JENA, Germany, April 18, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InflaRx N.V. (Nasdaq: IFRX) (the “Company”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing anti-inflammatory therapeutics by targeting the complement system, announced today that, in connection with its previously announced completion of its underwritten public offering of 9,411,765 ordinary shares, the underwriters have fully exercised their option to purchase an additional 1,411,764 ordinary shares at a public offering price of $4.25 per ordinary share. Including the option exercise, the aggregate gross proceeds from the offering after the exercise of the greenshoe option now amount to approximately $46 million, before deducting the underwriting discount and offering expenses.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to fund the continued development of vilobelimab, general research and development expenses and investments in the Company’s commercial infrastructure and for working capital and general corporate purposes.
Raymond James & Associates, Inc. served as sole book-running manager for the offering, and LifeSci Capital, LLC served as co-manager.
A shelf registration statement relating to the securities sold in this offering was declared effective by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on July 17, 2020. The offering was made only by means of a prospectus and prospectus supplement. The prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus related to the offering were filed with the SEC and are available at the SEC’s website located at www.sec.gov. Copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus related to the offering may be obtained by contacting Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Attention: Equity Syndicate, 880 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg, Florida 33716, by telephone at (800) 248-8863, or by email at email@example.com.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About InflaRx N.V.:
InflaRx GmbH (in Germany) and InflaRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. (USA) are wholly owned subsidiaries of InflaRx N.V. (together “InflaRx”).
InflaRx (Nasdaq: IFRX) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on applying its proprietary anti-C5a / C5aR technologies to discover and develop first-in-class or best-in-class, potent and specific inhibitors of C5a and C5aR. Complement C5a and its receptor C5aR are powerful inflammatory mediators involved in the progression of a wide variety of autoimmune and other inflammatory diseases. InflaRx was founded in 2007, and the group has offices and subsidiaries in Jena and Munich, Germany, as well as Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
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