Aesther Healthcare (NASDAQ:AEHA) and Ocean Biomedical (NASDAQ:OCEA)
Ocean Biomedical (NASDAQ:OCEA), a manufacturer of cancer medications, agreed to a plan to merge with SPAC Aesther Healthcare Acquisition to go public. The proposed business combination will be completed in Q4, and the pro forma enterprise value of the combined company is predicted to be around $345 million. Aesther Healthcare (NASDAQ:AEHA) signed a confirmation agreement with Vellar Opportunity Fund SPV LLC – Series 3 to pledge a backstop of up to $40 million.
Aesther signed a Confirmation Agreement for a Series 3 Vellar Opportunity Fund SPV LLC while pledging a backstop of up to $40 million. The new business operates under the name “Ocean Biomedical, Inc.” and will be listed on Nasdaq as “OCEA” and “OCEAW,” respectively.
It is anticipated that the combined company would list its common stock and warrants on Nasdaq under the tickers “OCEA” and “OCEAW,” respectively. The combined business will be titled Ocean Biomedical.
In order to combat glioblastoma multiforme, a type of brain cancer, and non-small cell lung cancer, Ocean Biomedical is currently researching a number of cancer medications.
In June 2021, Ocean Biomedical (NASDAQ:OCEA) first declared its intention to go public through an IPO.
The SPAC terminated a deal it signed in late May to take United Gear & Assembly public last month, which led to Aesther’s (NASDAQ:AEHA) arrangement with Ocean Biomedical.
Through grants totaling $123.9 million, OCEA has created its initial core portfolios in oncology, fibrosis, and infectious diseases. These portfolios are all based on new target discoveries that have led to the development of first-in-class drug and vaccine candidates.
The experienced executive team at OCEA includes prominent figures who have shown strategic, scientific, and commercial skills in the biopharma sector.
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