By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Pharma Business Week -- Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRNA) announced the closing of its initial public offering of 6,900,000 shares of common stock, including 900,000 shares of common stock issued upon the exercise in full by the underwriters of their option to purchase additional shares, at a public offering price of $15.00 per share, before underwriting discounts. The aggregate net proceeds to Dicerna, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses, will be approximately $92.9 million (see also Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc.).
Jefferies LLC, Leerink Partners LLC, and Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated acted as joint book-running managers for the offering. Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated acted as co-lead manager for the offering.
A registration statement relating to these securities was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 29, 2014. The offering was made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the final prospectus dated as of January 29, 2014 relating to these securities was filed with the SEC and may be obtained from Jefferies LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, 520 Madison Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10022, or by email at Prospectus_Department@Jefferies.com, or by phone at 877-547-6340; Leerink Partners LLC, Attention: Syndicate Department, One Federal Street, 37th Floor, Boston, MA 02110, or by email at Syndicate@Leerink.com, or by phone at 800-808-7525; or Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, Attention: Syndicate, One Montgomery Street, Suite 3700, San Francisco, CA 94104, or by phone at 405-364-2720.
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