NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAToronto, OntarioJuly 3, 2020SQI Diagnostics Inc. (“SQI” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: SQD; OTCQB: SQIDF),
a life sciences and diagnostics company that develops and commercializes proprietary technologies and products for advanced microarray diagnostics, today announced that 29,011,117 common share purchase warrants of the Company (the “Warrants”) have been exercised by certain insiders, who are control persons of the Company, for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $3,111,000.
Of the Warrants exercised, 25,000,005 Warrants exercised at a price of $0.11 per common share were issued pursuant to a private placement of units of the Company on March 1, 2019 and 4,011,112 Warrants exercised at a price of $0.09 per common share were issued on January 30, 2020 pursuant to an extension of 10% secured non-convertible debentures of the Company and the advance of additional debt financing by such insiders.
About SQI Diagnostics
SQI Diagnostics is a life sciences and diagnostics company that develops clinical grade multiplexed microarray and molecular assays run on its automated instrumentation for the pharmaceutical research, animal health, and clinical diagnostics markets. SQI develops custom research and diagnostic assays that are multiplexed; meaning the simplification, consolidation and automation of many individual tests into one. This increases sample throughput, reduces time, cost and chance for human error, and provides excellent data quality. For more information, please visit www.sqidiagnostics.com.
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