BetterLife Closes $6.325 Million Bought Deal Public Offering of Units, Including Full Exercise of the Over-Allotment Option
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BetterLife Pharma Inc. (“BetterLife” or the “Company”) (CSE: BETR / OTCQB: BETRF / FRA: NPAU ) is pleased to announce the closing of its bought-deal public offering pursuant to which the Company issued 15,812,500 units of the Company (the “Units”) at a price of $0.40 per Unit for aggregate gross proceeds to the Company of $6,325,000 (the “Offering”), including the full exercise of the over-allotment option. The Offering was led by Research Capital Corporation as the sole underwriter and sole bookrunner (the “Underwriter”).
Each Unit consists of one common share in the capital of the Company (a “Common Share”) and one Common Share purchase warrant of the Company (a “Warrant“). Each Warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one Common Share at an exercise price of $0.50 at any time up to 36 months from the closing of the Offering.
The net proceeds from the Offering will be used by the Company for the purposes described in the prospectus supplement of the Company dated May 25, 2021, which supplements the short form base shelf prospectus of the Company dated April 26, 2021.
This press release is not an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities in the United States or in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to qualification or registration under the securities laws of such jurisdiction. The securities being offered have not been, nor will they be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and such securities may not be offered or sold within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons absent registration or an applicable exemption from U.S. registration requirements and applicable U.S. state securities laws.
About BetterLife Pharma Inc.
BetterLife Pharma Inc. is an emerging biotechnology company engaged in the development and commercialization of next generation psychedelic products for the treatment of mental disorders. Utilizing drug delivery platform technologies, BetterLife is also refining and developing drug candidates from a broad set of complementary interferon-based technologies which have the potential to engage the immune system to fight virus infections, such as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and human papillomavirus.
For further information please visit www.abetterlifepharma.com.
Ahmad Doroudian, Chief Executive Officer
Phone: (604) 221-0595
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