TransEnterix, Inc. (NYSE MKT:TRXC) Files An 8-K Reports Operating Results for the Third Quarter 2016

TransEnterix, Inc. (NYSE MKT:TRXC), a medical device company that is pioneering the use of robotics to improve minimally invasive surgery, today announced its operating and financial results for the third quarter of 2016.

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Recent Highlights

On July 29, 2016, the Company closed its first sale of the Senhance™ Surgical Robotic System (formerly known as the ALF-X System) to Humanitas Hospital, a research and teaching hospital partnered with Humanitas University Medical School, located in Milan, Italy.

On October 4, 2016, the first radical hysterectomy for cervical cancer utilizing the Senhance system was performed by gynecologic surgeon Dr. Salvatore Gueli Alletti at the Policlinico A. Gemelli Foundation in Rome, Italy.

On November 8, 2016, the Company announced that it has partnered with Getz Healthcare, a leading pan-Asian distributor of medical devices and equipment. Getz will be the exclusive distribution partner for the Senhance system in the Australian and New Zealand markets.

Today, the Company announced the installation of a Senhance system at Imperial College, in partnership with Imperial College London and St. Mary’s Hospital. The Senhance system will be utilized within Imperial College’s Minimally Invasive Surgery program in general, bariatric and colorectal surgery.

“We are pleased with our recent progress, which included the first sale of a Senhance system and the continued development of our commercial pipeline,” said Todd M. Pope, President and Chief Executive Officer of TransEnterix. “We remain enthusiastic about the potential of Senhance, and will continue to invest in global commercial expansion, including partnering with additional influential institutions to establish clinical reference sites.”

Financial Highlights

The company reported revenue of $1.5 million for the three months ended September 30, 2016, representing the sale of one Senhance system and related instruments and service, net of deferred revenue.

Total operating expenses were $14.0 million for the three months ended September 30, 2016, as compared to $13.6 million in the three months ended September 30, 2015.

Net loss was $12.9 million, or $0.11 per share, for the three months ended September 30, 2016, as compared to $13.9 million, or $0.16 per share, in the three months ended September 30, 2015.

The Company had cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash of approximately $52.9 million as of September 30, 2016. The Company expects its existing cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash to fund operations into the fourth quarter of 2017.

Conference Call

TransEnterix, Inc. will host a conference call on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 4:30 PM ET to discuss its third quarter 2016 operating and financial results. To listen to the conference call on your telephone, please dial (888) 455-2238 for domestic callers or (719) 325-2237 for international callers and reference TransEnterix Call approximately ten minutes prior to the start time. To access the live audio webcast or archived recording, use the following linkhttp://ir.transenterix.com/events.cfm. The replay will be available on the Company’s website.

About TransEnterix

TransEnterix is a medical device company that is pioneering the use of robotics to improve minimally invasive surgery by addressing the clinical and economic challenges associated with current laparoscopic and robotic options. The company is focused on the commercialization of the Senhance™ Surgical Robotic System, a multi-port robotic system that brings the advantages of robotic surgery to patients while enabling surgeons with innovative technology such as haptic feedback and eye sensing camera control. The company is also developing the SurgiBot™ System, a single-port, robotically enhanced laparoscopic surgical platform. The Senhance Surgical Robotic System has been granted a CE Mark but is not currently available for sale in the United States. For more information, visit the TransEnterix website at www.transenterix.com.

 

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