DUBLIN, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced the pricing of a previously announced underwritten public offering of 5,375,000 of its ordinary shares held by certain of its existing shareholders, offered at a price to the public of $58.50 per share. Jazz Pharmaceuticals will not receive any proceeds from the sale of ordinary shares by the selling shareholders in the offering, and its total number of ordinary shares outstanding will not change as a result of the offering. The offering is expected to close on or about March 8, 2013, subject to customary closing conditions.
Barclays Capital Inc. is acting as sole book-running manager and underwriter in this offering.
A registration statement relating to the shares described above was previously filed with and has become effective by rule of the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). A final prospectus supplement relating to the offering will be filed with the SEC. Copies of the final prospectus supplement and related prospectus, when available, may be obtained from Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, or by telephone at 1-888-603-5847, or by email at Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of, the shares in any state or other jurisdiction which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or other jurisdiction.
About Jazz PharmaceuticalsJazz Pharmaceuticals plc is a specialty biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients' lives by identifying, developing and commercializing innovative products that address unmet medical needs. The company has a diverse portfolio of products in the areas of narcolepsy, oncology, pain and psychiatry. The company's U.S. marketed products in these areas include: Xyrem® (sodium oxybate) oral solution, Erwinaze® (asparaginase Erwinia chrysanthemi), Prialt® (ziconotide) intrathecal infusion, FazaClo® (clozapine, USP) HD, FazaClo LD, and Luvox CR® (fluvoxamine maleate). Outside of the U.S., Jazz Pharmaceuticals also has a number of products marketed by its EUSA Pharma division.