MiMedx Files Shelf Registration Statement On Form S-3

Jul 03, 2013, 09:38 ET from MiMedx Group, Inc.

MARIETTA, Ga., July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc.  (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that it has filed a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). The registration statement is intended to provide the Company with flexibility to access the public capital markets in order to respond to business opportunities.

Although the registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC, it has not yet become effective and, at the present time, MiMedx does not have any commitments to sell securities under the shelf registration statement.  If and when the registration statement is declared effective by the SEC, MiMedx will be able to offer and sell to the public from time to time in one or more offerings up to $100,500,000 of common and preferred stock, warrants, units or any combination thereof.  In addition, under the shelf registration, if and when declared effective by the SEC, certain MiMedx shareholders may offer for resale to the public from time to time in one or more offerings up to 7,500,000 shares of MiMedx common stock owned by them.

The terms of any securities offered under the registration statement, and the intended use of the net proceeds resulting therefrom, will be established at the times of the offerings and will be described in prospectus supplements filed with the SEC at the times of the offerings.

These securities may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release is not an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

A copy of the shelf registration statement on Form S-3 and copies of the prospectus supplements relating to any offerings under the registration statement, when available, can be obtained by contacting MiMedx Group, Inc., attention: Michael J. Senken, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, 1775 West Oak Commons Court, N.E., Marietta, GA 30062, msenken@mimedx.com.

About MiMedx

MiMedx® is an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterial products and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane. "Innovations in Regenerative Biomaterials" is the framework behind our mission to give physicians products and tissues to help the body heal itself. Our biomaterial platform technologies include the device technologies HydroFix® and CollaFix™, and our tissue technologies, AmnioFix® and EpiFix®. Our tissue technologies are processed from human amniotic membrane that is derived from donated placentas. Through our donor program, mothers delivering full-term Caesarean section births can elect in advance of delivery to donate the placenta in lieu of having it discarded as medical waste. We process the human amniotic membrane utilizing our proprietary PURION® process, to produce a safe, effective and minimally manipulated implant for homologous use. MiMedx® is the leading supplier of amniotic tissue, having supplied over 160,000 allografts to date to distributors and OEMs for application in the Wound Care, Surgical, Sports Medicine, Ophthalmic and Dental sectors of healthcare.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release includes statements that look forward in time or that express management's beliefs, expectations or hopes.  Such statements are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  These statements include, but are not limited to, our expectations regarding the SEC's approval of the effectiveness of the registration statement; our expected use of proceeds from the sale of securities thereunder; and our ability to raise capital through the sale of securities thereunder. These statements are based on current information and belief, and are not guarantees of future performance.  Among the risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements include limitations on our ability to cause the registration statement to be declared effective by the SEC; changes in operations, financial results or economic conditions that limit our ability to raise additional capital; changes in our operations or financial position that impact our anticipated use of proceeds from the sale of securities under the registration statement; and the risk factors detailed from time to time in the Company's periodic Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including, without limitation, its 10-K filing for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012. By making these forward-looking statements, the Company does not undertake to update them in any manner except as may be required by the Company's disclosure obligations in filings it makes with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the federal securities laws. 

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