SOURCE: BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics, Inc.
NEW YORK, NY and PETACH TIKVAH, ISRAEL--(Marketwired - Apr 25, 2014) - BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics (OTCQB: BCLI) announced today that it has entered into agreements with holders of warrants originally issued in the Company's August 16, 2013 public offering, to exchange outstanding warrants to purchase an aggregate of 11,662,059 shares of Company Common Stock, $0.00005 par value, and issue to the holders an aggregate of 5,831,031 shares of unregistered Common Stock. Each share of Common Stock issuable pursuant to the August 16, 2013 warrants was exchanged and the holder received shares of unregistered Common Stock equal to one-half (0.5) of its number of warrant shares, rounded up to the nearest whole share. All exchanged warrants were cancelled and of no further force and effect. The purpose of the exchange is to facilitate the Company's plans to uplist its stock to a national securities exchange such as NASDAQ.
This press release is for informational purposes only and shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities of the Company, nor shall the Common Stock issued in the exchange be offered or sold absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements under the Securities Act and any applicable state securities laws.
About BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics, Inc.
BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. is a biotechnology company engaged in the development of first-of-its-kind adult stem cell therapies derived from autologous bone marrow cells for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. The Company holds the rights to develop and commercialize its NurOwn technology through an exclusive, worldwide licensing agreement with Ramot, the technology transfer company of Tel Aviv University. For more information, visit the Company's website at www.brainstorm-cell.com.
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