BLUE BELL, PA November
INKP) today announced that it has filed a
registration statement on Form S-3 with the Securities
and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed public
offering of 10,000,000 shares of common stock. InKine
has also granted
an option to purchase an additional 1,500,000 shares
to cover over-allotments.
LLC, First Albany Capital and Rodman & Renshaw,
Inc. are the underwriters for the proposed offering. UBS
Securities LLC is the sole book-running manager. When
of a preliminary prospectus may be obtained from UBS Securities
LLC, 299 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10171.
the Securities and Exchange Commission, but has not yet become
effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers
to buy be accepted
the time the registration statement becomes effective. This
release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation
of an offer
to buy nor shall there be any sale of these securities in
any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would
be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the
any such state.
About InKine Pharmaceutical
InKine Pharmaceutical Company, Inc. is a publicly traded
specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing
pharmaceutical products for the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal
disorders. The Company's development strategy is to acquire late-stage drug
candidates with short time lines to commercialization. The Company's franchise
product, Visicol ® is the only tablet purgative preparation indicated
for bowel cleansing prior to colonoscopy. InKine's second product, IB-Stat ® ,
is an oral hyoscyamine spray for the treatment of a variety of indications. Additionally,
the Company is developing Colirest(TM), which is in clinical trials for the treatment
of Crohn's disease. For further information, please visit InKine on its web
site http://www.inkine.com .
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