Vaxcyte – $690 Million Public Offering

Palo Alto – October 31, 2022 – A Cooley team advised Vaxcyte, a clinical-stage vaccine innovation company, on its underwritten public offering of common stock and pre-funded warrants, with aggregate gross proceeds to Vaxcyte of $690 million. Lawyers John McKenna, Mark Weeks and Julia Stark led the Cooley team advising Vaxcyte on the offering, while partner Mika Reiner Mayer led on intellectual property diligence for the company in connection with the transaction.  

BofA Securities, Jefferies, SVB Securities, Evercore ISI and Guggenheim Securities acted as joint book-running managers for the offering. Cantor acted as lead manager, and Needham & Company and BTIG acted as co-managers. 

Based in San Carlos, California, Vaxcyte works to rapidly engineer, optimize, and manufacture superior, high-fidelity vaccines at scale with the goal of eliminating invasive bacterial infections that have serious and costly health consequences. 

Read the company’s press release

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Related Contacts
John McKenna  Partner Palo Alto
Mark Weeks  Partner Palo Alto
Mika Reiner Mayer  Partner Palo Alto
Julia Stark  Associate Seattle
Megan Ji  Associate Seattle
Ste. Marie 
Associate Palo Alto
Emily Ann Roberts  Associate Palo Alto
Natasha Leskovsek  Of Counsel Washington, DC
Phil Mitchell  Partner New York
Jennifer Shanley  Associate New York
Kimberly Bolin  Patent Agent Palo Alto
Eileen Marshall  Partner Washington, DC, Palo Alto
Mark Windfeld-Hansen  Senior Counsel Palo Alto
Francis Wheeler  Partner Colorado
Charlie Kim  Partner San Diego, Los Angeles – Santa Monica