The transaction is expected to close on or about January 14, 2011, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of the Units pursuant to this offering for general corporate purposes, including the funding of the clinical development of its product pipeline of cancer drugs.
Michael H. Tardugno, Celsion's President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "Through an innovative, shareholder-minded approach to financing, Celsion has secured the capital that is expected to enable it to meet certain key clinical goals at terms that are supportive of all our shareholders. We believe that we now have the financial runway sufficient to complete enrollment in our Phase III primary liver cancer trial, the HEAT study, as well as other related clinical and CMC milestones in 2011.
All of the shares of preferred stock and warrants to purchase shares of common stock are being offered pursuant to a shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), which was declared effective by the SEC on April 17, 2009, as supplemented by a prospectus supplement dated January 12, 2011 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to Rule 424(b) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
Dominick & Dominick LLC acted as placement agent for the offering. The Units may only be offered by means of a prospectus. Copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus
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