SAN DIEGO, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CADX) today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 11,500,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $8.00 per share. The net proceeds from the sale of the shares, after estimated underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses, are expected to be approximately $86.2 million. The offering is expected to close on or about November 16, 2010, subject to customary closing conditions. Cadence has granted the underwriters for the offering an option for a period of 30 days to purchase up to an additional 1,725,000 shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any.
Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. is acting as sole book-running manager for the offering. Leerink Swann LLC is acting as co-lead manager, and JMP Securities, Wedbush PacGrow Life Sciences and Canaccord Genuity Inc. are acting as co-managers for the offering.The securities described above are being offered by Cadence pursuant to shelf registration statements that have been previously filed with and become effective by rule or order of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). A preliminary prospectus supplement related to the offering has been filed with the SEC and is available on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov. Copies of the final prospectus supplement relating to these securities, when available, may be obtained from Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attn: Prospectus Department, 100 Plaza One, Floor 2, Jersey City, NJ 07311, Telephone number: (800) 503-4611, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 t