Flexion Therapeutics, Inc.
Nov 15, 2016

Flexion Therapeutics Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock

BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:FLXN) today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering, subject to market and other conditions, to issue and sell shares of its common stock. Flexion also expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase additional shares of its common stock in the public offering.  There can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering.

Wells Fargo Securities, RBC Capital Markets and BMO Capital Markets are acting as joint book-running managers.

The shares of common stock described above are being offered pursuant to a shelf registration statement previously filed with and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the offering have been filed with the SEC and are available for free on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to the offering may also be obtained from Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, 375 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10152, or by email at cmclientsupport@wellsfargo.com, or by telephone at (800) 326-5897; from RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate, 200 Vesey Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10281, or by telephone at (877) 822-4089, or by email at equityprospectus@rbccm.com; or from BMO Capital Markets Corp., 3 Times Square, 25th Floor, New York, NY 10036, Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, or by telephone at (800) 414-3627, or by email at bmoprospectus@bmo.com.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of Flexion's securities. No offer, solicitation or sale will be made in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

About Flexion Therapeutics

Flexion is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel, local therapies for the treatment of patients with musculoskeletal conditions, beginning with osteoarthritis (OA). The company's lead product candidate, Zilretta, is being investigated for its potential to provide improved analgesic therapy for the millions of U.S. patients who receive intra-articular (IA) injections for knee OA annually.

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements in this press release regarding matters that are not historical facts, including, but not limited to, statements relating to expectations regarding the completion and timing of our proposed public offering, are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on management's expectations and assumptions as of the date of this press release and are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, risks associated with market conditions and the satisfaction of customary closing conditions related to the proposed offering, as well as other risks and uncertainties described in our filings with the SEC, including under the heading "Risk Factors" in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent filings with the SEC. The forward-looking statements in this press release speak only as of the date of this press release, and we undertake no obligation to update or revise any of the statements. We caution investors not to place considerable reliance on the forward-looking statements contained in this press release.

Investor Contact
David Carey
Lazar Partners LTD
T: 212-867-1768 
dcarey@lazarpartners.com

Media Contact
Danielle Lewis
Lazar Partners LTD
T: 212-843-0211
dlewis@lazarpartners.com

Corporate Contact
Fred Driscoll
Chief Financial Officer
Flexion Therapeutics, Inc.
T: 781-305-7763
fdriscoll@flexiontherapeutics.com