CTI BioPharma (CTIC) Prices 14.26M Share Common Offering at $2.50/Sh; Prices 600 Preferred Shares

April 1, 2021 5:56 AM EDT

CTI BioPharma Corp. (NASDAQ: CTIC) ("CTI"), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of novel targeted therapies covering a spectrum of blood-related cancers, today announced the pricing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 14,260,800 shares of its common stock and 600 shares of its series X1 preferred stock (the "Series X1 Preferred"). In addition, CTI has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,139,120 shares of its common stock on the same terms and conditions. The offering price to the public of a share of common stock is $2.50 and the offering price to the public of a share of Series X1 Preferred Stock is $25,000. Each share of Series X1 Preferred will be convertible into 10,000 shares of common stock at the election of the holder, subject to beneficial ownership conversion limits applicable to the Series X1 Preferred.

All of the securities in the offering are being sold by CTI. The gross proceeds to CTI from this underwritten public offering are expected to be approximately $50.7 million, before deducting the underwriting discount and other estimated offering expenses payable by CTI. The offering is expected to close on or about April 6, 2021, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

CTI intends to use the proceeds from the proposed sale of its shares of common stock and Series X1 Preferred Stock for commercialization activities for pacritinib, general working capital and corporate purposes.

Stifel and JMP Securities are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. BTIG is acting as lead manager for the offering.

The offering is being made pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-3 that was previously filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and subsequently was declared effective by the SEC. A preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus relating to and describing the terms of the offering has been filed with the SEC and a final prospectus supplement relating to the offering will be filed with the SEC and will be available on the SEC's web site at

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