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Novan Announces $8.0 Million Registered Direct Offering Priced At-the-Market

March 24, 2020 at 8:10 AM EDT

MORRISVILLE, N.C., March 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Novan, Inc. ("the Company" or "Novan") (NASDAQ:NOVN) today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with several institutional and accredited investors for the issuance and sale of 18,604,652 shares of its common stock (or pre-funded warrants to purchase common stock in lieu thereof) at an effective purchase price of $0.43 per share (or pre-funded warrant) in a registered direct offering priced at-the-market under Nasdaq rules.

H.C. Wainwright & Co. is acting as the exclusive placement agent for the offering.

The gross proceeds to Novan from this offering are expected to be approximately $8.0 million, before deducting the placement agent's fees and other offering expenses payable by Novan. Novan intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to fund its research and development programs and for general working capital purposes and other operating expenses. The offering is expected to close on or about March 26, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.

The securities described above are being offered by Novan pursuant to a shelf registration statement (Registration No. 333-220761) filed by Novan with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) that became effective on October 10, 2017. The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus. A prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the registered direct offering will be filed with the SEC and, when available, may be obtained for free on the SEC’s website located at http://www.sec.gov. When available, electronic copies of the final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the public offering may be obtained by contacting H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC, 430 Park Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10022, or by telephone at (646) 975-6996, or by email to placements@hcwco.com.

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 state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or other jurisdiction.

About Novan

Novan, Inc. is a clinical development-stage biotechnology company focused on leveraging nitric oxide’s naturally occurring anti-microbial and immunomodulatory mechanisms of action to treat a range of diseases with significant unmet needs. We believe that our ability to deploy nitric oxide in a solid form, on demand and in localized formulations allows us the potential to improve patient outcomes in a variety of dermatology, women’s health and gastrointestinal diseases.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements including, but not limited to, statements related to pharmaceutical development of nitric oxide-releasing product candidates and our intention to advance development of certain product candidates; statements relating to the expected proceeds from the Company’s offering; and statements regarding the anticipated use of proceeds from the offering. Forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from our expectations, including, but not limited to, risks and uncertainties associated with market conditions and the satisfaction of customary closing conditions related to the proposed public offering, as well as the risks and uncertainties described in our annual report filed with the SEC on Form 10-K for the twelve months ended December 31, 2019, and in our subsequent filings with the SEC. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release, and Novan disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of such statements, except as may be required by law.

CONTACT:

(Investors & Media)
Cole Ikkala
Director, Investor Relations, Communications & Business Development
cikkala@novan.com

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Source: Novan, Inc.