You are here

Invitae Announces Exercise in Full of Underwriters' Option to Purchase Additional Shares of Common Stock

SAN FRANCISCO, March 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Invitae Corporation (NYSE: NVTA) today announced the exercise in full of the underwriters' option to purchase an additional 1,350,000 shares of its common stock at the public offering price of $19.00 per share, in connection with Invitae's recently announced underwritten public offering of 9,000,000 shares of its common stock. As a result of the underwriters' option exercise, the aggregate gross proceeds to Invitae from the offering, before deducting the underwriting discounts and commissions and other offering expenses, are expected to be approximately $196.7 million. The offering is expected to close on or about March 8, 2019, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Cowen and Company, LLC and SVB Leerink LLC are acting as the book-running managers for the offering.

An automatic shelf registration statement relating to the shares was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and became effective on March 4, 2019. A copy of the final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from 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 prospectus-eq_fi@jpmchase.com; or from Cowen and Company, LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by telephone at (631) 274-2806; or from SVB Leerink LLC, Attention: Syndicate Department, One Federal Street, 37th Floor, Boston, MA 02110, or by telephone at (800) 808-7525, ext. 6132, or by email at syndicate@svbleerink.com.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, 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.

About Invitae Corporation

Invitae Corporation (NYSE: NVTA) is a leading genetics company whose mission is to bring comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Invitae's goal is to aggregate the world's genetic tests into a single service with higher quality, faster turnaround time, and lower prices.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements relating to Invitae's expectations regarding the completion, timing and size of the public offering. Actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected or implied in these forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause such a difference include risks and uncertainties related to completion of the public offering on the anticipated terms or at all, market conditions and the satisfaction of customary closing conditions related to the public offering. More information about the risks and uncertainties faced by Invitae is contained in the section captioned "Risk factors" in the preliminary prospectus supplement related to the public offering filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Invitae disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

 

Contact:
Laura D'Angelo
ir@invitae.com
(628) 213-3369

 

Cision View original content to download multimedia:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/invitae-announces-exercise-in-full-of-underwriters-option-to-purchase-additional-shares-of-common-stock-300808200.html

SOURCE Invitae Corporation