Helix Biopharma Corp. Closes First Tranche of Private Placement

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RICHMOND HILL, Ontario, Dec. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX, FSE: “HBP”) (“Helix” or the “Company”), an immuno-oncology company developing innovative drug candidates for the prevention and treatment of cancer, today announced it has closed a first tranche of a private placement financing for gross proceeds of CAD871,200. The Company expects to complete a second tranche of the private placement financing before the end of December.

The terms of the placement are for the purchase of units at $1.20 per unit. Each unit is comprised of one common share and one common share purchase warrant. Each common share purchase warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one common share at an exercise price of $1.50 and have an expiry of five years from the date of issuance.  Helix intends to use the net proceeds of the private placement for working capital and research and development activities.

ACM Alpha Consulting Management AG provided financial advisory services to Helix in connection with the private placement.

Helix BioPharma Corp. is an immuno-oncology company specializing in the field of cancer therapy. The company is actively developing innovative products for the prevention and treatment of cancer based on its proprietary technologies. Helix’s product development initiatives include its novel L-DOS47 new drug candidate and Chimeric Antigen Receptor (“CAR”) based cell therapies. Helix is currently listed on the TSX and FSE under the symbol “HBP”.

Helix BioPharma Corp.9120 Leslie Street, Suite 205Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4B 3J9Tel: 905-841-2300Email:

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Globe Newswire: 22:05 GMT Thursday 6th December 2018

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