BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clovis Oncology (NASDAQ:CLVS) announced today that the underwriters of its recently announced public offering of its common stock have exercised in full their option to purchase an additional 528,846 shares.
The offering, including the sale of the additional shares, is expected to close on July 14, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions.
Clovis Oncology intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes, including commercial planning and sales and marketing expenses associated with the potential launches of rociletinib and rucaparib, if approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in the United States and the European Union, respectively, funding of its development programs, general and administrative expenses, acquisition or licensing of additional product candidates or businesses and working capital.
J. P. Morgan Securities LLC acted as lead book-running manager and representative of the underwriters for the offering. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC acted as a joint book-runner, and Stifel and Mizuho Securities acted as co-managers for the offering.
The shares of Clovis Oncology common stock described above were offered only by means of a prospectus supplement and related prospectus pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Copies of the final prospectus supplement and related prospectus relating to this offering may be obtained from J. P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717 or by calling toll-free 866-803-9204.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor will 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 any such state or jurisdiction.
About Clovis Oncology
Clovis Oncology, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing innovative anti-cancer agents in the U.S., Europe and additional international markets. Clovis Oncology targets development programs at specific subsets of cancer populations, and simultaneously develops diagnostic tools that direct a compound in development to the population that is most likely to benefit from its use. Clovis Oncology is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado.
To the extent that statements contained in this press release are not descriptions of historical facts regarding Clovis Oncology, they are forward-looking statements reflecting the current beliefs and expectations of management made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve substantial risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual results, performance or achievements to differ significantly from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, among others, the timing and size of the offering, the conditions affecting the capital markets, general economic, industry, or political conditions, and the satisfaction of customary closing conditions related to the proposed public offering. Clovis Oncology undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements. For a further description of the risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those expressed in these forward-looking statements, as well as risks relating to the business of the company in general, see the prospectus supplement and related prospectus for this offering as well as Clovis Oncology’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014 and its other reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.