RICHMOND, Calif., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced today the sale of 6,100,000 shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering at a price to the public of $10.58 per share, the closing price of the stock on the previous day. The gross proceeds to Sangamo from the public offering are expected to be approximately $65 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses. In addition, the Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 915,000 shares of common stock on the same terms and conditions, to cover over-allotments, if any. The offering is expected to close on or about September 23, 2013, subject to customary closing conditions.
Sangamo anticipates using the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes, including support for its continuing research and development of its ZFP Therapeutic product candidates and research programs, commercialization activities, clinical trials, business development activities and, if opportunities arise, acquisitions of businesses, products, technologies or licenses that are complementary to its business.
Lazard Capital Markets LLC, JMP Securities LLC and Piper Jaffray & Co. are acting as joint book-running managers and Cowen and Company, LLC is acting as co-lead manager for the offering.
A shelf registration statement on Form S-3 relating to the public offering of shares of common stock described above was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and declared effective by the SEC on April 12, 2012. A preliminary prospectus supplement
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