ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zomedica Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NYSE American:ZOM) (TSX-V:ZOM) (the "Company"), a veterinary diagnostic and pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has commenced a private offering of its common shares, without par value. The Company is offering an aggregate of up to 4,651,162 common shares at a price of $2.15 (C$2.75) per share (for aggregate gross proceeds of up to $10,000,000 (C$12,790,700)) in the United States to accredited investors only pursuant to the exemption from registration provided by Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and Rule 506(b) of Regulation D thereunder. The offering is also being made in Canada in reliance upon prospectus and registration exemptions in accordance with applicable Canadian securities laws.

To date, the Company has sold an aggregate of 255,815 common shares for gross proceeds of $550,000 in the offering. All of the common shares sold in the offering will be subject to a statutory four-month hold period in accordance with applicable Canadian securities laws, which will expire on September 16, 2018 in the case of the shares sold today. The Company expects to close the offering in one or more tranches on or before June 28, 2018. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for working capital and general corporate purposes, including the ongoing development of its product candidates.

The common shares have not been registered under the Securities Act and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from such registration requirements.

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Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Zomedica (NYSE American:ZOM) (TSX-V:ZOM) is a veterinary diagnostic and pharmaceutical company creating products for companion animals (canine, feline and equine) by focusing on the unmet needs of clinical veterinarians. Zomedica’s product portfolio will include novel diagnostics and innovative therapeutics that emphasize patient health and practice health. With a team that includes clinical veterinary professionals, it is Zomedica’s mission to give veterinarians the opportunity to lower costs, increase productivity, and grow revenue while better serving the animals in their care. For more information, visit

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