EXTON, Pa., March 2 Fibrocell Science, Inc. (OTCBB: FCSC) announced today that the Company has entered into a Securities Purchase Agreement with certain accredited investors, pursuant to which the Company agreed to sell to the purchasers in the aggregate 5,076,667 shares of Company common stock at a purchase price of $0.75 per share. Each purchaser will also receive a warrant to purchase the same number of shares of common stock acquired in the offering at an exercise price of $0.98 per share. The aggregate purchase price to be paid by the purchasers at closing for the common stock and the warrants will be $3,807,500. The financing is subject to customary closing conditions. None of the shares to be issued to the investors nor the shares underlying the warrants to be issued to the investors or the placement agents will be or have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.
Viriathus Capital LLC and John Carris Investments LLC were co-placement agents for the transaction.
About Fibrocell Science, Inc.
Fibrocell Science, Inc. (OTCBB: FCSC) is a biotechnology company focused on the development of regenerative cell therapy for aesthetic, medical and scientific applications. Fibrocell Science is committed to advancing the scientific, medical and commercial potential of autologous skin and tissue, as well as its innovative cellular processing technology and manufacturing excellence. For additional information, please visit www.fibrocellscience.com.
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