Ventripoint Diagnostics Ltd. Announces Closing of Upsized Bought Deal Offering of Units
Toronto, Canada – TheNewswire - October 20, 2021 – Ventripoint Diagnostics Ltd. (“Ventripoint” or the “Company”) (TSXV:VPT), (OTC:VPTDF), is pleased to announce that has closed its previously announced upsized bought-deal public offering (the “Offering”) including full exercise of the over-allotment option.
The co-lead bookrunners and underwriters of the Offering, Leede Jones Gable Inc. and Stifel GMP (the “Underwriters”), have purchased the full Offering for a total of 15,490,500 (“Units”), at a price of $0.52 per Unit for aggregate gross proceeds of $8,055,060.
Each Unit consists of one common share of the Company (a “Common Share”) and one Common Share purchase warrant (each whole purchase warrant, a “Warrant”). Each Warrant will entitle the holder thereof to purchase one Common Share at an exercise price of $0.70 (the “Exercise Price”) at any time up to 60 months following Closing (as defined below). In the event that the volume weighted average trading price of the Common Shares for ten (10) consecutive trading days exceeds $1.00, the Company may, within 10 business days of the occurrence of such event, deliver a notice (including a press release) to the holders of Warrants accelerating the expiry date of the Warrants to the date that is 30 days following the date of such notice.
The Company paid the Underwriters a cash commission of $535,774 and has issued 1,030,335 compensation options (the “Compensation Options”). Each Compensation Option is exercisable for one Unit at $0.52 per Unit for a period of 60 months following the closing of the Offering.
The securities referred to in this news release have not been, nor will they be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons absent U.S. registration or an applicable exemption from the U.S. registration requirements. This press release does not constitute an offer for sale of securities, nor a solicitation for offers to buy any securities in the United States, nor in any other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. Any public offering of securities in the United States must be made by means of a prospectus containing detailed information about the company and management, as well as financial statements.
About Ventripoint Diagnostics Ltd.
Ventripoint has become an industry leader in the application of AI (Artificial Intelligence) to echocardiography. Ventripoint's VMS products are powered by its proprietary KBR technology, which is the result of a decade of development and provides accurate volumetric cardiac measurements equivalent to MRI. This affordable, gold-standard alternative allows cardiologists greater confidence in the management of their patients. Providing better care to patients serves as a springboard and basic standard for all of Ventripoint's products that guide our future developments. In addition, VMS+ is versatile and can be used with all ultrasound systems from any vendor supported by regulatory market approvals in the U.S., Europe and Canada.
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Dr. George Adams
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Forward Looking Statements
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Since forward-looking statements and information address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks. Factors which could materially affect such forward-looking information are described in the risk factors in the Company's most recent annual management's discussion and analysis that is available on the Company's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive. The forward-looking statements included in this news release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement. The forward-looking statements and information contained in this news release are made as of the date hereof and the Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable securities laws.
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