NAARDEN, The Netherlands and MIAMI, June 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NewAmsterdam Pharma Company N.V. (Nasdaq: NAMS; “NewAmsterdam” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing oral, non-statin medicines for patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease with residual elevation of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, for whom existing therapies are not sufficiently effective or well-tolerated, today announced the closing of the previously announced underwritten public offering of 15,787,695 of the Company’s ordinary shares, with a nominal value of €0.12 per share (“Ordinary Shares,” such offering, the “Offering”) by certain of the Company’s existing shareholders, including affiliates of Forbion (collectively, the “Selling Shareholders”), at a public offering price of $11.50 per share, which included a partial exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional Ordinary Shares, granted to the underwriters by certain of the Selling Shareholders. The Company did not receive any proceeds from the Offering.
Jefferies and SVB Securities acted as joint book-running managers for the Offering.
The Offering was made pursuant to a registration statement on Form F-1, including a base prospectus, that was initially declared effective by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on January 30, 2023, as amended by the Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 to the Form F-1, declared effective by the SEC on April 24, 2023. A final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to and describing the terms of the Offering were filed with the SEC and are available free of charge by visiting EDGAR on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Copies of the final prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus may also be obtained free of charge from: Jefferies LLC, Attn: Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, 520 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022, Telephone: (877) 821-7388, Email: prospectus_department@Jefferies.com or SVB Securities, Attn: Syndicate Department, 53 State Street, 40th Floor, Boston, MA 02109, Telephone: 1-800-808-7525, ext. 6105, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 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.
William Blair & Company, L.L.C. acted as lead financial adviser to NewAmsterdam. Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. and Van Lanschot Kempen N.V. acted as financial advisers to the Company.
NewAmsterdam (Nasdaq: NAMS) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to improve patient care in populations with metabolic diseases where currently approved therapies have not been sufficiently successful or well tolerated. NewAmsterdam is investigating obicetrapib, an oral, low-dose and once-daily CETP inhibitor, as the preferred LDL-C lowering therapy to be used as an adjunct to maximally tolerated statin therapy for high-risk cardiovascular disease patients. Based in the Netherlands, NewAmsterdam recently completed a business combination with Frazier Lifesciences Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by an affiliate of Frazier Healthcare Partners.
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