CRANBURY, N.J., June 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD) today announced the closing of its previously announced offering of common stock. The Company issued a total of 18,720,930 shares of its common stock, including 2,441,860 shares of common stock sold pursuant to the underwriters’ full exercise of their option to purchase additional shares, at a public offering price of $10.75 per share.
The gross proceeds from the offering to Amicus are expected to be $201 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and offering expenses payable by Amicus. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, and SVB Leerink LLC acted as joint book-running managers for the offering.
The Company expects to use the net proceeds of the offering for investment in the development of the expanded gene therapy pipeline, manufacturing capabilities for Pompe biologic AT-GAA and gene therapy product candidates, including contract manufacturing partnerships, completion of the design and build of the Amicus Process Science and Gene Therapy Manufacturing facility and for other general corporate and product development purposes.
Copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained by contacting J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717 (telephone number: 866-803-9204), Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, by mail, Attn: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, by facsimile: 212-902-9316, by email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or by telephone: 866-471-2526, or SVB Leerink LLC, Attention: Syndicate Department, One Federal Street, 37th Floor, Boston, MA 02110, or by telephone at (800) 808-7525, ext. 6132, or by email at email@example.com.
About Amicus Therapeutics
Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD) is a global, patient-dedicated biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing and delivering novel high-quality medicines for people living with rare metabolic diseases. With extraordinary patient focus, Amicus Therapeutics is committed to advancing and expanding a robust pipeline of cutting-edge, first- or best-in-class medicines for rare metabolic diseases.
Statements regarding the proposed public offering constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. There can be no assurance that Amicus will be able to complete the proposed offering of common stock on acceptable terms, or at all. Actual results or events may differ materially from those indicated by forward-looking statements as a result of various risks, uncertainties and important factors, including those set forth in the “Risk Factors” section in the preliminary prospectus supplement relating to the offering. In addition, all forward-looking statements are subject to other risks detailed in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2018 and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2019. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement, and Amicus undertakes no obligation to revise or update this news release to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof.
Sara Pellegrino, IRC
Vice President, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
Director, Corporate Communications