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Calithera Biosciences, Inc. Announces Closing of Public Offering and Exercise in Full of Option to Purchase Additional Shares

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Calithera Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:CALA), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing novel small molecule drugs directed against tumor metabolism and tumor immunology targets for the treatment of cancer, today announced the closing of its previously announced public offering of 7,854,500 shares of common stock, including 1,024,500 shares sold pursuant to the underwriters’ exercise in full of their option to purchase additional shares. Gross proceeds from the offering at a public offering price of $10.25 per share, before underwriting discounts and commissions and offering expenses, were approximately $80.5 million.

Leerink Partners acted as sole book-running manager for the offering. Wells Fargo Securities acted as lead manager and JMP Securities acted as co-manager for the offering.

A shelf registration statement relating to the offered shares of common stock was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and was declared effective on November 24, 2015. A final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the offering have been filed with the SEC and are available on the SEC’s website, located at www.sec.gov. Copies of the prospectus related to the offering may be obtained from Leerink Partners LLC, Attention: Syndicate Department, One Federal Street, 37th Floor, Boston, MA, 02110, by email at syndicate@leerink.com, or by telephone at (800) 808-7525, ext. 6132.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy these securities 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.

About Calithera

Calithera Biosciences, Inc. is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing novel small molecule drugs directed against tumor metabolism and tumor immunology targets for the treatment of cancer. Calithera is headquartered in South San Francisco, California.

Investor Relations Contact: Jennifer McNealey ir@Calithera.com 650-870-1071

Source:Calithera Biosciences, Inc.