TransEnterix, Inc. (NYSE MKT:TRXC), a medical device company that is pioneering the use of robotics and flexible instruments to improve minimally invasive surgery, today announced its operating and financial results for the second quarter 2015.

Operating Highlights
  • Completed Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) Studies using the SurgiBot™ System in April 2015
  • SurgiBot System FDA 510(k) Application Submitted June 1, 2015
  • Completed underwritten equity offering raising $52.2 million in net proceeds, including the underwriters exercise of additional shares in July 2015

"We are pleased to have submitted our 510(k) application to the FDA for the SurgiBot System," said Todd M. Pope, President and Chief Executive Officer of TransEnterix. "For the balance of the year, we will be working with the FDA to achieve our clearance and preparing for commercialization."

For the three months ended June 30, 2015, the Company reported a net loss of $9.3 million, or $0.14 net loss per share, which included research and development expenses of $6.6 million, sales and marketing expenses of $0.4 million, and general and administrative expenses of $2.1 million. Operating expenses were primarily associated with the development of the SurgiBot System. On June 30, 2015, the Company's cash and cash equivalents totaled $71.1 million.

Conference Call

TransEnterix, Inc. will host a conference call on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 4:30 PM ET to discuss its 2015 second quarter operating and financial results. To listen to the conference call on your telephone, please dial (877) 419-6591 for domestic callers or (719) 325-4747 for international callers approximately ten minutes prior to the start time. To access the live audio webcast or archived recording, use the following link The replay will be available on the Company's website for approximately 90 days after the conference call.

About SurgiBot

The  SurgiBot system, currently in development, is a minimally invasive, patient-side robotic surgery system. The system utilizes  flexible instruments through articulating channels controlled directly by the surgeon, with robotic assistance, at the patient's bedside. The flexible nature of the system allows for multiple instruments to be introduced and deployed through a single incision. The SurgiBot System has not been cleared by the FDA for use in the United States.

About TransEnterix

TransEnterix is a medical device company that is pioneering the use of robotics and flexible instruments to improve minimally invasive surgery by addressing the economic and clinical challenges associated with current laparoscopic and robotic options. The Company is focused on the development and commercialization of the SurgiBot System, a robotically enhanced laparoscopic surgical platform that allows the surgeon to be patient-side within the sterile field. For more information, visit the company's website at

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes statements relating to the SurgiBot System, and our current regulatory and commercialization plans for these products. These statements and other statements regarding our future plans and goals constitute "forward looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and are intended to qualify for the safe harbor from liability established by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that are often difficult to predict, are beyond our control, and which may cause results to differ materially from expectations, including whether we will be able to successfully commercialize the SurgiBot System and whether the SurgiBot System will be able to be utilized in a wide variety of surgical facilities with the potential to deliver critical benefits to surgeons, hospitals and patients. Factors that could cause our results to differ materially from those described include, but are not limited to, whether the SurgiBot System's 510(k) application will be cleared by the U.S. FDA. For a discussion of the most significant risks and uncertainties associated with TransEnterix's business, please review our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014 filed on February 20, 2015, our Form 10-Q for the 2015 second quarter expected to be filed on August 6, 2015, and other filings we make with the Securities and Exchange Commission. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward looking statements, which are based on our expectations as of the date of this press release and speak only as of the date of this press release. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

TransEnterix, Inc.
Consolidated Statements of Operations and Comprehensive Loss
(in thousands)
Three months endedJune 30, Six months endedJune 30,
2015 2014 2015 2014
Sales $ $ 113 $ $ 206
Operating Expenses
Cost of goods sold 238 458
Research and development 6,579 7,882 14,063 12,893
Sales and marketing 373 461 748 867
General and administrative   2,116     1,913     4,096     3,527  
Total Operating Expenses   9,068     10,494     18,907     17,745  
Operating Loss   (9,068 )   (10,381 )   (18,907 )   (17,539 )
Other Expense
Interest Expense, net   (280 )   (206 )   (561 )   (527 )
Total Other Expense, net   (280 )   (206 )   (561 )   (527 )
Net Loss $ (9,348 ) $ (10,587 ) $ (19,468 ) $ (18,066 )
Other comprehensive income (loss)                
Comprehensive loss $ (9,348 ) $ (10,587 ) $ (19,468 ) $ (18,066 )
Net loss per share - basic and diluted $ (0.14 ) $ (0.18 ) $ (0.30 ) $ (0.33 )
Weighted average common shares outstanding - basic and diluted   68,105     59,673     65,937     54,264  

TransEnterix, Inc.
Consolidated Balance Sheets
(in thousands, except share amounts)
June 30,2015 December 31,2014
Current Assets
Cash and cash equivalents $ 71,112 $ 34,766
Accounts receivable, net 8 133
Interest receivable 1 1
Other current assets   586   789
Total Current Assets   71,707   35,689
Restricted cash - 250
Property and equipment, net 2,914 3,120
Intellectual property, net 1,991 2,241
Trade names, net 6 7
Goodwill 93,842 93,842
Other long term assets   90   62
Total Assets $ 170,550 $ 135,211
Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity
Current Liabilities
Accounts payable $ 1,606 $ 1,768
Accrued expenses 2,259 1,769
Notes payable - current portion   2,487   610
Total Current Liabilities 6,352 4,147
Long Term Liabilities
Notes payable - less current portion, net of debt discount   7,427   9,275
Total Liabilities 13,779 13,422
Commitments and Contingencies
Stockholders' Equity

Common stock $0.001 par value, 750,000,000 shares authorized at June 30, 2015 and December 31,

2014; and 82,481,722 and 63,182,806 shares issued and outstanding at June 30, 2015 and
December 31, 2014, respectively 82 63
Additional paid-in capital 312,073 257,642
Accumulated deficit   (155,384 )   (135,916 )
Total Stockholders' Equity   156,771   121,789
Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity $ 170,550 $ 135,211

TransEnterix, Inc.
Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows
(in thousands)
Six Months EndedJune 30,
2015 2014
Operating Activities
Net loss $ (19,468 ) $ (18,066 )
Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash and cash equivalents used in operating activities:
Depreciation and amortization 768 594
Amortization of debt discount 29
Amortization of debt issuance costs 25 44
Stock-based compensation 1,667 1,202
Loss on disposal of property and equipment 19
Changes in operating assets and liabilities:
Accounts receivable 125 92
Interest receivable 66
Inventory 263
Other current and long term assets 150 (13 )
Restricted cash 250 125
Accounts payable (162 ) 1,812
Accrued expenses   490   500
Net cash and cash equivalents used in operating activities   (16,126 )   (13,362 )
Investing Activities
Proceeds from sale and maturities of investments 6,191
Purchase of property and equipment   (311 )   (910 )
Net cash and cash equivalents (used in) provided by investing activities   (311 )   5,281
Financing Activities
Payment of debt (1,897 )
Proceeds from issuance of common stock, net of issuance costs 52,533 52,506
Proceeds from exercise of stock options and warrants   250   24
Net cash and cash equivalents provided by financing activities   52,783   50,633
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents 36,346 42,552
Cash and Cash Equivalents, beginning of period   34,766   10,014
Cash and Cash Equivalents, end of period $ 71,112 $ 52,566
Supplemental Disclosure for Cash Flow Information
Interest paid $ 375 $ 337

View source version on

Copyright Business Wire 2010