Immunovaccine Inc.

Immunovaccine Inc.

May 07, 2014 10:42 ET

Immunovaccine Announces Withdrawal of Preliminary Prospectus

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - May 7, 2014) -


Immunovaccine Inc. ("Immunovaccine" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:IMV) announced today that, in light of current market conditions, it has determined not to proceed with its previously announced overnight marketed public offering of common shares at this time and is withdrawing its preliminary short form prospectus previously filed on May 6, 2014. The Company does not intend, as well, to move forward with the contemplated concurrent private placement of common shares.

Albert Scardino, Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Immunovaccine stated: "While there was interest from new investors and key current shareholders indicated their continued support for the Company, the board of directors considered that the proposed terms of the offering were not in the best long-term interest of the Company. We sincerely appreciate the support of our long-term shareholders."

About Immunovaccine

Immunovaccine Inc. develops cancer immunotherapies and infectious disease vaccines based on the Company's DepoVax platform, a patented formulation that provides controlled and prolonged exposure of antigens and adjuvants to the immune system. Immunovaccine has advanced two T cell activation therapies for cancer through Phase I human clinical trials. Lead cancer vaccine therapy, DPX-Survivac, is expected to enter Phase II clinical studies in 2014, in ovarian cancer and glioblastoma (brain cancer). The Company is also advancing an infectious disease pipeline including innovative vaccines for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and anthrax.

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