yup, this really got smashed down after this news:
NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novelos Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: NVLT - News), a biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutics to treat cancer and hepatitis, today announced that Novelos entered into a definitive agreement with institutional investors to sell units consisting of an aggregate of 21,428,576 shares of its common stock and five-year warrants to purchase up to an aggregate of 16,071,434 shares of its common stock at an exercise price of $0.07 per share, for gross proceeds of $1.5 million. The net proceeds of the offering, after deducting $120,000 in placement agent fees and an estimated $130,000 in other transaction expenses, are estimated to be $1.25 million. Each unit consists of one share of common stock and a warrant to purchase 0.75 shares of common stock. The price per unit at which the units are being sold in the offering is $0.07.
In connection with obtaining the consent of our preferred stockholders for the transaction, we will issue five-year warrants to them for the purchase of up to an aggregate of 16,071,434 shares of common stock at an exercise price of $0.105 per share following the consummation of the transaction.