MINNEAPOLIS, MN / ACCESSWIRE / February 24, 2021 / Celcuity Inc. (NASDAQ:CELC), a clinical stage biotechnology company translating discoveries of new cancer sub-types into 3rd generation diagnostics and expanded therapeutic options for cancer patients, today announced the pricing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 1,714,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $14.00 per share. Gross proceeds to Celcuity from the offering are expected to be approximately $24.0 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and offering expenses. The offering was upsized from the previously announced size of $20.0 million in shares of common stock. In connection with the offering, Celcuity granted the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 257,100 shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any, at the same price to the public. The offering is expected to close on February 26, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.
Celcuity intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for working capital and general corporate purposes, which may include capital expenditures, research and development expenditures, clinical trial expenditures, expansion of business development activities and other general corporate purposes.
Craig-Hallum Capital Group is acting as the sole managing underwriter for this offering.
The shares are being offered pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-227466) that was previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and was declared effective on October 4, 2018. The shares may be offered only by means of a prospectus. A preliminary prospectus supplement relating to the offering was filed with the SEC on February 22, 2021 and a final prospectus supplement reflecting the above terms will be filed with the SEC. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus related to the offering may be obtained from Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC at 222 South Ninth Street, Suite 350, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402, Attention: Equity Capital Markets, by telephone at 612-334-6300, or by email at [email protected] or on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov.
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 other jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or other jurisdiction.
Celcuity is a clinical stage biotechnology company translating discoveries of new cancer sub-types into pioneering companion diagnostics and expanded therapeutic options for cancer patients. Celcuity's 3rd generation diagnostic platform, CELsignia, analyzes living tumor cells to untangle the complexity of the cellular activity driving a patient's cancer. This allows Celcuity to discover new cancer sub-types molecular diagnostics cannot detect. Celcuity is driven to improve outcomes for patients and to transform how pharmaceutical companies define the patient populations for their targeted therapies. Celcuity is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN. Further information about Celcuity can be found at www.celcuity.com.
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SOURCE: Celcuity Inc.