Tiziana Life Sciences plc (NASDAQ: TLSA) announced the pricing of its underwritten follow-on public offering (the "Offering") of American Depositary Shares ("ADSs") on the NASDAQ Global Market. Tiziana will issue 3,333,333 ADSs (representing 16,666,665 new ordinary shares of nominal value £0.03 each in the capital of the Company ("Ordinary Shares")) at a price to the public of $3.00 per ADS raising gross proceeds of approximately $10 million (before deducting underwriting discount, commissions and offering expenses). Each ADS offered represents five (5) Ordinary Shares. In addition, Tiziana has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 500,000 ADSs on the same terms and conditions (the "Option"). All ADSs to be sold in the Offering will be offered by the Company. The number of Ordinary Shares represented by ADSs comprised in the Offering (including by way of the exercise of the Option) will be within existing shareholder authorities.
ThinkEquity, a division of Fordham Financial Management, Inc., is acting as the sole book-running manager for the Offering.
The closing of the Offering is expected to occur on March 16, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.