TESARO Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock and Exercise of Option by Underwriters

WALTHAM, Mass., July 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TESARO, Inc. (Nasdaq:TSRO) today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of common stock. TESARO sold 5,347,500 shares of its common stock at an offering price to the public of $81.00 per share, which included 697,500 shares of common stock sold pursuant to the full exercise of the underwriters’ option. TESARO estimates that the net proceeds from the offering will be approximately $409.0 million, after deducting the underwriting discount and other offering expenses payable by TESARO. Citigroup, Leerink Partners, Credit Suisse and Wells Fargo Securities acted as bookrunners, and Guggenheim Securities, Mizuho Securities, Raymond James, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and Wedbush PacGrow acted as co-managers for the offering.

The shares described above were issued by TESARO pursuant to its automatic shelf registration statement on Form S-3 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on June 30, 2016. A final prospectus supplement and prospectus related to the offering have been filed with the SEC and are available on the SEC’s website located at http://www.sec.gov. Copies of the final prospectus supplement and prospectus relating to this offering may be obtained from Citigroup, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, via telephone at 1-800-831-9146 or from Leerink Partners LLC, Attention: Syndicate Department, One Federal Street, 37th Floor, Boston, MA, 02110, via telephone at 1-800-808-7525 (ext. 6142) or email at syndicate@leerink.com.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor will 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 such state or other jurisdiction.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, which involve risks and uncertainties, including statements regarding the proposed public offering. Various factors may cause differences between TESARO's expectations and actual results, including risks and uncertainties associated with market conditions. More information about potential factors that could affect TESARO’s business and financial results is contained in its annual report on Form 10-K, its quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and other filings with the SEC. TESARO does not intend, and undertakes no duty, to update this information to reflect future events or circumstances.

About TESARO
TESARO is an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company devoted to providing transformative therapies to people bravely facing cancer.

Investor/Media Contact Jennifer Davis Sr. Director, Corporate Development & Investor Relations +1.781.325.1116 or jdavis@tesarobio.com

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