NanoString Technologies Announces Offering of Common Stock

SEATTLE, May 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSTG), a provider of life science tools for translational research and molecular diagnostic products, today announced an agreement to sell 2,750,000 shares of its common stock to Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated as the underwriter in an underwritten public offering pursuant to NanoString’s existing shelf registration statement. NanoString has also granted the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 412,500 shares of common stock. NanoString intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes and working capital.

Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated is serving as sole underwriter for the offering.

A shelf registration statement on Form S-3 relating to the common stock offered in the public offering described above was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on August 29, 2014 and declared effective by the SEC on September 10, 2014. The offering will be made only by means of a written prospectus and prospectus supplement that form a part of the registration statement. A preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the offering will be filed with the SEC and will be available on the SEC’s website at Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus, when available, may also be obtained by contacting Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Attn: Syndicate Department, 777 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202, Telephone: (800) 792-2473, Email:

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities being offered, nor shall there be any sale of the securities being offered 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 any such state or other jurisdiction.

Contact Douglas Farrell Vice President, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications Phone: 206-602-1768

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