Gilbert Dupont acted as sole lead and bookrunner capital increase of SuperSonic Imagine with maintenance of the preferential subscription right in the amount of 11.5 M.
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SuperSonic Imagine is an innovative company specialized in the sector of medical imaging (CA 2016 to 22.2 Million). The company designs, develops and markets a platform ultrasonographic revolutionary Aixplorer®, which operates a technology UltraFast to a frame rate about 200 times faster than scanners of conventional design.
This fundraising aims to enable SuperSonic Imagine to strengthen its own funds, notably to finance its current activity, the launch of its new, modular platform ultrasound and its commercial development.
The main characteristics of the transaction
Operation carried out with maintenance of the preferential subscription right (DPS) ;
Placement of 6.931.829 new shares, after full exercise of the extension clause of to increase the size of the operation with an initial amount of approximately 10 Million to approximately 11.5 Million ;
The issue price of the new shares of 1.66 euro per share, representing a discount to face value of 17.4% compared to the market price of the share SuperSonic Imagine on the eve of the day of the launching of the operation and of 13.3% compared to the theoretical value of the share ex-right ;
Offers widely sursouscrite with a total amount requested of 14.1 M, 1.4 times higher than the initial amount of the transaction, as a result of strong demand both from existing shareholders (exercise of more than 84% of the DPS) and new shareholders.
Pascal Mathieu, Director-General of Gilbert Dupont, says : “SuperSonic Imagine, introduced on the stock exchange in April 2014, has found a beautiful commercial momentum under the leadership of its new CEO, Michèle Lesieur, ex-President of Philips France, arrived at the end of 2016. The company has entrusted us with his contract animation in April 2017. We look forward to the success of this operation, which gives the company the means of its ambition. It illustrates the know-how and the franchise of Gilbert Dupont on the segment of Biotechs/Medtechs”
About SuperSonic Imagine
Founded in 2005 and based in Aix-en-Provence (France), SuperSonic Imagine is a company specializing in the area of medical imaging. The company designs, develops and markets a platform ultrasonographic revolutionary Aixplorer®, which operates a technology UltraFast to a frame rate about 200 times faster than scanners of conventional design. In addition to the exceptional quality of the images thus obtained, this unique technology has given birth to several innovations that have changed the paradigm in ultrasound imaging : Elastography ShearWave (SWE), the technology of Doppler UltraFast, Angio PL.U.S – PLanewave UltraSensitive Imaging, and, more recently, TriVu. The Elastography ShearWave allows physicians to visualize and analyze in real time the hardness of the tissue, thanks to a procedure reliable, reproducible, and noninvasive. An important parameter for the diagnosis of lesions potentially malignant or other diseased tissues. To date, more than 300 publications have demonstrated the value of SWE for the support of patients in a wide range of diseases. The Doppler UltraFast combines the imaging of flow by color and pulsed Doppler in a single simple test, providing physicians with the results of the two operations simultaneously for more efficiency. The latest innovation, Angio PL.U.S offers a higher level of imaging microvascular thanks to the significantly improved sensitivity and color spatial resolution while maintaining image quality in 2D is outstanding. SuperSonic Imagine has the regulatory approvals necessary for the marketing of Aixplorer® in the main markets. SuperSonic Imagine is a company listed on Euronext since April 2014 (symbol : SSI).
About Gilbert Dupont
The brokerage company Gilbert Dupont, a 100% subsidiary of the Crédit du Nord Group, is an investment firm specializing in the intermediation market with a core expertise in the segment of average values of france. Gilbert Dupont is focusing means among the more important of paris in his specialty, while remaining a human size structure combining proximity and reactivity. Its offer of services is intended to :
to the Broadcasters. The society of exchange, accompanying the companies listed, or wishing to become throughout their life stock. Gilbert Dupont is including number 1 in the animation market on Euronext and Alternext Paris and one of the key stakeholders of place on the Small & Midcaps ;
Institutional Investors, French and international. Gilbert Dupont provides benefits consulting and brokerage stocks and bonds, exude a strong culture of financial analysis ;
to the financial institutions and brokers online, through the benefits of order routing.
For more information : www.gilbertdupont.fr
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