DURHAM, N.C., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Argos Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock. All shares of the common stock to be sold in the offering will be offered by the company.
Lazard Capital Markets LLC and Canaccord Genuity Inc. are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Needham & Company, LLC and BMO Capital Markets Corp. are acting as co-managers.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful, prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction
The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. When available, copies of the preliminary prospectus relating to and describing the terms of the offering may be obtained from Lazard Capital Markets, Attn: Syndicate Department, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, 60th Floor, New York, NY 10020, phone: (800) 542-0970 or Canaccord Genuity, Attn: Syndicate Department, 99 High Street, 12th Floor, Boston, MA 02110, phone: (800) 225-6201.
About Argos Therapeutics
Argos Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of fully personalized immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases based on its Arcelis technology platform. Using biological components from each patient, Arcelis-based immunotherapies employ the patient's dendritic cells to activate an immune response specific to the patient's disease. Argos' most advanced product candidates include AGS-003 for the treatment of metastatic renal cell carcinoma, or mRCC, and AGS-004 for the treatment of HIV.
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