Lexicon Prices 17.5M Shares At $2.25 per Share
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: LXRX) today announced the pricing of a public offering of its common stock in which the aggregate net proceeds to Lexicon will be approximately $37.2 million. The public offering consists of 17,500,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $2.25 per share.
All of the shares subject to the offering are being offered by Lexicon pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the related automatically effective registration statement filed by Lexicon pursuant to Rule 462(b) of the Securities Act of 1933. Lexicon has also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an aggregate of 2,625,000 additional shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Jefferies & Company, Inc. are acting as joint book-runners for the offering, with Needham & Company, Stifel Nicolaus Weisel and Wedbush PacGrow Life Sciences acting as co-managers.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, these securities, nor will there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale is not permitted. The offering of these securities will be made only by means of a final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus, copies of which may be obtained from J.P. Morgan Securities LLC via Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, or by telephone at 866-803-9204, or from Jefferies & Company, Inc. at 520 Madison Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, NY, 10022, Attention: Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, by calling (877) 547-6340 or by emailing Prospectus_Department@Jefferies.com.
The issuer has on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, an effective registration statement (including a base prospectus) on Form S-3 and a related automatically effective registration statement filed pursuant to Rule 462(b) of the Securities Act of 1933, for an offering to which this communication relates. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and related prospectus supplements and other documents that the issuer has filed or will file with the SEC for more complete information about the issuer and this offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC website at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, you may obtain a final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus as indicated above.
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