Helix BioPharma Corp. Closes First Trench of Private Placement

(Richmond Hill, Ontario) – Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX, FSE: “HBP”) (“Helix” or the “Company”), an immuno-oncology company developing innovative drug candidates for the prevention and treatment of cancer, today announced it has closed a first tranche of a private placement financing for gross proceeds of CAD871,200. The Company expects to complete a second tranche of the private placement financing before the end of December.