Rezolute Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2022 Financial Results and Highlights Recent Company Progress


Rezolute Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2022 Financial Results and Highlights Recent Company Progress

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rezolute, Inc. (Nasdaq: RZLT), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing transformative therapies for metabolic diseases associated with chronic glucose imbalance, today announced its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2022 ended September 30, 2021.

“This has been a productive quarter of execution for Rezolute, with steady clinical advancement of our lead pipeline candidates, RZ358 and RZ402, in Phase 2b and Phase 1b development, respectively,” said Nevan Elam, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Rezolute. “We look forward to announcing topline data for both programs in Q1 of 2022. Additionally, with a strengthened balance sheet following our recent offering, raising $55 million in gross proceeds, we have extended our cash runway and are well-positioned to continue to execute on our key clinical milestones.”

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Rezolute is developing transformative therapies for metabolic diseases related to chronic glucose imbalance. The Company’s lead clinical asset, RZ358, is in Phase 2b development for treatment of congenital hyperinsulinism (HI), a rare pediatric endocrine disorder. The Company is also developing RZ402, an orally available plasma kallikrein inhibitor, for the treatment of diabetic macular edema. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter.

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This release, like many written and oral communications presented by Rezolute, Inc. and our authorized officers, may contain certain forward-looking statements regarding our prospective performance and strategies within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. We intend such forward-looking statements to be covered by the safe harbor provisions for forward-looking statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and are including this statement for purposes of said safe harbor provisions. Forward-looking statements, which are based on certain assumptions and describe future plans, strategies, and expectations of the Company, are generally identified by use of words such as "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "plan," "project," "seek," "strive," "try," or future or conditional verbs such as "could," "may," "should," "will," "would," or similar expressions. Our ability to predict results or the actual effects of our plans or strategies is inherently uncertain. Accordingly, actual results may differ materially from anticipated results. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release. Except as required by applicable law or regulation, Rezolute undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that occur after the date on which such statements were made.

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Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements Data      
(in thousands, except per share data)      
  Three Months Ended
  September 30,
    2021       2020  
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations Data:      
Operating expenses:      
Research and development   5,774       2,344  
General and administrative   1,866       1,279  
Total operating expenses   7,640       3,623  
Loss from operations   (7,640 )     (3,623 )
Non-operating income (expense), net   (196 )     3  
Net loss $ (7,836 )   $ (3,620 )
Basic and diluted net loss per common share $ (0.92 )   $ (0.62 )
Shares used to compute basic and diluted net loss per common share   8,513       5,867  
  September 30,   June 30,
    2021       2021  
Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets Data:      
Cash and cash equivalents $ 37,292     $ 41,047  
Working capital   35,747       40,025  
Total assets   38,760       42,609  
Long term debt, net of discount (1)   14,071       13,968  
Accumulated deficit   (175,974 )     (168,138 )
Total shareholders’ equity   21,559       26,099  

(1) In April 2021, we entered into a $30.0 million Loan Agreement with SLR and certain other Lenders. $15.0 million term A loan was funded on April 14, 2021.

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