.
Brookline Capital Markets, a division of Arcadia Securities, LLC and Maxim Group LLC are acting as co-managers for the offering.
A registration statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-234105) relating to these securities has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and became effective on January 16, 2020 and is available on the SEC's website located at http://www.sec.gov. This offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. Electronic copies of the prospectus may be obtained, when available, from A.G.P./Alliance Global Partners, 590 Madison Avenue, 36th Floor, New York, NY 10022 or via telephone at 212-624-2060 or email: [email protected] Before investing in this offering, interested parties should read in their entirety the prospectus and the other documents that Heat Biologics, Inc. has filed with the SEC that are incorporated by reference in such prospectus, which provides more information about Heat Biologics, Inc. and such offering.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy 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 Heat Biologics
Heat Biologics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics designed to activate a patient's immune system against cancer using CD8+ "Killer" T-cells. Pelican Therapeutics, Inc., a subsidiary of Heat, is focused on the development of co-stimulatory monoclonal antibody and fusion protein-based therapies designed to activate the immune system.
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