NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Exact Sciences has raised $57.8 million in net proceeds from its public offering, the Madison, Wis.-based firm announced after the close of the market on Monday.

The company sold a total of 6,325,000 shares of its common stock at $9.75 per share. Jefferies and Co. and R.W. Baird were joint book-running managers in the offering, and William Blair & Co. and JMP Securities were co-managers.

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