NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT:ATNM) ("Actinium" or "the Company"), a biopharmaceutical Company developing innovative targeted payload immunotherapeutics for the treatment of advanced cancers, announced today the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 8,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $1.25. In addition, Actinium has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,200,000 shares of common stock solely to cover over-allotments, if any. The offering is expected to close on or about October 4, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions.
The gross proceeds to Actinium from this offering is expected to be $10,000,000, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses payable by Actinium. Actinium currently intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of securities for general corporate purposes, including capital expenditures, the advancement of its drug candidates in clinical trials, such as Iomab™-B and Actimab™- A, preclinical trials, and to meet working capital needs.
H.C. Wainwright & Co. is acting as sole book-running manager for the offering. JonesTrading Institutional Services LLC is acting as co-manager for the offering. ROTH Capital is acting as a financial advisor for the offering.
The offering is being conducted pursuant to a shelf registration statement that was previously filed with, and declared effective by, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). Prospective investors should read in their entirety the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus and the other documents that Actinium has filed with the SEC for more complete information about Actinium and the offering. A prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the offering will be filed with the SEC and will be available free of charge on the website of the SEC at www.sec.gov. Electronic copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus and, when available, the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus may also be obtained from the offices of H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC by emailing email@example.com.
This press release shall 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 jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state or jurisdiction.
About Actinium Pharmaceuticals
Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (www.actiniumpharma.com) is a New York-based biopharmaceutical company developing innovative targeted payload immunotherapeutics for the treatment of advanced cancers. Actinium's targeted radioimmunotherapy products are based on its proprietary delivery platform for the therapeutic utilization of alpha-emitting Actinium-225 and Bismuth-213 and certain beta emitting radiopharmaceuticals in conjunction with monoclonal antibodies. The Company's lead radiopharmaceutical product candidate Iomab-B is designed to be used, upon approval, in preparing patients for hematopoietic stem cell transplant, commonly referred to as bone marrow transplant. The Company is conducting a single, pivotal, multicenter Phase 3 clinical study of Iomab-B in refractory or relapsed AML patients over the age of 55 with a primary endpoint of durable complete remission. The Company's second product candidate, Actimab-A, is in a 53 patient, multicenter, open-label Phase 2 trial for patients newly diagnosed with AML over the age of 60 in a single-arm multicenter trial.
Forward-Looking Statements for Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
This news release contains "forward-looking statements" as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding the closing of the offering and the anticipated use of proceeds. These statements are based on management's current expectations and involve risks and uncertainties, which may cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth in the statements. The forward-looking statements may include statements regarding product development, product potential, or financial performance. No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed and actual results may differ materially from those projected. Actinium Pharmaceuticals undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
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