PHILADELPHIA and REHOVOT, Israel, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosetta Genomics Ltd. ("Rosetta") (NASDAQ: ROSG), a leading developer and provider of microRNA-based molecular diagnostics, today announced the closing of an underwritten public offering of 5,500,000 ordinary shares at an offering price of $5.00 per share. The gross proceeds to Rosetta were $27.5 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other offering expenses payable by Rosetta. In addition, Rosetta has granted the underwriter a 45-day option to purchase up to 825,000 additional ordinary shares to cover over-allotments, if any.
Rosetta plans to use the net proceeds from the offering primarily to fund its operations and for other general corporate purposes, including, but not limited to, repayment or refinancing of future indebtedness or other corporate borrowings, working capital, intellectual property protection and enforcement, capital expenditures, investments, acquisitions or collaborations, research and development and product development.
Aegis Capital Corp. acted as the sole book-running manager for the offering.
A registration statement on Form F-1 relating to the shares was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and was declared effective on August 2, 2012.
A final prospectus relating to the offering has been filed with the SEC and is available on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov.
Copies of the final prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from the offices of Aegis Capital Corp., Prospectus Department, 810 Seventh Avenue, 18th Floor, New York, NY, 10019, telephone: 212-813-1010 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or from the above-mentioned SEC website.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to
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