CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (“ATEC”) (ATEC), a provider of innovative spine surgery solutions dedicated to revolutionizing the approach to spine surgery, today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 12,535,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $4.60 per share, which includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase 1,635,000 additional shares of common stock to cover over-allotments.
Piper Jaffray and Canaccord Genuity acted as joint book-running managers in the offering. Lake Street Capital Markets acted as co-manager in the offering.
ATEC received gross proceeds of $57,661,000. ATEC intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses payable by ATEC, for general corporate purposes, including working capital, capital expenditures, and continued research and development with respect to products and technologies. A portion of the net proceeds of the offering may be used to fund possible investments in or acquisitions of complementary businesses, products, or technologies. ATEC currently does not have any agreements or commitments to complete any such transaction.
The shares of common stock are being issued and sold pursuant to a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-221085) previously filed with and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. A final prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus relating to the offering each contain important information relating to ATEC’s shares of common stock. A final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the offering have been filed with the SEC and are available on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov, and may also be obtained from Piper Jaffray & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 800 Nicollet Mall, J12S03, Minneapolis, MN 55402, via telephone at (800) 747-3924 or via email at email@example.com; or from Canaccord Genuity LLC, Attention: Syndicate Department, 99 High Street, Suite 1200, Boston, MA 02110, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at (617) 371-3900.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell nor the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
ATEC, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Alphatec Spine, Inc. and SafeOp Surgical, Inc., is a provider of innovative spine surgery solutions dedicated to revolutionizing the approach to spine surgery. ATEC designs, develops and markets spinal fusion technology products and solutions for the treatment of spinal disorders associated with disease and degeneration, congenital deformities and trauma. ATEC markets its products in the U.S. via independent sales agents and a direct sales force. Additional information can be found at www.atecspine.com.
This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and uncertainty. Such statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. ATEC cautions investors that there can be no assurance that actual results or business conditions will not differ materially from those projected or suggested in such forward-looking statements as a result of various factors. The words “believe,” “will,” “should,” “expect,” “intend,” “estimate,” “look forward” and “anticipate,” variations of such words and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements, but their absence does not mean that a statement is not a forward-looking statement. A further list and description of these and other factors, risks and uncertainties can be found in ATEC’s most recent annual report, any subsequent quarterly and current reports, and certain other filings, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. ATEC disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise, unless required by law.
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