BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 4, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI) ("Micromet" or the "Company"), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, proprietary antibodies for the treatment of cancer, inflammation and autoimmune diseases, today announced the closing of its previously announced public offering of 14,000,000 shares of common stock. Micromet also announced that the underwriters for the offering have exercised in full their over-allotment option to purchase an additional 2,100,000 shares, bringing the total shares sold to 16,100,000 at a price of $5.00 per share for gross proceeds of $80.5 million. The Company received net proceeds of approximately $75.0 million, after deducting underwriting discounts and estimated offering expenses.
Piper Jaffray & Co. acted as the sole book running manager with RBC Capital Markets and Merriman Curhan Ford as co-managers in this offering.
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, 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 jurisdiction. Copies of the prospectus supplement relating to this offering may be obtained by contacting Piper Jaffray & Co. by mail at 800 Nicollet Mall, Suite 800, Minneapolis, MN 55402, or by telephone at (800) 747-3924.
About Micromet, Inc.
Micromet, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, proprietary antibodies for the treatment of cancer, inflammation and autoimmune diseases. Its product development pipeline includes novel antibodies generated with its proprietary BiTE(R) antibody platform, as well as conventional mon
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