Precision BioSciences (DTIL) Announces 2.5M Share Offering at $16/sh

March 1, 2024 6:31 AM EST

Precision BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTIL) today announced that it has agreed to sell to the public by way of an underwritten offering 2,500,000 shares of its common stock and accompanying warrants to purchase up to 2,500,000 shares of common stock at a combined offering price of $16.00 price per share, for total gross proceeds of $40.0 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions. The warrants have an exercise price of $20.00 per share and are exercisable immediately and will expire five years following the date of issuance. The financing consisted of participation from leading life sciences investors, including Perceptive Advisors, Janus Henderson Investors, Aquilo Capital Management, LLC and LYFE Capital.

In addition, Precision BioSciences has granted the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 375,000 shares of its common stock and/or warrants to purchase up to 375,000 shares of common stock, at the combined public offering price and less underwriting discounts and commissions. The offering is expected to close on or about March 5, 2024, subject to customary closing conditions. All shares of common stock and accompanying warrants to be sold in the offering will be sold by Precision. Precision intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to help fund ongoing and planned research and development, and for working capital and general corporate purposes.

Guggenheim Securities, LLC is acting as sole book-running manager for the offering.

The securities described above were offered by means of a prospectus supplement dated March 1, 2024, and accompanying prospectus dated June 15, 2023, forming part of Precision’s effective shelf registration statement (File No. 333-272540). The prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to this offering will be filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and will be available on the SEC’s website located at Copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus may also be obtained, when available, by contacting: Guggenheim Securities, LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, 330 Madison Avenue, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10017, by telephone at (212) 518-9544, or by email at [email protected].

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, the securities in this offering 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.

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