MALVERN, Pa., Dec. 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals Corporation (Nasdaq:TLOG) today announced that the underwriters for its initial public offering of common stock have exercised their option to purchase an additional 1,072,115 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $7.00 per share, before the underwriting discount. The closing of the option exercise occurred on December 31, 2013, resulting in net proceeds to TetraLogic of approximately $6,970,000 after the underwriting discount and offering costs.
TetraLogic has sold a total of 8,222,115 shares, including the exercise of the over-allotment option, which represents a total capital raise of approximately $50,070,000 after the underwriting discount and offering costs.
Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Guggenheim Securities, LLC and Needham & Company, LLC acted as joint book-running managers for the offering.
TetraLogic intends to use the net proceeds of its initial public offering, including the net proceeds from the sale of the additional shares in connection with the underwriters' option exercise, to advance the clinical and pre-clinical development of birinapant, other development programs, working capital and general corporate purposes.
TetraLogic has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to the common stock being sold in the offering. The registration statement was declared effective by the SEC on December 11, 2013. The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus, copies of which may be obtained from:
Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.
Attention: Syndicate Prospectus Department
85 Broad Street, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Phone: (212) 667-8563
Guggenheim Securities, LLC
Attention: Paul Gaydos
330 Madison Avenue, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: (212) 739-0700
Needham & Company, LLC
Attention: Prospectus Department
445 Park Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10022
Phone: (800) 903-3268
A copy of the prospectus relating to the offering may also be obtained by accessing the SEC's website at www.sec.gov.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, 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.
Tetralogic is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing novel small molecule therapeutics that mimic Second Mitochondrial Activator of Caspases, or SMAC-mimetics, and are designed to cause or enable abnormal cells that are resistant to the body's immune system to self-destruct. Birinapant, our clinical-stage product candidate, is currently being tested in Phase 1 and Phase 2 oncology clinical trials for hematological malignancies and multiple solid tumors.
Some of the statements in this release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, which involve risks and uncertainties. These statements relate to future events or TetraLogic's pre-clinical and clinical development of birinapant and other clinical programs, future expectations, plans and prospects. Although TetraLogic believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable as of the date made, expectations may prove to have been materially different from the results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. TetraLogic has attempted to identify forward-looking statements by terminology including ''believes,'' ''estimates,'' ''anticipates,'' ''expects,'' ''plans,'' ''projects,'' ''intends,'' ''potential,'' ''may,'' ''could,'' ''might,'' ''will,'' ''should,'' ''approximately'' or other words that convey uncertainty of future events or outcomes to identify these forward-looking statements. These statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors, including those discussed under the heading "Risk Factors" in our Registration Statement on Form S-1 originally filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 18, 2013, as amended (Registration No. 333-191811).
Any forward-looking statements contained in this release speak only as of its date. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this release to reflect events or circumstances occurring after its date or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
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