Clovis Oncology gains over 1% after it announced offering of common stock
08/07/2015 12:05

Shares of Clovis Oncology gained over 1 per cent after the company said it plans a secondary offering of its stock to raise USD 275 million.

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 is acting as lead book-running manager and representative of the underwriters for the offering. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC is also acting as a joint book-runner, and Stifel and Mizuho Securities are acting as co-managers for the offering.