TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Antibe Therapeutics Inc. (“Antibe” or the “Company”) (TSXV: ATE, OTCQB: ATBPF) announces that further to its release of June 29, 2018, it has issued to Bloom Burton Healthcare Lending Trust (“BBHLT”) 578,572 common shares in the capital of Company (“Common Shares”) at a deemed issue price of $0.385 per Common Share. The Common Shares were issued in connection with the entry by Citagenix Inc. (“Citagenix”), a subsidiary of the Company, into a $2.25 million secured revolving credit facility (the “Credit Facility”) provided by BBHLT to replace and enhance its existing operating line facility. The obligations of Citagenix under the Credit Facility are guaranteed by the Company, and are secured by all of the assets of Citagenix and the Company’s shares of Citagenix. The Common Shares are subject to a statutory hold period of four months and one day, ending November 7, 2018.
About Antibe Therapeutics Inc.
Antibe develops safer medicines for pain and inflammation. Antibe’s technology involves linking a hydrogen sulfide-releasing molecule to an existing drug to produce a patented, improved medicine. Antibe’s lead drug ATB-346 targets the global need for a safer, non-addictive drug for chronic pain and inflammation. ATB-352, the second drug in Antibe’s pipeline, targets the urgent global need for a non-addictive analgesic for treating severe acute pain, while ATB-340 is a GI-safe derivative of aspirin. www.antibethera.com.
Antibe’s subsidiary, Citagenix Inc. (“Citagenix”), is a leader in the sales and marketing of tissue regenerative products servicing the orthopedic and dental marketplaces. Since its inception in 1997, Citagenix has become an important source of knowledge and experience for bone regeneration in the Canadian medical device industry. Citagenix is active in 15 countries, operating in Canada through its direct sales teams, and internationally via a network of distributor partnerships. www.citagenix.com.
Forward Looking Information
This news release includes certain forward-looking statements, which include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to the proposed licensing and development of drugs and medical devices, use of proceeds and maturity date of the Credit Facility, and the business plans of the Company and Citagenix. Any statements contained herein that are not statements of historical facts may be deemed to be forward-looking, including those identified by the expressions “will”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “plan”, “estimate”, “expect”, “intend”, “propose” and similar expressions. Forward-looking statements addresses possible future events, conditions and financial performance based upon management's current expectations, estimates, projections and assumptions. In particular, the forward-looking statements contained in this news release reflect assumptions about the future operating results and financial condition of Citagenix and the Company and regulatory approvals. Management of the Company considers the assumptions on which the forward-looking information contained herein are based to be reasonable. However, forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance, or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied in this news release. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in this news release include, but are not limited to, the inability of Citagenix or the Company to meet growth and sales expectations, inability to secure additional financing and licensing arrangements on reasonable terms, or at all, inability of the Company or Citagenix to execute its business strategy and successfully compete in the market, and risks associated with drug and medical device development generally. The Company assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those reflected in the forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law.
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