July 10, 2019
Securities and Exchange Commission
100 F Street, N.E.
Washington, DC 20549
Attn: Don Field
|Re:||Xenetic Biosciences, Inc.|
Registration Statement on Form S-1, as amended (File No. 333-231508)
Ladies and Gentlemen:
As the underwriter of the proposed offering of Xenetic Biosciences, Inc. (the “Company”), we hereby withdraw our prior letter to join the acceleration request of the Company dated July 5, 2019 and hereby join the Company’s request for acceleration of the above-referenced Registration Statement, requesting effectiveness for 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on July 10, 2019, or as soon thereafter as is practicable.
Pursuant to Rule 460 of the General Rules and Regulations under the Securities Act of 1933, we wish to advise you that we have effected the following distribution of the Company’s Preliminary Prospectuses through the date hereof:
Preliminary Prospectuses dated July 5, 2019:
|Copies to underwriters:||1|
|Copies to prospective dealers:||10|
|Copies to prospective institutional investors:||100|
|Copies to prospective retail investors:||365|
The undersigned advise that they have complied and will continue to comply with Rule 15c2-8 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
|Very truly yours,|
|Maxim Group LLC|
|By:||/s/ Clifford A. Teller|
|Name: Clifford A. Teller|
Title: Head of Investment Banking, Executive Managing Director