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Cytokinetics Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cytokinetics, Incorporated (Nasdaq:CYTK) today announced plans to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $75,000,000 of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. There can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or the actual size or terms of the offering. The company expects to grant the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15% of the number of shares of common stock sold in connection with the offering. All of the shares of common stock in the offering will be sold by Cytokinetics.

Morgan Stanley is acting as sole underwriter for the offering. A registration statement related to the offering has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A preliminary prospectus supplement and final prospectus supplement, when available, may be obtained from the offices of Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014.

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 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. Any offer, if at all, will be made only by means of a prospectus, including a prospectus supplement, forming a part of the effective registration statement.

About Cytokinetics

Cytokinetics is a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing first-in-class muscle activators as potential treatments for debilitating diseases in which muscle performance is compromised and/or declining.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements relating to Cytokinetics’ expectations regarding the completion, timing and size of the proposed public offering. These statements are subject to significant risks and uncertainties and actual results could differ materially from those projected. Cytokinetics cautions investors not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements contained in this release. These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, risks and uncertainties related to market conditions and satisfaction of customary closing conditions related to the public offering. There can be no assurance that Cytokinetics will be able to complete the public offering on the anticipated terms, or at all. Risks and uncertainties relating to Cytokinetics and its business can be found in the “Risk Factors” section of Cytokinetics’ Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the first quarter of 2017, which was filed on May 4, 2017, and in the preliminary prospectus supplement related to the proposed offering filed with the SEC. Cytokinetics undertakes no duty or obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this release as a result of new information, future events or changes in Cytokinetics’ expectations.

Contact: Cytokinetics Diane Weiser Vice President, Corporate Communications, Investor Relations (415) 290-7757

Source:Cytokinetics, Inc