PHILADELPHIA, Oct 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Context Therapeutics Inc. (the "Company")
, a women's oncology company developing advanced small molecule and immunotherapy treatments to transform care for hormone-driven breast and gynecological cancers, today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 5,750,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $5.00 per share, for gross proceeds of $28.75 million, before deducting underwriting discounts, commissions and offering expenses. The shares sold in the offering include the exercise in full by the underwriter of its option to purchase up to an additional 750,000 shares of common stock, in addition to the 5,000,000 shares of common stock which the underwriter initially agreed to purchase.
ThinkEquity acted as sole book-running manager for the offering.
A registration statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-256572) relating to the shares was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and became effective on October 19, 2021. This offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the final prospectus may be obtained from ThinkEquity, 17 State Street, 22nd Floor, New York, New York 10004, by telephone at (877) 436-3673, by email at email@example.com.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About Context Therapeutics
Context Therapeutics Inc. /zigman2/quotes/228313454/composite CNTX +5.07% is a women's oncology company developing advanced small molecule and immunotherapy treatments to transform care for hormone-driven breast and gynecological cancers. The Company's robust clinical program for lead candidate onapristone extended release (ONA-XR) comprises three Phase 2 clinical trials and one Phase 1b/2 clinical trial in hormone-driven breast, ovarian and endometrial cancer, as well as two Phase 0 biomarker pharmacodynamic trials in breast cancer. ONA-XR is a novel small molecule under development as a complete antagonist of the progesterone receptor, a key unchecked mechanism in hormone-driven women's cancers. The Company is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.
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