NeuroBo Pharmaceuticals (NRBO) Merges with Gemphire Therapeutics (Nasdaq: GEMP) on December 31, 2019.
The White Law Group is investigating potential securities claims involving broker-dealers who may have unsuitably recommended Gempshire Therapeutics to investors.
Gemphire Therapeutics filed a form D to raise capital from investors in 2017. The total offering amount sold was purportedly $12,540,704.
NeuroBo Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on multimodal, disease-modifying therapies for neurodegenerative diseases,completed a merger with Gemphire Therapeutics (Nasdaq: GEMP) on December 31, 2019. Shares of the Combined Company, NeuroBo Pharmaceuticals, began Trading on the Nasdaq Exchange Under the Symbol NRBO on December 31, 2019.
According to Market Watch as of November 15, 2020, shares of NRBO are down more than -30% YTD.
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