Check-Cap Extends Registration Deadline for Holders of Ordinary Shares Purchased in its Initial Public Offering to be Eligible to Receive Long Term Incentive Warrants to August 23, 2015
ISFIYA, Israel, June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Check-Cap Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHEK, CHEKW), a clinical stage medical diagnostics company engaged in the development of an ingestible capsule for preparation-free, colorectal cancer screening, announced today that it has extended the deadline from June 24, 2015 to August 23, 2015 for holders of its ordinary shares who were the original purchasers of units in the Company's initial public offering and who wish to receive Long Term Incentive Warrants, to register the ordinary shares underlying such units in their own names and not in "street name."
Holders of ordinary shares underlying units purchased in Check-Cap's initial public offering who currently hold such ordinary shares in "street name" are advised to contact their brokers to initiate the process of registering these ordinary shares in their own names as soon as possible. Brokers should check within their firm's operations department for guidance on registering ordinary shares for their clients out of "street name." Any holder who fails to register the ordinary shares underlying the units purchased by such holder in Check-Cap's initial public offering by August 23, 2015, will not be eligible to receive any Long Term Incentive Warrants.
Check-Cap is a clinical stage medical diagnostics company focused on the development of innovative imaging devices. The Company is developing an ingestible capsule for the identification of colorectal cancer and pre-cancerous lesions in the colon. Utilizing proprietary, ultra-low-energy X-ray-based technology, the capsule safely generates high-resolution, 3-dimensional imagery of the interior of the colon. Without requiring traditional bowel preparation or modifications to a person's diet and activities, Check-Cap's system is designed to be patient-friendly and to increase compliance with colorectal cancer screening recommendations. The Check-Cap imaging system is not cleared for marketing in any jurisdiction.
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