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Kuros announces final result of capital increase – total gross proceeds of 16.1 million raised
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Schlieren (Zurich), Switzerland, December 13, 2018 – Kuros Biosciences (SIX: KURN) (the Company or Kuros) announces the final number of offered shares and gross proceeds from the rights offering and share placement, first announced on November 29, 2018, in which a total of 8,013,306 new registered shares of Kuros sourced from the ordinary and authorized share capital with a nominal value of CHF 1.00 each were offered at an offer price of CHF 2.50 per share.
After completion of the share placement, 3,686,074 new registered shares for which subscription rights were not exercised were placed in the share placement to eligible institutional investors or others. Combined with the 2,769,608 new registered shares, which were validly subscribed for in the rights offering, the total number of new registered shares placed in the offering at the offer price of CHF 2.50 per share amounts to 6,455,682. Total gross proceeds raised from the capital increase amount to CHF 16.1 million.
As a result of the capital increase, Kuros’ share capital will increase from CHF 8,602,929 to CHF 15,058,611, divided into 15,058,611 registered shares with a nominal value of CHF 1.00 each.
With the gross proceeds raised in the capital increase, the commercialization of MagnetOs can be progressed as well as the phase 2 clinical study of the Company’s proprietary fibrin-PTH (KUR-113) product in spinal fusion can continue as planned.
The listing and first day of trading of the new registered shares on the SIX Swiss Exchange and the delivery of the new registered shares against payment of the offer price are expected to take place on December 18, 2018.
About Kuros Biosciences AG
Kuros Biosciences (SIX: KURN) is focused on the development of innovative products for bone regeneration and is located in Schlieren (Zurich), Switzerland and Bilthoven, The Netherlands. Visit www.kurosbio.com for additional information on Kuros, its people, science and product pipeline.
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