FSD Pharma Inc. Announces C$10.125 Million Private Placement
FSD Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ: HUGE) (“FSD Pharma” or the “Company”), today announced it has entered into definitive agreements with certain institutional investors for the purchase and sale of 1,500,000 shares of the Company’s Class B Subordinate Voting Shares (“Shares”) at a price of C$6.75 per Share pursuant to a private placement resulting in gross proceeds of approximately C$10.125 million. The Company has also agreed to issue common share purchase warrants to purchase 1,500,000 Shares of the Company. The warrants will have a five year-term and an exercise price of C$9.65 per share. The closing of the offering is expected to occur on or about June 8, 2020, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions including applicable exchange approvals. The Company has granted the investors an option to acquire up to an additional C$10.125 million of units on the terms set forth above for a period of 30 days following the initial closing.
The proceeds are expected to be used for working capital and other general corporate purposes.
The securities to be sold in this private placement have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), or applicable state securities laws, and accordingly may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an effective registration statement or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and such applicable state securities laws.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy 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 FSD Pharma
FSD Pharma Inc. (Nasdaq: HUGE; CSE: HUGE.CN; FRA: 0K9A) is a publicly traded holding company, since May 2018.
FSD BioSciences Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary, is a specialty biotech pharmaceutical R&D company focused on developing over time a robust pipeline of FDA-approved synthetic compounds targeting the endocannabinoid system of the human body to treat certain diseases of the central nervous system and autoimmune disorders of the skin, GI tract and the musculoskeletal system.