AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVEO) today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of shares of its common stock. All of the shares in the offering are to be sold by AVEO. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC is acting as sole book-running manager for the proposed offering, with RBC Capital Markets, LLC and Canaccord Genuity Inc. acting as co-lead managers. AVEO intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15 percent of the amount of shares sold in the offering to cover over-allotments, if any. The offering is subject to market and other conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering. A 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 prospectus supplement relating to the offering has been filed with the SEC. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus may be obtained from the offices of J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717 (Telephone number 866-803-9204). 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. About AVEO AVEO (NASDAQ: AVEO) is a cancer therapeutics company committed to discovering, developing and commercializing targeted therapies to impact patients’ lives. AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. conducts business as AVEO Oncology.