Ionis Pharmaceuticals Completes Rule 144A Offering of $500 Million of Convertible Senior Notes

San Diego – December 2, 2014 – Cooley advised Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. on its Rule 144A offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2021. The initial purchasers have purchased $15 million aggregate principal amount of convertible notes.

Ionis is the leading company in antisense drug discovery and development; exploiting a proven, novel drug discovery platform designed to generate a pipeline of first-in-class drugs.

The Cooley team advising Ionis Pharmaceuticals was led by partners Charlie Kim, Gian-Michele a Marca and Sean Clayton, and included associates Jon Russo, Jason Savich, Phillip McGill and Adrienne Directo. Critical support was also provided by partner Natasha Leskovsek (health care and life sciences regulatory); and partners Susan Cooper Philpot and Mark Windfeld-Hansen (tax).

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Related Contacts
Susan Cooper Philpot  Retired Partner San Francisco
Charlie Kim  Partner San Diego, Los Angeles
Jason Savich  Partner San Francisco
Natasha Leskovsek  Of Counsel Washington, DC
Mark Windfeld-Hansen  Senior Counsel Palo Alto
Phillip McGill  Associate San Diego