Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Proposed Public Offering

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETX), a pet therapeutics company focused on licensing, developing and commercializing innovative biopharmaceutical products for companion animals, today announced that it is commencing an underwritten registered public offering of shares of its common stock.  All of the shares are being offered by Aratana Therapeutics.

Jefferies LLC and Barclays are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. 

The offering is being made pursuant to a shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 15, 2014, which became effective on July 30, 2014. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

A preliminary prospectus supplement describing the terms of the offering will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and will form a part of the effective registration statement. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained, when available, from Jefferies LLC, c/o Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, 520 Madison Avenue, 2nd FL, New York, NY 10022, Prospectus_Department@Jefferies.com, (877) 547-6340; or Barclays, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, Attention: Prospectus Department, barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com, (888) 603-5847.

SOURCE Aratana Therapeutics, Inc.

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