TORONTO, March 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Titan Medical Inc. (“Titan” or the “Company”) (TSX:TMD) (OTCQB:TITXF), a medical device company focused on the design, development and commercialization of a robotic surgical system for application in minimally invasive surgery (“MIS”), is pleased to announce today that it has priced its previously announced marketed offering (the “Offering”) of units of the Company (the “Units”). Pursuant to the Offering, Titan will issue Units at a price of CDN $0.30 per Unit. Each Unit is comprised of one common share of the Company (a “Common Share”) and one Common Share purchase warrant of the Company (a “Warrant”). Each Warrant is exercisable for one Common Share at a price of CDN $0.35, for a period of 5 years following the closing of the Offering.
The Offering will be undertaken on a best efforts basis pursuant to the terms and conditions of an agency agreement to be entered into between the Company and Bloom Burton Securities Inc. (the “Agent”). In connection with the Offering, the Agent will be paid a cash commission equal to 7.0% of the gross proceeds of the Offering and it will be issued that number of non-transferable broker warrants exercisable for Common Shares equal to 7.0% of the number of Units sold in the Offering (in each case excluding any Units sold to certain excluded subscribers).
A preliminary short form prospectus in respect of the Offering dated March 6, 2018 (the “Preliminary Prospectus”) has been filed in each of the provinces of Ontario, British Columbia and Alberta pursuant to National Instrument 44-101 - Short Form Prospectus Distributions. In addition, the Units may also be offered for sale in the United States, by or through United States registered broker-dealers appointed by the Agent as sub-agents, and in certain offshore jurisdictions, in each case under available exemptions from the prospectus and registration requirements of applicable securities laws. The Company intends to file an amended and restated preliminary short form prospectus (the “Amended and Restated Preliminary Prospectus”) with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces of Ontario, British Columbia and Alberta, to provide additional details concerning the Offering, including pricing information.
The net proceeds of the Offering (the “Net Proceeds”) will be used to fund continued development work in connection with the Company’s SPORT Surgical System, as well as for working capital and other general corporate purposes. Please see “Use of Proceeds” in the Preliminary Prospectus, which is available under the Company’s profile at www.sedar.com, for further details of the use of Net Proceeds.
The Common Shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (the “TSX”) under the symbol “TMD”. An application will be made to list the Common Shares issuable under the Offering for trading on the TSX. Listing will be subject to the Company fulfilling all of the requirements of the TSX.
Titan is a Canadian public company focused on the design and development of a robotic surgical system for application in minimally invasive surgery. The Company’s SPORT Surgical System, currently under development, includes a surgeon-controlled robotic platform that includes a 3D high-definition vision system and instruments for performing MIS procedures. The surgical system also includes a surgeon workstation that provides the surgeon with an advanced ergonomic interface to the robotic platform for controlling the instruments and provides a 3D high-definition endoscopic view of inside a patient’s body. The SPORT Surgical System is designed to enable surgeons to perform a broad set of surgical procedures for general abdominal, gynecological and urologic indications. For more information, visit the Company's website at www.titanmedicalinc.com.
This press release contains “forward-looking statements” which reflect the current expectations of management of the Company. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding receipt of applicable regulatory approvals and the timing thereof, the filing of the Amended and Restated Preliminary Prospectus, the listing of the Common Shares on the TSX and the proposed use of the Net Proceeds. Wherever possible, words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “plan”, “expect”, “intend”, “estimate”, “potential for” and similar expressions have been used to identify these forward-looking statements. These statements reflect management's current beliefs with respect to future events and are based on information currently available to management. Forward-looking statements involve significant risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company's actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, those listed in the “Risk Factors” section of the Company's Annual Information Form dated March 31, 2017 (which may be viewed at www.sedar.com). Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward looking statements prove incorrect, actual results, performance or achievements may vary materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements contained in this news release. These factors should be considered carefully and prospective investors should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements. Although the forward-looking statements contained in the news release are based upon what management currently believes to be reasonable assumptions, the Company cannot assure prospective investors that actual results, performance or achievements will be consistent with these forward-looking statements.
U.S. Securities Law Caution
The securities described herein have not been, and will not be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”), or any state securities laws, and accordingly, may not be offered or sold to, or for the account or benefit of, persons in the United States or “U.S. persons”, as such term is defined in Regulation S promulgated under the U.S. Securities Act (“U.S. Persons”), except in compliance with the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities requirements or pursuant to exemptions therefrom. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the Company's securities to, or for the account or benefit of, persons in the United States or U.S. Persons.
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Kim Sutton Golodetz