BERKELEY, Calif. and MAINZ, Germany, Nov. 13, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mainz Biomed N.V. (Nasdaq: MYNZ) (“Mainz Biomed” or the “Company”), a molecular genetics diagnostic company specializing in the early detection of cancer, announced today that it has entered into a securities purchase agreement with several institutional investors to purchase $5.0 million of its ordinary shares (or pre-funded warrants to purchase ordinary shares in lieu thereof) and warrants to purchase ordinary shares in a registered direct offering. The combined effective purchase price for each ordinary share (or pre-funded warrant) and associated warrant to purchase one ordinary share will be $1.20.
Under the terms of the securities purchase agreement, Mainz Biomed has agreed to issue 4,166,667 ordinary shares (or pre-funded warrant in lieu thereof) and warrants (the “Warrants”) to purchase up to an aggregate of 4,166,667 shares. The Warrants will be exercisable immediately on the date of issuance until the fifth anniversary of the issuance date at a price of $1.20 per share.
Titan Partners Group, a division of American Capital Partners, is acting as sole placement agent for the offering. The offering is expected to close on or about November 15, 2023, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
The shares of common stock are being offered pursuant to a shelf registration statement on Form F-3 (File No. 333-269091) previously filed on December 30, 2022, and declared effective by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on January 6, 2023. The offering of ordinary shares and Warrants will be made only by means of a prospectus supplement that forms a part of the registration statement.
Copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to this offering may be obtained, when available, on the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov or by contacting Titan Partners Group LLC, a division of American Capital Partners, LLC, 4 World Trade Center, 29th Floor, New York, NY 10007, by telephone at (929) 833-1246 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About Mainz Biomed N.V.
Mainz Biomed develops market-ready molecular genetic diagnostic solutions for life-threatening conditions. The Company’s flagship product is ColoAlert®, an accurate, non-invasive and easy-to-use, early-detection diagnostic test for colorectal cancer based on real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction-based (PCR) multiplex detection of molecular-genetic biomarkers in stool samples. ColoAlert® is currently marketed across Europe. The Company is running a pivotal FDA clinical study for US regulatory approval. Mainz Biomed’s product candidate portfolio also includes PancAlert, an early-stage pancreatic cancer screening test. To learn more, visit mainzbiomed.com.
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