Deciphera Pharmaceuticals Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock and Pre-funded Warrants and Full Exercise of Underwriters' Option to Purchase Additional Shares
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 tenosynovial giant cell tumor 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 Deciphera’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 acted as joint book-running managers for the offering.
The securities described above were offered by Deciphera pursuant to a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (No. 333-236389) that was declared effective by the
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Deciphera is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing important new medicines to improve the lives of people with cancer. We are leveraging our proprietary switch-control kinase inhibitor platform and deep expertise in kinase biology to develop a broad portfolio of innovative medicines. In addition to advancing multiple product candidates from our platform in clinical studies, QINLOCK® is Deciphera’s switch control inhibitor for the treatment of fourth-line GIST. QINLOCK is approved in
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