Sonnet BioTherapeutics Receives $10.5 Million from Exercise of Series A Warrants
PRINCETON, NJ / ACCESSWIRE / August 25, 2020 / Sonnet BioTherapeutics Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SONN) ("Sonnet" or the "Company"), a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative targeted biologic drugs, announced today that, as part of the previously announced warrant exchange agreement, all 3,300,066 Series A Warrants have been exercised at a price of $3.19 per share. Gross proceeds to the Company were $10.5 Million.
"The warrant exercise by our institutional shareholders gives us a good cash position to continue to execute on our pre-clinical and clinical pipeline," commented Jay Cross, CFO.
After the exercise of these warrants, there are no additional Series A warrants outstanding, which leaves the Company with 2,308,663 Series B Warrants and 11,329,461 Series C Warrants outstanding. In the event all the Series C Warrants are exercised for cash, the Company could receive up to an additional $36.1 million. With this Series A Warrants exercise, Sonnet's outstanding share count and pro forma fully diluted share count equals 14.7 million and 29.3 million, respectively."
About Sonnet BioTherapeutics Holdings, Inc.
Founded in 2011, Sonnet BioTherapeutics is an oncology-focused biotechnology company with a proprietary platform for innovating biologic drugs of single or bispecific action. Known as FHAB (Fully Human Albumin Binding), the technology utilizes a fully human single chain antibody fragment (scFv) that binds to and "hitch-hikes" on human serum albumin (HSA) for transport to target tissues. FHAB is the foundation of a modular, plug-and-play construct for potentiating a range of large molecule therapeutic classes, including cytokines, peptides, antibodies and vaccines.
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Released August 25, 2020