Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Nature of Operations and Basis of Presentation

Nature of Operations and Basis of Presentation
12 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2018
Organization, Consolidation and Presentation of Financial Statements [Abstract]  





Citius Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Citius” or the “Company”) is a specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of critical care products targeting unmet needs with a focus on anti-infectives, cancer care and unique prescription products.


On March 30, 2016, Citius acquired Leonard-Meron Biosciences, Inc. (“LMB”) as a wholly-owned subsidiary (see “Acquisition of Leonard-Meron Biosciences, Inc.” below). Since its inception, the Company has devoted substantially all of its efforts to business planning, research and development, recruiting management and technical staff, and raising capital.


Citius is subject to a number of risks common to companies in the pharmaceutical industry including, but not limited to, risks related to the development by Citius or its competitors of research and development stage products, market acceptance of its products, competition from larger companies, dependence on key personnel, dependence on key suppliers and strategic partners, the Company’s ability to obtain additional financing and the Company’s compliance with governmental and other regulations.


Acquisition of Leonard-Meron Biosciences, Inc.


On March 30, 2016, the Company acquired all of the outstanding stock of LMB by issuing 1,942,456 shares of Company common stock. As of March 30, 2016, the stockholders of LMB received approximately 41% of the issued and outstanding common stock of the Company. In addition, the Company converted the outstanding common stock warrants of LMB into 243,020 common stock warrants of the Company and converted the outstanding common stock options of LMB into 77,252 common stock options of the Company. The Company recorded goodwill of $1,586,796 for the excess of the purchase price over the net assets acquired.


Unaudited pro forma operating results for the year ended September 30, 2016, assuming the acquisition of LMB had been made as of October 1, 2015, are as follows:


Revenues   $  
Net loss   $ (11,548,647 )
Net loss per share – basic and diluted   $ (2.52 )


Basis of Presentation


The accompanying consolidated financial statements include the operations of Citius Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Citius Pharmaceuticals, LLC and LMB since the March 30, 2016 acquisition. All significant inter-company balances and transactions have been eliminated in consolidation.