SAN DIEGO, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO) announced today the closing of its previously announced public offering of 8,846,153 shares of common stock, including 1,153,846 shares sold pursuant to the underwriters' full exercise of their option to purchase additional shares, at a price to the public of $13.00 per share. Halozyme's net proceeds from this offering are expected to be approximately $107.8 million, after deducting the underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated expenses.
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Citigroup acted as joint book-running managers for the offering. Piper Jaffray and BMO Capital Markets acted as co-managers for the offering.
Halozyme intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to fund research and development of proprietary programs, including the potential acceleration of the PEGPH20 program, and for other general corporate purposes.An automatic shelf registration statement on Form S-3 relating to the public offering of the shares of common stock described above was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and is effective. A preliminary and final prospectus supplement relating to the offering have been filed with the SEC. Copies of the final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus may be obtained from J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Attn: Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by telephone at (866) 803-9204; or Citigroup, Attn: Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by telephone at (800) 831-9146. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or other jurisdiction in 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.