NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Exact Sciences has raised $137.7 million in net proceeds from a public offering of 11.5 million shares of common stock.

The firm priced the shares at $12.75 each, which brought in gross proceeds of $146.6 million. Exact Sciences priced the offering of 10 million shares last week. The underwriters on the offering exercised their 1.5 million-share overallotment option in full.

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