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Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ARIA) Announces Pricing Of $200 Million Offering Of 3.625% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2019



6/12/2014 8:13:33 AM

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA) today announced the pricing of $200 million aggregate principal amount of its 3.625% convertible senior notes due 2019 (the “Notes”) in a private placement. The Notes will be offered by the initial purchasers only to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Act”). ARIAD also granted the initial purchasers of the Notes an option, exercisable for 30 days, to purchase up to an additional $30 million aggregate principal amount of the Notes on the same terms and conditions. As a result of the convertible note hedge and warrant transactions described below, the effective conversion price for the Notes is expected to be $12.00 per share, which represents a 71% premium over the closing price of ARIAD’s common stock of $7.02 per share on June 11, 2014.

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