GenMark Commences Public Offering of Common Stock
CARLSBAD, Calif., May 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNMK) (“GenMark” or the “Company”), a molecular diagnostics company focused on developing and commercializing
multiplex molecular diagnostic solutions designed to enhance patient care, improve key quality metrics, and reduce the total cost-of-care, announced today that it has commenced an underwritten
public offering of shares of its common stock. All of the shares in the offering are to be sold by GenMark. GenMark intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an
additional 15% of the shares of common stock offered in the public offering. The offering is subject to market conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be
completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering.
Cowen and William Blair are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Canaccord Genuity is acting as lead manager for the offering.
GenMark intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes, which may include, among other things, increasing manufacturing capacity and associated capital expenditures, to fund ongoing menu expansion and technology development, and pursue future market opportunities. GenMark may also use a portion of the net proceeds for increasing working capital and the repayment of its existing indebtedness under its loan and security agreement with Solar Capital Partners.
A shelf registration statement on Form S-3 relating to the public offering of the shares of common stock described above was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and became effective on December 7, 2018. A preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the offering will be filed with the SEC and will be available on the SEC's website located at http://www.sec.gov. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus may also be obtained, when available, from Cowen and Company, LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, Attn: Prospectus Department, by email at PostSaleManualRequests@broadridge.com or by telephone at (833) 297-2926; or from William Blair & Company, L.L.C., Attention: Prospectus Department, 150 North Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606; Phone: (800) 621-0687; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.