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Momenta Pharmaceuticals Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock and Full Exercise of Underwriter’s Option to Purchase Additional Shares

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (MNTA), a biotechnology company with a validated scientific platform focused on discovering and developing novel therapeutics to treat rare, immune-mediated diseases, today announced the closing of its underwritten public offering of 20,000,000 shares of its common stock at the public offering price of $11.50 per share, which includes the exercise in full of the underwriter’s option to purchase additional shares of common stock. The total gross proceeds from the offering are approximately $230 million.

Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC acted as sole book-running manager for the offering. 

The offering was made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 that was initially filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on February 29, 2016. The final prospectus supplement has been filed with the SEC and forms a part of the effective registration statement. Copies of the final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained by contacting Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, New York 10282, or by telephone at (866) 471-2526 or e-mail at prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com.

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 shares 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.

About Momenta

Momenta is a biotechnology company with a validated innovative scientific platform focused on discovering and developing novel therapeutics to treat rare, immune-mediated diseases. Momenta's lead product candidate, M281, is a potentially best-in-class anti-FcRn antibody; M254, is a hyper-sialylated human immunoglobulin (hsIgG) designed as a high potency alternative to intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg); and M230 (CSL730), is a potential first-in-class novel recombinant Fc multimer being developed in collaboration with CSL. Momenta also has a focused pipeline of two biosimilar candidates: M923, Momenta's wholly-owned proposed biosimilar to HUMIRA®, and M710, a proposed biosimilar to EYLEA® being developed in collaboration with Mylan. Momenta's two FDA-approved complex generic products, enoxaparin sodium injection and Glatopa® (glatiramer acetate injection), are marketed by its collaboration partner, Sandoz.

Momenta's logo, trademarks, and service marks are the property of Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. All other trade names, trademarks, or service marks are property of their respective owners.

Forward Looking Statements 

Statements in this press release regarding management's future expectations, beliefs, intentions, goals, strategies, plans or prospects, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, but not limited to, statements relating to market potential and product revenues of the Company's product candidates. Forward-looking statements may be identified by words and phrases such as "advance," "anticipate," "being developed," "believe," "continue," "expect," "guidance," "look forward to," "may," "plan," "possible," "potential," "progress," "propose," "remains," "target," "will," "working toward" and other similar words or expressions, or the negative of these words or similar words or expressions. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, including those referred to under the section "Risk Factors" in the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2018, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as other documents that may be filed by the Company from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. As a result of such risks, uncertainties and factors, the Company's actual results may differ materially from any future results, performance or achievements discussed in or implied by the forward-looking statements contained herein. The Company is providing the information in this press release as of this date and assumes no obligations to update the information included in this press release or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

INVESTOR CONTACT:
Young Kwon
Momenta Pharmaceuticals
1-617-395-4964
IR@momentapharma.com
MEDIA CONTACT:
Karen Sharma
MacDougall Biomedical Communications
1-781-235-3060
Momenta@macbiocom.com