ST. LOUIS, Nov. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pursuant to its previously-announced rights offering, all stockholders and certain warrant holders of Stereotaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq:STXS) received subscription rights to purchase 1 share of common stock at a price of $3.00 per share for every 3 shares of stock that they held as of the record date of October 31, 2013 at 5:00 pm New York City time. On November 4, 2013, Stereotaxis announced that the NASDAQ Capital Market has established Monday, November 4, 2013 as the "ex-rights" date for the rights offering. The ex-rights date is the date on which Stereotaxis's common stock began to trade without the rights and the rights began to trade separately from the common stock. Between the record date and the ex-rights date, the rights traded together with the shares of common stock. The rights are listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol "STXSR," and will continue to be so listed until the expiration of the rights offering.
The subscription rights will be exercisable until 5:00 p.m. New York City time, on November 21, 2013. Stereotaxis may, subject to certain limitations, extend the rights offering, but does not currently intend to do so.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor will there be any sale of any securities referred to in this press release 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 such state or jurisdiction. A registration statement relating to the rights was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and was declared effective on October 29, 2013. The rights offering is being made only by means of a prospectus filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 29, 2013. The prospectus is maintained on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov and contains information pertinent to the rights offering. A copy of the prospectus, or further information with respect to the rights offering, may be obtained by calling the rights agent, Broadridge Corporate Issuer Solutions, Inc., at (855) 300-4994. Stockholders who hold their shares through a broker, must provide instructions to their broker regarding their intentions with respect to their rights.About Stereotaxis Stereotaxis is a healthcare technology and innovation leader in the development of robotic cardiology instrument navigation systems designed to enhance the treatment of arrhythmias and coronary disease, as well as information management solutions for the interventional lab. With over 100 patents for use in a hospital's interventional surgical suite, Stereotaxis helps physicians around the world provide unsurpassed patient care with robotic precision and safety, improved lab efficiency and productivity, and enhanced collaboration of life-saving information. Stereotaxis' core Epoch™ Solution includes the Niobe® ES Remote Magnetic Navigation system, the Odyssey® portfolio of lab optimization, networking and patient information management systems and the Vdrive™ Robotic Mechanical Navigation system and consumables.