NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Petros Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTPI), a leading provider of therapeutics for men’s health, today announced the closing of its previously announced registered direct offering with the company’s largest and other existing investors for gross proceeds of approximately $5.7 million.
Petros Pharmaceuticals intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for expansion of its men’s health platform and for working capital and general corporate purposes.
“This additional raise, in which our largest stockholder provided half of the total proceeds, is instrumental in helping us to continue to develop our men’s health platform, which includes enhancing the position of STENDRA, while also continuing to develop promising new assets that we believe will help usher in new ways of thinking about men’s health. This financing comes on the heels of STENDRA’s strong performance in the market over the last several quarters and helps us to maintain our trajectory toward becoming a leader in the category moving into 2022,” commented Fady Boctor, Petros Pharmaceuticals’ President and Chief Commercial Officer.
Katalyst Securities LLC acted as financial advisor to Petros Pharmaceuticals with respect to this transaction.
About Petros Pharmaceuticals
Petros Pharmaceuticals is committed to the goal of becoming a world-leading specialized men’s health company by identifying, developing, acquiring, and commercializing innovative therapeutics for men’s health issues including, but not limited to erectile dysfunction, endothelial dysfunction, psychosexual and psychosocial ailments, Peyronie’s disease, hormone health and substance use disorders.
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