NPS Pharmaceuticals 8-K 2010
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
April 21, 2010
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
NPS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
550 Hills Drive, 3rd Floor
Bedminster, NJ 07921
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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ITEM 8.01. Other Events.
On April 21, 2010, NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NPS) issued a press release announcing the closing of its previously announced public offering of 9,000,000 shares of its common stock. Prior to the closing of the offering, Canaccord Adams Inc., acting as the sole book-running manager of the offering and Needham & Company, LLC, acting as co-manager, exercised in full their over-allotment option to purchase an additional 1,350,000 shares of NPS common stock. The exercise of this option increased the size of the offering to an aggregate of 10,350,000 shares of NPS common stock. NPS received proceeds of approximately $53.3 million from the offering, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions, and estimated offering expenses.
A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
ITEM 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.