TetraLogic announces public offering to fund ongoing clinical activities
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For Immediate Release
May 1, 2015
SAN DIEGO, CA – WBB Securities is acting as co-manager to a transaction for TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals Corporation, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing novel small molecule therapeutics in oncology. The Company raised $25 million through the offering selling 6.25 million shares of common stock at a price of $4.00 per share. The transaction is expected to close on May 6, 2015 and will result in gross proceeds to TetraLogic of $25 million. The net proceeds to the Company from this offering were approximately $23 million, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other offering expenses payable by TetraLogic.
TetraLogic anticipates using the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, including working capital, continued development of its product candidate pipeline, acquisitions and other business opportunities.
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TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: TLOG) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, acquiring and developing novel product candidates to treat cancer and infectious diseases. We currently have two clinical-stage product candidates in development: birinapant and suberohydroxamic acid (4-methoxycarbonyl) phenyl ester (SHAPE).
Birinapant is designed to mimic the activity of an endogenous protein, the Second Mitochondrial Activator of Caspases, or SMAC, which is involved in the regulation of the apoptotic process within cells. Avoidance of apoptosis is a critical step in cancer tumor development and certain infectious diseases.
SHAPE is a histone deacetylase inhibitor, or HDACi. Altered expression of histone deacetylases, or HDACs, has been linked to tumor development and several drugs approved for systemic use in the treatment of cancers take advantage of this mechanism. www.tetralogicpharma.com