JERSEY, Channel Islands, July 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quotient Limited (NASDAQ:QTNT), a commercial-stage diagnostics company, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 2,800,000 of its ordinary shares at a price to the public of $5.50 per share. The net proceeds to Quotient from this offering are expected to be $14.2 million, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses payable by Quotient. Quotient has also granted the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 420,000 of its ordinary shares. The offering is expected to close on or about August 3, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions.
Jefferies LLC is acting as sole bookrunner for the offering.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy 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.
The securities described above are offered by Quotient pursuant to a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 that was filed by Quotient with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and declared effective on August 17, 2015. This offering is being made only by means of a prospectus supplement and an accompanying prospectus. When available, copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to this offering may be obtained from Jefferies LLC, Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, 520 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10022, or by telephone at (877) 821-7388 or by email at Prospectus_Department@Jefferies.com.
About Quotient Limited
Quotient is a commercial-stage diagnostics company committed to reducing healthcare costs and improving patient care through the provision of innovative tests within established markets. With an initial focus on blood grouping and serological disease screening, Quotient is developing its proprietary MosaiQ™ technology platform to offer a breadth of tests that is unmatched by existing commercially available transfusion diagnostic instrument platforms. The company's operations are based in Edinburgh, Scotland; Eysins, Switzerland and Newtown, Pennsylvania.
This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward- looking statements may include statements regarding the underwritten public offering, including the anticipated net proceeds to be raised in the offering and the expected closing date of the offering. Such statements are based on current assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially, including: market conditions; Quotient's ability to satisfy the closing conditions related to the offering; unanticipated expenses associated with the offering; and other risks set forth in Quotient's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, as well as other documents that Quotient files with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-206026) for the offering. Investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward- looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. Quotient disclaims any obligation to update these forward- looking statements because of new information, future events or circumstances or other factors.
The Quotient logo and MosaiQ™ are registered trademarks or trademarks of Quotient Limited and its subsidiaries in various jurisdictions.
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