LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - April 04, 2017) - ITUS Corporation ("ITUS") (NASDAQ: ITUS), announced that its rights offering of common shares closed today, raising gross proceeds of approximately $4.7 million before payment of dealer manager fee and other expenses, through the issuance of 1,989,207 shares of common stock.
Robert Berman, ITUS's President and CEO, stated, "Proceeds from the rights offering will enable us to continue the development of our Cchek™ cancer detection technology and assist us in meeting our corporate obligations. We are thankful to our shareholders that participated in the rights offering and appreciate their continued support."
The rights offering was made pursuant to ITUS's effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (Reg. No. 333-206782) and prospectus supplement on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC").
ITUS funds, develops, acquires, and licenses emerging technologies in areas such as biotechnology. The Company is developing a platform called Cchek™, a series of non-invasive, blood tests for the early detection of solid tumor based cancers, which is based on the body's immunological response to the presence of a malignancy. Additional information is available at www.ITUScorp.com.
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Rights Offering Information:
For additional information on the rights offering please contact the offer information agent MacKenzie Partners, Inc. at (800) 322-2885 or (212) 929-5500 or by email at ITUS@mackenziepartners.com
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