SAN DIEGO, Ca, March 28, 2012 — OncoSec Medical Incorporated (OTCBB: ONCS), which is developing its advanced-stage OncoSec Medical System (OMS) ElectroOncology therapies to treat solid tumor cancers, announced today the closing of the sale to institutional investors of an aggregate of 31,000,000 shares of its common stock at $0.25 per share in a registered public offering. Additionally, investors received Warrants to purchase up to 31,000,000 shares of common stock at an exercise price of $0.35 per share for a term of five years.
The gross proceeds of the offering were $7.75 million and net proceeds, after deducting the placement agent’s fee and estimated offering expenses payable by OncoSec, were approximately $7.2million.
OncoSec intends to use proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, including clinical trial expenses and research and development expenses.
Rodman & Renshaw, LLC, a subsidiary of Rodman & Renshaw Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:RODM – News), acted as the exclusive placement agent for the transaction. Roth Capital Partners, LLC served as financial advisors to the Company in the offering.
OncoSec Medical Incorporated (OTCBB: ONCS) develops novel OMS ElectroOncology therapies that combine its proprietary electroporation delivery technology with a chemotherapeutic or novel DNA-based immunotherapeutics. Targeted local delivery of these agents is designed to achieve selective destruction of cancerous tumors while sparing healthy normal tissue, resulting in improved functional, cosmetic and quality of life outcomes. These therapieshave achieved validating safety and efficacy data in early and late stage clinical studies of over 400 cancer patients. OncoSec’s clinical programs include three Phase II clinical trials for OMS ElectroImmunotherapy. More information is available at www.oncosec.com. Additional information may also be found at OncoSec’s Facebook , Twitter, and LinkedIn sites.
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This press release contains forward looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any statements in this release that are not historical facts may be considered such “forward looking statements.” Forward looking statements are based on management’s current preliminary expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties which may cause ourresults to differ materially and adversely from the statements contained herein. Some of the potential risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those predicted include our ability to raise additional funding, our ability to acquire, develop or commercialize new products, uncertainties inherent in pre-clinical studies and clinical trials, unexpected new data, safety and technical issues, competition and market conditions. These and additional risks and uncertainties are more fully described in OncoSec’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Undue reliance should not be placed on forward looking statements which speak only as of the date they are made. OncoSec disclaims any obligation to update any forward looking statements to reflect new information, events or circumstances after the date they are made, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.