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RepliCel Life Sciences Inc. ("RepliCel" or the "Company") (OTCQB:REPCD)(TSX VENTURE:RP)(FRANKFURT:P6P2), a clinical stage regenerative medicine company focused on the development of autologous cell therapies, announced that, further to its News Release of September 14, 2016, it has agreed to amend the terms of the warrants to be issued in the non-brokered private placement financing (the "Offering") by reducing the exercise price of the warrants and the price at which the Company can force exercise of the warrants. All other terms of the Offering will remain unchanged.
The Offering will consist of to 8,000,000 units (each, a "Unit") at a price of $0.52 per Unit for gross proceeds of up to $4,160,000. Each Unit will consist of one common share of the Company (each, a "Share") and one share purchase warrant (each, a "Warrant"), with each Warrant entitling the holder to purchase one additional Share for a period of two years from the closing of the Offering at a price of $0.85 per Share (previously $1.10 per Share).
The Warrants will be subject to an acceleration provision such that in the event that the Shares have a closing price on the TSX Venture Exchange of greater than $1.50 per Share (previously $2.00 per Share) for a period of 10 consecutive trading days at any time after four months and one day from the closing of the Offering, RepliCel may accelerate the expiry date of the Warrants by giving notice to the holders thereof and, in such case, the Warrants will expire on the 30th day after the date on which such notice is given to the holder.
Closing of the Offering remains subject to final acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange. The Company may pay finder's fees in connection with the issuance of the Units under the Offering. The securities will be subject to a statutory hold period expiring on the date that is four months and one day after closing. The Offering may be considered a related party transaction pursuant to applicable securities laws due to the fact that certain insiders of the Company may be participating in the Offering.
None of the securities issued in connection with the financing will be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "1933 Act"), and none of them may be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the 1933 Act. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any state where such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful.
About RepliCel Life Sciences
RepliCel is a regenerative medicine company focused on developing autologous cell therapies that address conditions caused by a deficit of healthy cells required for normal healing and function. The Company's product pipeline is comprised of two ongoing clinical trials (RCT-01: tendon repair and RCS-01: skin rejuvenation) as well as its RCH-01: hair restoration product under exclusive license by Shiseido Company for certain Asian countries.
All product candidates are based on RepliCel's innovative technology, utilizing cell populations isolated from a patient's healthy hair follicles. The Company has also developed a proprietary injection device (RCI-02) optimized for the administration of its products and licensable for use with other dermatology applications. Please visit www.replicel.com for additional information.
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
This press release contains forward-looking information that involve various risks and uncertainties regarding future events. Such forward-looking information can include without limitation statements based on current expectations involving a number of risks and uncertainties and are not guarantees of future performance of RepliCel, such as statements that RepliCel intends to undertake a private placement financing and the anticipated use of proceeds. There are numerous risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and RepliCel's plans and objectives to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking information, including: (i) adverse market conditions; (ii) the inability of RepliCel to complete the private placement at all or on the terms announced; or (iii) the TSX Venture Exchange not approving the private placement. Actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. These and all subsequent written and oral forward-looking information are based on estimates and opinions of management on the dates they are made and are expressly qualified in their entirety by this notice. Except as required by law, RepliCel does not intend to update these forward-looking statements.