Arcturus Therapeutics Announces Pricing of $173.0 Million Public Offering of Common Stock
SAN DIEGO, July 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arcturus Therapeutics Holdings Inc. (the “Company”, NASDAQ: ARCT), a leading clinical-stage messenger RNA medicines company focused on the development of infectious disease vaccines and significant opportunities within liver and respiratory rare diseases, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 3,264,151 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $53.00 per share. The gross proceeds of the offering to the Company are expected to be approximately $173.0 million, before deducting the underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses. In addition, the Company granted the underwriters a thirty-day option to purchase up to an additional 489,622 shares of common stock at the public offering price, less underwriting discounts and commissions.
The closing of the offering is expected to occur on or about July 31, 2020, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
Citigroup, Guggenheim Securities and Barclays are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Baird, B. Riley FBR and H.C. Wainwright & Co. are acting as co-lead managers for the offering. Ladenburg Thalmann is acting as co-manager for the offering.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to develop, test and manufacture the Company’s LUNAR-COV19 vaccine candidate and to continue clinical development of LUNAR-OTC; to advance the Company’s LUNAR-CF, LUNAR-CV and LUNAR-FLU preclinical programs into clinical development; to fund early research and development of novel and proprietary RNA medicines; and for general corporate and working capital purposes.
The securities described above are being offered by the Company pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-238139) previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on May 8, 2020 and declared effective by the SEC on May 21, 2020.
A preliminary prospectus supplement relating to the offering was filed with the SEC on July 28, 2020 and is available on the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov. The final prospectus supplement relating to and describing the terms of the offering will be filed with the SEC and also will be available on the SEC’s website. Before investing in the offering, you should read each of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to the offering in their entirety as well as the other documents that the Company has filed with the SEC that are incorporated by reference in the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to the offering, whih provide more information about the Company and the offering. Copies of the final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained, when available, from Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Attention: Prospectus Department, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, or by telephone at (800) 831-9146; Guggenheim Securities, LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, 330 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10017, by telephone at (212) 518-5548, or by email at GSEquityProspectusDelivery@guggenheimpartners.com; or Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com, telephone: (888) 603-5847.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
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