AKERS BIOSCIENCES, INC. (NASDAQ:AKER) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

AKERS BIOSCIENCES, INC. (NASDAQ:AKER) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

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On December 18, 2017, Akers Biosciences, Inc., a New Jersey corporation (the “Company”), entered into an underwriting agreement (the “Underwriting Agreement”) with Joseph Gunnar & Co., LLC (the “Underwriter”) to which the Company sold to the Underwriter in a public offering (the “Offering”) an aggregate of (i) 15,500,000 Class A Units consisting of an aggregate of 15,500,000 shares of its common stock, no par value per share (the “Common Stock”), and warrants to purchase an aggregate of 15,500,000 shares of Common Stock, at a public offering price of $0.15 per unit, and (ii) 3,675 Class B Units consisting of an aggregate of 3,675 shares of its Series B Convertible Preferred Stock, with a stated value of $1,000, and convertible into an aggregate of 24,500,000 shares of Common Stock, and warrants to purchase an aggregate of 24,500,000 shares of Common Stock, at a public offering price of $1,000 per unit.

The warrants have an exercise price of $0.1875 per share, are exercisable upon issuance and will expire on December 21, 2022.

In addition, the Underwriter was granted an over-allotment option (the “Over-allotment Option”) for a period of 45 days to purchase up to an additional 6,000,000 shares of Common Stock and additional warrants to purchase up to an aggregate of 6,000,000 shares of Common Stock.

The offer and sale by the Company of the securities described above to the Underwriting Agreement has been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, to the Company’s Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-221746), which was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 18, 2017.

The foregoing description of the Underwriting Agreement is not complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Underwriting Agreement, which is filed as Exhibit 1.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 8.01 Other Events.

On December 18, 2017, the Company issued a press release announcing the pricing of the Offering. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.


Akers Biosciences, Inc. Exhibit
EX-1.1 2 ex1-1.htm   UNDERWRITING AGREEMENT   between   AKERS BIOSCIENCES,…
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