AtriCure prices $24M stock offering | Wall Street Beat

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AtriCure (NSDQ:ATRC) priced a public offering of nearly 3.5 million shares of stock at $7.25 per share, saying it expects net proceeds of about $23.5 million.

The West Chester, Ohio-based medical device company said it granted underwriter Piper Jaffray a 30-day over-allotment option for another 521,000 shares.

"AtriCure plans to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes and working capital," according to a press release.

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