Biodesix, Inc. (Nasdaq: BDSX), a leading data-driven diagnostic solutions company with a focus in lung disease, today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of $30 million of shares of its common stock, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other offering expenses. In connection with the offering, Biodesix intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional $4.5 million of shares of its common stock at the public offering price, less underwriting discounts and commissions. All of the shares in the offering are to be sold by Biodesix. The offering is subject to market and other conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering.
The net proceeds of the offering are expected to be used for commercial expansion of sales, supporting its product pipeline, research and development and for general corporate purposes.
William Blair is acting as sole bookrunning manager for the offering.
The shares are being offered by Biodesix pursuant to a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 that was initially filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on November 15, 2021 and declared effective by the SEC on November 29, 2021. The offering will be made only by means of a preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus that form part of the registration statement. A preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to, and describing the terms of, the offering will be filed with the SEC and will be available on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to this offering can be obtained by contacting: William Blair & Company, L.L.C., Attention: Prospectus Department, 150 North Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606, by telephone at (800) 621-0687, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, 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.
Biodesix is a leading data-driven diagnostic solutions company with a focus in lung disease. The Company develops diagnostic tests addressing important clinical questions by combining multi-omics through the power of artificial intelligence.
Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
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