Private Securities Offerings
|12 Months Ended|
May 31, 2016
|Private Securities Offerings||
Note 7—Private Securities Offerings
During the year ended May 31, 2015, the Company completed a private debt offering of convertible promissory notes in the aggregate principal amount of $3,981,050. At issuance, each note was convertible into common stock at the rate of $0.75 per share. Each note had a term of six-months and annual interest rate of 7% payable upon maturity. The Company also issued to each note holder a warrant covering 20% of the number of shares of common stock into which the related note was convertible. Each warrant has an exercise price of $0.75 per share and a five-year term. A tender offer was made on these notes by the Company on August 24, 2015, as fully described in Note 3, Short-Term Convertible Notes. Remaining outstanding principal, plus accrued but unpaid interest, was repaid in full upon maturity.
During the year ended May 31, 2016, the Company conducted private equity offerings (the “Equity Offerings”), in which accredited investors purchased unregistered common stock at either $0.75 or $1.00 per share with warrant coverage of 50% or 25%, respectively, based on the number of shares of common stock purchased. Pursuant to the Equity Offerings, the Company sold a total of 48,659,338 shares of common stock, $0.001 par value, for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $37.6 million and issued five-year warrants covering 23,254,230 shares of common stock. In conjunction with the Equity Offerings, the Company paid an aggregate cash fee of approximately $3.9 million to the placement agent and issued warrants covering an aggregate of 4,960,314 shares of common stock to the placement agent as additional compensation. The placement agent warrants had aggregate Black-Scholes valuations of approximately $2.7 million at issuance. See Note 5 for a description of the warrants and offering costs related to the Equity Offerings.