Discovery Labs Down 17% After Public Offering Announcement
Discovery Labs (NASDAQ: DSCO) is down 17% after the company announced a public offering of stock.
The Company also expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase additional shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any. Lazard Capital Markets LLC is acting as the sole book-running manager for the offering, Stifel Nicolaus Weisel is acting as co-lead manager, and ROTH Capital Partners, LLC is acting as co-manager. While the offering is expected to price before 9:30 am EDT on March 16, 2012, the offering is subject to market conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering.
The securities are being offered by Discovery Laboratories, Inc. pursuant to a registration statement previously filed and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The securities may be offered only by means of a prospectus, including a prospectus supplement, forming a part of the effective registration statement. When available, copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement, the final prospectus supplement and the accompanying base prospectus relating to this offering may be obtained at the Securities and Exchange Commission web site at http://www.sec.gov, or from Lazard Capital Markets LLC, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, 60th Floor, New York, NY 10020 or via telephone at (800) 542-0970.
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