BETHESDA, Md., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) (NW Bio), a biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, announced today that on April 17, 2013, it entered into an agreement with one healthcare-dedicated institutional investor for a registered direct placement of $10 million of common stock at the closing market price of $3.90 per share.
In addition, the Company will issue to the investor warrant coverage of 40% to purchase shares of common stock. The warrants have an exercise price of $4.29 per share and are exercisable beginning six months after closing, with a term of five years.
The placement is expected to close on or before April 19, 2013, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC acted as the exclusive placement agent for the transaction.
The securities described above are being offered pursuant to a shelf registration statement (File No. 333-185898), which was declared effective by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on February 13, 2013. 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. When filed with the SEC, copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying base prospectus relating to this offering may be obtained at the SEC's website at http
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