Toronto, OntarioOctober 15, 2013SQI Diagnostics Inc. (TSX-V: SQD),
a life sciences and diagnostics company that develops and commercializes proprietary technologies and products for advanced microarray diagnostics, today announced that it has received approval from the TSX Venture Exchange to extend the expiry of 2,276,000 outstanding common share purchase warrants (“the Warrants”) of the Company, which were issued in connection with the Company’s October 2011 private placement financing.
Each warrant, as amended, entitles the holder thereof to purchase one common share of the Company at a price of $2.50 per common share at any time until the close of business on October 25, 2016, provided that if on any day that is 12 months following October 26, 2011 the 20-day volume weighted average trading price of the Common Shares on the TSX Venture Exchange equals or exceeds $3.25, then upon the Corporation sending the Holder written notice of such date and issuing a news release announcing such date, the Warrants shall only be exercisable for a period of 30 days following the date on which such written notice is sent to the Holder.
About SQI Diagnostics
SQI Diagnostics is a life sciences and diagnostics company that develops and commercializes proprietary technologies and products for advanced microarray diagnostics. The Company’s proprietary microarray tests and fully-automated systems are designed to simplify protein and antibody testing workflow, increase throughput, reduce costs and provide excellent data quality. For more information, please visit www.sqidiagnostics.com.
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