Geovax Labs Inc. (GOVX) Announces $10 Million Private Placement of Common Stock, Warrants

January 14, 2022 8:41 AM EST
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GeoVax Labs, Inc. (Nasdaq: GOVX), a biotechnology company specializing in developing human vaccines and cancer immunotherapies, announced today that it has entered into a securities purchase agreement with a single institutional investor to raise approximately $10.0 million through the private placement of 707,484 shares of common stock, 2,360,000 pre-funded warrants to purchase common stock and accompanying warrants to purchase an aggregate of up to 3,067,484 shares of common stock. Each share of common stock (or pre-funded warrant in lieu thereof) is being sold together with an accompanying warrant at a combined effective purchase price of $3.26. The warrants will be exercisable immediately at an exercise price of $3.26 per share and will expire five years from the date of issuance. The closing of the private placement is expected to occur on January 19, 2022, subject to the satisfaction of certain customary closing conditions set forth in the securities purchase agreement.

Maxim Group LLC is acting as placement agent for the offering.

The shares of common stock, pre-funded warrants and warrants described above have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or an applicable exemption from such registration requirements. The securities were offered only to accredited investors. Pursuant to a registration rights agreement with the investor, the Company has agreed to file one or more registration statements with the SEC covering the resale of the shares of common stock and the shares issuable upon exercise of the pre-funded warrants and warrants.

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