Deciphera Pharmaceuticals (DCPH) Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock and Pre-Funded Warrants
Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: DCPH), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing important new medicines to improve the lives of people with cancer, today announced that it intends to offer and sell $150,000,000 of shares of its common stock and pre-funded warrants to purchase shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. In addition, Deciphera intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional $22,500,000 of shares of common stock offered in the public offering. All of the shares and pre-funded warrants are being offered by Deciphera. The offering is subject to market and other conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering.
Deciphera intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to continue to fund the development of vimseltinib including in its pivotal Phase 3 MOTION study of vimseltinib in TGCT patients currently underway, additional clinical trials as well as clinical research outsourcing and manufacturing of clinical trial material and pre-commercial and medical affairs capabilities related to vimseltinib; to fund the development of DCC-3116 including multiple Phase 1b combination studies and potential Phase 2 expansion combination cohorts in multiple tumor types as well as clinical research outsourcing and manufacturing of clinical trial material; to fund the research and development of the Company’s pan-RAF program and other new research activities for potential drug candidates from its proprietary kinase switch control inhibitor platform; and the remainder for working capital purposes, including general operating expenses.
J.P. Morgan and Jefferies are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering.