WALTHAM, Mass., July 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Radius Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:RDUS) (the "Company"), a science-driven biopharmaceutical company focused on developing new therapeutics for patients with advanced osteoporosis as well as other serious endocrine-mediated diseases, including hormone responsive metastatic breast cancer, today announced that it is commencing an underwritten registered public offering of up to $250 million of its common stock. The Company also expects to grant the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional $37.5 million of its common stock, exercisable for 30 days. All of the shares in the proposed offering are to be sold by the Company. The offering is subject to market and other conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering.
J.P. Morgan, BofA Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank Securities are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Cowen and Company is acting as lead manager.
The offering is being made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 20, 2015. 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 shares 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.
A preliminary prospectus supplement describing the terms of the offering will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and will form a part of the effective registration statement. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained, when available, by contacting J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Attention: Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, or by telephone at 866-803-9204, or email at email@example.com; BofA Merrill Lynch, Attention: Prospectus Department, 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038, email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attention: Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005-2836, via telephone at 800-503-4611 or via e-mail: email@example.com.
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