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InterMune Shares Sink as Co. Announces Concurrent Offering of 12.5M Shares of Stock, $85M in Debt

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InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) today announced that it plans to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $85.0 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2017 and 12,500,000 shares of its common stock in concurrent underwritten public offerings.  InterMune expects to grant the underwriters 30-day options to purchase up to an additional $12.75 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes and up to an additional 1,875,000 shares of common stock in connection with the offerings.  

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InterMune intends to use the net proceeds from both offerings to repay at maturity or earlier repurchase InterMune's outstanding 5.00% convertible senior notes due 2015, as well as to fund the commercialization of Esbriet® (pirfenidone), to fund InterMune's ASCEND trial and for general corporate purposes, which may include funding research and development, and working capital. InterMune may also use a portion of the net proceeds for capital expenditures or for acquisitions or investments in complementary businesses, products and technologies.  

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