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After Ph II success, Arena raises $358.2M

March 23, 2018 5:55 PM UTC

Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) raised $352.8 million on March 22 through the sale of 8.5 million shares at $41.50 in an upsized follow-on underwritten by Citigroup, Leerink Partners, Cantor Fitzgerald, Credit Suisse, RBC Capital Markets, Guggenheim Securities and JMP Securities.

Arena's shares rose 29% on March 20 after the company said high-dose etrasimod (APD334) met the primary and secondary endpoints in the Phase II OASIS trial to treat ulcerative colitis. The company said it was too early to comment on a timeline for Phase III testing of etrasimod in UC...

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