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Veracyte Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock and Full Exercise of Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Shares

May 7, 2019

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2019--Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT) announced today the closing of its public offering of 6,325,000 shares of common stock, including 825,000 shares sold upon full exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares, at a price to the public of $23.25 per share. The net proceeds to Veracyte from the offering were approximately $137.9 million, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses.

Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and SVB Leerink LLC acted as lead book-running managers for the offering. William Blair acted as a book-running manager and BTIG and Janney Montgomery Scott acted as co-managers.

The public offering was made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 2, 2019. This offering was made solely by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to and describing the terms of the offering, copies of which may be obtained by contacting Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014; or SVB Leerink LLC, Attention: Syndicate Department, One Federal Street, 37th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 01220, by email at syndicate@svbleerink.com or by telephone at (800) 808-7525, ext. 6132.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or other 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 other jurisdiction.

Veracyte, Afirma, Percepta, Envisia, Know by Design, the Veracyte logo and the Afirma logo are trademarks of Veracyte, Inc.

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CONTACT: Investor and Media Contact:

Angie McCabe, (650) 243-6371

angie@veracyte.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH BIOTECHNOLOGY MEDICAL DEVICES ONCOLOGY PHARMACEUTICAL

SOURCE: Veracyte, Inc.

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