ZIOPHARM ONCOLOGY 8-K 2015
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): February 10, 2015
ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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On February 12, 2015, ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing that the underwriters for the Companys recently announced public offering of common stock exercised in full their option to purchase additional shares, a copy of which is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
This information, including the information contained in the press release furnished as Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and is not incorporated by reference into any of the Companys filings, whether made before or after the date hereof, regardless of any general incorporation language in any such filing.
On February 10, 2015, the underwriters of the Companys recently announced underwritten public offering of common stock exercised in full their option to purchase an additional 1,500,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $8.75 per share. The closing of the sale of the additional shares is expected to occur on or about February 17, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions. Gross proceeds to the Company from the sale of the additional shares are expected to be approximately $13.1 million before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses payable by the Company, bringing the total gross proceeds from the offering to $100.6 million.
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.
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