Oncology Firm Erasca Eyes US$300 Million IPO

Precision oncology company Erasca Inc. (NASDAQ: ERAS) began trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market today under the symbol “ERAS”. The firm’s initial public offering is looking to raise US$300.0 million and is expected to close on July 20, 2021.

The offering will be conducted through the issuance of 18,750,000 common shares selling at US$16.00 per share.

The company granted a 30-day over-allotment option to purchase additional 2,812,500 common shares at the same IPO price, potentially bringing proceeds up to US$345.0 million. J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, BofA Securities, Evercore ISI, and Guggenheim Securities are all acting as joint bookrunners for the said offering.

According to its profile, Erasca is a clinical-stage precision oncology company focused on therapy solutions for RAS/MAPK pathway-driven cancers. The company got its name from its mission statement to “erase cancer”.

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