LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNCE) today announced the completion of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 3,300,000 shares of its common stock. All shares in the offering were sold by Concert at a public offering price of $15.15 per share. Net proceeds to Concert are expected to be approximately $46.7 million, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses and not including any proceeds to be received by Concert if the underwriters exercise their 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 495,000 shares of our common stock.
Wells Fargo Securities and JMP Securities are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Baird and Roth Capital Partners are acting as co-managers.
The offering was made by Concert pursuant to a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which the SEC declared effective on March 12, 2015. A prospectus supplement relating to and describing the terms of the offering has been filed with the SEC and is available on the SEC's web site at http://www.sec.gov. Copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus may be obtained from the offices of Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, 375 Park Avenue, 4th Floor, New York, New York, 10152, or by email at email@example.com, or by phone at 1-800-326-5897 or JMP Securities LLC, Prospectus Department, 600 Montgomery Street, 10th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111, or by phone at 1-415-835-8935.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of, these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state or jurisdiction.
Concert Pharmaceuticals is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on applying its DCE Platform® (deuterated chemical entity platform) to create novel small molecule drugs. This approach starts with approved drugs, advanced clinical candidates or previously studied compounds that have the potential to be improved with deuterium substitution to enhance clinical safety, tolerability and efficacy. The Company is developing a broad pipeline targeting CNS disorders, genetic diseases, renal disease, inflammatory diseases and cancer.
Cautionary Note on Forward Looking Statements
Any statements in this press release about the anticipated net proceeds from the offering and other statements containing the words “anticipate,” “believe,” “continue,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” “potential,” “predict,” “project,” “should,” “target,” “would,” and similar expressions, constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including higher than expected offering expenses, Concert’s business and financial condition and the impact of general economic, industry or political conditions in the United States or internationally and other factors discussed in the “Risk Factors” section of our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 19, 2015 and in other filings that we make with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, any forward-looking statements included in this press release represent our views only as of the date of this release and should not be relied upon as representing our views as of any subsequent date. We specifically disclaim any obligation to update any forward-looking statements included in this press release.
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