Oct 29, 2020

Completion of Placement and SPP raises $48.9M in total

Completion of Placement and SPP raises $48.9M in total

Melbourne, Australia; 29 October 2020: Starpharma (ASX: SPL, OTCQX: SPHRY) today announced that it has completed its Share Purchase Plan (SPP), raising $3.9 million. The SPP was conducted in conjunction with Starpharma’s recent institutional placement (Placement), which together have raised a total of $48.9 million. The issue of 2.6 million new shares under the SPP will be at $1.50 per share, being equivalent to the Placement share price.

Commenting on the SPP, Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley said: “We have been delighted with the participation from both retail and institutional shareholders and thank them for their strong support. This financing has further strengthened Starpharma’s balance sheet and places the Company in an excellent position to accelerate the development, regulatory, commercialisation and launch activities across our portfolios, including the SPL7013 COVID‑19 nasal spray and DEP® assets.”

The issue date of the new shares is expected to be 4 November 2020 and holding statements will be mailed out after month end. Any shareholder queries should be directed to Starpharma’s share registry, Computershare, on Tel: 1300 850 505.

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