LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 5, 2012--
Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ: SNTA) today announced that it has
commenced an underwritten public offering of shares of its common stock.
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.
Jefferies & Company, Inc. is acting as the sole book-running manager for
the proposed offering, and Canaccord Genuity Inc. and Roth Capital
Partners, LLC are acting as co-managers.
The securities described above are being offered by Synta pursuant to a
shelf registration statement that was previously filed with and declared
effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This press
release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an
offer to buy the securities in this offering, nor shall there be any
sale of these securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which
such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the
registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such
state or other jurisdiction. A preliminary prospectus supplement related
to the offering will be filed with the SEC and will be available on the
SEC's website located at www.sec.gov.
Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying
prospectus relating to this offering may be obtained, when available,
from Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, Jefferies & Company, Inc.,
520 Madison Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, NY, 10022, by telephone at
877-547-6340, or by email at Prospectus_Department@Jefferies.com.
About Synta Pharmaceuticals
Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on
discovering, developing, and commercializing small molecule drugs to
extend and enhance the lives of patients with severe medical conditions,
including cancer and chronic inflammatory diseases. Synta has a unique
chemical compound library, an integrated discovery engine, and a diverse
pipeline of clinical- and preclinical-stage drug candidates with
distinct mechanisms of action and novel chemical structures. All Synta
drug candidates were invented by Synta scientists using our compound
library and discovery capabilities.
Safe Harbor Statement
This media release contains forward-looking statements about Synta
Pharmaceuticals Corp., including statements relating to the proposed
public offering of securities. Such statements are based on assumptions
and subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results
to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such
forward-looking statements, including those described in "Risk Factors"
of our Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010 as filed with the
Securities and Exchange Commission. Synta undertakes no obligation to
publicly update forward-looking statements, whether because of new
information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.
Source: Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp.
Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp.
Rob Kloppenburg, 781-541-7125