Proposed Registered Secondary Public Offering of American Depositary Shares by Certain Pre-IPO Shareholders of I-Mab
SHANGHAI and GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 5, Mab (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: IMAB), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company committed to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel biologics, today announced the commencement of a proposed registered underwritten public offering by certain pre-IPO shareholders (the “Selling Shareholders”) of American depositary shares (the “ADSs”), each ten (10) ADSs representing twenty-three (23) ordinary shares of the Company. The Selling Shareholders propose to offer an aggregate of 3,283,950 ADSs (the “ADS Offering”). The Selling Shareholders will also grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 492,590 additional ADSs.
The Company will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the ADSs by the Selling Shareholders.
BofA Securities, Inc., Piper Sandler & Co. and Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. act as joint bookrunners for the ADS Offering.
The ADS Offering is being made only by means of a prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus included in an automatic shelf registration statement on Form F-3 filed with the U.S. Proposed and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on February 5, 2021, which automatically became effective upon filing.
This announcement shall not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, the securities described herein, nor shall there be any offer, solicitation or sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
I-Mab (Nasdaq: IMAB) is an innovation-driven Proposed biotech company focusing on discovery, development and soon commercialization of novel and highly differentiated biologics in immuno-oncology therapeutic area. The Company’s mission is to bring transformational medicines to patients around the world through drug innovation. I-Mab’s globally competitive pipeline of more than 15 clinical and pre-clinical stage drug candidates is driven by its internal R&D capability and global licensing partnerships, based on the Company’s unique Fast-to-Proof-of-Concept and Fast-to-Market pipeline development strategies. The Company is now rapidly progressing from a clinical stage Proposed company to a fully integrated global biopharmaceutical company with cutting-edge global R&D capabilities, a world-class GMP manufacturing facility and commercialization capability. I-Mab has established its global footprint in Shanghai (headquarters), Beijing, Hangzhou and Hong Kong in China, and Maryland and San Diego in the United States.
Forward Looking Statements
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