The Company’s operating loss for the year ended December 31, 2012 amounted to NIS 81.6 million ($21.8 million), compared with an operating loss of NIS 58.7 million ($15.7 million) for the comparable period in 2011.
Non-operating income, net, for the year ended December 31, 2012 consists of a NIS 7.3 million ($2.0 million) fair-value adjustment of derivative liabilities on account of the warrants issued in the private placement carried out in February 2012, offset by issuance expenses in the amount of NIS 1.2 million ($0.3 million) allocated to the warrants, as well as the initial commitment and finder’s fees and other one-time expenses in the aggregate amount of NIS 2.1 million ($0.5 million) associated with the Lincoln Park Capital share purchase agreement.
The Company recognized net financial income of NIS 1.3 million ($0.4 million) for the year ended December 31, 2012, a decrease of NIS 7.2 million ($1.9 million), compared to net financial income of NIS 8.5 million ($2.3 million) for the year ended December 31, 2011. Net financial income for both years results primarily from changes in the average exchange rate of the dollar in relation to the NIS, which were much more pronounced in 2011 than in 2012, and had a positive effect on the Company’s net assets denominated in dollars.
Net loss for the year ended December 31, 2012 amounted to NIS 76.3 million ($20.4 million), compared with a net loss of NIS 50.2 million ($13.4 million) for the comparable period in 2011.As of December 31, 2012, BioLineRx had NIS 79.8 million ($21.4 million) in cash, cash equivalents and short-term bank deposits. In February 2013, the Company raised $8 million through an equity offering to the OrbiMed group. The Company also utilized its share purchase agreement with Lincoln Park Capital to raise an additional $2.9 million subsequent to year end. The Company’s current holdings of cash, cash equivalents and short-term bank deposits amount to approximately $28 million as of the date of this release.