ProMIS Neurosciences Completes Second Closing of Private Placement 

On December 31, 2019 ProMIS Neurosciences, Inc. ("ProMIS" or the "Company") (TSX: PMN) (OTCQB: ARFXF), a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of antibody therapeutics targeting toxic oligomers implicated in the development of neurodegenerative diseases is reported that further to its news releases dated November 13, 2019 and November 18, 2019, it completed, on December 31, 2019 the second closing of its private placement (Press release, ProMIS Neurosciences, DEC 31, 2019, View Source [SID1234552640]). In the second closing, the Company issued 3,724,998 units (each a "Unit") for gross proceeds of approximately CDN$745,000. The total gross proceeds raised to date under the private placement are $2,800,333.

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In connection with the two closings insiders of the Company have subscribed for a total of 633,332 Units under the private placement representing approximately $126,666 of the private placement.

Each Unit issued in the second closing consisted of one common share of the Company (each a "Share") and one share purchase warrant of the Company (each a "Warrant"). Each Warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one Share ("a "Warrant Share") at an exercise price of $0.35 per Warrant Share at any time for five years from the date of issuance.

All securities issued in the second closing will be subject to a four-month statutory hold period in accordance with applicable securities laws. Net proceeds from the second closing are intended to be used for working capital and general corporate purposes. Closing is subject to TSX approval.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The securities issued, or to be issued, under the Offering have not been, and will not be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.