DelMar Pharmaceuticals Announces Extension Of Rights Offering To July 12, 2019

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., June 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMPI) ("DelMar" or the "Company"), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of new cancer therapies, today announced that it has completed the rights offering period and will be extending the subscription period until 5:00 PM Eastern time on July 12, 2019, unless further extended by the Company.

Under the rights offering, DelMar distributed one non-transferable subscription right for each share of common stock and each participating warrant held on the record date. The subscription rights are exercisable for up to an aggregate of $1.9 million of units with aggregate participation to be allocated among holders, subject to certain participation rights, on a pro rata basis if in excess of that threshold. 

All record holders of rights that wish to participate in the rights offering must deliver a properly completed and signed subscription rights statement, together with payment of the subscription price for both basic subscription rights and any over subscription privilege election for delivery no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on July 12, 2019 to the Subscription Agent:

By mail:

By hand or overnight courier:

Broadridge Corporate Issuer Solutions, Inc.

Attn: BCIS Re-Organization Dept.

P.O. Box 1317

Brentwood, New York 11717-0693

(888) 789-8409 (toll free)

Broadridge Corporate Issuer Solutions, Inc.


51 Mercedes Way

Edgewood, New York 11717

(888) 789-8409 (toll free)

If exercising subscription rights through a broker, dealer, bank or other nominee, rights holders should promptly contact their nominee and submit subscription documents and payment for the units subscribed for in accordance with the instructions and within the time period provided by such nominee. The broker, dealer, bank or other nominee may establish a deadline before July 12, 2019, by which instructions to exercise subscription rights, along with the required subscription payment, must be received.

Each subscription right entitles the holder to purchase one unit, at a subscription price of $1,000 per unit, consisting of one share of Series C Convertible Preferred Stock with a stated value of $1,000 (and immediately convertible into shares of DelMar's common stock) and warrants to purchase DelMar's common stock.  The Series C Convertible Preferred Stock conversion price is $3.10 and each unit consists of 209 warrants to purchase DelMar's common stock at an exercise price of $3.10 per share.  The warrants are exercisable for five (5) years after the date of issuance and shall be redeemable as described in the preliminary and final prospectus, when available. 

Holders who fully exercise their basic subscription rights will be entitled, if available, to subscribe for an additional amount of units that are not purchased by other holders, on a pro rata basis and subject to the $1.9 million aggregate offering threshold and other ownership limitations. 

DelMar has engaged Maxim Group LLC and Dawson James Securities Inc. as co-dealer-managers in the rights offering. Questions about the rights offering or requests for copies of the preliminary and final prospectuses, when available, may be directed to Maxim Group LLC at 405 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10174, Attention Syndicate Department, or via email at or telephone at (212) 895-3745.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and became effective on May 28, 2019, and is available on the SEC's website located at Additionally, a post-effective amendment to the registration statement was filed on June 10, 2019 for pricing and other adjustments discussed above.

Any subscriptions received prior to the effective date of the post-effective amendment will be deemed to be revoked. Such subscriptions will not be processed by Broadridge Corporate Issuer Solutions, Inc., or by the Depository Trust Company, and any monetary payments received in respect of such subscriptions will be returned to the applicable holder upon the expiration date of the offering. Any subscription materials received following such effective date will be deemed to be for subscriptions pursuant to the revised terms of the rights offering described in the Company's post-effective amendment to its initial registration statement.

The rights offering is being made only by means of a written prospectus. A copy of the prospectus for the rights offering may be obtained, when available, from Maxim Group LLC, 405 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10174, Attention Syndicate Department, email: or telephone (212) 895-3745. Investors may also obtain these documents at no cost by visiting the SEC's website at

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor will there be any sale of these securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

DelMar is focused on the development and commercialization of new therapies for cancer patients who have limited or no treatment options. By focusing on understanding tumor biology and mechanisms of treatment resistance, the Company identifies biomarkers to personalize new therapies in indications where patients are failing, or are unable to tolerate, standard-of-care treatments.

The Company's current pipeline is based around VAL-083, a "first-in-class", small-molecule chemotherapeutic with a novel mechanism of action that has demonstrated clinical activity against a range of cancers including central nervous system, ovarian and other solid tumors (e.g. NSCLC, bladder cancer, head & neck) in U.S. clinical trials sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Based on DelMar's own research programs, and these prior NCI-sponsored clinical studies, the Company is conducting clinical trials to support the development and commercialization of VAL-083 to solve significant unmet medical needs.

VAL-083 is being studied in two collaborator-supported, biomarker-driven, Phase 2 clinical trials for MGMT-unmethylated GBM. Overcoming MGMT-mediated resistance represents a significant unmet medical need in the treatment of GBM. In addition, DelMar has announced the allowance of a separate IND for VAL-083 as a potential treatment for platinum-resistant ovarian cancer.

Safe Harbor Statement

Any statements contained in this press release that do not describe historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding the Phase 2 clinical trial discussed above and the current results and outcomes of such trial. Any forward-looking statements contained herein are based on current expectations but are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. The factors that could cause actual future results to differ materially from current expectations include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties relating to the Company's ability to develop, market and sell products based on its technology; the expected benefits and efficacy of the Company's products and technology; the availability of substantial additional funding for the Company to continue its operations and to conduct research and development, clinical studies and future product commercialization; and, the Company's business, research, product development, regulatory approval, marketing and distribution plans and strategies. These and other factors are identified and described in more detail in the Company's filings with the SEC, including, the Prospectus Supplement for the offering.

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