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Catalyst Prices IPO

The company goes public at $6 a share.

Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners

(CPRX) - Get Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Report

priced an initial public offering of 3.35 million of its shares at $6 each.

The company cut its price from its previous range of $11 to $13 a share for 3 million shares.

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Catalyst focuses on drugs to treat addiction. The company plans to use the proceeds from the offering to support clinical trials of a treatment for cocaine addiction, as well as for general corporate purposes.

First Albany Capital and Stifel Nicolaus are managing the offering. The company granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 502,500 shares to cover overallotments.

Shares of Catalyst rose 3% to $6.18.