MORRISVILLE, N.C., Feb. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Novan, Inc. ("the Company" or "Novan") (NASDAQ:NOVN) today announced the pricing of the Company's previously announced underwritten public offering of 18,333,334 shares of common stock (or pre-funded warrants to purchase common stock in lieu thereof) and warrants to purchase an aggregate of 18,333,334 shares of common stock, at a combined effective public offering price of $0.30 per share of common stock (or pre-funded warrant) and accompanying common warrant. The common warrants have an exercise price of $0.30 per share, are exercisable immediately and expire five years from the date of issuance.
H.C. Wainwright & Co. is acting as the sole book-running manager for the offering.
The Company has granted the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,750,000 shares of common stock and/or common warrants to purchase up to 2,750,000 shares of common stock at the public offering price, less underwriting discounts and commissions.
The gross proceeds from this offering to Novan are expected to be approximately $5.5 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses payable by Novan, and excluding the exercise of any warrants. 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 3, 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 final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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 regarding our expectations as to the completion of the public offering; and statements regarding the use of proceeds from the public 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.
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