Vital Therapies – $40 Million Follow-on Offering

San Diego – March 29, 2017 – Cooley advised the underwriters in Vital Therapies’ $40.3 million follow-on offering of 10,062,500 shares of common stock, which includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase an additional 1,312,500 shares.

Raymond James & Associates acted as book-running manager for the offering and National Securities Corporation acted as co-manager.

Vital Therapies, which is based in San Diego and trades on The NASDAQ Global Select Market as “VTL,” is a biotherapeutic company focused on developing a cell-based therapy targeting the treatment of acute forms of liver failure.

Cooley also advised the underwriters on Vital Therapies’ IPO in April 2014.

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