SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 24, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEAYA Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDYA) today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of common stock and pre-funded warrants. IDEAYA is selling 5,000,000 shares of common stock and pre-funded warrants to purchase 319,150 shares of common stock in the offering. The shares of common stock are being sold at a public offering price of $23.50 per share, before underwriting discounts and commissions, and the pre-funded warrants are being sold at a public offering price of $23.4999 per pre-funded warrant. The exercise price of the pre-funded warrants is $0.0001 per share. In addition, IDEAYA has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 797,872 shares of its common stock at the public offering price per share, before underwriting discounts and commissions. The aggregate gross proceeds to IDEAYA from this offering are expected to be approximately $125,000,000, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other offering expenses, and excluding the exercise of any pre-funded warrants. The offering is expected to close on or about October 27, 2023, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Jefferies and RBC Capital Markets are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering.
The securities described above are being offered by IDEAYA pursuant to an automatically effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 that was previously filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, or the SEC. The offering is being made only by means of a written prospectus and prospectus supplement that form a part of the registration statement, copies of which may be obtained, when available, by request from: J.P. Morgan, by mail at J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by telephone at 866-803-9204, or by email at email@example.com; Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC by mail at Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, or by telephone at 866-471-2526, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org; Jefferies, by mail at Jefferies LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, 520 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022, or by telephone at 877-547-6340 or 877-821-7388, or by email at Prospectus_Department@Jefferies.com; or RBC Capital Markets, by mail at RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Attention: Equity Capital Markets, 200 Vesey Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10281, or by telephone at 877-822-4089, or by email at email@example.com.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, 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.
About IDEAYA Biosciences
IDEAYA is a precision medicine focused oncology company committed to the discovery and development of targeted therapeutics for patient populations selected using molecular diagnostics. IDEAYA's approach integrates capabilities in identifying and validating translational biomarkers with drug discovery to select patient populations most likely to benefit from its targeted therapies. IDEAYA is applying its early research and drug discovery capabilities to synthetic lethality – which represents an emerging class of precision medicine targets.
Legal Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements. All statements other than statements of historical facts contained herein, including without limitation statements regarding the expected closing of the public offering, are forward-looking statements reflecting the current beliefs and expectations of management made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve substantial risks and uncertainties that could cause IDEAYA's preclinical and clinical development programs, future results, performance or achievements to differ significantly from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, among others, risks and uncertainties related to market conditions and the satisfaction of closing conditions related to the proposed public offering, the uncertainties inherent in the drug development process, including IDEAYA's programs' early stage of development, the process of designing and conducting preclinical and clinical trials, serious adverse events, undesirable side effects or unexpected characteristics of drug development candidates the regulatory approval processes, the timing of regulatory filings, the challenges associated with manufacturing drug products, IDEAYA's ability to successfully establish, protect and defend its intellectual property and other matters that could affect the sufficiency of existing cash to fund operations. IDEAYA undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements. For a further description of the risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those expressed in these forward-looking statements, as well as risks relating to the business of IDEAYA in general, see IDEAYA's recent Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed on August 10, 2023, the preliminary prospectus supplement related to the proposed public offering and subsequent filings with the SEC.
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