Steakholder Foods Ltd. Announces Closing of $6.5 Million Public Offering
REHOVOT, Israel, Jan. 10, 2023
REHOVOT, Israel, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Steakholder Foods Ltd. (Nasdaq: STKH) ("Steakholder Foods" or the "Company"), an international deep-tech food company at the forefront of the cultivated meat industry, today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 6,500,000 American Depositary Shares ("ADSs"), (or ADS equivalents in lieu thereof) and warrants to purchase up to 6,500,000 ADSs at a public offering price of $1.00 per ADS (and accompanying warrant) for aggregate gross proceeds of $6.5 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and other offering expenses. The warrants issued have a five-year term, are exercisable immediately and have an exercise price of $1.00 per ADS.
In addition, the Company has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 975,000 ADSs and/or warrants at the public offering price, less discounts and commissions, solely to cover over-allotments, if any.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes. In connection with the offering, the Company entered into an agreement with an existing investor in the Company to reduce the exercise price of outstanding warrants to purchase up to 1,857,143 ADS which were issued in the Company's July 2022 registered direct offering (the "Prior Warrants") from $3.50 per ADS to $1.00 per ADS. Additionally, the term of the Prior Warrants was amended such that the new termination date is January 10, 2028.
A.G.P./Alliance Global Partners acted as the sole book-running manager for the offering. Maxim Group LLC acted as lead manager for the offering.
The securities described above were offered pursuant to a registration statement on Form F-1 (File No. 333-268559) previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") which became effective on January 5, 2023. The offering was made only by means of a prospectus forming part of the effective registration statement. Copies of the preliminary prospectus and copies of the final prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained on the SEC's website located at http://www.sec.gov. Electronic copies of the final prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from A.G.P./Alliance Global Partners, 590 Madison Avenue, 28th Floor, New York, NY 10022, or by telephone at (212) 624-2060, or by email at email@example.com, or from Maxim Group LLC, 300 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10022, Attention: Syndicate Department, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone at (212) 895-3745.
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About Steakholder Foods
Steakholder Foods Ltd., formerly MeaTech 3D Ltd., is an international deep-tech food company at the forefront of the cultured meat revolution. The company initiated activities in 2019 and is listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the ticker "STKH" (formerly MITC). Steakholder Foods maintains facilities in Rehovot, Israel and Antwerp, Belgium and has recently expanded activities to the US.
The Company is developing a slaughter-free solution for producing a variety of beef, chicken, pork, and seafood products — both as raw materials and whole cuts — as an alternative to industrialized farming and fishing. With its membership in the UN Global Compact, Steakholder Foods is committed to act in support of issues embodied in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which include strengthening food security, decreasing carbon footprint, and conserving water and land resources.
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