Enhances Ability to Accelerate Growth Plans
DALLAS, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crdentia Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: CRDT), a leading healthcare staffing company, today announced it has completed a private placement of a $5 million equity offering. The proceeds from this offering will be used for working capital and strategic initiatives. In keeping with Crdentia's strategy of focusing on internal organic growth throughout the Sun Belt and enhancing its operations with potential highly-strategic acquisitions in the Sun Belt, this financing will allow Crdentia to firmly enhance its position in these target markets. Crdentia also believes this funding will allow the Company to implement additional organic growth initiatives to further improve operating margins and accelerate its increase in revenue.
"Completion of this new equity financing is very important to Crdentia as it allows the Company to fully implement its strategic growth plans with the goal of establishing Crdentia as one of the strongest full-service suppliers of healthcare personnel in the Sun Belt and one of the largest healthcare staffing companies in the country," said John Kaiser, CEO.
Terms of the financing include 15.7 million shares of common stock and 7.8 million five-year warrants to purchase common stock for $0.35 per share in a cash only exercise. A second and final closing for the offering will occur within 10 business days from the date of this initial $5 million funding. Global Hunter Securities, LLC acted as placement agent for the financing.
The shares of common stock sold in the private placement have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. Crdentia has agreed to file a registration statement with the Commission covering the resale of the common stock sold in the private placement.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.
About Crdentia Corp.
Crdentia Corp., one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare staffing solutions, is focused on recruiting talented national and international healthcare professionals to meet the ever-increasing employment needs of over 1,500 clients. Crdentia is one of the few companies that can provide quality temporary staff for all healthcare industry positions including local nurses, travel nurses, allied health and locum tenens professionals. For more information, visit http://www.crdentia.com.
Forward Looking Statements
Statements contained in this release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Among the important factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, those discussed in "Risk Factors" in the Company's Forms 10-K, Forms 10-Q, and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Such risk factors include, but are not limited to, a limited operating history with no earnings; reliance on the Company's management team, members of which have other business interests; the ability to successfully implement the Company's business plan; the ability to continue as a going concern; the ability to fund the Company's business and acquisition strategy; the growth of the temporary healthcare professional staffing business; difficulty in managing operations of acquired businesses; uncertainty in government regulation of the healthcare industry; and the limited public market for the Company's common stock. The actual results that the Company achieves may differ materially from any forward-looking statements due to such risks and uncertainties. We undertake no obligation to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statements for any reason.
Contact Crdentia Corp.
John Kaiser, CEO
Jim TerBeest, CFO
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