Pacira Pharmaceuticals Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock
Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Jessica Cho, 973-254-3574
Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCRX) today announced that it is offering $100 million of its common stock in a proposed underwritten public offering. In addition, Pacira intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to $15 million of additional shares of common stock. The offering is subject to market conditions and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed.
Jefferies LLC, Barclays Capital Inc. and BofA Merrill Lynch are acting as the joint book-running managers and underwriters for the proposed offering.
A shelf registration statement relating to the shares was filed with the SEC and is effective. A preliminary prospectus supplement related to the offering has been filed with the SEC and is available on the SEC's website located at . Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to this offering may be obtained from Jefferies LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, 520 Madison Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, NY, 10022, by telephone at 877-547-6340 or by email at , from Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, at 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by calling 1-888-603-5847 or by emailing or from BofA Merrill Lynch, 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038, Attn: Prospectus Department, or via e-mail at .
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities. There shall not 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 any such state or other jurisdiction.
Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCRX) is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the clinical and commercial development of new products that meet the needs of acute care practitioners and their patients. The company's current emphasis is the development of non-opioid products for postsurgical pain control, and its lead product, EXPAREL® (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension), was commercially launched in the United States in April 2012. EXPAREL and two other products have utilized the Pacira proprietary product delivery technology DepoFoam®, a unique platform that encapsulates drugs without altering their molecular structure and then releases them over a desired period of time.
Certain of the statements made in this press release are forward looking, such as those, among others, relating to our expectations regarding the completion of the proposed public offering. Actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected or implied in these forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause such a difference include, without limitation, risks and uncertainties related to whether or not we will be able to raise capital through the sale of shares of common stock, the final terms of the proposed offering, market and other conditions, the satisfaction of customary closing conditions related to the proposed public offering and the impact of general economic, industry or political conditions in the United States or internationally. There can be no assurance that we will be able to complete the proposed public offering on the anticipated terms, or at all. Additional risks and uncertainties relating to the proposed offering, Pacira and our business are discussed in the "Risk Factors" section of our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, in other filings that we periodically make with the SEC and in the preliminary prospectus supplement related to the proposed offering filed with the SEC on or about the date hereof. In addition, the forward-looking statements included in this press release represent our views as of the date of this press release. We anticipate that subsequent events and developments will cause our views to change. However, while we may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, we specifically disclaim any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing our views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.