Roivant Sciences Announces Pricing of Primary and Secondary Public Equity Offering
BASEL, Switzerland and LONDON and NEW YORK and BOSTON, Nov. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Roivant Sciences Ltd. (Nasdaq: ROIV), a next-generation biopharmaceutical company dedicated to improving the delivery of healthcare to patients, announced today the pricing of its primary and secondary public offering of 30,000,000 common shares of Roivant, consisting of 20,000,000 common shares offered by Roivant and 10,000,000 common shares offered by the selling shareholders at a price to the public of $5.00 per share for total gross proceeds of $150 million, consisting of total gross proceeds to Roivant of approximately $100 million and total gross proceeds to the selling shareholders of approximately $50 million. In addition, Roivant has granted the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to $22.5 million additional common shares. Roivant expects its cash position will be sufficient to fund its operating expenses and capital expenditure requirements into the second half of calendar year 2025. Roivant will not receive any of the proceeds from the sale of its common shares by the selling shareholders. The offering is expected to close on November 10, 2022, subject to customary closing conditions.
Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. is acting as sole bookrunner for the offering.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and was declared effective on October 3, 2022. The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectuses. When available, copies of the final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectuses related to the offering will be filed with the SEC and will be available free of charge by visiting EDGAR on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.
When available, copies of the final prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectuses relating to the offering may be obtained free of charge from Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., Attention: Capital Markets, 499 Park Ave., 4th Floor, New York, New York 10022, or by e-mail at email@example.com.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy these 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. Any offers, solicitations or offers to buy, or any sales of securities will be made in accordance with the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
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Roivant's mission is to improve the delivery of healthcare to patients by treating every inefficiency as an opportunity. Roivant develops transformative medicines faster by building technologies and developing talent in creative ways, leveraging the Roivant platform to launch "Vants" – nimble and focused biopharmaceutical and health technology companies.
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