BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 24, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gain Therapeutics, Inc. (“Gain” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: GANX) today announced the closing of an underwritten public offering of 2,545,000 shares of its common stock and warrants to purchase up to an aggregate of 1,272,500 shares of its common stock at a combined public offering price of $2.005 per share and accompanying warrant, including 331,956 shares of common stock and warrants to purchase 165,978 shares of common stock issued pursuant to the full exercise by the underwriter of its over-allotment option. The public offering price for each set of two shares of common stock and accompanying warrant to purchase one share of common stock was $4.01 per set of securities, yielding an effective price of $2.00 per share and $0.01 per warrant. The warrants were sold at the rate of one warrant for every two shares of common stock. The warrants have an exercise price of $2.75 per share, are exercisable immediately, and will expire five years following the date of issuance.
In a private placement completed concurrently with the completion of the public offering, Gain issued to an accredited investor 2,500,088 shares of common stock (or pre-funded warrants in lieu thereof) and warrants to purchase up to 2,500,088 shares of common stock. The offering price per share and accompanying warrant sold in the private placement was $2.00. The warrants issued in the private placement have an exercise price of $2.75 per share, will be exercisable beginning six months after issuance and expire five years from the date of issuance.
Newbridge Securities Corporation acted as the sole book-running manager for the public offering and as placement agent for the private placement. Allele Capital Partners, LLC acted as Financial Advisor to Gain.
Gross proceeds from the public and private offering were approximately $10.1 million, excluding underwriting and placement agent discounts and commissions and other offering-related expenses.
Gain intends to use the net proceeds from the offerings to continue clinical and nonclinical development of its lead product candidate GT-02287 for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases including GBA1 Parkinson’s disease and for general corporate purposes.
The private placement was conducted pursuant to the exemption from registration provided in Section 4(a)(2) under the Securities Act of 1933 and/or Rule 506(b) promulgated thereunder.
This press release does 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 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 Gain Therapeutics, Inc.
Gain Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company leading the discovery and development of next generation allosteric therapies. Gain’s lead drug candidate GT-02287, in development for the treatment of GBA1 Parkinson’s disease, is currently being evaluated in a Phase 1 clinical trial.
Leveraging AI-supported structural biology, proprietary algorithms and supercomputer-powered physics-based models, the company’s SEE-Tx® discovery platform can identify novel allosteric binding sites on disease-implicated proteins, pinpointing pockets that cannot be found or drugged with current technologies. Gain’s unique approach enables the discovery of novel, allosteric small molecule modulators that can restore or disrupt protein function. Deploying its highly advanced platform, Gain is accelerating drug discovery and unlocking novel disease-modifying treatments for untreatable or difficult-to-treat disorders including neurodegenerative diseases, rare genetic disorders and oncology.
Forward Looking Statement
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