NEW YORK, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DLA Piper represented Piper Sandler & Co. as sole book-running manager in connection with the US$92 million public offering of common stock of Infinity Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biotechnology company.
Infinity intends to use the proceeds from the offering for the continued clinical development of eganelisib, a potentially first-in-class, oral, immuno-oncology macrophage reprogramming therapeutic that addresses a fundamental biologic mechanism of immune suppression in cancer, as well as for general corporate purposes and for working capital.
"We appreciated the opportunity to apply our extensive experience in the biotech and healthcare sectors, as well as our proven ability to advise underwriters in sophisticated capital markets transactions, to help Piper Sandler deliver this transaction for Infinity," said Michael D. Maline, co-chair of DLA Piper's Capital Markets practice and the partner who led the firm's deal team.
DLA Piper's global capital markets team represents issuers and underwriters in registered and unregistered equity, equity-linked and debt capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings, follow-on equity offerings, equity-linked securities offerings, and offerings of investments grade and high-yield debt securities.
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