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TORONTO, ONTARIO — (April 7, 2014) — Antibe Therapeutics Inc. (“Antibe” or the “Corporation”) (TSXV: ATE) has completed a second closing of its previously announced non-brokered private placement raising gross proceeds of $909,960 (the “Offering”) on the sale of 1,519,600 Common Shares of the Corporation, bringing the total gross proceeds of this raise to $3,925,358.
Net proceeds from the Offering will be used for product development and for general corporate purposes. Dan Legault, Antibe’s CEO remarked, “We are delighted that this funding places us in the financial position to perform Phase I human testing of ATB-346, our lead drug that targets the global need for a GI-safe anti-inflammatory painkiller, a growing market that currently generates annual sales of over $12 billion.”
In connection with the second closing of this private placement, Antibe has agreed to pay finder’s fees of $81,396 in cash and 135,660 Common Share purchase warrants (“Finder’s Warrants”), each of which will entitle the holder to purchase a Common Share at a price of $0.60 per share until April 4, 2016.
The securities issued are subject to a four-month statutory hold period until August 5, 2014.
Antibe may complete a further closing up to the maximum offering amount announced in its March 28, 2014 press release, on or about April 11, 2014, subject to TSXV approval, as well as to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
The securities described in this offering have not been, and will not be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”), or any state securities laws, and accordingly, may not be offered or sold within the United States or to “U.S. Persons”, as such term is defined in Regulation S promulgated under the U.S. Securities Act (“U.S. Persons”) except in compliance with the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities requirements or pursuant to exemptions therefrom. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the Company’s securities in the United States or to U.S. Persons, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which the offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
About Antibe Therapeutics Inc.Antibe develops safer medicines for pain and inflammation. Antibe’s technology involves linking a hydrogen sulfide-releasing molecule to an existing drug to produce a patented, improved medicine. Antibe’s lead drug ATB-346 targets the global need for a safer drug for chronic pain and inflammation. ATB-352, the second drug in Antibe’s pipeline, targets the urgent global need for a safer, non-addictive analgesic for treating severe acute pain, while ATB-340 is a GI-safe derivative of aspirin. www.antibethera.com
Antibe's subsidiary, Citagenix Inc. ("Citagenix"), is a leader in the sales and marketing of tissue regenerative products servicing the orthopedic and dental marketplaces. Since its inception in 1997, Citagenix has become an important source of knowledge and experience for bone regeneration in the Canadian medical device industry. Citagenix is active in 15 countries, operating in Canada through its direct sales teams, and internationally via a network of distributor partnerships. www.citagenix.com
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Forward-Looking InformationThis news release includes certain forward-looking statements, which may include, but are not limited to, the growth of product sales, engaging new distributors and independent representatives, the completion of financing transactions and the licensing and development of drugs and medical devices. Any statements contained herein that are not statements of historical facts may be deemed to be forward-looking, including those identified by the expressions “will”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “plan”, “estimate”, “expect”, “intend”, “propose” and similar expressions. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance, or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied in this news release. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in this news release include, but are not limited to, the Company’s ability to secure additional financing, its inability to execute its business strategy and successfully compete in the market, and risks associated with drug and medical device development generally. Antibe Therapeutics Inc. assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those reflected in the forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law.
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