Rexahn Pharma (RNN) Enters $6M Common Stock, Warrants Registered Direct Offering

September 14, 2016 9:01 AM EDT

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Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: RNN) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with institutional investors to purchase 24 million shares of its common stock and warrants exercisable for up to 18 million shares of its common stock for gross proceeds of $6 million. The shares and warrants are being sold in units, each consisting of one share of common stock and a warrant to purchase 0.75 of a share of common stock, at an offering price of $0.25 per unit. The warrants will be exercisable six months following the date of issuance, will expire on the fifth anniversary of the initial exercise date and have an exercise price of $0.30 per share. The closing of the offering is expected to take place on or about September 19, 2016, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

Rodman & Renshaw, a unit of H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC, acted as the exclusive placement agent in connection with the offering. The net proceeds of the offering will be used for further development of Rexahn’s lead clinical programs, including the funding of clinical development programs for Archexin®, RX-3117 and SupinoxinTM (RX-5902), and for working capital and general corporate purposes.

The securities described above are being offered by Rexahn pursuant to a shelf registration statement (File No. 333-196255) previously filed with and subsequently declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). A prospectus supplement relating to the offering will be filed with the SEC and will be available on the SEC’s website at

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 any such state or jurisdiction. Copies of the prospectus supplement, when filed with the SEC, and accompanying base prospectus relating to this offering may be obtained from Rodman & Renshaw, a unit of H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC, by emailing or by accessing the SEC’s website,

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