Antares Pharma, Inc. (AIS) Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock
10/3/2012 10:36:14 AM
EWING, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Antares Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATRS) today announced a public offering of shares of its common stock. This offering, which is subject to market and other conditions, is being made pursuant to its existing shelf registration statement under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Jefferies & Company, Inc. and Oppenheimer and Co. Inc. are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Antares intends to grant the underwriters of the offering an option to purchase additional shares of common stock. Antares plans to use the proceeds from the offering for further development of the Company’s proprietary VIBEX™ methotrexate (MTX) Medi-Jet™ injection system for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, development of the Company’s proprietary VIBEX™ QS T product for male testosterone deficiency and general corporate purposes.