SOURCE: Critical Outcome Technologies Inc. (COTI)

Critical Outcome Technologies Inc. (COTI)

August 04, 2015 17:00 ET

Critical Outcome Technologies Completes Private Placement Supporting Its Phase 1 Clinical Trial for p53-Dependent Gynecological Cancers

LONDON, ON--(Marketwired - August 04, 2015) - Critical Outcome Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE: COT) (OTCQB: COTQF) ("COTI" or the "Company") announced today that it completed the final tranche of its previously announced non-brokered private placement with the issuance of 2,788,533 units (the "Units") at a price of $0.30 per Unit for gross Canadian dollar proceeds of approximately $837,000. In aggregate, the Company raised gross Canadian proceeds from the offering of approximately $1,287,000 through the sale of 4,288,533 Units.

"We are very appreciative of the investor support we continue to receive in advance of our upcoming clinical trial for COTI-2 in p53-dependent cancers," said Dr. Wayne Danter, President & Chief Executive Officer. "We believe this Phase 1 clinical trial in gynecological cancers at MD Anderson Cancer Centre will be a major risk reduction and value creating event for this asset, the Company and for patients."

Each Unit consisted of one common share and one half warrant of the Company. Each whole warrant is exercisable for one common share of the Company at an exercise price of $0.42 per share for a period of 24 months from the date of issue. The Company paid finders' fees to arm's length third parties in connection with this tranche in the amount of $23,706 in cash and issued 79,020 compensation warrants. Each compensation warrant is exercisable into one common share of the Company at an exercise price of $0.315 per share for a period of 24 months from the date of issue. The expiration dates of the warrants and compensation warrants are subject to acceleration by the Company in certain circumstances.

The common shares and warrants issued by the Company under the offering are subject to restrictions on resale in accordance with applicable securities laws and the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange. These restrictions will expire on December 1, 2015 for the securities issued in this tranche. The offering is subject to final acceptance by the TSX Venture Exchange.

About Critical Outcome Technologies Inc. (COTI)

COTI is a biopharmaceutical company that discovered COTI 2 using its proprietary artificial intelligence platform, CHEMSAS®. CHEMSAS® utilizes a series of predictive computer models to identify compounds with a high probability of being successfully developed from disease specific drug discovery through chemical optimization and preclinical testing. These compounds are targeted for a variety of diseases, particularly those for which current treatments are either lacking or ineffective.

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