TORONTO, Feb. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Clearmind Medicine Inc. (CSE: CMND, FSE: CWY0, OTCMKTS: CMNDF) (“Clearmind” or the "Company"), a psychedelic medicine biotech company focused on the discovery and development of novel psychedelic-derived therapeutics to solve widespread and undertreated health problems, announced today it has signed an agreement for a private placement. With gross proceeds to the Company of approximately CAD$1.6 million (or USD$1.25 million), the investment will be made by Medigus Ltd. (Nasdaq: MDGS), a technology company engaged in advanced medical solutions, innovative internet technologies and electric vehicle and charging solutions.
Clearmind and Medigus intend to form a joint venture in the food industry field, based on Clearmind's unique psychedelics intellectual property (the “IP”). The joint venture expects to focus on the product development of food supplements (the “Products”), on the basis of the IP, as well as obtaining the necessary regulatory approvals to enable the registration and distribution of the Products in certain targeted countries.
The Company will issue Medigus 1,987,344 units (the “Units”) at a subscription price of CAD$0.80 per Unit (the “Subscription Price”). Each Unit is comprised of one common share of the Company (each a “Common Share”) and one Common Share purchase warrant (each, a “Warrant”) exercisable into one additional Common Share at a price per Common Share of CAD$2.00, exercisable for a period of 18 months from issuance. approximately CAD$960,000 of the gross proceeds will be paid for in cash and approximately CAD$640,000 of the gross proceeds (the “Share Exchange Proceeds”) will be satisfied through the issuance to the Company of that number of American Depository Shares of Medigus arrived at by dividing the Share Exchange Proceeds by US$1.20. Additionally, Medigus will be entitled to 10% of the initial equity of a potential venture in the area of psychedelics, based on a research project currently conducted according to an agreement between the Company and the commercialization arm of a leading Israeli academic institution.
About Clearmind Medicine Inc.
Clearmind is a psychedelic pharmaceutical biotech company focused on the discovery and development of novel psychedelic-derived therapeutics to solve widespread and underserved health problems, including alcohol use disorder. Its primary objective is to research and develop psychedelic-based compounds and attempt to commercialize them as regulated medicines, foods or supplements.
The Company’s intellectual portfolio currently consists of four patent families. The Company intends to seek additional patents for its compounds whenever warranted and will remain opportunistic regarding the acquisition of additional intellectual property to build its portfolio.
Shares of Clearmind are listed for trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol "CMND", the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol “CWYO” and on the OTC Markets under the symbol "CMNDF".
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