Kiromic BioPharma Announces Closing of Initial Public Offering
HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kiromic BioPharma, Inc. (the “Company”), a target discovery and gene-editing company utilizing artificial intelligence and a proprietary neural network platform with a therapeutic focus on immuno-oncology, today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 1,250,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $12.00 per share, for gross proceeds of $15,000,000, before deducting underwriting discounts, commissions and offering expenses. In addition, the Company has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 187,500 shares of common stock at the initial public offering price, less the underwriting discount, to cover over-allotments.
The shares began trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market on October 16, 2020 under the ticker symbol “KRBP.”
ThinkEquity, a division of Fordham Financial Management, Inc. acted as sole book-running manager for the offering. Paulson Investment Company, LLC acted as co-manager for the offering.
A registration statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-238153) relating to the shares was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and became effective on October 15, 2020. The offering was made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the final prospectus may be obtained from ThinkEquity, a division of Fordham Financial Management, Inc., 17 State Street, 22nd Floor, New York, New York 10004, by telephone at (877) 436-3673, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Kiromic BioPharma, Inc.
Kiromic BioPharma, Inc. is a target discovery and gene-editing company utilizing artificial intelligence and our proprietary neural network platform with a therapeutic focus on immuno-oncology. For more information on Kiromic BioPharma, Inc., please visit the company’s website: www.kiromic.com
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Chief Financial Officer