馬里蘭州蓋瑟斯堡2024年2月13日 /美通社/ -- YS Biopharma Co., Ltd.(納斯達克股票代碼:YS) (「YS Biopharma」)及其子公司(「YS Group」(簡稱「公司」), 一家致力於發現、開發、製造和銷售新一代傳染病和癌症疫苗和治療性生物制劑的全球生物製藥公司, 今天宣佈已與一家機構投資者(簡稱「買方」)簽訂了一項股票購買協議(簡稱「購買協議」), 定向增發95,269,762股普通股。截止到今天, 包括本次私募融資, 公司已發行188,327,959股普通股。
公司董事、總裁兼首席執行官邵博士評論道:「我們很自豪地宣佈, 我們通過發行普通股的方式進行4000萬美元的私募。這次股權融資不涉及發行任何認股權證或期權, 我們賦予投資者直接的股權所有權, 使他們的利益與現有股東的利益保持一致, 為依生生物的長期成功而努力。這筆資金的注入大大改善和加強了我們的資產負債表。它增強了我們的現金狀況, 增強了流動性, 並提供了額外的資金。」
依生生物是一家國際性生物製藥公司, 致力於發現、開發、生產和商業化新一代的疫苗和治療性生物制劑, 治療領域專注於傳染病和癌症。公司管理團隊在疫苗和製藥行業具有全球視野和豐富的經營地的專業知識優勢。公司開發了自主研發的PIKA®免疫調節技術平台和一系列針對狂犬病、乙肝、帶狀皰疹、流感、冠狀病毒的預防和治療性生物制劑。依生生物在中國、新加坡、美國、阿拉伯聯合酋長國和菲律賓擁有超過800名員工。
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