AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AVEO) (“AVEO” or the “Company”), a biopharmaceutical company seeking to advance targeted medicines for oncology and other unmet medical needs, today announced it has commenced an underwritten public offering of its shares of common stock, together with warrants to purchase shares of common stock. The Company intends to grant the underwriters of the offering a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15% of the number of shares of common stock and/or warrants to be sold in the offering at the public offering price, less underwriting discounts and commissions. The proposed 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.
H.C. Wainwright & Co. is acting as sole book-running manager for the offering.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for ongoing clinical and preclinical development of its product candidates, as well as for working capital and other general corporate purposes.