MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CohBar, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWBR) (the “Company”), a clinical stage biotechnology company developing mitochondria based therapeutics to treat chronic diseases and extend healthy lifespan, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 12,300,000 units at a price to the public of $1.22 per unit. Each unit consists of one share of the Company’s common stock and one warrant to purchase 0.75 of a share of common stock at a per share exercise price of $1.44. Each warrant will be exercisable for five years from the closing date of the offering. The aggregate gross proceeds from this offering are expected to be approximately $15.0 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses payable by the Company. The offering is expected to close on or about August 28, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions. The Company has also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,845,000 shares of common stock and/or warrants to purchase up to an additional 1,383,750 shares of common stock.
Roth Capital Partners is acting as sole book-running manager for the offering and Brookline Capital Markets, a division of Arcadia Securities, LLC, and WBB Securities are acting as co-managers.
CohBar intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, together with its existing cash resources, for general corporate purposes, which may include funding preclinical and clinical development of its peptides, increasing working capital, operating expenses and capital expenditures.