BioMarin Pharmaceutical 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 31, 2012
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (415) 506-6700
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
On May 31, 2012, BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (the Company) entered into an underwriting agreement (the Underwriting Agreement) with Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Barclays Capital Inc. (the Underwriters) pursuant to which the Underwriters agreed to purchase 6,500,000 shares (the Shares) of the Companys common stock, par value $0.001 per share (Common Stock), at a price per share of $36.28 (the Offering), which will result in net proceeds to the Company of approximately $235.8 million, before deducting estimated offering expenses payable by the Company. The Offering is expected to close on or about June 5, 2012, subject to customary closing conditions, including receipt of legal opinions and approval of legal matters by counsel to the Underwriters. The Shares will be listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market. In addition, under the terms of the Underwriting Agreement, the Company granted the Underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 650,000 shares of Common Stock. All of the shares in the Offering are being sold by the Company.
Pursuant to the terms of the Underwriting Agreement, the Company has agreed to indemnify the Underwriters against certain liabilities, including liabilities under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Act), or to contribute to payments the Underwriters may be required to make in respect of these liabilities.
The Offering was made pursuant to the Companys Registration Statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-181766) and the prospectus dated May 30, 2012 included in such registration statement, as supplemented by a prospectus supplement dated May 31, 2012.
The summary of the Underwriting Agreement is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Underwriting Agreement, which is filed as Exhibit 1.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference. A copy of the opinion of Paul Hastings LLP relating to the legality of the issuance and sale of the shares in the Offering is attached as Exhibit 5.1 hereto.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.