Sunesis Announces Closing of Public Offerings and Full Exercise of Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Shares
Each share of non-voting Series C Stock is convertible into 1,000 shares of Sunesis common stock, provided that conversion will be prohibited if, as a result, the holder and its affiliates would own more than 9.98% of the total number of shares of Sunesis common stock then outstanding.
Sunesis anticipates using the net proceeds from the offerings primarily for corporate purposes, including regulatory, clinical trials, other research and development and general and administrative expenses. Each of the offerings were made by Sunesis pursuant to a shelf registration statement previously filed with the
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Sunesis is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of new oncology therapeutics for the potential treatment of solid and hematologic cancers. Sunesis has built a highly experienced cancer drug development organization committed to improving the lives of people with cancer. Currently, the company is focused on pursuing regulatory approval in Europe for its lead product candidate, vosaroxin, for the treatment of relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia in patients aged 60 and older, as well as advancing its novel kinase-inhibitor pipeline, which includes its proprietary non-covalent BTK-inhibitor, SNS-062. For additional information on Sunesis, please visit http://www.sunesis.com.
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