BELGRADE, Mont.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bacterin International Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BONE), a leader in the development of revolutionary bone graft material and coatings for medical applications, announced the closing of an additional $4 million financing from OrbiMed.
The additional $4 million was provided on the same terms as the $20 million term loan the Company received in August of 2012.
In conjunction with the financing, Bacterin agreed to issue 1.5 million shares of common stock to an affiliate of OrbiMed. The proceeds will be used by the Company for working capital and general corporate purposes.
“This financing is important for Bacterin and its shareholders,” said Dan Goldberger, President and CEO of Bacterin International. “We now have the capital that allows us to continue to develop the strategic sales initiatives implemented when I came on as CEO in August. By securing financing through OrbiMed, we have further strengthened our relationship with a key stakeholder that continues to believe in Bacterin’s products and our management team’s ability to drive this company."
About Bacterin International Holdings
Bacterin International Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BONE) develops, manufactures and markets biologics products to domestic and international markets. Bacterin's proprietary methods optimize the growth factors in human allografts to promote bone growth, subchondral repair and dermal growth. These products are used in a variety of applications including enhancing fusion in spine surgery, relief of back pain, promotion of bone growth in foot and ankle surgery, promotion of cranial healing following neurosurgery and subchondral repair in knee and other joint surgeries.
Bacterin's Medical Device division develops and licenses coatings for various medical device applications. For further information, please visit www.bacterin.com.
OrbiMed (www.orbimed.com) is a leading investment firm dedicated exclusively to the healthcare sector, with approximately $10 billion in assets under management. OrbiMed invests globally across the spectrum of healthcare companies, from venture capital start-ups to large multinational companies. OrbiMed's team of more than 80 employees manages a series of private equity funds, public equity funds, royalty/debt funds and other investment vehicles. OrbiMed maintains its headquarters in New York City, with additional offices in San Francisco, Shanghai, Mumbai and Herzliya.
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