NetworkNewsBreaks – Amyris, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMRS) Close $50M in Second Tranche Equity Financing; Shares Fall

Amyris (NASDAQ: AMRS) is trading at a new 52-week low of $2.54, down more than 8% after reporting the close of the second and final tranche of its previously announced financing. The second tranche of a private placement resulted in a total of $50 million, comprised of a $25-million investment from Koninklijke DSM N.V. and $25 million contributed by Vivo Capital. “We’ve delivered a very strong first half and are on track for our best year ever with more than doubling our product sales and continuing to build on our collaboration agreements while reducing our losses. As a result, later this week we will report one of our best revenue quarters in the company’s history since exiting the renewable fuels business,” Amyris president and chief executive officer John Melo stated in the news release. Shares of Amyris trade in a 52-week range of $2.54-$18.15.

To view the full press release, visit: http://nnw.fm/80uOf

About Amyris

Amyris is the integrated renewable products company that is enabling the world’s leading brands to achieve sustainable growth. Amyris applies its innovative bioscience solutions to convert plant sugars into hydrocarbon molecules and produce specialty ingredients and consumer products. The company is delivering its No Compromise® products across a number of markets, including specialty and performance chemicals, flavors and fragrances, cosmetics ingredients, pharmaceuticals, and nutraceuticals. More information about the company is available at www.amyris.com.

More from NetworkNewsBreaks

Moleculin Biotech, Inc.’s (NASDAQ: MBRX) CEO Shares Opinion on Recent FDA Drug Approvals for Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Patriot One Technologies’ (TSX.V: PAT) (OTCQB: PTOTF) PATSCAN CMR Attains Milestone in Certification Pathway

Rennova Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNVA) Opens Big South Fork Medical Center

About NetworkNewsWire

NetworkNewsWire (NNW) is an information service that provides (1) access to our news aggregation and syndication servers, (2) NetworkNewsBreaks that summarize corporate news and information, (3) enhanced press release services, (4) social media distribution and optimization services, and (5) a full array of corporate communication solutions. As a multifaceted financial news and content distribution company with an extensive team of contributing journalists and writers, NNW is uniquely positioned to best serve private and public companies that desire to reach a wide audience of investors, consumers, journalists and the general public. NNW has an ever-growing distribution network of more than 5,000 key syndication outlets across the country. By cutting through the overload of information in today’s market, NNW brings its clients unparalleled visibility, recognition and brand awareness. NNW is where news, content and information converge.

For more information please visit https://www.NetworkNewsWire.com

Please see full terms of use and disclaimers on the NetworkNewsWire website applicable to all content provided by NNW, wherever published or re-published: http://NNW.fm/Disclaimer

NetworkNewsWire (NNW)
New York, New York
www.NetworkNewsWire.com
212.418.1217 Office
Editor@NetworkNewsWire.com

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s