Kite Pharma – $410 Million Shelf‑Takedown Offering

San Francisco – March 22, 2017 – Cooley advised Kite Pharma on its $409.7 million shelf-takedown offering of 5,462,500 shares of common stock, which includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase 712,500 additional shares.

Jefferies acted as the sole book-running manager for the offering. Cowen and Company, RBC Capital Markets and Guggenheim Securities acted as co-managers.

Kite Pharma, which trades on The NASDAQ Global Select Market as “KITE,” is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel cancer immunotherapy products designed to harness the power of a patient’s own immune system to target and kill cancer cells.

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