PRINCETON, N.J., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Omthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of new therapies for abnormalities in blood lipids, referred to as dyslipidemia, today announced the closing of its previously-announced initial public offering of 8,000,000 shares of its common stock at $8.00 per share. Omthera's common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Market under the trading symbol "OMTH". All shares of common stock were offered by Omthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays and Leerink Swann acted as joint book-running managers for the offering; Stifel and Piper Jaffray served as co-managers.
A registration statement relating to these securities was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 11, 2013. The offering was made only by means of a prospectus, copies of which may be obtained from: BofA Merrill Lynch, 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038, Attn: Prospectus Department, or via email, at firstname.lastname@example.org, from Barclays, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, by calling (888) 603-5847, or by emailing email@example.com, or from Leerink Swann, Attention: Syndicate Department, One Federal Street, 37th Floor, Boston, MA 02110, or by calling (800) 808-7525 ext. 4814.
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 an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such st
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