Vascular Biogenics Ltd. Announces Proposed Public Offering of Ordinary Shares and Pre-Funded Warrants
TEL AVIV, Israel, April 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (“VBL Therapeutics” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: VBLT), today announced that it intends to offer and sell ordinary shares
and, to certain investors in lieu thereof, pre-funded warrants to purchase ordinary shares in an underwritten public offering. As part of this proposed offering, VBL Therapeutics expects to grant
the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15% of the aggregate number of ordinary shares plus the ordinary shares underlying any pre-funded warrants that are sold in the
offering, at the public offering price less the underwriting discounts and commissions. The offering is subject to market conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the
offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering. All of the securities in the offering are to be sold by VBL Therapeutics.
VBL Therapeutics intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for working capital and other general corporate purposes.
Guggenheim Securities, LLC is acting as bookrunning manager for the proposed offering. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. is also acting as a joint bookrunner.
The securities described may be offered by VBL Therapeutics pursuant to a shelf registration statement on Form F-3 (No. 333-251821), including a base prospectus, previously filed with and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). The securities may be offered only by means of a prospectus. A preliminary prospectus supplement relating to and describing the terms of the offering and a final prospectus supplement relating to and describing the terms of the offering will be filed with the SEC and will be available on the SEC’s website located at www.sec.gov. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to the securities being offered may also be obtained by contacting Guggenheim Securities, LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, 330 Madison Avenue, 8th Floor, New York, New York 10017, by telephone at (212) 518-9544, or by email at GSEquityProspectusDelivery@guggenheimpartners.com.