Elevation Oncology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELEV), an innovative oncology company focused on the discovery and development of selective cancer therapies to treat patients across a range of solid tumors with significant unmet medical needs, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of (i) 17,810,000 shares of its common stock and, in lieu of common stock to investors that so choose, pre-funded warrants to purchase up to an aggregate of 4,440,000 shares of common stock and (ii) accompanying warrants to purchase one share of common stock for each share of common stock or pre-funded warrant sold. The combined offering price to the public of each share of common stock and accompanying warrant is $2.2500. The combined offering price to the public of each pre-funded warrant and accompanying warrant is $2.2499. The accompanying warrants have an exercise price of $2.25 per share, are exercisable immediately, and will expire five years following the date of issuance. All of the shares of common stock, pre-funded warrants and accompanying warrants are being offered by Elevation Oncology. Before deducting the underwriting discounts and commissions and other offering expenses, Elevation Oncology expects to receive total gross proceeds of approximately $50 million. The offering is expected to close on or about June 13, 2023, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
SVB Securities and TD Cowen are acting as joint bookrunning managers in the offering.
Elevation Oncology intends to use the net proceeds from the offering primarily to fund clinical development of its lead product candidate EO-3021, an antibody drug conjugate (ADC) that has been designed to selectively deliver a cytotoxic payload directly to cancer cells expressing Claudin 18.2, and other general corporate purposes.
The shares, pre-funded warrants and accompanying warrants are being offered by Elevation Oncology pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-3 previously filed and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The offering was made only by means of a preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus, which was filed on June 8, 2023, relating to and describing the terms of the offering. A final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to this offering will be filed with the SEC. These documents may be obtained from: SVB Securities LLC, Attention: Syndicate Department, 53 State Street, 40th Floor, Boston, MA 02109, by telephone at (800) 808-7525, ext. 6105, or by email at [email protected]; or Cowen and Company, LLC, 599 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022, by email at [email protected] or by telephone at (833) 297-2926. Electronic copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus will also be available on the website of the SEC at http://www.sec.gov.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities, nor shall there be any sale of the 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 such state or other jurisdiction.
About Elevation Oncology, Inc.
Elevation Oncology is an innovative oncology company focused on the discovery and development of selective cancer therapies to treat patients across a range of solid tumors with significant unmet medical needs. We are rethinking drug development by seeking out innovative, selective cancer therapies that can be matched to a patient’s unique tumor characteristics. Our lead candidate, EO-3021, is a potential best-in-class ADC designed to target Claudin 18.2, a clinically validated molecular target. EO-3021 selectively delivers a cytotoxic payload directly to cancer cells expressing Claudin 18.2. We are working to rapidly advance EO-3021 into the clinic in the US across a range of solid tumor indications, as well as exploring other opportunities through new or existing partnerships and business development opportunities to expand our novel oncology pipeline.
Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, but not limited to, statements regarding the timing of the closing of the offering and the expected use of proceeds thereof, potential benefits of Elevation Oncology’s product candidates, potential market opportunities for Elevation Oncology’s product candidates, and the ability of Elevation Oncology’s product candidates to treat their targeted indications. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements may be accompanied by such words as “aim,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “forecast,” “goal,” “intend,” “may,” “might,” “plan,” “potential,” “possible,” “will,” “would,” and other words and terms of similar meaning. Although Elevation Oncology believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, Elevation Oncology cannot guarantee future events, results, actions, levels of activity, performance or achievements, and the timing and results of biotechnology development and potential regulatory approval are inherently uncertain. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause Elevation Oncology’s actual activities or results to differ significantly from those expressed in any forward-looking statement, including risks and uncertainties related to Elevation Oncology’s ability to advance its product candidates, the timing and results of preclinical studies and clinical trials, approvals and commercialization of product candidates, the receipt and timing of potential regulatory designations, the impact of the continued presence of COVID-19 on Elevation Oncology’s business, Elevation Oncology’s ability to fund development activities and achieve development goals, Elevation Oncology’s ability to protect intellectual property, Elevation Oncology’s ability to establish and maintain collaborations with third parties, and other risks and uncertainties described under the heading “Risk Factors” in documents Elevation Oncology files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release, and Elevation Oncology undertakes no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof.
Elevation Oncology Investor and Media Contact
Candice Masse, 978-879-7273
Senior Director, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
SOURCE Elevation Oncology